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Nordstrom Wants False Outlet Pricing Suit Tossed

Friday, November 14, 2014, Nordstrom urged a California federal court to toss a putative class action alleging it tricks consumers into believing they are purchasing heavily discounted products at its Nordstrom Rack outlet stores, saying the complaint doesn’t provide examples of the false advertising that allegedly misled the lead plaintiff.  [Read more]

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LSAT Prep Company Ordered to Pay $927K in Legal Fees

A test prep company has been ordered to pay more than $900,000 in legal fees and costs to plaintiffs who accused the company of violating District of Columbia consumer protection laws.  Three prospective law students who signed up for LSAT prep courses through Test Masters Educational Services Inc. (TES) sued the company in 2004, claiming they […]

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Outlet Pricing Class Actions Percolating As Holiday Shopping Season Nears

Class actions suits have been filed against Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, and at least five other retailers, and are pending in the Southern District of New York, the Southern District of California, and several California state courts, alleging that retailers employed deceptive or misleading pricing practices in their outlet or factory stores that lured buyers […]

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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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