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Mich. court rules on law firms' dispute over referral fee for car crash case

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – A Michigan appeals court has affirmed part of and reversed part of a lower court's orders denying summary disposition in a dispute between two law firms over a referral fee.

New Jersey Supreme Court rules 'extraordinary circumstances' justify late filing of suit over turnpike deaths

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

TRENTON (Legal Newsline) – The New Jersey Supreme Court has reinstated a widow's complaint in a wrongful death suit over a fatal accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that claimed the lives of her husband and minor child.

Alabama Supreme Court reverses decision in suit over levy for hospital construction

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has reversed the judgment of a trial court in a case over a levy for the construction and operation of a hospital.

Supreme Court orders new trial in 13-year-old Ala. wrongful death lawsuit over stillborn child

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled a woman is entitled to a new trial in a wrongful death suit against a physician and medical group over her stillborn son.

California court reverses decision in overtime wage dispute against Tender Heart Home Care Agency

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The case of California caregiver who alleged she was not paid overtime has been remanded back to a lower court by a state appellate court.

Colorado SC says commission did not abuse discretion when it declined engaging rule regarding permits

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that the state commission that oversees oil and gas resources that declined to engage in rulemaking regarding new permits for oil and gas drilling in the state properly declined to do so.

Papa John wins court ruling in his lawsuit over split from company

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware court has ruled that Papa John International's founder and former chairman John Schnatter is entitled to inspect the company's documents in a matter relating to the company cutting ties with him.

N.J. court revives lawsuit against Pfizer by Buddhist employee who refused yellow fever vaccination

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey court has reversed an order that dismissed a former employee's complaint against Pfizer over an arbitration clause in a religious discrimination suit.

Washington Supreme Court says legal services provided by Evergreen Freedom Foundation were reportable

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 17, 2019

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Washington Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that pro bono legal services provided by an organization were reportable to the Public Disclosure Commission.

Robins Kaplan representing woman suing Napoli Shkolnik; She says her case against Toyota was botched

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 20, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – The mother of a 6-year-old who died following an auto accident involving a Toyota Camry is suing a law firm over allegations of negligence and breach of duty in the handling of her case against the auto manufacturer.

Sierra Club challenges DHS waivers for border wall as unconstitutional

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two organizations, one environmental and another that advocates for the southern border communities, are suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen over waivers of laws in regard the construction of a wall on the country's southern border.

North Dakota Supreme Court: Man waited too long to file Workers' Compensation claim

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 13, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – A worker who filed a claim for Workers' Compensation benefits for a 2013 work injury has suffered a loss in court.

N.D. Supreme Court rules case of imploding shower door can continue

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 13, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – A North Dakota woman who alleged an implosion in her bathroom during a remodeling caused property damage had her case affirmed and reversed in part in the state's Supreme Court.

New Jersey court rules NJ Transit can seek reimbursement of Workers' Compensation benefits

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 13, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A summary judgment in a case involving a reimbursement of expenses by a workers' compensation carrier over an NJ Transit employee's accident was reversed in court.

S.D. Supreme Court rules for man who sued ex-wife's lover over affair

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 13, 2018

PIERRE, S.D. (Legal Newsline) – The South Dakota Supreme Court partially upheld a ruling in a suit filed by a man against his ex-wife's lover.

Mississippi Supreme Court upholds ruling that power plant's tax expert used unacceptable method to calculate value

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 13, 2018

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that a tax expert hired by a company in a case over property taxes on a power plant used an unacceptable method to calculate taxes.

Connecticut Supreme Court rules appellate court incorrectly ruled on sovereign immunity in black ice case

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 3, 2018

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A decision in the case of an accident allegedly caused by an untreated icy bridge in New London, Connecticut was partially reversed by the state's high court.

California court dismisses suit against Warner Bros. involving home video royalties

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 28, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Entertainment giant Warner Bros. has obtained a victory in court as its request for dismissal of a class action lawsuit was granted.

Court reverses attorney's fees on defamation case involving Sandy Hook Justice founder

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 28, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California appellate court ruled that a lower court erred in setting the amount of attorneys' fees in a suit involving a Florida-based school safety consultant who allegedly was defamed on social media after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Trump's endorsement of ACN: 'Not a word of this was true,' lawsuit says

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 20, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A group of people is suing President Donald Trump, his children and the Trump Corp. claiming they fraudulently promoted and endorsed business opportunities.

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