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Judge denies motion to dismiss Cosco car seat class action

Richard Jones Jul. 12, 2017, 3:20pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Judge James Otero of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has denied a motion from a child seat manufacturer that requested he dismiss a class action lawsuit brought against the company.

Mont. SC overturns $1.5M default judgment in Workers' Comp case

Richard Jones Mar. 30, 2017, 10:11am

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) – On March 21, the Supreme Court of Montana released a memorandum opinion on a Workers' Compensation case filed against the state’s Workers' Compensation administrator Liberty Northwest Insurance.

Georgia high court says no punitive damages under state’s Computer Systems Protection Act

Richard Jones Feb. 24, 2017, 8:29am

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – Georgia’s highest court last month weighed in on whether a plaintiff can be awarded punitive damages as compensation for losses under the Georgia Computer Systems Protection Act. 

Seattle businesses subject to fines if schedule isn't posted two weeks in advance

Richard Jones Dec. 22, 2016, 9:50am

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) -- Seattle recently joined San Francisco as the only U.S. cities to pass a so-called “scheduling” law. The Secure Scheduling Ordinance, a collaboration between Seattle City Council members Lisa Herbold, Lorena González, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, seeks to provide a level of stability for the city’s many shift workers.