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.
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) – 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.
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.
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.