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Le Lechonera Sued Over False “All Natural” Advertising

On November 26, 2018, Plaintiff Thomas Williams (“Williams”) filed a putative class action against Le Lechonera Products Inc. (“Le Lechonera”) in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, alleging that Le Lechonera’s claims that its Natural Mojo Marinade is all natural and has no preservatives are false, as the product actually contains canola oil and […]

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SEC’s Whistleblower Program Having Marked Success

Numbers speak loudly regarding evaluations surrounding the anti-fraud whistleblower program established by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission back in 2011 pursuant to the enactment of the federal Dodd-Frank legislation. Here’s an example: Whistleblowers coming forward with key tips helping regulators spotlight and punish securities fraud collected more money in the past fiscal year than […]

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Clear and Present Danger: Instant Soup’s Challenges for Young Kids

Admit it. Even as an adult, you’ve probably been challenged a time or two when dealing with those flimsy plastic or Styrofoam containers that brim with geyser-like hot water and steaming instant noodles. If you’re familiar with ramen, you know what we’re talking about in today’s blog post. Our proven product liability attorneys at Shepherd, […]

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EEOC: Walmart Violates Work Protections for Pregnant Employees

Here comes another one. Federal class action lawsuit, that is, targeting retail behemoth Walmart for alleged work-related discrimination against pregnant employees. The case “is not suitable for class treatment, and we deny the allegations,” says a Walmart spokesperson. The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission begs to differ. In its recent federal filing, the agency asserts […]