LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A recent California Court of Appeals Second District, Division Seven ruling was a partial win for a former truck driver who sued his old company for alleged labor code violations.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Letters sent to various Congress members regarding a proposed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule, which has been called a gift to plaintiffs lawyers, may hold some sway, according to one conservative think tank.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A federal court has decertified a class action lawsuit against Kraft Foods over one of its natural cheese products in a move that an attorney is calling a "well-rounded decision."
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A cosmetics company at the center of a class action lawsuit has requested the court hold off on a decision until the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defines the term "natural."
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – The Missouri Supreme Court has overturned the decision of a lower court in a product liability lawsuit over an incident that has left the plaintiff with an ongoing back injury.
BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The North Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the decision of a lower court in a case in which a doctor allegedly removed the fallopian tubes of a patient without consent.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Florida has backed a lower court’s ruling that caps on personal injury non-economic damages in cases of medical malpractice violate the Equal Protection Clause of the state constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – The Indiana Supreme Court has reversed the decision of a lower court in a case that questions who has the responsibility to ensure a safe workplace when it comes to subcontractors.