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Latest News in Consumer Protection

  • July 24, 2024

    Boulder Wants Suncor Back In Colorado Climate Suit

    The city of Boulder, Colorado, and Boulder County have asked a Colorado state judge to certify part of his judgment dismissing Canadian oil and gas company Suncor Energy from the municipalities' climate change lawsuit so they can appeal that decision and bring Suncor back in.

  • July 24, 2024

    The FTC Needs To Challenge The Novo-Catalent Deal

    Novo's acquisition of Catalent threatens to substantially lessen competition in the manufacturing and marketing of GLP-1 diabetes and obesity drugs, and the Federal Trade Commission should challenge it under a vertical theory of harm, as it aligns with last year's merger guidelines and the Fifth Circuit decision in Illumina, says David Balto at the Law Offices of David A. Balto.

  • July 24, 2024

    GM Drops 6th Circ. Faulty Fuel Pump Appeal

    The Sixth Circuit won't hear an appeal by General Motors, which initially sought to decertify seven state classes of diesel truck drivers who claimed GM sold them faulty fuel pumps, after the automaker voluntarily pulled back its bid as the parties inch closer to a $50 million deal.

  • July 24, 2024

    Senate Dems Demand Scrutiny Of T-Mobile, UScellular Deal

    T-Mobile's plan to buy the wireless operations of yet another mobile network operator — this time, United States Cellular Corp. — several years after it was allowed to merge with Sprint to become the third biggest carrier in the country is a bad idea, a handful of Democratic senators have told the U.S. Department of Justice and FCC.

  • July 24, 2024

    LG Unit Seeks Exit From Georgia Exploding Battery Suit

    Atlanta-based LG Chem America Inc., a subsidiary of Korean company LG Chem Ltd., is asking a Georgia state judge to end its involvement in litigation by a man who claims he was injured when a lithium-ion battery cell exploded in his pocket.

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