WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The Delaware Court of Chancery has denied ITG Brand’s motion for partial final judgment and its motion for certification of an interlocutory appeal in its suit against Reynolds American Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – After deciding that a radiology technologist (RT) is qualified to give an opinion in a medical malpractice case, the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed and remanded summary judgment for St. Mary’s Medical Center of Evansville Inc. on Oct. 29.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – On Oct. 31, the Supreme Court of Kentucky dismissed a lawsuit against a Lexington company that raised biblical principals in its decision to refuse to print T-shirts for a local Pride festival.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – On Oct. 25, the Supreme Court of Alabama reversed a ruling in favor of GEICO Casualty Co. after the company refused to provide uninsured-motorist benefits to a woman whose husband ran her over with the Jeep he bought her.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Forest Laboratories LLC can’t be held liable for a man’s murder-suicide crimes after he committed the actions while on a generic version of its anti-depressant medication, the Supreme Court of Alabama ruled on Oct. 25.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – On Oct. 10, a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Actavis Pharma Inc. was dismissed by the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Law Division in Camden County as the plaintiff failed to prove the opioid crisis was the reason his insurance premium increased.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Texas ruled that University of Texas at Austin does have immunity in a woman's negligence case that stems from an injury she suffered while biking on campus in 2015.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – An engineer who was terminated after calling out what she perceived as fraudulent billing practices is suing her former employer in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – An Arizona law firm’s issue with a client’s alleged failure to pay after reaching a settlement agreement was taken to the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona on Sept. 23.
MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – An attorney who landed a partner position failed to pay a total of $169,469 in overhead costs, her now former employer alleges in its lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in the District of Minnesota.
OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A suit filed in a federal court in California states cloud hosting and storage service Dropbox allegedly damaged investors because it made misleading statements during its initial public offering and caused artificially inflated prices.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – While a summary disposition in favor of a primary-care physician and the physician’s assistant was affirmed in a widow’s medical malpractice lawsuit, the Michigan Court of Appeals reversed the ruling regarding a cardiologist in the case.
CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) — On Oct. 16, the Supreme Court of New Hampshire reversed in part a ruling in a suit filed by a nurse who slipped and fell in the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) parking lot.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – On Oct. 23, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware ruled the McWane doctrine had no place in a case between previously linked companies over transactions of assets.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Georgia determined a provision in a tenant/landlord lease doesn’t apply to a resident’s premises liability lawsuit after she suffered an injury on the property.
BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – A Pocatello/Chubbock School District No. 25 parent was denied class certification in his lawsuit against the school district over allegations the district charged students illegal fees.