• Nationwide Coin v. Thomas

    Publication Date: 2020-11-30
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Consumer Protection | Dispute Resolution
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Christopher
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 14-19-00632-CV

    Appellee sued appellants for violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act in connection with her purchase of collectible coins for investment purposes.

  • The Legal Intelligencer | Commentary

    When Routine Merger Review Opened More Than a Can of Tuna

    January 24, 2020

    The shelf-stable tuna industry has been decidedly unstable behind the shelves. In 2014, two of the "big three" industry leaders—Bumble Bee Foods and Chicken of the Sea—announced a proposed merger that would have swamped the then-industry leader StarKist.

  • Corporate Counsel | News

    FDA Asks 12 Companies to Mitigate Sale of Tobacco to Underage Users

    April 15, 2019

    Walmart, Kroger and Shell are some of the companies that received a warning letter signed by the former FDA commissioner over the alleged sales of tobacco products to minors in their stores.

  • Hawkins v. The Kroger Company

    Publication Date: 2018-10-08
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection
    Industry: Food and Beverage | Retail
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    Judge: Judge Block
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 16-55532

    False labeling claim not preempted by FDA

  • The Recorder | News

    Appeals Court Revives Lawsuit Over Misleading '0g Trans Fat' Label

    October 4, 2018

    A Ninth Circuit Panel held that federal food labeling laws—which required The Kroger Co. to put "0g Trans Fat per serving" on the back nutrition panels of items when they contained less than .5g per serving—didn't preempt state law claims over misleadingly touting zero grams elsewhere on the packaging.

  • Manuel v. Pepsi-Cola Co.

    Publication Date: 2018-05-25
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection
    Industry: Food and Beverage
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Paul Engelmayer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 17 Civ. 7955

    Dismissal of Action Over Use of Adjective 'Diet' in Cola's Marketing Is Explained

  • The Recorder | News

    Red-Handed Rip-off? Retailers Hit With RICO Lawsuit Over Shoplifting Program

    April 9, 2018

    A federal RICO lawsuit filed Monday in the Northern District of California claims a group of seven retailers, including Walmart and Abercrombie & Fitch, participated in a scheme to extort accused shoplifters.

  • Long v. Provide Commerce, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2016-03-18
    Practice Area:
    Date Filed: 2016-03-17
    Court: C.A. 2nd
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Milstein Adelman, Paul D. Stevens, Mayo L. Makarczyk; Flaherty Hennessy, Raquel A. Flaherty and Sarah L. Gough for Plaintiff and Respondent.
    for defendant: Cooley, Michael G. Rhodes, Leo P. Norton and Shannon Sorrells for Defendant and Appellant.

    Case Number: No. B257910

    Cite as 16 C.D.O.S. 2897 BRETT LONG, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. PROVIDE COMMERCE, INC.

  • Expressions Hair Design v. Attorney General of the State of New York, 13‐4533

    Publication Date: 2015-12-14
    Practice Area:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
    Judge: Before: Wesley, Livingston, and Carney, C.JJ.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs‐Appellees: Gary Friedman, Friedman Law Group, LLP, New York, NY, on the brief, Deepak Gupta, Gupta Beck PLLC, Washington, DC. For Amici Curiae The Kroger Company, Safeway Inc., Walgreen Co., Food Lion, LLC, Hy‐Vee Inc., H.E. Butt Grocery Co., The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., Inc., Albertson's LLC, and Rite Aid Corp., in support of Plaintiffs‐Appellees: Linda P. Nussbaum, Grant & Eisenhofer, P.A., New York, NY. For Amici Curiae Consumer Action, National Association of Consumer Advocates, National Consumers League, and U.S. Public Interest Research Group, in support of Plaintiffs‐Appellees: J. Douglas Richards, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant‐Appellant Eric T. Schneiderman, in his official capacity as Attorney General of the State of New York: Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General, Steven C. Wu, Deputy Solicitor General, on the brief, Judith Vale, Assistant Attorney General For Defendants‐ Appellants Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., in his official capacity as District Attorney of New York County, and Charles J. Hynes, in his official capacity as District Attorney of Kings County: Larry A. Sonnenschein, Ronald E. Sternberg, for Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York. For Amicus Curiae Credit Union Association of New York in support of Defendants‐Appellants: Henry C. Meier, Associate General Counsel.

    Case Number: 13‐4533

    Cite as: Expressions v. Schneiderman, 13‐4533, NYLJ 1202744761352, at *1 (2d Cir., Decided September 29, 2015) CASE NAME Expressions Hair Design, Linda Fiacco,

  • Daily Report Online

    US Judges Puzzle Over Free Speech Issues in Fla. Credit Card Law

    June 12, 2015

    Judges wrestled with free speech issues in a case challenging a Florida law that bars merchants from adding surcharges to credit card payments but permits them to discount cash paymen