MORGANTOWN – A West Virginia attorney has launched an investigation to find out just how many in the state were affected by a giant credit card data breach and what legal moves can be taken, collectively or individually.
WILMINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Oral arguments in a case involving arguments that a law firm issued bad advice that cost a company nearly $66 million will be heard by a full Delaware Supreme Court in early December.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Any legislation designating an entire family of chemicals as hazardous and toxic could deter medical device makers from producing life-saving devices, manufacturers are warning.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Air travelers and aerospace manufacturers may face extra costs if an amendment designating a family of chemicals as hazardous is included in legislation currently being discussed in congressional conference, an industry leader is warning.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Airports would face "extensive and costly litigation" if a family of chemicals used in firefighting foam is designated hazardous under the Superfund law, airport executives warn.
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.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A former Fox News presenter is seeking to move her sexual harassment claims against the news channel back into state court, arguing a New York statute introduced in the aftermath of the birth of the #MeToo movement bars mandatory arbitration of the allegations.
ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Bayer will not comment on "rumors and speculation," the company said following a report that it has proposed a multibillion-dollar global settlement over claims that the use of its weedkiller causes cancer.
Organizations and attorneys involved in legal action against companies over the impact of climate change are being supported and funded by a network of non-profit foundations, according to a new report.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – Allegations of product liability is at the core of a lawsuit filed by an oil refining company against a raft of defendants over the sale of a firefighting foam containing chemical compounds believed dangerous to health and the environment.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Four substance abuse treatment centers in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against an insurance company over claims that it "slashed" reimbursement rates, or did not pay, for the treatment of patients at their facilities.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An unnamed individual involved in a case that led to a pharmaceutical company paying hundreds of millions of dollars to settle bribery charges is asking the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to order the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to promptly rule on his claim for whistleblower compensation.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson will face a new trial over claims that its talcum powder caused ovarian cancer, a California appeals court has ruled. The appeals court also affirmed a ruling voiding a verdict awarding more than $400 million against the parent company.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody will fight an attempt by a cancer treatment center company to bar state officials from enforcing a provision within a new law that outlaws certain non-compete agreements.