Articles Tagged with New York

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.


One of the 10 people shot in an April mass shooting on a Brooklyn subway has sued gun manufacturer Glock over its marketing and distribution practices.


A court dismissed claims alleging that the retailer had exposed workers to the coronavirus through deficient safety protocols and had retaliated against workers who reported safety problems in its facilities.


Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein may sue Netflix for defamation over its portrayal of her in its 2019 series about the case.


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.


Many law school graduates who took the online bar exam in New York State reported technical difficulties and a negative experience.


A state court judge struck down a New York City rule that targeted Uber and Lyft in an alleged effort to reduce traffic congestion in Manhattan.


Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an emergency executive order aiming to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New York. Announcing the action this past weekend, Cuomo accused e-cigarette manufacturers of recklessly and intentionally targeting young people with fruit and candy flavored e-cigarettes in an effort to get them addicted to nicotine. He also indicated that state health officials and police will be increasing enforcement efforts against retailers who illegally sell e-cigarettes to underage buyers.


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Led by New York State Attorney General Letitia James, the attorneys general of eight states and the District of Columbia will investigate Facebook for possible violations of antitrust laws. The investigation arises from concerns over the dominance of Facebook in its industry, and it will examine whether Facebook may be restricting the choices available to consumers.


Walmart is suing Tesla for compensation and the removal of its solar panels after alleged problems with their condition and maintenance caused fires at several Walmart stores.