PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - American Law Institute (ALI) is cooking up new common law rules covering consumer contracts that would give courts an unprecedented range of reasons to invalidate or rewrite contract terms.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey appeals court has ruled Heartland Payment Systems Inc. will again face a former employee’s whistleblower claim, overturning a $2 million attorneys’ fee that was previously awarded to the credit and debit card processing services firm.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Feb. 15 against three related Hawaii tour companies for allegations of sexual harassment of male employees.
FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Feb. 14 that United Staffing Associates LLC, a staffing agency in Visalia, Calif., will pay $24,500 after allegations of retaliatory discrimination.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — A Tennessee stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company and its officers, alleging fraud, negligent misrepresentation and violation of federal law.
A recent decision by a federal court in California not to dismiss a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case against Facebook is a blow to First Amendment freedom, a TCPA defense attorney based in Costa Mesa said during a recent interview.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) — Residents of St. Clair County, Illinois, and St. Louis have filed a class action lawsuit against Inventure Foods Inc., citing alleged fraud, negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition.