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Puritan's Pride seeks to dismiss BOGO class action

By John Revak | Dec 13, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Puritan’s Pride and The Nature's Bounty have asked a federal judge dismiss a class action lawsuit over a buy-one-get-one-free deal.

N.D. Supreme Court, adhering to ban on non-lawyer advocates, squashes husband as spokesman

By John Revak | Dec 5, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of North Dakota has re-affirmed the validity of a statute barring the use of non-lawyers as courtroom representatives.

Lawyer, accused of recording off-the-record statements during wrongful death suit, facing $60K in sanctions

By John Revak | Dec 5, 2017

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – The Connecticut Appellate Court denied a lawyer’s attempt to have financial sanctions imposed against her dropped under theories of res judicata and collateral estoppel.

Wis. SC won't go easy on lawyer arrested for helping inmate make shanks, pepper spray

By John Revak | Nov 28, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – The Wisconsin Supreme Court has refused to reduce the punishment on a lawyer previously arrested for allegedly giving his imprisoned client materials to make pepper spray and shanks.

FTC has claims against D-Link dismissed, given chance to amend

By John Revak | Oct 19, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – New developments in a legal dispute between the Federal Trade Commission and the company D-Link Systems has the data security community intrigued.

Federal government denied right to appeal climate change decision; Youths accused it of not addressing global warming

By John Revak | Oct 17, 2017

EUGENE, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – As the issue of climate change continues to entrench itself into the public conscious, the judicial system is being forced to reckon with the matter itself.

Hagens Berman responds with counterclaims in lawsuit brought by attorney

By John Revak | Sep 21, 2017

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – There are new developments in a lawsuit involving Washington law firm Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro and a former employee of the firm.

SquareTrade moves to compel arbitration in class action suit over protection plans

By John Revak | Jun 30, 2017

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Tech company SquareTrade recently moved to compel arbitration in a lawsuit claiming the company offered fraudulent protection plans to consumers on Amazon.

Attorneys ask to be appointed interim lead counsel in Canada Dry ginger ale class action

By John Revak | Jun 30, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against soft drink conglomerate Dr. Pepper Snapple Group have moved to appoint interim lead counsel for their class action lawsuit.

Ohio high court rules Alliance Petroleum, Anadarko did not violate oil and gas lease terms

By John Revak | Jun 20, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – The Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed a Fourth District Court of Appeals ruling and remanded a legal battle over an oil and gas lease back to the trial court.

Idaho Supreme Court affirms malpractice decision, clarifies statute of limitations rule

By John Revak | Jun 14, 2017

BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – Earlier this month, the Idaho Supreme Court affirmed a district court decision on a legal malpractice case in favor of a lawyer.

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