RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia legislators have passed a bill in the wake of a state Supreme Court decision over when a lawsuit can be filed in relation to asbestos-connected conditions and injuries.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has ruled a Virginia county can't block the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a project that is at the center of another dispute recently heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An appeals court made a judgment contrary to the wishes of Congress and the Executive Branch when it effectively barred the construction of a natural gas pipeline, according to a group of trade associations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An abundant supply of natural gas is crucial to the United States' ability to combat the effects of climate change, a leading expert in energy law argued in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys general from dozens of states are objecting to an attempt by attorneys litigating on behalf of various local government entities suing over the opioid crisis to secure a fee based on a global settlement that could be worth close to $50 billion.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Drug companies, state attorneys general and some local government entities are vigorously opposing an attempt by certain lawyers to secure a significant percentage of a probable multibillion-dollar global settlement stemming from nationwide opioid litigation.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Fox News host Tucker Carlson's hyperbolic opinion cannot be characterized as sober factual reporting, the network argues as it seeks the dismissal of a slander suit filed by a woman who claims to have been the longtime mistress of President Donald Trump.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - A federal consumer protection agency has filed suit against a bank over claims it failed to investigate and reimburse credit card holders following unauthorized use and billing errors.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) - Marketing executives for the Florida Panthers devised a campaign that sent multiple unwanted messages to cell phones in violation of a federal communications act, a lawsuit is alleging.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - A tax preparation firm that also offers checks in anticipation of refunds has failed to respond to requests for information from a federal consumer protection agency, according to a filing in federal court in Atlanta.
A class action claiming a company that manufactures products containing teflon contaminated the groundwater in and around a town in upstate New York has largely survived a challenge to dismiss the claims.
DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) - Delaware's full Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a dispute between a software company and a law firm accused of delivering wrong advice that caused the firm to overpay by $66 million in a share buy-back - with a notable disagreement occurring between one justice and the law firm's attorney.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Harvard University law students protesting against a firm that represents Exxon are unlikely to be hired by any large practice if they are picking and choosing which clients to work for, according to one lawyer who argues she would never hire them.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A legal action over a New Jersey statute ordering the disclosure of donors to organizations involved in a wide range of political activities and information-gathering is moving forward with a status conference due to take place next month.