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Costco was hit with a proposed class action on Friday by a Florida man who claims the retail giant deceived consumers by advertising a "free replacement" warranty on Interstate-brand car batteries but then simply refunded their purchase price and required them to pay the current — often higher — price for a new one when seeking to replace a faulty item.
A Florida jury has awarded $120 million to a man who was permanently paralyzed after a Gainesville Regional Utilities employee in an SUV drove through a stop sign and collided with a truck he was riding in, with the jury finding no fault on the part of the plaintiff.
The National Labor Relations Board signed off on an agency judge's finding that Boar's Head Provisions Co. Inc. violated federal labor law when the meat supplier promised workers benefits if they decided not to unionize.
A Florida bankruptcy judge has refused to grant a request by the parent company of Liberty Power Holdings that it said has been misinterpreted to allow the bankrupt power retailer to use the parent company's systems to run its business.
Alabama's Department of Revenue and certain local governments in the state will ask the Eleventh Circuit to reverse a ruling barring Alabama from imposing a fuel tax on six railroad companies while exempting water carriers.