JUNEAU, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – On Aug. 27, Alaska Attorney General Kevin G. Clarkson penned a letter to Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy on how a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling concerning union dues and fees will adversely impact all state employees.
SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – A former Mormon residing in North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against the church over allegations it manipulated and concealed facts and beliefs regarding the foundational history of the Mormon church.
Now, Rannazzisi is helping private lawyers pin the blame squarely on manufacturers and distributors of opioids, as well as pharmacies. A post-DEA alliance with trial lawyers has been worth six figures for Rannazzisi, who has been hailed as a whistleblower by those cheering attempts to prosecute the opioid industry for the nation’s addiction crisis.
A Plus Care Solutions, Inc., a supplier of direct professional caregivers to clients with disabilities, has agreed to pay $200,000 and furnish injunctive relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
Bradley is pleased to announce that Haydn Richards, Jr., a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office, has been re-elected as chair of the Industry Advisory Council of the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR).
The International Trade Commission (ITC) is a powerful and popular venue to enforce intellectual property rights and curtail unfair trade practices, with the primary remedy being exclusion of infringing products from the U.S.
AJFC Community Action Inc. – a Natchez, Mississippi-based non-profit agency providing Head Start services to children – has paid $62,603 in back wages to 33 employees after a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation identified overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has asked a federal appeals court to halt or dismiss the first two bellwether trials in opioid multidistrict litigation, in a major escalation of the long-brewing fight between state AGs and cities/counties seeking their own share of opioid lawsuit proceeds.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Employment litigation cases are on the rise in the Southeastern U.S. where tens of thousands have been filed in federal court since 2009, but employers are largely winning, a California-based litigation data research company said in a recent report.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri woman alleges her teenage son became addicted to using JUUL e-cigarette products because JUUL makers misled and defrauded minors about the attributes and health benefits of using the product.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The federal judge overseeing nationwide litigation against the opioid industry stripped plaintiffs of potentially important evidence when he prohibited three witnesses from testifying that drug-company marketing and educational programs caused physicians to prescribe too many opioids to their patients.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – Purdue Pharma, the maker of the pain drug OxyContin, has reportedly offered a settlement in a lawsuit filed by more than 1,500 counties and municipalities over claims that it helped ignite the opioid crisis that has left hundreds of thousands dead over two decades.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled a circuit court abused its discretion in the assigning of a special master and in the reassignment of a case involving Hurricane Katrina insurance and the state's Homeowner Assistance Program (HAP).
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware court has ruled that a woman whose husband allegedly died from asbestos exposure injuries did not offer enough proof in her case against Union Carbide Corp. (UCC) and granted UCC's motion for summary judgment.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – Delaware's Court of Chancery has ruled that a former cosmetics company vice president of sales and business development failed to prove there is a valid contract in an equity dispute case that involves the parties allegedly each signing two different drafts of a contract.