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New leadership at the CFPB means state AGs will be more active in financial consumer protection

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WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.

Target patron alleges detergent on floor caused fall

PITTSBURGH – A shopper at a Monroeville store alleges that she injured her knee and back after slipping on detergent.

Subclass certified in Prudential payment method case

ALLENTOWN – Despite a third ruling denying certification of a class of insurance beneficiaries in payment method litigation filed against Prudential Insurance Co. of America, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania did certify a subclass in a Jan. 29 opinion after making a partial ruling in favor of the plaintiffs on Dec. 6.

Over-the-door mirrors the subject of lawsuit against Target

READING – An Easton company alleges that retailer Target has infringed on one of its patents for an over-the-door mirror.

Optum, Optuminsight ask court to dismiss TCPA lawsuit brought by doctor over fax

PHILADELPHIA — Optum Inc. and Optuminsight Inc. are asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed against them by a doctor who claims that the Optum entities illegally sent unsolicited faxes to him and other potential class members, according to a motion filed on June 15.

Superior Court reverses ruling, says six-figure sum in Wells Fargo account not exempt from garnishment

PHILADELPHIA — The state Superior Court has reversed a Bucks County judgment, with the appeals court holding that nearly $200,000 in a Wells Fargo bank account wasn't exempt from garnishment by Bollard & Associates.

Doctor claims Optum Inc. sent unwanted faxes to advertising business

PHILADELPHIA — A Center Valley doctor has filed a class action lawsuit against Optum Inc. and Optuminsight Inc., a Minnesota medical services firm, alleging violation of telephone harassment laws.

Target Corporation accused of allowing slip-and-fall hazard

PHILADELPHIA — A married couple's lawsuit against Target Corporation alleges negligence in connection with a fall.

Woman blames injuries on slippery floor

PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Target Stores Inc. and Target Corporation, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Business invitee sues multiple companies in negligence claims

PHILADELPHIA — A business invitee is suing Target Corporation, Besam US Inc., Assa Abloy Entrance Systems Inc. and Besam Automated Entrance Systems Inc., citing alleged failure to warn, negligence, and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Target fights trip-and-fall lawsuit, wins dismissal

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has dismissed a suit filed by a woman who claimed she suffered knee injuries in a fall at a King of Prussia Target store.

Employees sue Flower Foods alleging that they were not compensated for overtime

PHILADELPHIA – Employees are suing the bakery that employed them, alleging that they were not paid for overtime.

Scranton woman claims insurance company owes her disability coverage

SCRANTON – A Scranton woman is suing her insurance company for allegedly cutting off her disability benefits when she claims that they did not factor in her treating physicians, who ruled her completely and totally disabled.

Woman sues Target after slipping on wet floor

An Alabama woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Target Corporation after she slipped on a wet floor at a Philadelphia branch of the retail giant.