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Norton Rose Fulbright: Class Claims Certified For Hain Celestial Organic Cosmetics
Posted on 3 Dec 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Stephanie Stroup (US) Last week, Magistrate Judge Beeler in the Northern District of California certified a class of purchasers of cosmetics marketed as “organic” by The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. In so doing, Judge Beeler weighed... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: San Bernardino Judge Finds Homeopathic Drug Labelling Is Not False Or Misleading
Posted on 3 Dec 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Stephanie Stroup (US) On November 25, 2014, just in time for Thanksgiving, Judge Bryan Foster in San Bernardino Superior Court tentatively entered a judgment in favor of Green Pharmaceuticals , following a week-long bench trial. The case, filed... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: Purchase One Product, Sue For Them All?
Posted on 22 Oct 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Julie Glazer An emerging trend in consumer product class actions is for a class representative to bring claims for entire lines of products, despite only purchasing one of the products. Although traditional principles of standing seem to dictate... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: Trump Hotels Hit With Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit
Posted on 4 Nov 2015 by Troutman Sanders

A new putative class action lawsuit has been filed against the hotel chain owned by Donald Trump in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, after the hotel chain revealed that it had been the subject of a data breach. The... Read More

Peter S. Vogel: Parents Appeal Facebook’s Use of Pictures of Teenagers
Posted on 18 Feb 2014 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel A brief was filed challenging a $20 million settlement that “authorizes Facebook to continue to use minors’ images for advertising without parental consent — in direct violation of the laws of seven states, including... Read More

Peter S. Vogel: NO EVIDENCE That ‘Personal Information Was Ever Transmitted,’ So Google Wins Privacy Lawsuit!
Posted on 21 Jul 2015 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel Android users lost their lawsuit claiming that Google “violated its own privacy policy by disclosing their names, email addresses and account locations to third parties without permission, to boost advertising revenue”... Read More