Entries by Adam Morey

Legal Newsline: Lawsuit against TGI Friday’s over potato skins likely lawyer-driven, legal reform group says

Lawsuit against TGI Friday’s over potato skins likely lawyer-driven, legal reform group says By John Suayan | Apr 12, 2019 A prolific class action lawyer has sued TGI Fridays over its potato skins, alleging she was deceived by the packaging.  Attorneys C.K. Lee and Anne Seelig with the law firm Lee Litigation Group PLLC, of New York, filed […]

Finger Lakes Times: Wineries face ADA website woes

WRITE ON: Wineries face ADA website woes By MICHAEL J. FITZGERALD Apr 12, 2019 Spring in the Finger Lakes usually prompts lengthy conversations among winery owners about weather, prospects for the growing season and when tourists will start packing tasting rooms. But this spring many of those same owners added a potentially costly and worrisome […]

Andreatta: Steuben County woman wants Ricola to cough up $5 million

There is a tidal wave of class-action food labeling litigation flooding federal courts right now, led by lawyers looking to cash in on subjective interpretations of marketing terms like “natural” and “healthy.” A U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform study found 425 active cases between 2015 and 2016 compared to just 19 in 2008. A fifth were […]

NY Post: Wall St. cashing in on NYC’s legal feeding frenzy

Wall Street hedge funds are cashing in on New York’s legal feeding frenzy by financing “mass tort litigation” over prescription drugs and medical devices in exchange for a piece of the action when the cases settle, the “Judicial Hellholes” report reveals. The result is an “unfair playing field for defendants,” the report says. Tom Stebbins […]