Consumer Protection

Home Depot Can’t Kill Roundup Cancer Warning Suit For Now

Home Depot lost a bid to nix a proposed class action claiming the retailer failed to warn buyers that Roundup weedkiller contained an ingredient that causes cancer when a California federal judge ruled Tuesday that Home Depot’s dismissal request wrongly relied on outside information…

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7th Circ. Upholds $20M Pelvic Mesh Award Against J&J

A Seventh Circuit panel on Tuesday swept aside a “flurry of arguments” made by Johnson & Johnson in its unsuccessful bid to convince the court to throw out a $20 million judgment in favor of a woman who claimed she was harmed by the company’s Prolift pelvic mesh device…

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Split 9th Circ. Nixes Bid For Williams-Sonoma Customer List

A split Ninth Circuit panel said Monday that Williams-Sonoma doesn’t have to disclose a list of its California customers in a proposed class action claiming the company misled customers about the thread count of its bedding, with the dissenting judge calling his colleagues’ ruling “unnecessary”…

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