COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Legal Newsline) – A group of female athletes have sued the U.S. Olympic committee for “failing to prevent the sexual assault, abuse, molestation and nonconsensual sexual touching and harassment by Lawrence Gerard Nassar and other USOC/USA Gymnastics Coaches,” according to a recent complaint.
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Tennessee attorney seeks fees from Akin Gump from Food Lion case; He says he was ripped off while recovering from heart transplant
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – A Tennessee attorney has filed a complaint against the Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Field law firm and two others over allegations he is owed attorneys' fees from a settlement.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A group of news organizations has requested access to warrants from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The District of Columbia Court of Appeals has sided with Facebook over a question of whether it needed to release information in response to a court subpoena in a murder case.
SEATTLE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Appeals for the state of Washington has overturned a lower court decision in a case over allegations of misuse of trade secrets, stating that the trial court erred and that a new trial is needed.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – Global chemical company Univar has sued Delaware’s secretary of finance and other government officials over allegations they are unfairly targeting the company using a property law.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – Westgate Resorts has filed a motion to dismiss the complaint made against it by 39 plaintiffs, some of whom bought timeshares for the company’s resort in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Despite the dissent of two Justices, the Supreme Court of Arizona has upheld a lower court decision over a public nuisance claim filed by the Hopi Tribe against a resort’s use of wastewater for snow making.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona’s Supreme Court has issued a written explanation of its decision in a case that called into question the validity of a petition regarding a rejected renewable energy ballot measure.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – In a 4-4 decision, the Supreme Court of Alabama has granted a writ of mandamus, ordering that a case against Tyson Chicken Inc. be moved from Marshall Circuit Court to Cullman Circuit Court.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The California Court of Appeal 2nd Appellate District, Division Eight has affirmed an order issued by the Los Angeles County Superior Court in a class action lawsuit over allegations of wage violations.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – Nevada’s Supreme Court has affirmed a district court's decision deny a motion of relief after the court dismissed a personal injury lawsuit against Fiesta Palms.
Washington Supreme Court rules employer's payment plan is not a piecework plan under state code in Xerox case
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of the state of Washington has responded no to a question posed by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in a case over employee pay.
CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of New Hampshire affirmed a trial court decision that granted immunity from liability to the defendant in a case where a minor was seriously injured in a horseback riding incident.
Lawsuit against taxi company over drunk man's death fails; Driver looked for man after he ran off at stop light
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a summary disposition decision in the case of a taxi passenger who died of hypothermia after voluntarily leaving the taxi.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Illinois has declined a law firm’s request to collect legal fees for work it did itself.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – The Connecticut Supreme Court has overturned part of an Appellate Court decision in a $12 million medical malpractice case.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court of the Southern District of California has partially granted a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit against Dr. Robert Atkins’ company Atkins Nutritionals.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The Vitamin Shoppe has requested an amended complaint over a supplement be dismissed with prejudice, claiming the plaintiff is unable to provide evidence supporting her case.
N.J. appeals court rules for Kia Sephia owners, reversing trial court judge in $6.33M brakes class action
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Owners of a Kia Sephia model vehicle are entitled to financial compensation due to a faulty brake system, the Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division decided.