TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A ruling that granted a judgment of nearly $5,000 to a lawyer who was hired to collect a ruling in trip-and-fall case was affirmed by a New Jersey court in a dispute with the law firm that hired him.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that homeowners who sued a roof shingle manufacturer were not bound to an arbitration agreement that was printed on discarded wrapping.
Although a car crash that led to a wrongful death lawsuit occurred in Chilton County, the Supreme Court of Alabama denied a motion that would get the case transferred there from Bibb County on Sept.13.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - The Alabama Supreme Court only partially agreed with a lower court that found a company responsible for a worker’s injury following an accident involving a paint gun.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - A lower court’s failure to hold a hearing in the dissolution of a Mobile, Ala., law firm resulted in the Supreme Court of Alabama reversing summary judgment against one of its now-former lawyers.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona's highest court has ruled that a Christian-owned design studio’s custom-made invitations are a form of free speech and the city of Phoenix cannot force it to create invitations for same-sex weddings.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Utah had to determine if a hip implant device manufacturer could be held responsible for a man’s injuries after a hip replacement on Sept. 5.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – A Michigan court has denied a couple's appeal of a ruling that dismissed their suit with prejudice over allegations a company allegedly published the first five numbers of their Social Security number on its public records website.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A physician failed to prove to a Delaware court that he was a victim of fraud after he alleged an urgent care company’s merger left him at a disadvantage when it enforced a restrictive covenant.