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Seventh Circuit rejects 'ingredient list' and 'common sense' defenses in cheese labeling lawsuit

December 10, 2020
A block of parmesan cheese and grated cheese

In a much anticipated decision, the Seventh Circuit reversed a district court’s dismissal of claims alleging that “100% Grated Parmesan Cheese” claims on packaging are deceptive. READ MORE

Hot tea lawsuit fails on appeal

August 28, 2020
A mug of hot tea on a desk

Almost 26-years after the infamous Liebeck hot coffee lawsuit, the California Court of Appeals for the Second District affirmed in an unpublished opinion the dismissal of a woman’s lawsuit suing Starbucks Corporation after she was allegedly burned by hot tea. READ MORE

Class cert denied in baby food false labeling case: faulty regression model to blame

February 23, 2018

Since the decision in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, lawyers have been clamoring to find a regression model that will support class-wide damages and help them clear the class certification hurdle. READ MORE