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Florida's top court addresses Economic Loss Rule

Christopher Knoll Jan. 17, 2017, 12:36pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – This past December, the legal landscape for manufacturers in contractual privity with another party was altered.

DirecTV, lawyer accused of unfair trade practices

Christopher Knoll Jan. 9, 2017, 12:19pm

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- DirecTV once more faces a RICO lawsuit alleging it has conducted unfair trade practices and has colluded with a law firm and an unnamed entity in extorting small businesses, especially those that are minority-owned, by threatening legal action over alleged erroneous billing.

Attorney: Trump U.S. SC pick likely more pro-employer

Christopher Knoll Jan. 3, 2017, 10:39am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – President-elect Donald Trump’s Nov. 8 victory has brought the opportunity for him to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court that will undoubtedly have a long-lasting effect.

L.A. Tan settles class action over customers' fingerprints

Christopher Knoll Jan. 3, 2017, 9:44am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys are calling a settlement with L.A. Tan Enterprises a-first-of-its-kind regarding the collection and storage of the fingerprints of its customers.

Stockholder accuses Chesapeake Energy of making false statements

Christopher Knoll Dec. 20, 2016, 1:45pm

OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) - A stockholder is suing Chesapeake Energy Corp., CEO Robert Lawler and CFO Domenic Dell'Osso Jr., as well as the company board. 

Legal associations send letter to President-Elect Trump

Christopher Knoll Dec. 9, 2016, 10:08am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The heads of five national legal associations have written an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump, asking the incoming president to bring unity and inclusion to not only his inchoate administration but to the nation as well.

Egg distributor dealing with litigation after obtaining injunction

Christopher Knoll Nov. 16, 2016, 3:11pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A New York state-based egg distributor is facing a lawsuit from the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) over its claims that its eggs are pasture-raised, though it has obtained an injunction in a different case involving similar allegations.