The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 29th, 2020 day edition

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Galinsky says in the class action lawsuit King’s Hawaiian “essentially invented this category of food” and points to legal action the company has taken against brands using its trademarked design, emphasizing orange colors and the term “Hawaiian rolls.”.

“For many consumers, ‘authenticity has overtaken quality as the prevailing purchasing criterion,'” Galinsky’s class action lawsuit says.

However, Galinsky points out in the class action lawsuit, “Hilo, Hawaii,” is prominently shown on the front of the package of King’s Hawaiian rolls, “causing consumers to believe the Product is made in Hawaii.”.

A similar class action lawsuit was filed the same month against Heineken’s Tecate beer, with claims the beer isn’t a Mexican import, despite marketing promises.

Formally, the King’s Hawaiian rolls class action lawsuit accuses the product maker of violating New York’s General Business Law and of negligent misrepresentation, fraud and unjust enrichment.

Galinsky is seeking to form a Class of New York state residents who’ve purchased packs of King’s Hawaiian rolls within the applicable statute of limitations.

The King’s Hawaiian Rolls Class Action Lawsuit is Robert Galinsky, et. »

L.A. County Health Department Asks Film Industry to ‘Strongly Consider Pausing’ Production as COVID-19 Cases Surge

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is urging film productions in the area to “strongly consider” pausing their operations for a few weeks amid a continued surge in COVID-19 cases.

Identify and delay higher risk activities, and focus on lower-risk work for now, if at all possible.”.

The health department also warned industry members that traveling “for production purposes is currently not advised,” as it increases the risk of contracting COVID-19 “by making it more likely that people will end up together in vehicles or indoors in less-controlled settings.”. »

Ghislaine Maxwell: Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend denied bail

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Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend of convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, has been denied bail.

However, judge Alison Nathan, who previously denied the 59-year-old bail in July, said she "again concludes that no conditions of release can reasonably assure the defendant's appearance at future proceedings".

Epstein killed himself in August 2019 at a federal jail in Manhattan, where he was awaiting trial without bail. »

Rep. Ilhan Omar Backs Trump’s Call for ‘Clean Bill’ with Nothing But ‘$2,000 Survival Checks’

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Minnesota Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar says Congress should send President Donald Trump what he wants: a COVID-19 stimulus bill that contains nothing but direct $2,000 payments to the American people.

Additional COVID-19 relief measures and omnibus spending allocations should be detached from the “survival checks” and handled in a separate bill, Omar tweeted late Tuesday night, noting that Trump has already promised to immediately sign a “clean” direct payment bill:.

“We need to send a clean bill with just $2,000 survival checks and a separate spending/covid relief bill. »

Mormon church sued for alleged role in Boy Scouts sex abuse

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The church “must be held accountable in order to bring healing and closure to Mormon victims of childhood sexual abuse,” Hurley McKenna & Mertz, a law firm that focuses on church sex abuse, said in a statement.

In the seven lawsuits each representing seven different male victims, attorneys say church officials never notified authorities about abuse allegations.

Public records show members of church-sponsored Boy Scout troops who were abused would tell church bishops about what they had experienced. »