ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) — The Minnesota Supreme Court found that reporting privileges protect news reports regarding certain statements made in police press conferences that were later reported on by media outlets.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that a tribal entity did not prove it is entitled to share in a tribe's sovereign immunity, and subsequently that a superior court did not err when it denied an business' motion to dismiss a lawsuit.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) — The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that a circuit court erroneously interpreted the law when it concluded that a defendant waived its right to compel a pretrial notice.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — A class action lawsuit was filed against Norfolk Southern Railway Co., alleging the company collected biometric data and violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — A trio of judges found that a trial court properly granted summary judgment in a case alleging the Indiana Department of Revenue (INDOR) lacked authority to register carriers and collect unified carrier registration (UCR) fees.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — The Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court ruled that a class action lawsuit should be sent back to a lower court to determine if attorneys fees are necessary.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — The New Jersey Supreme Court held that the Predatory Towing Prevention Act 2018 amendments cannot be applied to a case that was already decided before those changes went into effect.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — The New Jersey Supreme Court held that a retainer agreement should be invalidated because the attorney made oral assurances that were different from what was in the contract he provided to the client.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – Chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been in the headlines a lot lately, from congressional hearings to a new film starring Mark Ruffalo that follows the class action lawsuit against DuPont in the Parkersburg area.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a lawsuit May 16 against Purdue Pharma and its former CEO for the marketing of opioids. West Virginia is one of five states to sue Purdue for its actions.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – The Baltimore Sun filed a memorandum of points and authorities in support of its application to access certain sealed court documents regarding a police task force in the Maryland city.