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California Federal Judge Finds No Merit To Class Action Alleging Starbucks Underfilled Lattes And Mochas

Putative class representatives filed a class action against Starbucks Corporation, alleging that it uniformly underfilled its lattes by approximately 25% pursuant to the standardized recipe. They asserted in their complaint that the etched "fill...

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Chemist at State Lab Was Getting High

Thousands of drug convictions in Massachusetts will likely be overturned by Massachusetts authorities because a chemist at the state lab was high on the drugs she was supposed to be testing. This marks the second time in a year that thousands of drug...

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Jumping for joy is not work-related accident

An employee who suffered a knee injury when he jumped to touch a basketball backboard after playing basketball with a co-worker in the employer’s courtyard during a break was not entitled to workers’ compensation. Although the employee contended...

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FBI, FOIA, iPhones & Terrorism

On September 30, 2017, Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted the FBI’s motion for summary judgment in a case brought under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) relating to an agreement with...

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Google Smart Pricing Not Adding Up

An Arkansas attorney sued Google for allegedly misrepresenting its AdWords advertising program. On September 28, 2017, federal district judge Edward Davila of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued a ruling granting...

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Subway Class Action Settlement Comes up Short

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has reversed a district court’s approval of a settlement in a class action alleging that Subway’s “Footlong” sandwiches were not uniformly 12 inches long...