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Food Court Follies: Misled-By-Maple Class Action Against Quaker Oats Preempted

In all the blogging we’ve done on food-related consumer-protection litigation over the past five years, we’ve said very little about one of our favorite federal constitutional doctrines, federal preemption. 804 more words

Civil Justice & Litigation

How Verizon and Comcast are working to ensure states don’t pass their own net neutrality bills

The move could shore up forthcoming deregulation by the FCC.

Some of the nation’s biggest Internet providers want to make sure that, once the Federal Communications Commission votes to deregulate the broadband industry, states won’t be able to set up their own, new regulations to replace them. 60 more words

Washington Post

An Escape from the Paid Sick Leave Patchwork?

Imagine there’s no local, county or state paid sick leave laws. It isn’t hard to do,  if federal bill H.R. 4219, introduced last week, gets enacted. 481 more words

Paid Sick Leave

Verizon has a new strategy to undermine online privacy and net neutrality

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Verizon has asked the Federal Communications Commission to preempt any state laws that regulate network neutrality and broadband privacy.

The FCC’s Republican majority is… 1,336 more words

Technology

No Victim, No Crime

“No Victim, No Crime” is a concept that used to be known and practiced throughout our nation. It is a simple, yet highly moral way the law was constructed in our country. 1,109 more words

Fulton County Sues Opioid Manufacturers

Charging that the distribution of opioid painkillers is delivering profits to the pharmaceutical industry and public health and criminal justice costs to local governments, Fulton County (GA) recently announced that it is… 90 more words

In The News

When the specifics are misleading: medical test stats draw false advertising claim

Quidel Corp. v. Siemens Med. Solutions USA, Inc., 2017 WL
4654644, No. 16-cv-3059 (S.D. Cal. Oct. 16, 2017)

Quidel is a “diagnostic healthcare manufacturer” that… 685 more words