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unfair competition law
over 9 years ago
California Supreme Court: Section 3345 Damages Are A Penalty, Not Available Under UCL
SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) The statute providing for treble damages in cases brought by senior citizens alleging unfair competition provides for such a remedy only as a penalty, making recovery under the unfair competition law, Business and Professions...
over 8 years ago
California High Court: Unpaid Wage Penalties Not Recoverable Under Section 17200
SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled Nov. 18 that statutory penalties for unpaid wages are not recoverable as restitution under the state's unfair competition law (UCL), Business and Professions Code Section...
over 6 years ago
California Court: UCL Subject To Common-Law Accrual; Continuous Accrual Saves Claims
SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) Common-law accrual rules apply in California unfair competition law (UCL) cases, but continuous accrual principles prevent demurrer stage statute of limitations dismissal of a man's action alleging recurring excess charges...
Keller and Heckman LLP
over 4 years ago
Keller And Heckman LLP: Consumer Claims Targeting Trans Fat In Instant Noodles Case Survive Motion To Dismiss
Last month we wrote about FDA's determination that trans fat will no longer be generally recognized as safe ("GRAS") and that the agency's decision could open the door for consumers wishing to attack food products containing trans fat...
over 8 years ago
California Top Court: Purchase Of Mislabeled Product Satisfies Standing Requirement
SAN FRANCISCO -- (Mealey's) Saying "labels matter," a divided California Supreme Court held Jan. 27 that consumers who purchase a product because of its deceptive labeling have "lost money or property" within the meaning of Proposition...
over 5 years ago
California High Court: Tax Code, Not UCL, Proper Avenue For Excess Tax Case
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — (Mealey’s) California’s tax code provides the sole remedy for consumers who believe that a retailer improperly charged tax reimbursements, the California Supreme Court held May 1 in a 4-3 opinion rejecting state...
over 9 years ago
California High Court: Pharmacies That 'Passed On' Higher Costs Have UCL Injury
SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) Pharmacies have standing to pursue unfair competition law (UCL) claims alleging that they paid higher prices because of price fixing by pharmaceutical companies, even though they passed the higher prices on to consumers...
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