WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, recently delivered a speech at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in support of her husband’s nomination with many pointing out striking similarities to First Lady Michelle Obama’s 2008 Democratic National Convention (DNC) speech she gave in support of then-candidate Barack Obama.
OMAHA, Neb. (Legal Newsline) – A Nebraska man has filed a lawsuit against the University of Nebraska, claiming that the school’s tradition of releasing thousands of red balloons into the air after its Cornhuskers football team scores litters the planet with pieces of latex and ribbon that are harmful to wildlife.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Illinois resident Yvonne Averhart was one of many who filed a class action lawsuit against SuperValu Inc. last month, alleging that the company represents that its grated Parmesan cheese product is composed of 100 percent cheese when it actually consists of a mixture of cheese and non-cheese filler substance derived from wood chips.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has rejected a $12.25 million settlement between the ride-sharing service Lyft and its drivers, saying it doesn't pay the plaintiffs enough.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has delivered a win to Backpage.com in the case of three young girls who alleged they were victims of human trafficking after the website ran online prostitution ads featuring them, affirming that websites are immune under the Communications Decency Act (CDA).
Plaintiffs filed a motion for class certification in Muscatine County District Court seeking to certify a class of residents who lived within 1.5 miles of the Grain Processing Corporation's facility and alleged lost-use-and-enjoyment damages as a result of emissions from the defendant’s corn milling plant.