california

Calif. Moves To Ban Pesticide Chlorpyrifos After EPA Declines

California authorities on Wednesday once again put themselves at odds with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, announcing a plan to phase out the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in the state after the federal regulator decided not to ban the chemical…

Read this piece in its entirety at Law360.

Mascara Seller’s $3.3M Deal Blots ‘Natural Fiber’ False Ad Suit

Online cosmetics seller Younique LLC has agreed to pay $3.25 million to end a class action claiming the company falsely marketed a mascara product as containing “natural fibers” when it actually had only synthetic ingredients, according to filings made Monday in California federal court…

Read this piece in its entirety at Law360.

‘Afflicted’ Subjects Sue Netflix For Defamation, Fraud

Netflix Inc. and the production company behind the streaming service’s “Afflicted” series allegedly tricked the subjects of the documentary into participating and then smeared them as crazy for insisting that they suffer from chronic ailments, according to a suit lodged Wednesday in California state court…

Read this piece in its entirety at Law360.

9th Circ. Keeps Internet Speed Suit Against Cox In Fed. Court

A proposed class action accusing Cox Communications Inc. of lying about its internet service speeds will stay in California federal court, after the Ninth Circuit on Thursday said the cable company had adequately alleged that it is a citizen of a different state than the man bringing the suit…

Read this piece in its entirety at Law360.