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ADM Alliance Nutrition to fight poisoned horse feed allegations

Joe Dyton Nov. 30, 2016, 10:22am

Animal feed manufacturer Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) is currently facing a lawsuit alleging it produced horse feed with an ingredient, monensin, that’s poisonous to horses.

Manhattan Institute: NLRB's stance on class action waivers wrong

Joe Dyton Oct. 26, 2016, 9:30am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine if arbitration agreements that prohibit employees from pursuing class or collective actions are unlawful under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and unenforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act.

D.C. Circuit to decide fate of rule governing fax ads

Joe Dyton Oct. 24, 2016, 10:00am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A decade-old Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule and a 2014 change to that rule will be revisited to determine exactly which type of advertising faxes require an opt-out message under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

North Carolina court ruling could impact class action claims

Joe Dyton Oct. 13, 2016, 10:06am

RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - A North Carolina appellate court recently affirmed that a plaintiff must pay the defendant’s court costs after he turned down an offer of judgment.

Uber sees $100 settlement rejected but wins appeal of arbitration issue

Joe Dyton Sep. 19, 2016, 10:19am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – When a federal judge rejected Uber’s $100 settlement offer, it looked like a big loss for the ride-sharing company. Now it looks like it might have been the best thing that could have happened to Uber.

Court declines to certify class in case against Widener University School of Law

Joe Dyton Sep. 16, 2016, 10:10am

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit recently backed the rejection of a class certification in a lawsuit filed over allegations that Widener Law School purposely overstated its graduates’ employments status.