San Francisco DA Settles With Angie’s List Over False Advertising ChargesSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced Tuesday that his office settled with home services website Angie’s List in a lawsuit over claims of false advertising.
Corinthian Colleges Ordered To Pay Nearly $1.2 Billion For False AdvertisingA San Francisco Superior Court judge is awarding California a nearly $1.2 billion default judgment against the for-profit college operator Corinthians College Inc, which recently failed for bankruptcy leaving thousands of students in the lurch and saddled with debt.
19 Taxi Companies Sue Uber, Claiming False Advertising Hurting Their BusinessesNineteen taxi companies sued Uber Technologies Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday, accusing the transportation network company of false advertising when it claims it has “the safest rides on the road.”
Bay Area Counties Win $6.8 Million False Advertising Ruling Against Overstock.comAfter a two-week trial in September, Judge Wynne Carvill ruled Wednesday that Utah-based Overstock.com used formulas to create fictional comparison prices and chose the highest comparison for an item without informing consumers.
California AG Sues Corinthian, Heald College Group For False AdvertisingCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris sued Corinthian Colleges Inc., the parent company of a chain of career-preparation colleges, in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday for alleged false advertising and marketing about its job placement rates.
Tech Report: Apple Sued Over Siri Voice AssistantKCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said he's not sure about a lawsuit filed against Apple over its Siri voice assistant feature for iPhones.
Supplement Maker Settles Advertising Suit In Napa Court For $1.5 MillionThe company that manufactured Cold MD settled a civil suit over bogus advertising claims Wednesday in Napa County Superior Court, 4 years after the product was pulled off the market.