TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – The Kansas Supreme Court recently determined the state Senate will have to reject the appointment of a judge to the Kansas Court of Appeals after the governor’s appointee withdrew following a controversy over the appointee's posting on social media.
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama recently reversed a $75,000 award granted by the Montgomery County Circuit Court to the victim of a three-dog attack.
BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – On May 14, the Supreme Court of Idaho affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court’s ruling to award attorney fees and sanctions in a man’s dispute with his former lawyer.
Granddaughter isn't proper claimant in grandmother's wrongful death case, Louisiana Supreme Court says
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A “claimant” status for a decedent’s granddaughter attempting to file a request for a medical review panel was improperly determined, the Supreme Court of Louisiana said.
Attorney general has the right to sue medical corporations on behalf of the state of Louisiana, Supreme Court rules
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – While a lower appellate court in Louisiana said the state's attorney general didn’t have the right to sue a group of corporations that double as Louisiana’s economic mediator for the Medicaid program, the Supreme Court of Louisiana disagreed and reversed the lower court’s ruling on May 8.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The manufacturer and creator of Oreo cookies, Mondelēz Global LLC, is facing a proposed class action lawsuit for its alleged deception in advertising the ingredients in the famous treat.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York attorney Alan Dershowitz is being sued for his allegedly defamatory statements toward a victim of sex trafficking.
Boeing files breach of contract suit against Worldwide Trust Group after military product agreement goes left
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Boeing is seeking damages from a Kuwait-based company over allegations it breached their consultant agreements regarding the sales of defense products and services.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A class certification request in a lawsuit against Dollar General over the labeling of motor oil was granted in part and denied in part in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri in the Western Division on March 21.
Founders and entrepreneurs of blooming businesses are encouraged to get educated on all things intellectual property in one of Financial Poise’s latest webinars, IP-101: What Every Founder/Entrepreneur Must Know. The on-demand webinar, which is sponsored by EisnerAmper, is slated to give special advice for those who have launched their own startup businesses.
Lawsuit alleges texts from Americans for Prosperity were unlawful and used to 'spread political ideology'
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri man alleges nonprofit Americans for Prosperity sent unlawful text messages to "spread its political ideology" and has filed a suit in federal court.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - If a music publisher gets its way, a lawsuit filed against it by rapper Kanye West will be transferred to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A federal court in California has denied an organic fertilizer seller's motion for preliminary injunction in a false advertising suit against a competitor, stating that the company failed to establish it would suffer injury if the injunction was not issued.
Class action lawyers can benefit from new push for automatic renewal laws; Two states and D.C. follow California's lead
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Class action lawyers can take advantage of a recent trend in state legislation to adopt measures similar to a California law that prevents the automatic renewal of certain memberships and subscriptions, like to gyms and magazines.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia’s two houses of its General Assembly have taken a stand against Bloomberg Philanthropies' attempt to hire environmental activist lawyers to sue major companies such as Exxon and Chevron over global warming.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – Two DoorDash drivers have filed a class action suit over allegations the on-demand food delivery service did not pay them 100 percent of tips as advertised.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The maker of Capri Sun drinks has filed a suit against a Pennsylvania company over allegations it continued to use a trademark-protected drink pouch after an agreement expired.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Class action lawsuits are rolling in against a major pet nutrition food producer after it recalled canned dog food products because of potentially elevated amounts of vitamin D.
'Funniest person in the world' says Laugh Factory still owes him more than $70,000 after winning 2016 contest
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A comedian says Laugh Factory failed to pay him a $100,000 prize in full after winning the Funniest Person in the World contest in 2016.