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Lululemon lawsuit says Ross Stores selling counterfeit leggings

21 Jun 2019

Canada's Lululemon Athletica has filed suit against discount retail chain Ross Stores accusing it of trademark infringement for allegedly selling cheap counterfeit copies of its high-end athletic wear.

Target agrees to $8 mln settlement over store debit card fees

20 Jun 2019

Target Corp has agreed to an $8 million settlement to resolve a class action alleging that it charged customers "insufficient fund" fees for using a Target debit card even when they had enough money in their bank accounts to cover the transactions.

3rd Circuit rules for JPMorgan in mortgage insurance kickback lawsuit

20 Jun 2019

A federal appeals court has declined to revive a proposed class action by homeowners alleging that JPMorgan Chase Bank violated a federal law by taking kickbacks from mortgage insurers for referring business to them, ruling that the lawsuit is untimely.

Judge tosses lawsuit over Mott's apple sauce 'all natural' claim

20 Jun 2019

A federal judge in San Jose has dismissed a proposed nationwide class action accusing Dr Pepper Snapple Group of mislabeling its Mott’s apple sauce and apple juice as "all natural" when they contain trace amounts of pesticide.

Judge rejects settlement of lawsuit over sports headphones

19 Jun 2019

A federal judge has declined to approve a proposed settlement in a class action accusing California-based Plantronics of selling over a million wireless headphones that were advertised as sweatproof and able to last eight hours on a single charge when neither was true.

General Mills beats lawsuit alleging traces of glyphosate in Cheerios

18 Jun 2019

A federal judge in Miami has dismissed a proposed class action accusing General Mills of selling Cheerios cereal with trace amounts of the weedkiller glyphosate, ruling that the named plaintiff failed to show how she was harmed.

BNY Mellon bank must face lawsuit over 'imprudent' trust investments - ruling

17 Jun 2019

A federal judge in Pittsburgh has rejected a bid by a Bank of New York Mellon unit to dismiss a proposed class action accusing it of imprudently investing thousands of trusts' assets in poorly performing mutual funds managed by an affiliate.

TD Bank agrees to settle overdraft fee lawsuits for $70 million

14 Jun 2019

TD Bank has agreed to pay $70 million to settle several lawsuits consolidated in federal court in South Carolina accusing it of charging its customers excessive overdraft fees, according to a court filing on Thursday.

First Merchants settles red-lining complaint with Justice Department

13 Jun 2019

The U.S. Department of Justice has reached a settlement with Indiana's First Merchants Bank over allegations that it engaged in illegal red-lining, the practice of excluding predominantly African-American neighborhoods from its services.

Santander’s robocalls from preexisting list still subject to TCPA – judge

13 Jun 2019

Consumers accusing Santander Consumer USA of violating the U.S. Telephone Consumer Protection Act by making automatically dialed calls to their cellphones without their consent can proceed with their lawsuit against the company, a federal judge in Chicago ruled.

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