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California appellate court approves venue change in Dow Agroscience suit

By Jireh Gibson | Dec 15, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – On Nov. 6, California’s 1st District Court of Appeal overturned a lower court's decision by ruling that the denial of Dow Agroscience’s motion for a change of venue in a Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Environment Act suit was an error.

Microsoft hopes to move case over Xbox Live Gold accounts to arbitration

By Jireh Gibson | May 9, 2017

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The attorney taking on Microsoft over allegedly mysterious suspensions of Xbox Live Gold accounts is fighting requests by the company to move the case off the court's docket and into arbitration.

Ninth Circuit denies Samsung's motion for arbitration in Galaxy S4 case

By Jireh Gibson | Feb 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit against Samsung over allegations that storage and speed claims are misrepresented in its Galaxy S4 is not eligible for arbitration, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled.

AG Hood again targets Google

By Jireh Gibson | Feb 21, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit dismissed a lawsuit brought by Google against Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, clearing the way for Hood to pursue allegations that Google profits from the personal information of school children who use G Suite for Education.

Subway's win in class action over free sub offer appealed to Ninth Circuit

By Jireh Gibson | Feb 16, 2017

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Plaintiffs suing Subway over a text message have appealed a federal judge's decision to send their claims to arbitration.

Health care industry is primary target of False Claims Act: Recovery exceeds $4 billion in FY 2016

By Jireh Gibson | Jan 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – At $4.7 billion, fiscal year 2016's haul is the third-highest annual recovery of fraudulent claims in the history of the False Claims Act.

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