PHILADELPHIA - A federal judge has granted a motion made by the attorneys general for 44 states, including Pennsylvania, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico for a separate government track in a multidistrict antitrust case involving the pricing of generic pharmaceuticals.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The Tennessee Supreme Court has remanded a health care liability case back to the trial court after ruling that a woman whose infant died days after birth can’t add Jackson-Madison County General Hospital District as a new defendant.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – The Rhode Island Supreme Court has affirmed a superior court decision that a Rite Aid drug store isn’t liable for a customer’s injuries that he sustained falling over a cement parking stop while it was snowing.
Sierra Club scores win in fight with Oklahoma commission over installation of pollution-control devices
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Sierra Club has scored a win in its fight with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission after the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the commission lacked authority to approve the installation of pollution-control devices at a power plant.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri's state labor commission can refuse to approve a post-award settlement between Costco Wholesale and an employee who was injured on the job, the state Supreme Court has ruled.
BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The North Dakota Supreme Court has affirmed a lower-court ruling that the owner of a Grand Forks house is not responsible for the overdose death of a man who ingested illegal drugs at the home.
Woman's personal injury suit against Price Rite over fall in grocery store aisle continues after court ruling
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – The Rhode Island Supreme Court has affirmed in part and vacated in part the Superior Court’s judgment in a slip-and-fall lawsuit against PriceRite.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A three-judge panel for the Superior Court of New Jersey has ruled that people residing outside of the state can request public records.
CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) – Macy’s Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by two customers who allege the thread count of the bedding they purchased from the store was less than what was advertised.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – Sirius XM Radio Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that it says "epitomizes abusive class action litigation."
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two Virginia companies that are attempting to block an investigation by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have filed a motion for summary judgment.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has issued an order saying he is inclined to deny Bayer Healthcare’s motion to dismiss a class action complaint brought by a customer who claims Flintstone Gummies vitamins aren’t a “complete” supplement as labeled.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware Superior Court judge has ruled that a paralegal injured while playing on his law firm’s softball team isn’t entitled to workers’ compensation.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York federal judge has approved a collective action class of Quest Diagnostics employees who accused the company of failing to pay minimum wage and overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The plaintiff in a disability discrimination lawsuit against Kohl’s Corp. is fighting the company's effort to dismiss it.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri man, who has purchased about 600 boxes of Reese’s Pieces and Whoppers over a period of several years, has lost part of his class action lawsuit against the Hershey Co. over the alleged amount of empty space in its packaging.
Fourth Circuit rules for former Rent-A-Center employee in discrimination case; EEOC supports man's case
RICHMOND, Va.(Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s decision to deny Rent-A-Center’s motion for summary judgment and its efforts to force an ex-employee to arbitrate his disability and race discrimination claims.
GREENBELT, Md. (Legal Newsline) – Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought by a class of customers alleging negligent misrepresentation.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit brought by a Lyft Inc. driver against Uber Technologies Inc. regarding Uber’s alleged “Hell” tracking program is moving forward.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s reversal of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans drilling ban.