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Delaware Superior Court denies prejudgment interest in 13-year-old asbestos coverage dispute

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware Superior Court judge denied a motion that set judgment amounts in a lawsuit against Century Indemnity Co. and other defendants.

$19M verdict against BNSF stands; Mo. SC rejects argument juror concealed that she had filed wrongful death suit

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 11, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY. Mo. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Missouri affirmed a jury verdict in a case against BNSF Railway Co. over the alleged wrongful death of a Missouri man.

Fracking industry fights allegations it caused earthquakes in Oklahoma

By Kyla Asbury | May 30, 2018

GUTHRIE, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – Two defendants in a lawsuit that claims hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, activities increased earthquake activity in Oklahoma are seeking to have the lawsuit dismissed.

Financial services companies sue Consumer Financial Protection Bureau over payday loan rule

By Kyla Asbury | May 24, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Two financial service companies are suing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and its acting director over allegations the agency is "virtually eliminating" payday loans.

Judge denies Kellogg's motion to dismiss suit over alleged artificial flavoring in Pringles chips

By Kyla Asbury | May 22, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that claimed the makers of Pringles failed to disclose certain ingredients in its salt and vinegar-flavored chips.

IRS wins legal fight with Facebook over audit dispute

By Kyla Asbury | May 22, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge granted a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Facebook against the Internal Revenue Service for allegedly denying its right to an independent forum.

Two counts of fuel charge suit against Sysco Corp. filed by restaurant owners dismissed

By Kyla Asbury | May 22, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge partially granted a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit against Sysco Corp. over an alleged fuel surcharge.

East West Tea Co. says deficiencies in suit over kombucha are 'significant,' seeks dismissal

By Kyla Asbury | May 22, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A tea company filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging it misled customers with its Yogi Green Tea Kombucha.

Discrimination case filed by transgender woman against Phillips 66 Co. dismissed

By Kyla Asbury | May 21, 2018

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit in which a transgender woman claimed she was discriminated against based on her sex.

Judge tosses TCPA claim over texts from Anthem, calls suit 'unwarranted'

By Kyla Asbury | May 17, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Anthem Inc. and others that alleged the company sent unwanted text messages in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Yelp is dismissed from suit against Buffalo Wild Wings over text messages

By Kyla Asbury | May 17, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge dismissed one defendant in a lawsuit alleging unwanted text messages and granted another defendant's venue transfer motion.

Federal judge rejects Harmless Harvest coconut water settlement as unfair

By Kyla Asbury | May 17, 2018

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in New York has rejected a nearly $1 million class-action settlement against Harmless Harvest, believing that it was "not fair, reasonable and adequate."

Two companies defeat telemarketing claims holding them 'vicariously liable'

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 9, 2017

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – Two defendants in a multidistrict litigation proceeding involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act have won summary judgment, dismissing them from an MDL containing 30 cases. 

W.Va. SC rules again in Quicken Loans case

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 12, 2015

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a lawsuit against Quicken Loans.

Fla. agency must have suspicion to drug-test applicants, 11th Circuit rules

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 22, 2014

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - An appeals court has ruled that the Florida Department of Children and Families cannot require drug testing of suspicionless applicants.

Federal judge partially dismisses NFL drug misuse class action

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 19, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge partially granted a motion to dismiss in a class action lawsuit against the National Football League for allegedly supplying painkillers to players illegally.

Plaintiff dismisses class action against GNC over OxyElite Pro

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 19, 2014

CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - The named plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against General Nutrition Center over OxyElite Pro has filed a notice of dismissal,

Third Circuit dismisses drunk drivers' class action against breathalyzer maker

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 19, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - An appeals court has ruled that the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against Draeger Safety Diagnostics Inc. failed to adequately plead a plausible claim.

Travelers didn't meet CAFA burden in removing class action, Third Circuit rules

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 18, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals court has ruled that Travelers Property Casualty Company of America did not establish the Class Action Fairness Act amount-in-controversy in a class action lawsuit against the company.

Federal judge won't dismiss what Twitter calls 'abusive' TCPA class action

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 18, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has denied Twitter's motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit that accuses the company of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

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