Articles Tagged with consumer law

The lawsuit alleges violations of antitrust and unfair competition laws, based on Amazon policies toward third-party sellers that offer their products on other online platforms for lower prices.


A New York resident argues that the name and packaging of the Margarita-Hard Seltzers deceive consumers by leading them to think that the beverages contain tequila when they do not.


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.


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.


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.


This decision could guide many other courts across the U.S. in determining whether strict liability as a retailer or distributor should apply to online marketplaces like Amazon.


DoorDash reached a settlement with the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General that included payments worth $2.5 million and greater transparency in tipping policies.


The judge found that Apple met the relevant standards according to FCC tests, and considering alternative tests would undermine efficiency and uniformity.


A consumer in New York alleges that LinkedIn violated consumer privacy by programming its apps on Apple devices to collect sensitive data.