RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – The Virginia Supreme Court has denied the appeal of a plastic surgeon sued by a woman who suffered a permanent injury after eyelid plastic surgery and was awarded $800,000 in compensatory damages by a jury.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled a high school basketball coach is not a public official under the defamation standard in a U.S. Supreme Court case and has affirmed in part a ruling in the coach's favor.
WASHINGTON D.C. (Legal Newsline) – Representatives of three major companies told congressional investigators on Monday they will work with government officials to mitigate potential damage to the nation’s drinking water caused by use of a chemical called polyfluoralkyl or PFAS .
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Legal Newsline) – The Wyoming Supreme Court has reversed a district court's ruling in favor of University of Wyoming in a suit filed by a man who was cited for bringing a semi-automatic pistol onto the campus during the state's Republican convention.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Collaboration between private attorneys and law enforcement in environmental litigation is perverting the justice system, said a witness at today's House Subcommittee on Environment hearing, and if a Democratically-controlled Congress chooses to normalize it today - someday conservative interests this body doesn't favor will use the same tactic.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A group of consumers filed a class action lawsuit against Apple and Samsung alleging that the cellphone manufacturers did not warn consumers of a risk of allegedly excessive radiofrequency radiation exposure in some of their devices.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A federal appellate court has sent questions to the New York Court of Appeals in a lawsuit filed by more than one hundred former plantation workers and owners allegedly injured by the use of a pesticide across banana plantations in Central and South America for two decades.