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Topic: lawsuit

General Mills Scraps '100% Natural' Label After Multiple Lawsuits

Repackaging Nature Valley granola bars

As the American food industry continues to debate what a "natural" ingredient really is, General Mills Inc. agreed to drop the term from boxes of Nature Valley granola bars and…

Fraternity Brothers Fight Over Ownership of Fast-Growing Mobile App

Lawsuit says Yik Yak founders owe their friend a share

A story of "betrayal" and "greed"—it's a story as old as apps themselves. And now a fraternity brother is claiming he was robbed of his stake in Yik Yak, a…

Lawsuit Claims Uber Discriminated Against Blind Passengers

A guide dog was allegedly stuffed in a trunk

Mobile-based car service Uber was accused of discriminating against blind customers in a complaint filed Tuesday in San Francisco federal court. The National Federation of the Blind of California alleges that…

From Birthday Suit to Lawsuit

Cast member of VH1's Dating Naked wants $10 million for show's failure to blur

Jessie Nizewitz was prepared to bare it all for VH1’s summer series Dating Naked. But the 28-year-old contestant from Long Island says she didn’t realize that her most private parts,…

Chobani Gets Sued in a Case That Hinges on a Tweet

Author cites Twitter message in trademark infringement claim

Chobani and its agency Droga5 are being sued by inspirational author Dov Seidman, who is claiming the yogurt infringed on his trademark while lifting core concepts from his 2011 book,…

Facebook Claims Baby-Faced Fraudster Used All The Click Tricks

Marketing underworld exposed

His tabloid name is the Baby-Faced Wolf of Wall Street, and now Facebook wants to paint him as the face of ad fraud. Martin Grunin, a 22-year-old New Yorker, was…

Purina Sues Blue Buffalo, Alleging False Advertising

Smaller brand boasted of better ingredients

Nestle’s Purina PetCare Company has filed a lawsuit against The Blue Buffalo Company, accusing Blue Buffalo of false advertising, commercial disparagement and unjust enrichment. Purina's complaint follows a March ruling by…

Vogue Sued Over Video of Kimye Cover Shoot

Singer claims song in behind-the-scenes vid contains unauthorized samples

As if Vogue’s Kim Kardashian and Kanye West cover hasn’t already attracted enough attention, the Condé Nast fashion bible is now being sued over a behind-the-scenes video of the cover shoot…

Google Coughs Up Cookie Dough for Apple Breach

Paying $17M in privacy lapse

Google agreed to pay a total of $17 million to 36 states and Washington, D.C. to settle a privacy suit for trying to beat Apple’s cookie restrictions on its Safari…

Toyota Pays $1.1 Billion to Settle Lawsuit

Likely ends two-year-old case brought by millions of customers

Toyota Motor Corp. will spend $1.1 billion to settle a two-year-old class-action lawsuit by millions of owners of the manufacturer's cars who said their vehicles suddenly and unintentionally accelerated, the…

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