TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Two New Jersey attorneys discussed the scientific reliability and New Jersey Supreme Court's Aug. 1 ruling regarding evidence in a case filed by 2,000 plaintiffs who allege acne medication Accutane could cause Crohn's disease.
SPARTANBURG, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Following a four-day asbestos exposure trial, 12 jurors found in favor of Celanese Corp. on July 19, ruling that the plaintiff’s mesothelioma was not directly caused by the defendant.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – The third day of the asbestos exposure trial of Jerry Crawford v. Celanese Corp. in the 7th Judicial Circuit Court of South Carolina continued with several witness testimonies that detailed plaintiff Jerry Crawford's failing health.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The NFL says a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader's multimillion-dollar antitrust lawsuit should stay dismissed, while the attorney for the woman says he should be allowed to review each team's payroll instead of trolling bars outside arenas for potential witnesses.
LEESBURG, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Beacon College Professor Michael Lozano says regardless of the mode of technology used to publish ideas, the most important question to ask is, "What's the nature of the speech in question?"
AKRON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has tossed out a suit against the state's attorney general and two county prosecuting attorneys filed by plaintiffs who alleged that Ohio Rev. Code by 2917.21(B)(2) violates the First and 14th Amendments "because it criminalizes constitutionally protected political expression on the internet."
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A San Francisco plaintiff alleging negligent misrepresentation and violation of state law against an Illinois candy company is seeking class certification for his complaint over the amount of candy in boxes he purchased at a theater.
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – A civil rights lawsuit filed by a blind law student has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan after he unsuccessfully sued the American Bar Association.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Redbox has sued Disney as the two companies argue over DVDs and digital codes, but its petition has been consolidated with Disney's earlier lawsuit against the movie-rental company.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A Mississippi company is waiting to find out if a federal judge buys its explanation for why a male employee is making more than a female who complained to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after finding his paystub in his desk.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An amicus brief filed by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra argues public employees should have to pay union fees even if they fell that it contributes to political pandering.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) – After more than four years of litigation and two court victories, it looks like an airplane cleaning service might finally be clear from the federal agency that pushed the case all the way to a federal appeals court.
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Absent guidance from Florida regulators, a man is taking it upon himself to attempt to show that companies that finance lawsuits charge interest rates in excess of state law.