PIERRE, S.D. (Legal Newsline) – The South Dakota Supreme Court has granted a man the chance to prove he had an agreement with his terminally ill brother that included a $100,000 severance payment if he was fired by his sister-in-law.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California legal reform group is worried that district attorneys have forced settlements with auto insurers over allegations that don't seem to include any harm to consumers.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – An unhappy customer has filed a class action lawsuit against an international snack company over allegations that it shortchanged her with the amount of product in its candy packaging.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - A new start-up has been using algorithms to search out civil
lawsuits for investment purposes with the expectation of a big payoff. To attorney Robert Sheridan, Legalist is a sign the legal financing industry is getting more sophisticated.