BISMARCK, North Dakota (Legal Newsline) – A North Dakota judge has tossed the state attorney general's claims against Purdue Pharma that blame it for the opioid crisis - a decision that will be appealed.
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GREENSBORO, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A California attorney who allegedly has been online trolling his former employer, a Los Angeles-based law firm, and suing in a North Carolina district court, has narrowly missed sanctions, the federal judge who dismissed the case said.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A noted risk adviser and litigation practice group leader will be one of the panelists during next month's Private Director Symposium near Times Square in New York.
A company needs to know what to do before and after a data breach and addressing those steps is part of the on-demand Financial Poise Webinar "Data Breach Response: Before and After the Breach."
LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – Author, actor, filmmaker and anti-human trafficking crusader Brook Parker Bello is expected among scheduled speakers at this week's three-day Mass Torts Made Perfect conference that begins today at the The Wynn.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey is ahead of the rest of the country in using private lawyers to sue manufacturing companies over chemicals known as PFAS, whose toxicity levels are still being determined by federal regulators while lawsuits stack up.
Conservative activist Eyman 'in a quandary' following judge's decision in Wash. AG's lifetime ban request
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Longtime Washington conservative activist Tim Eyman says he is unsure of his next move following a decision by a judge in the state's capital late last week to not rule out punishing him with what Eyman feels is a lifetime ban on political activity.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – A First Amendment advocacy group's amicus brief and more details from Washington's attorney general are among recent filings ahead of Friday's hearing over a possible punishment for longtime conservative activist Tim Eyman.
A conservative activist and the Democrat AG he says is persecuting him are headed for their final showdown in Washington
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Longtime conservative activist Tim Eyman says the state of Washington is out to politically silence him.
Lawyer: Rockefeller U tried to cover its financial tracks when it contacted victims of child sex abuse
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – How many alleged victims could join a class action against Rockefeller University Hospital for allegedly covering up decades of a doctor's child sexual abuse may be indicated by the number of letters the university sent to former patients.
PADUCAH, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Three former delivery drivers for a pizza chain filed a putative class action earlier this month claiming they were so poorly paid for using their vehicles for deliveries that they ended up making less than minimum wage.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Supreme Court's recent unanimous ruling limiting civil asset forfeiture may have bearing on a finance company's similar civil rights lawsuit filed earlier this month against the city of Revere, Massachusetts.
OMAHA, Neb. (Legal Newsline) – An Egyptian food retailer is suing a Nebraska-based meat packing company over an alleged email security breach and allegations that it shipped contaminated beef.
California court upholds $4 million sex abuse judgment against Jehovah's Witnesses Watchtower organization
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has affirmed a more than $4 million judgment against the nation's leading body of Jehovah's Witnesses in favor of a woman who claims she was molested as a child in by a church elder.
San Bernardino judge improperly applied attorney-fee award to lemon law recovery, appeal panel rules
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A largely concluded lemon law case is on its way back to San Bernardino Superior Court after an appeals court panel found the lower court was wrong to apply a negative multiplier to the plaintiff's $500,000 request for attorney fees.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The expulsion of a University of Southern California student possibly involved in an alleged rape of another student has been overturned after a California appeals court ruled the private university denied the expelled student a fair proceeding.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles judge's denial of class certification to more than 1,500 property inspectors who claim to have been treated like independent contractors when they really were employees will stand, a state appeals court ruled earlier this month.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A class action by workers employed by a Washington-based staffing and management services agency under a Los Angeles County contract is headed back to a county court to determine how much they should receive for being required to work during meal breaks.
Illinois high court: Circuit courts should decide cases on nonconstitutional grounds 'whenever possible'
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – A wrongful death suit that the Cook County Circuit Court declined to dismiss is on its way back after the Illinois Supreme Court's recent ruling that the lower court should limit itself to deciding cases on nonconstitutional grounds.
Split Colorado Supreme Court says stroke victim's recording not protected by attorney-client privilege
DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A stroke victim must turn over to the chiropractic practice she is suing a recording of her initial consultation with her attorney following a sharply spit Colorado Supreme Court opinion that the tape is not protected by attorney-client privilege.