WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy granted the OxyContin maker and its controlling Sackler family a six-month stay of opioid litigation as they try to negotiate a $10 billion-plus settlement of all outstanding claims.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Closing arguments were made Thursday in a historic civil trial in New York Supreme Court in which the state’s attorney general alleges the oil giant Exxon Mobil deceived investors by minimizing the future cost impacts of climate change to paint a rosier fiscal picture.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – On Oct. 25, the Supreme Court of Alabama reversed a ruling in favor of GEICO Casualty Co. after the company refused to provide uninsured-motorist benefits to a woman whose husband ran her over with the Jeep he bought her.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Forest Laboratories LLC can’t be held liable for a man’s murder-suicide crimes after he committed the actions while on a generic version of its anti-depressant medication, the Supreme Court of Alabama ruled on Oct. 25.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – A Texas woman who owns royalty interests in an oil and gas lease for a well in Grady County, Oklahoma alleges the royalty provision of the lease was violated by Chevron and others.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) – The New Mexico Cattle Growers' Association has filed suit against the federal government over the interpretation of "navigable waters" as it relates to The Clean Water Act.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege that Epson is involved in a scheme that convinces printer owners to do software updates that then disable their printers when a third-party ink cartridge is used.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Rockland County woman alleges JetBlue is deceiving its customers who purchased travel insurance policies by not disclosing the company's financial interest in the policy sales.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Annie's Homegrown is facing a suit filed by an Orange County, New York woman who alleges the labels on its vanilla ice cream products are misleading to consumers because the products lack a sufficient amount of vanilla.
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A man who sold part of his structured settlement annuity (SSA) worth more than $400,000 to J.G. Wentworth claims the financial services company took advantage of him and fraudulently advised him to use an attorney who was not "disinterested counsel."
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – On Oct. 10, a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Actavis Pharma Inc. was dismissed by the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Law Division in Camden County as the plaintiff failed to prove the opioid crisis was the reason his insurance premium increased.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Texas ruled that University of Texas at Austin does have immunity in a woman's negligence case that stems from an injury she suffered while biking on campus in 2015.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The city of New York and the state of California are suing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and the postmaster general over allegations the agency's mailing of packages containing cigarettes violates federal law and deprives them of tax revenue.
LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – A Nevada law firm has asked a federal court to intervene in its attempt to collect more than $40,000 in attorney's fees over allegations it is owed the fees as part of a $70,000 personal injury claim it won for a former client.
Foley Senior Counsel Torrey Young, a member of the firm’s Health Care Industry Team, will be presenting a Hot Topics Session at the MHA Healthcare Legal Compliance Institute on Friday, November 8th at 10:50 a.m. ET.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - The sweeping lawsuit Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has filed against ExxonMobil represents a serious attack on the First Amendment by accusing the company of expressing views about science the state disagrees with, said a law professor prominent in the field of freedom of expression and corporate speech.
MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – Three Minnesota residents who allege they have never donated to the Trump For President Campaign or attended a campaign rally have filed a suit over allegations they received illegal text messages from the campaign on their cellphones.