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Man loses case after blaming employer for being rear-ended by drunk driver

Erianne Leatherman Mar. 3, 2017, 10:13am

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The Illinois Supreme Court has reversed an appellate court finding in a case where a Union Pacific employee was injured on the job.

Dorel gathering details after class action filed over Cosco car seats

Erianne Leatherman Feb. 10, 2017, 9:48am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer of the Cosco brand of car seats for allegedly overstating height and weight limits on its car seats.

Sixth Circuit declines to call off class action settlement over wage law allegations

Erianne Leatherman Jan. 24, 2017, 12:47pm

CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has declined to dissolve a class action settlement regarding alleged violations of the Kentucky Wage and Hour Act.

Seventh Circuit orders dismissal of class action FACTA receipt suit, says plaintiff didn't prove harm

Erianne Leatherman Dec. 29, 2016, 9:53am

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit this month ordered a lower court to dismiss a case that centered on a receipt plaintiff Jeremy Meyers received after dining at Nicolet Restaurant of De Pere LLC. The receipt did not abbreviate the expiration date on his credit card, which is a violation of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act.