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.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A state agency must consider in much more detail the siting and type of compressor station that should be constructed along a gas pipeline before giving approval, an appeals court has ruled.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Final submissions are being made ahead of oral arguments in an appeal by two cities against a federal district court decision to dismiss their public nuisance action against five fossil fuel companies.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The NFL has filed a motion asking a federal court to dismiss a California city's amended complaint accusing the league and football clubs of essentially operating a cartel in defiance of anti-trust laws.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia Senate study committee charged with drawing up a plan to reduce the cost of doing business in Georgia has released its report with its recommendations to "safeguard and balance" the state's civil litigation system.
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.