SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court last month reversed a decision issued earlier in a San Diego County court, effectively reinstituting a consumer’s complaint against a financial services company for allegedly illegal phone call recording.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – A talent agency was exonerated recently by the Supreme Court of Alabama regarding incidents allegedly leading to a teenager’s injuries on the grounds that the multi-national company did not fall under the state’s jurisdiction.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – Exonerating a Providence community center in a tragic 2010 accident involving a stolen vehicle, the Supreme Court of Rhode Island recently upheld a Providence County Superior Court’s opinion that the facility had no liability in the incident.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The company behind Chicken of the Sea International and Bumble Bee Foods LLC recently discarded their plan to merge after the Department of Justice related serious misgivings about the proposed transaction’s harmful effect on competition.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Electrolux and General Electric announced that they have abandoned a purchase plan which would have created a virtual monopoly under pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice, which filed suit against the firms July 1.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced the resolution of claims involving falsified information by Hess Corp. last week in Boston, ordering damages payable to the Commonwealth and a private trust for alleged fallacious funding applications.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Ken Paxton, Texas attorney general, responded to the court’s decision supporting the Travis Appraisal Review Board in a lawsuit filed by the city of Austin to “rewrite” state tax policy this week in Austin, Texas.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – In the wake of multiple lawsuits challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s office led a 25-member-strong coalition to intercede in the EPA’s defense last week in New York.
A California resident brought a class action lawsuit against Time Warner Cable, a U.S. satellite television provider doing business in Los Angeles County, alleging damages from deceptive and intrusive telemarketing practices beginning in 2014.
A woman brought a class action lawsuit on behalf of herself and other New York State consumers against a New Jersey-based food manufacturer doing business in New York, claiming product misrepresentation. Maureen Jones sued John Wm.
A Florida woman has sued a funds-transmission service company on Feb. 10 in the U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, alleging unlawful surcharges on her utility bills from 2011 to the present.