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Employees accuse Simon & Partners LLP of breach of contract

Louie Torres Jul. 19, 2017, 10:24am

Employees are suing Bradley D. Simon and Simon & Partners LLP for alleged breach of contract and breach of duty.

Law firms ask court to dismiss claims in case brought by injured former D.C. United player

John Sammon Jul. 3, 2017, 9:36am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for the Denver law firm of Fleishman & Shapiro PC and the Washington, D.C., law firm of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel PC are asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to drop two claims against them in legal malpractice lawsuit brought by a former professional soccer player who suffered a head concussion injury in September 2009 that ended his career.

Oregon nonprofits sue Commerce Department, FEMA for policy that could harm environment

Mike Torres Jun. 28, 2017, 9:19am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A group of nonprofit organizations is suing The U.S. Department of Commerce, Wilbur L. Ross, The National Marine Fisheries Service, Samuel D. Rauch III, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Robert Fenton, alleging violation of federal law.

Federal government and Iowa, Mississippi and Montana say DuPont-Dow merger violates Clayton Act

Wadi Reformado Jun. 28, 2017, 9:18am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The federal government and several states are suing The Dow Chemical Company and E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, alleging the proposed merger between the two companies would violate federal law.

Democracy Partners says Project Veritas, of ACORN notoriety, illegally filmed it last year

Wadi Reformado Jun. 23, 2017, 9:32am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A Democratic consulting company is suing Project Veritas Action Fund, Project Veritas, James O'Keefe, Allison Maass and Daniel Sandini, alleging they recorded them without their knowledge.

Advocates sue FDA over Nutrition Labeling Rule

Wadi Reformado Jun. 16, 2017, 9:32am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Two advocacy groups are suing the FDA and government officials, alleging violation of federal law.

Potomac Riverkeeper sues EPA

Louie Torres Jun. 12, 2017, 12:52pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Environmental groups are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging breach of duty and violation of federal law.

Oregon counties sue over expansion of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Mike Torres Jun. 5, 2017, 9:24am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A group of 17 counties in western Oregon is suing the United States, alleging violation of state law.

Cosmetology group alleges education secretary violated federal law

Mike Torres Jun. 2, 2017, 8:45am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A cosmetology schools association is suing the U.S. education secretary, alleging violation of federal law.

Sierra Club sues over petition regarding Tennessee plant

Wadi Reformado May 26, 2017, 7:03am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Sierra Club is suing the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging breach of duty and violation of federal law.

Oakland environmental groups accuse EPA administrator of breach of duty

Louie Torres May 10, 2017, 11:18am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Two Oakland environmental groups are suing the EPA administrator, alleging breach of duty and violation of federal law.

Environmental groups sue Army Corps of Engineers over Chattohoochee issues

Mike Torres May 4, 2017, 8:46am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Environmental groups are suing the the U,S. government, alleging violation of federal law.

Auto safety group accuses FTC of violating law

Mike Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 9:26am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A California auto safety company is suing the Federal Trade Commission, alleging violation of federal law.

Former MLS player alleges attorneys botched medical malpractice lawsuit against DC United

Jessica Karmasek Apr. 19, 2017, 5:04pm

Plaintiff Bryan Namoff, a former DC United defenseman, filed a complaint for damages in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia April 4. He seeks to recover more than $126,000 in costs he paid to attorneys Steven Shapiro and Joseph Cammarata, in addition to punitive damages.

Government accuses explosive detection companies of unfair competition

Mike Torres Apr. 19, 2017, 10:18am

The U.S. government sued four companies, alleging unfair competition and violation of federal law.

Consumer accuses oregano distributor of false advertising

Louie Torres Apr. 18, 2017, 9:42am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A Washington, D.C., consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against an oregano distributor, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

U.S. government alleges merger of organic milk companies would hurt competition

Wadi Reformado Apr. 13, 2017, 9:34am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The government is suing two organic milk companies, alleging violation of federal law.

Princeton trustees aim to prevent disclosure of sensitive information

Wadi Reformado Apr. 12, 2017, 9:38am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A university's trustees are suing the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), citing alleged violation of federal law.

Government watchdog sues for security report on Clinton emails

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 12:32pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Judicial Watch is suing top federal officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, over their alleged failure to prepare a report examining national security issues related to Hillary Clinton's email practices.

Pharmaceutical firm faces class action alleging securities fraud

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 2:13pm

A retirement system has filed a class-action lawsuit against Mallinckrodt PLC and corporate officers Mark Trudeau and Matthew K. Harbaugh, citing alleged violation of federal securities laws.