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Plaintiffs in spying case against NSA ask for class certification

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the National Security Agency over alleged spying on American citizens have filed for class certification.

Class action plaintiff using ‘shotgun’ approach, eBay claims

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – Online auction company eBay has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit against it for an alleged data breach, claiming the plaintiff failed to state a claim.

Class action filed over Whole Foods allegedly ‘worthless’ homeopathic medicine

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Whole Foods Market after consumers claimed it misled purchasers into believing its products effectively treat the flu, coughing and other symptoms. 

Class action says Whole Foods falsely marketed sugar content of Greek yogurt

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Whole Foods Market after class members claim its 365 Everyday Value Plain Greek Yogurt was falsely marketed at having only two grams of sugar per serving when it actually contained six times the labeled amount.

Plaintiffs file opposition to government’s motion to dismiss NSA spying case

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against the National Security Agency and other government entities for allegedly spying on American citizens have filed an opposition to the defendants’ motion to dismiss.

GM class actions transferred to multidistrict litigation court

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The multiple class action lawsuits that were brought against General Motors for its allegedly defective key systems have been transferred to multidistrict litigation court.

Motion to dismiss filed in NSA spying class action

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The defendants have filed their motion to dismiss in a lawsuit that alleges the National Security Agency conducted surveillance and intelligence-gathering programs that collected data from American citizens.

Former NFL players file class action claiming drug misuse

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Eight former NFL football players are suing the National Football League after they claim it illegally supplied painkillers to players to keep them in the game without telling them the severity of their injuries or the side effects of the medications.

Facebook says class action fails to make claim under Wiretap Act

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Facebook has filed a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit against it for allegedly violating users’ privacy by using data from private messages to generate targeted advertisements. 

Motion for rehearing filed in class action against Carrington in Texas Supreme Court

AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) – A motion for rehearing has been filed in the Supreme Court of Texas in a class action lawsuit against Carrington Mortgage Services.

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Target data breach class actions form MDL proceeding in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – Target data breach class action lawsuits from 18 federal districts have been transferred to the Multidistrict Litigation Panel.

Class action lawsuit filed against Target for data breach

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Target Corp. for a data breach of up to 40 million customers’ credit and debit cards.

Texas prisoner says he should be on 2012 ballot

CHARLESTON, W.Va. --A man in prison in the Beaumont Federal Correctional Institution is suing West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant after he claims his name should be added to the 2012 presidential primary ballot.