WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – With possible shortages looming amid debate over environmental impacts of ethylene oxide, a gas used to sterilize billions of medical devices each year, an industry advocate is advocating a more reasoned view of how the gas is used.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A hearing is scheduled for today for a federal judge to reconsider whether to place on hold Massachusetts' emergency four-month ban on vaping product sales after previously finding e-cigarette organizations hadn't made their case for a temporary halt.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Domino's Pizza Inc. must face the lawsuit of a blind man who claims the nationwide pizza delivery chain's website and mobile-phone app violates the Americans with Disabilities Act after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up the case.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge denied a vaping liquid manufacturer and vendor's request to block an emergency order by Michigan's governor to ban flavored e-cigarettes before it went into effect last week.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia-based accounting management company has yet to respond to a United Kingdom soccer team's $11 million lawsuit filed last month over an allegedly unpaid sponsorship deal.
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.
TAMPA (Florida Record) – Navient Solutions scored another victory last week when a federal court in Florida dismissed a lawsuit against a Virginia-based provider of federally owned or guaranteed students loans, saying plaintiffs failed to make their case on any of their allegations.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Employment litigation cases are on the rise in the Southeastern U.S. where tens of thousands have been filed in federal court since 2009, but employers are largely winning, a California-based litigation data research company said in a recent report.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court decision affirming a $61 million class judgment against Dish Network over alleged Telephone Consumer Protection Act violations has made product liability law murkier, an attorney for a corporate advocacy group said.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey landlords had a duty to protect an infant who was severely burned by a hot radiator in 2010, two dissenting justices said in a state Supreme Court decision issued last month in which the majority of justices ruled that the landlords did not.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – An Ocean County judge was out of line when he knocked a plaintiff's attorneys fees from about $1.7 million down to $359,000 in a fee-dispute between an Illinois-based law firm and its former client, a New Jersey appeals court ruled earlier this month.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A woman severely injured in a hit-and-run involving a stolen cab almost 10 years ago can take the taxi company back to court following a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling that the company can he held liable for her life-altering injuries.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – An easement dispute over almost 100 acres in Warren County, Mississippi, is on its way back to a chancery court after the state's highest court ruled an Arkansas-based sand company had not been properly heard during a preliminary hearing.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Late fees, attorney’s fees and other costs collected from tenants as “additional rent” can be barred in New Jersey's rent-controlled cities, according to a recently published superior court decision.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey appeals court ruled earlier this month that a law firm can represent itself in a malpractice case in which a former client claims she lost a $102 million child-abuse verdict on appeal over its allegedly bad advice.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles-based commercial litigator says that last month's California Supreme Court ruling that helps class action lawyers get their classes certified is consistent with how federal courts handle the same issue.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A D.C.-based appeals court's reversal earlier this summer of a lower court's ruling in two class action suits against the Office of Personnel Management over a 2014 data breach may land in the U.S. Supreme Court, an Atlanta law firm said in a recent article.
GULFPORT, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A Biloxi, Mississippi couple wasted no time asking a federal judge to confirm a more than $2.6 million award by an arbitrator who found Atlanta-based pest control company Orkin committed fraud when it allegedly withheld material facts from the couple about their protection contract.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – After almost five years, the federal government has decided not to intervene "at this time" in a whistleblower's False Claims Act lawsuit against multiple companies that allegedly supplied nonconforming ship and boat parts to the U.S. Navy and other federal government agencies.