Articles Posted in Consumer Law

The California attorney general and various district attorneys in the state allege that the retailer violated state environmental protection and consumer protection laws by improperly disposing of hazardous and confidential materials in landfills.


A federal judge ruled that consumers who used the StubHub mobile app must have their claims heard in court, while consumers who used the StubHub website must proceed through arbitration, except for certain California consumer law claims.


Two California plaintiffs allege that the restaurant chain produces sandwiches, salads, and wraps that contain animal proteins other than tuna, deceiving customers about the contents of these products.


A bipartisan group of state attorneys general argues that Google has used improper anti-competitive methods to force developers and consumers to use its app store.


The tech giant and the luxury designer are alleging claims based on breach of contract and intellectual property infringement.


The court determined that the law prohibiting secret recordings of phone calls covers parties to a call as well as third parties who are eavesdropping on it.


The recently implemented California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the recently passed Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act have policymakers and regulators gearing up for more state legislation and potential federal input.


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a special investigation into a Michigan car accident involving a Tesla, calling attention to safety issues with its self driving technology.


A proposed state law would require app store operators such as Apple and Google to allow app developers to use their own payment processing systems, thus avoiding fees for the use of systems provided by app stores.


A Texas woman has filed a proposed class action against the power provider Griddy Energy LLC for over $1 billion in damages.