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Woman alleges child, slave labor is involved in production of Hershey chocolate products

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BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Massachusetts consumer claims that she would not have purchased Hershey chocolate products or paid as much for them if Hershey had disclosed alleged child and slave labor in the production of its chocolate.

Lackawaxen couple sue Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon over mesh treatment

SCRANTON — A husband and wife are suing Johnson & Johnson, and Ethicon Inc., alleging design defects, negligence and product liability.

Woman files suit claiming she is sole beneficiary of deceased's retirement plan

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Procter and Gamble Company, Procter and Gamble Retirement Plans and AON Hewitt, citing alleged breach of contract and breach of duty.

Newtown woman says Prudential wrongly denied her long-term disability claim

PHILADELPHIA — An employee of Johnson & Johnson is suing The Prudential Insurance Company of America, citing alleged breach of contract for denying her claim for long-term disability benefits.

Penn among universities targeted by class action lawyers over pension plans

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania is one of several universities being sued by employees amid allegations that the schools’ retirement plans come with excessive fees.

Lawyer in $70M Risperdal case expects more large verdicts

PHILADELPHIA – Early returns were blown away by a recent Philadelphia verdict against Johnson & Johnson, which faces hundreds of lawsuits in the court that allege the company's antipsychotic drug Risperdal caused the growing of breasts in male users. 

LaMi Products sued over unpaid overtime allegations

PHILADELPHIA – Former employees are suing a Huntingdon Valley retail company over claims of unpaid overtime hours.

DraftKings, FanDuel sued over fraud allegations

PHILADELPHIA – Individuals are suing a fantasy sports league alleging negligence, fraud and misrepresentation.

Boston Scientific Corporation accused of age discrimination

PITTSBURGH -- A Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania salesman recently sued a medical device manufacturer alleging he was terminated from the company because of his age.