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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a defendant removing a class action lawsuit to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 does not need to include actual evidence in establishing the required amount in controversy.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals court has ruled that because the named plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against Verizon failed to carry his burden of demonstrating a likelihood of irreparable harm, the district court properly denied his request for a preliminary injunction.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) - Macy's has asked a federal judge to dismiss a class action lawsuit against it for allegedly incorrectly claiming a brand of jeans in its stores were made in the United States.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has denied General Motors' motion to dismiss in a class action lawsuit that claims the company applied safety-rating stickers to vehicles that did not have the highest ratings.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has ruled that the named plaintiff in a proposed class action lawsuit against Southwestern & Pacific Specialty Finance Inc. failed to prove that the company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act.