• 09.20.18

    FDA: Kid-Friendly E-Cigarette Products Off the Market

    Following the issuance of 17 warning letters to the makers of e-cigarette and vaping liquids that resembled brands targeting children, the Food and Drug Administration announced the products are now off the market.

  • 09.20.18

    DA Cracks Goop’s Egg Claims, Reaches $145,000 Deal

    Settling false advertising charges, Goop has agreed to pay $145,000 in civil penalties and comply with a five-year injunction, the Orange County district attorney recently announced.

  • 09.20.18

    Price Gouging Alert for the Carolinas

    Last week, Hurricane Florence made landfall.

  • 09.13.18

    Class Certification Comes Unglued in Case Against Krazy Glue

    The court unglued the plaintiff’s motion to certify a statewide class in a slack fill action against the makers of Krazy Glue, granting the defendant’s motion to deny certification.  

  • 09.13.18

    Ninth Circuit Affirms Illegality of Tribe’s Online Gambling Site

    An online bingo site operated by a Native American tribe constituted illegal gambling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled, answering a question of first impression.

  • 09.13.18

    Dunkin’ Donuts Gets Burned by ADA Decision

    In a plaintiff-friendly decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit sided with a blind man to find that his allegations of website inaccessibility were sufficient to move his Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) suit forward.

  • 09.13.18

    Recent Developments in California Privacy Law

    In August, on the last day for the California Legislature to pass bills, it passed Senate Bill 1121 to revise the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). The CCPA was signed into law in June 2018 and, unless amended, will be effective Jan. 1, 2020.

  • 09.06.18

    Time to Weigh In: FTC Seeks Comment on Additional Authority

    New Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Joseph Simons already broached the topic with legislators, and now the agency has asked for public input on whether the Commission should be granted additional authority over corporate privacy and data security practices.

  • 09.06.18

    McQueen Family Crashes Ferrari’s Limited-Edition Car

    Ferrari tried to cash in on Steve McQueen’s fame and well-known love of cars by selling a limited-edition vehicle dubbed “The McQueen” without permission from his heirs, according to a new California state court complaint.

  • 09.06.18

    California Court Tosses Deceptive Pricing Action

    In the latest deceptive pricing class action, a California federal court dismissed a challenge to LensCrafters’ marketing for prescription lenses.