TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – The Kansas Department of Health's source for GPS tracking revealed a certain lack of social distancing in the state but also prompted "grave concerns" from a liberty-minded public interest firm.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – A Wisconsin judge has declined a request by a liberal-leaning candidate seeking to unseat a conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice in today's apparently-going-ahead primary election to block political ads she claims falsify her prosecutorial record.
DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) - Texas-based software company ISN Software Corporation has twice in two years failed to convince Delaware courts that the toll on legal malpractice lawsuit over bad advice that cost the company $67 million should begin when it found out about the cost.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – The case of a woman injured in 2017 at an Ohio skating rink that has since burned and closed is headed back to a Cuyahoga County court following a state appeals court decision.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit against two Mississippi attorneys is on its way back to a court in Madison County - where all parties agreed it should have remained - following a recent Mississippi Supreme Court decision.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A woman who sued a pharmacy store chain in New Jersey over her slip-and-fall injuries in 2014 won't be allowed to add a Georgia-based general contractor to her already arbitrated case, a state appellate court recently ruled.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Energy companies sued in Rhode Island's climate change lawsuit are pointing to the dismissal of the "Kids Climate Change" lawsuit that made headlines last month, saying it has relevance to their defense.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A federal program that's supposed to provide public access to court records at the lowest cost necessary but instead hides them behind pay walls and charges more than required is acting illegally, according to a recent amicus brief filed in a class action to stop it.
DES MOINES, Iowa – A dramshop action filed by a man allegedly injured at a bar in late 2015 is back in a Polk County court after a split Iowa Supreme Court ruled the man had given enough notice that he intended to sue.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Two suburban Columbus lawmakers have sponsored a bill to provide state-level standards for contaminants in drinking water in Ohio, including perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination levels that haven't been formally determined by the federal government.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – A group that wants to change how Oklahoma congressional and state districts are drawn, but was told by the state Supreme Court earlier this month that it would have to try again, has tried again.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The case of an elderly woman who suffered injuries when she fell in the parking lot is on its way back to a Shelby County court after Alabama's highest court ruled that parking lot potholes "are not an open and obvious danger per se."
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Attorneys can expect a $30 million payday once the dust finally settles in Yahoo's $117.5 million settlement of a data breach class action, approved by a federal judge in California last summer.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Written permission is not required for the New York's Comptroller's Office to subpoena a medical provider's records to audit state-issued payments, the state's highest court has ruled.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A sharply divided Mississippi appeals court reversed a 2017 damages award against a Bolivar County hospital in the death of a renal patient, agreeing with the hospital that a plaintiff expert's testimony had been speculative.
JACKSON, Miss. – A law firm based in Florida and Mississippi cannot enforce an arbitration clause in its employment agreement with a departing attorney, a Mississippi appeals court ruled in overturning a lower court's 2017 judgment otherwise.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A legal malpractice lawsuit over a woman's failed litigation against health care providers over the 2012 death of her father, allegedly caused by infected bedsores, is back in Hudson County Superior Court following a New Jersey appeals panel's decision late last year.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The federal Food and Drug Administration and other U.S. drug enforcement arms played significant roles in causing the nation's opioid crisis and their current unwillingness to use modern technology to help combat it is "baffling," the head of a D.C.-based technology and health care advocacy group said.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in Boston is considering a motion by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to send her lawsuit, which is similar to one in New York that recently failed, against Exxon back to a commonwealth court.
ORLANDO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court's decision to uphold denial of class certification in a gender bias case against Microsoft Corp. wasn't striking in its outcome and may not impact similar cases against other tech companies, a Florida-based employers' attorney said.