BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A hearing is scheduled for today for a federal judge to reconsider whether to place on hold Massachusetts' emergency four-month ban on vaping product sales after previously finding e-cigarette organizations hadn't made their case for a temporary halt.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Domino's Pizza Inc. must face the lawsuit of a blind man who claims the nationwide pizza delivery chain's website and mobile-phone app violates the Americans with Disabilities Act after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up the case.
Pepper Hamilton is a proud sponsor of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and Delaware State Bar Association's (DSBA's) "2019 Delaware Views from the Bench" program taking place on October 17, 2019 in Wilmington, DE.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - The federal bankruptcy judge overseeing Purdue Pharma’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization granted the OxyContin manufacturer and its controlling Sackler family a two-week respite from opioid litigation to work on a settlement that appeases warring state attorneys general and a growing list of municipal and private plaintiffs.
HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – An adult entertainment venue is suing the city of Houston alleging that it is harmed because its competitors are immune to certain city rules regarding touch between entertainers and customers.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Kentucky ruled earlier this year that police can be sued in the commonwealth for damages if car chases lead to the injury or death of third parties. The decision overturned a previous Supreme Court decision dating to 1952.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission says lawyers and legal advertisers looking for plaintiffs to sue drug companies are making false claims in their TV ads, as well as possibly scaring viewers into stopping taking their medications.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge denied a vaping liquid manufacturer and vendor's request to block an emergency order by Michigan's governor to ban flavored e-cigarettes before it went into effect last week.
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.