ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation last week decided to consolidate at least 10 actions filed over a line of Chinese wood flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators that plaintiffs allege emit “excessive levels” of formaldehyde.
SAN JOSE (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has decided to consolidate more than a dozen actions related to the Anthem medical data breach that occurred earlier this year.
SANTA FE (Legal Newsline) - New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is firing back at claims that his office filed and has continued to pursue a lawsuit against nursing service providers at the urging of outside counsel.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday denied Mississippi Power Company’s and the state Public Service Commission’s rehearing requests after the court decided earlier this year that customers should be granted refunds.
SAN JOSE (Legal Newsline) - Recent data from a group whose self-described goal is “reducing the number of non-practicing entity assertions” shows that the number of patent infringement lawsuits brought by NPEs -- dubbed “trolls” by the group -- grew last month.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Legal Newsline) - Indiana University law professor Charles Geyh understands why Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson is fighting an amendment adopted by voters in April that robbed her of the long-held title of chief justice.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh and Diocese of Erie have filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court over the contraception requirement of President Barack Obama’s federal health care law.
BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline) - A Texas-based company filed nearly 50 lawsuits against insurers, airlines, grocers and various other companies in just seven days, claiming they are infringing on two of its patents.