SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – California's 1st Appellate Court District, Division Two ruled June 30 that a movie theater built with city assistance is considered a public works project and required to follow municipal pay requirements associated with such projects.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney has granted plaintiffs' motion to remand their claims against a global pharmaceutical company to a state court after the defendant had removed it to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California Philip S. Gutierrez has agreed to dismiss the request for punitive damages in a lawsuit accusing an iced tea maker of false advertising.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Both employers and employees will have to wait a little longer for clarification on whether class action waivers are an acceptable part of employment law, thanks to a recent announcement from the U.S. Supreme Court.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — A children's hospital facing a class action lawsuit, alleging violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, is seeking a reprieve from U.S. District Court of the Southern District of California.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – The Virginia Supreme Court has sent a wrongful death claim back its trial court, the Richmond City Circuit Court, in the case of a man struck by a train while wearing ear buds.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama has ruled that in cases in which a layperson can understand the consequences of medical negligence, an
expert is not needed, reversing a summary dismissal of a medical malpractice case.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts-based victims of data breaches now have a new way to find out about how their personal information and data has been affected, thanks to a new archive published by the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR).
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit legal organization is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that could have broad effects for how federal government appointments are handled in the future.