Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Rampant Food, Disability Lawsuits Land California Atop `Judicial Hellholes' List

Cangrats, CA!  You're the winner!

A dozen or so law firms, many of them veterans of the tobacco litigation jackpot, have filed 75 class actions against food companies in California and similar cases are running almost one a week, ATRA reports. Many involve the same plaintiffs and take advantage of the state’s stringent laws to target companies like Chobani and Trader Joe’s with claims that they mislabeled products – for example, using the term “evaporated can juice” instead of “sugar".

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