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Missouri Supreme Court has no jurisdiction over events that occurred in Indiana

Sara McCleary Mar. 3, 2017, 10:16am

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Missouri has determined that Missouri has no specific or general personal jurisdiction over Norfolk Southern Railway Co. in a case filed by an employee alleging injuries.

N.Y. treatment facility not liable for violent actions of former resident

Sara McCleary Feb. 27, 2017, 8:36am

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The New York Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court’s decision about whether a substance-abuse treatment facility is responsible for the actions of a resident after being discharged.

Eversource defends rate hike in Massachusetts; AG Healey is opposing

Sara McCleary Feb. 14, 2017, 9:13am

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Eversource Energy, which delivers electricity and natural gas to 1.7 million customers throughout Massachusetts, has filed a request with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities to increase the rates it charges its customers for electricity.

False Claims Act settlement with United Shore can provide guidance, attorney says

Sara McCleary Jan. 17, 2017, 10:14am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that United Shore Financial Services (USFS) will pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act. The agreement was announced on Dec. 28 and was reached after a nearly two-year long investigation.