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Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Concerning Perdue Chicken Labeling

Perdue Farms, Inc. and The Humane Society of the United States are pleased to announce the settlement of two federal cases in New Jersey and Florida concerning Perdue’s “humanely raised” claim on its Harvestland chicken labels. The settlement requires the plaintiffs to dismiss their claims with prejudice, in exchange for Perdue agreeing to remove the […]

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Nordstrom Rack Hit With Suit Over False Outlet Prices

A putative class on Tuesday slapped Nordstrom Inc. with a suit in California federal court, accusing the retailer of tricking consumers into believing they are purchasing heavily discounted good at its Nordstrom Rack stores, when in fact the products were exclusively manufactured for the outlet stores. To read more, please click here.

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DC Circ. Revives Fee Suit Against Psychologist Group

The D.C Circuit on Friday revived a potential class action suit accusing the American Psychological Association of duping its members into paying millions of dollars in special fees, saying they reasonably relied on the organizations representation in making these payments. To read more, please click here.

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Tycko & Zavareei LLP Scores Appellate Victory on Behalf of APA Membership

September 5, 2014—Tycko & Zavareei has scored a significant appellate victory on behalf of the membership of the American Psychological Association (“APA”).  On September 5, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reversed the trial court’s dismissal of a class action complaint alleging improper dues-charging practices by the APA, in Levine […]

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Newsweek Reports On Firm’s Work For Steven Hatfill In Defamation Case Against Vanity Fair And Successful Legal Pursuit Of South African Slanderer, Newsweek

Steven Hatfill and I were sitting near a balcony overlooking a hangar of bomber jets arranged by war. We had wandered for hours across the vast aerospace gallery of the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Hatfill—doctor, ex-Army private, ex-expatriate—relished the chance to kill time among these engineering marvels, and the place seemed to activate his […]

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SuperLawyers Honors All Four Tycko & Zavareei Partners

Super Lawyers is an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. Each year, Super Lawyers honors lawyers “who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.” The selection process involves peer nominations and evaluations as well as third party research. This year, Super Lawyers honored all four of […]

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Goodman Air Conditioners Have Defective Coils, Alleges A Class Action Lawsuit Filed In North Carolina

April 24, 2014—A class action lawsuit filed against Goodman Global, Inc., and certain affiliated companies, alleges that central air conditioning units and heat pumps sold under the Goodman® and Amana® brands since 2007 are defective. In particular, the plaintiff contends in his lawsuit that these units have defective evaporator coils. Evaporator coils are generally located […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Alleges That Target-Brand Flushable Wipes Are Not Suitable For Flushing And Can Clog Pipes And Damage Sewer And Septic Systems

April 18, 2014—A class action lawsuit filed against Target Corporation alleges that the retail giant misled consumers by marketing its up & up® brand pre-moistened fabric wipes as “flushable” and safe for sewer and septic systems, even though that was not true. In particular, the plaintiff contends that the representations on the packaging of the […]

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