Consumer Protection

High Court Gets New Bid To Consider CWA Pollution Liability

Two Tennessee-based environmental groups have asked the Supreme Court to decide whether the federal Clean Water Act applies to pollution introduced into navigable waters through groundwater systems, pointing out that the justices are already considering the same issue in another case…

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Parents Say ‘Smart Sock’ Monitor Doesn’t Work, Burns Babies

Two California mothers launched a proposed class action in Utah federal court on Friday alleging Owlet Baby Care Inc. misleadingly marketed a “Smart Sock” baby monitor that didn’t accurately track infants’ heartbeats or oxygen levels and sometimes burned their feet…

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Remington Asks Supreme Court To Take Up Sandy Hook Suit

Remington, the maker of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review last month’s ruling by Connecticut’s highest court, which said victims’ parents could sue the gunmaker over how it marketed the weapon…

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Impax Payment Was Meant To Dodge Competition, FTC Says

Drugmaker Impax Laboratories Inc. accepted an illegal payment from Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. in exchange for delaying the market entry of Impax’s generic form of Endo’s opioid pain medication Opana ER, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Friday…

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