BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline) — Bridgestone Americas, along with several other companies and the Jefferson County Texas Drainage District that have a cooperative interest in the remediation of Texas' Star Lake Canal Superfund Site, are suing the current owner and former operators of an adjacent refinery for contamination cleanup costs.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The law firm of Cozen O'Connor has filed suit against USAC Airways claiming the private executive aviation company owes the firm more than $200,000 in unpaid legal service fees.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Two residents of New York and New Jersey have instituted a class action lawsuit against Google LLC and its parent holding company Alphabet Inc., alleging the companies illegally recorded and scripted conversations from consumers worldwide who used devices with voice-recognition software program Google Assistant.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles man is claiming that Bai Brands and Dr Pepper Snapple Bottling Group are violating federal and state labeling laws because the labels on their line of bai Antioxidant Cocofusion beverages falsely advertises that the drinks contain real fruit ingredients.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California man who purchased a used Tesla vehicle has filed a class action suit claiming the car manufacturer falsely advertised the maximum miles the vehicle's battery will run on a full charge and that the company is denying battery replacement under the car's advertised warranty.
OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California-based home improvement contractor is being sued by the federal government over claims by an employee that she was instructed to turn away customers perceived to be Middle Eastern or Indian.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – The state of Washington has filed a lawsuit against three major prescription opioid distributors alleging the companies' negligence was a significant factor in the state's opioid epidemic.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Superior Court has denied the appeal of a New Jersey bus driver who alleged his employer subjected him to a hostile work environment and discriminated against him because of his weight.
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Supreme Court has reversed an appeals' court denial of motion for class certification and remanded a case involving P.F. Chang workers' allegations of wage law violations to the trial court.
WILMINGTON, Del. — Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc. (Tenneco), the makers of Walker mufflers, has been granted its motion for summary judgment by the Delaware Superior Court in a case alleging a former auto mechanic who contracted and died from lung cancer because the mufflers contained asbestos.
AUSTIN — The Texas Supreme Court has reversed a court of appeals ruling and dismissed claims against the Tarrant Regional Water District made by the parents of a Fort Worth woman who drowned while trying to cross a Trinity River dam built and maintained by the district.
TRENTON — The Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division has sided with a 2018 New Jersey Ward 3 district committee candidate and the New Jersey Democratic State Committee in their argument that "official ballots" must be printed in English and Spanish in accordance with state's statues and election law.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — The owner and operator of more than 51 Arby's restaurant franchises in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida has settled a lawsuit filed by the federal government alleging sexual harassment of teen employees.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced it secured $505 million for private sector, state, local and federal employees who filed charges through the agency in fiscal year 2018.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – A Michigan man has filed a class action lawsuit against National Geographic alleging the magazine disclosed subscribers' personal information regarding their subscriptions in violation of the state's privacy law that resulted in a bombardment of "unwanted junk mail."
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Goodwill Industries of New York and New Jersey, alleging the organization failed to give an employee working as a janitor disability accommodations.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — CareWell Urgent Care Centers has reached a $2.8 million combined settlement with the federal government and the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island over alleged false claims for medical billing.