Jonathan Rothstein of Encino, Calif., filed a lawsuit against Procter & Gamble for selling its Crest toothpaste in “Neat Squeeze” packages, which Rothstein said make it impossible to access the last 20 percent of the contents, thus forcing consumers to buy more toothpaste prematurely.
He wants Procter & Gamble to return 90 cents to everyone who bought Neat Squeeze packages.
get a life!
Sarah Deming of Keego Harbor, Mich., filed a lawsuit against the distributor of the movie “Drive” (starring Ryan Gosling) because its trailers promised fast-driving scenes (like those in the “Fast and Furious” series), but delivered mostly just drama.
way to deal
Licensed Texas physician Akili Graham, 34, who gives paid motivational speeches on healthy living — “How to Deal With Stress” — was arrested in Houston and accused as the front man for four “pain clinics” that allegedly dispense prescription drugs illegally.
A chief child-abuse investigator for the Catholic Church in Britain, Christopher Jarvis, 49, was sentenced following his guilty plea to possession of over 4,000 child-sex images on his computer.
Jarvis had been hired in 2002 to protect against pedophiles’ access to church groups.
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