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.
SCRANTON, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - American Enterprise Institute (AEI) resident fellow Jason Delisle said a recently unsealed brief showed that Navient Corporation was simply doing its job when offering forbearance as an option to borrowers.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – The judge overseeing nearly 2,000 opioid lawsuits must address concerns that the cases over which he is presiding are an improper power grab by plaintiffs lawyers who signed up cities and counties as clients.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Opioid manufacturers and distributors attacked the fundamental allegations in lawsuits by two Ohio counties that are scheduled to begin trial next month, saying they didn’t contribute to the “public nuisance” of opioid abuse and violated no laws by selling their products in Ohio.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A Virginia woman who became ill due to an E. coli infection from consuming a brand of soy nut butter has filed a suit against the seller and distributors of the product.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The New Jersey Supreme Court has reinstated a jury's decision in a mesothelioma case against an engineering company that limited its portion of a $1.5 million judgment based on a percentage of blame.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Possible misconduct by attorneys for the woman who made allegations during now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings last year should be investigated, an official close to the hearings said during a recent interview.
DURHAM, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The state of North Carolina through its attorney general is suing a California vaping product company alleging that it targets youth in its marketing of e-cigarette products.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A group of consumers has filed a suit against a clothing and accessories company described in the suit as having clothing "evocative of New England chic, crossed with a Kenny Chesney concert, layered with pastels" over allegations its outlet pricing is misleading.
Reed Smith announced Ms. Liza Craig, a former Senior Associate Counsel with the Department of the Navy Office of the General Counsel, has joined its Global Regulatory Enforcement Group as counsel in Washington, D.C.
Bradley is pleased to announce that Katherine H. Blankenship, an attorney in the firm’s Nashville office, recently completed pro bono legal work on behalf of asylum seekers through the Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative (SIFI), a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).