SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A judge has ordered that attorneys hoping to be named lead counsel in a class action case against LendingClub must submit an application - but the lead plaintiff still chose its own attorneys.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Wayne Farms has denied any wrongdoing in a case filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), alleging it discriminated against its employees because of their disabilities.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has denied a trucking company's request to overturn a decision that said it retaliated against a former employee who left a trailer on the side of the road.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – While initially calling out 16 lawyers for possible sanctions on both sides of a class action settlement, a federal judge has ordered five of those attorneys to be sanctioned.
MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – A recent Wisconsin decision attempting to determine who is a whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation protection provision is part of a growing split among circuits, a New York attorney says.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will appeal three orders in a lawsuit against a hospice chain that allegedly submitted fraudulent claims on the eligibility of patients needing hospice care.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The federal government has made a declaration exempting itself from lawsuits brought through the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a law at the center of numerous class actions filed every week against businesses.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The National Labor Relations Board has found that a mobile phone company has violated the National Labor Relations Act by expecting employees to maintain a positive work environment.