Bull SPOKANE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - A class action lawyer found to have submitted misleading expense reports to a federal court has been sanctioned and asked to resign by her firm's governing members.
Kaplan NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge, in an order filed Tuesday, is allowing Chevron Corp.'s suit against a group of Ecuadorian plaintiffs to move forward.
Teitelman JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - The Missouri Supreme Court has struck down the state's cap on pain and suffering awards in medical malpractice cases.
Chiesa NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced an agreement on Tuesday with two Bergen County-based home improvement companies that allegedly destroyed or damaged chimneys.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has requested information from Hartford Hospital about why the unencrypted personal health information of approximately 9,000 patients was located on a laptop stolen from a third-party vendor.
Chiesa NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced a lawsuit on Monday against two convicted felons who allegedly solicited fraudulent 9/11 donations from New Jersey residents.
Schneiderman QUEENS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - An attorney for a New York head shop says state Attorney General Eric Scheiderman's recent consent order demanding his client remove alleged synthetic drugs from its shelves is "replete with nonsense."
Atkins BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Add Massachusetts to the list of state legislatures that are voicing their opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision and that support a constitutional amendment to reverse it.
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - The National Labor Relations Board has issued a second complaint for alleged violations of federal labor law against a Florida theater.
Tomblin WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency exceeded its authority by issuing a guidance document about Clean Water Act compliance.
Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The trustee overseeing the liquidation of Bernard Madoff Investment Securities LLC is seeking to block a $410 million settlement between New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and hedge fund manager J. Ezra Merkin.
Sullivan INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - The Indiana Supreme Court said in a ruling Monday that British Columbia is an "adequate" forum for a lawsuit filed over a bizarre helicopter accident.
Loughry CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has granted a West Virginia Supreme Court candidate's motion to intervene in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program.
Mix CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - An employee of a Macy's has filed a federal complaint against a union alleging labor law violations.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Manufacturer Hercules Incorporated will pay $175,000 to settle environmental law violation allegations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Securities and Exchange Commission charged an executive at Bristol-Myers Squibb with insider trading on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - The former president of Service Employees International Union Local 6434, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury.
Waterman DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - The Iowa Supreme Court last week mostly upheld a lower court's ruling in favor of the state's largest health insurer.
Waller JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled last week that Jackson police officers did not act with "reckless disregard" of a woman's safety in a wrongful death suit filed by her family.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California on July 20 entered a settlement between the former chief financial officer of Veritas Software Corporation and the Securities and Exchange Commission.