• 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.

  • 09.06.18

    New False Advertising Lawsuits: Cows and Corn

    Unhappy cows and confusion over “SuperStarch” form the basis of recently filed false advertising class actions.

  • 08.30.18

    Video Game Industry Plays for FTC Approval of COPPA Program

    Modifications to the video game industry’s self-regulatory program designed to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule have been granted approval by the Federal Trade Commission.

  • 08.30.18

    Insurers off the Hook for Defense in False Ad Suit

    In a blow to an advertiser, a California federal court held that its insurers were not obligated to defend or indemnify the company in a false advertising lawsuit.

  • 08.30.18

    New York Court Knocks Out MMA Fighter’s False Ad Claim

    Can a false advertising claim be based on a Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission?

  • 08.30.18

    Court Tosses Challenge to L.L. Bean’s Guarantee Change

    Leaving the plaintiff even more unsatisfied, a California federal court judge granted L.L. Bean’s motion to dismiss a challenge to the company’s change in guarantee.

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