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Nevada Supreme Court clarifies confusions on minimum wage law

By Michelle de Leon | Jan 5, 2017

CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – The Nevada Supreme Court has released two separate rulings to clarify the widely controversial issues linked to the Minimum Wage Amendment made to the Nevada Constitution.

Adobe settles 2013 data breach case with 15 states

By Michelle de Leon | Jan 4, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Adobe Systems Inc. has settled its data breach case with several states following a lengthy legal battle that started in 2013.

11th Circuit grants stay in FTC case against LabMD over data breach allegations

By Michelle de Leon | Jan 4, 2017

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The legal battle between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and LabMD is heating up following the latter’s opening salvo in its petition for review, pointing out how the agency allegedly "destroyed" a small medical company in its data breach investigation against it.

Georgia Supreme Court rejects new trial in wrongful death plastic surgery suit

By Michelle de Leon | Dec 23, 2016

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A wrongful death lawsuit filed against a plastic surgeon failed to get a new trial following a ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court affirming the exclusion of evidence that would have supposedly been helpful to the petitioner.

EEOC slaps M&T Bank with disability discrimination lawsuit

By Michelle de Leon | Nov 17, 2016

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - M&T Bank faces a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of the company’s former employee.

Ninth Circuit uses Sleekcraft test in trademark case against Jim Beam

By Michelle de Leon | Nov 16, 2016

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) -- An appellate court has reversed the summary judgment of a U.S. district court in a case between two vodka producers using virtually the same images in their designs. 

Wells Fargo launches internal investigation after class action filed

By Michelle de Leon | Nov 3, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - The allegations that brought to light questionable practices at Wells Fargo and Co. have prompted the international banking corporation to conduct its own internal investigation on the matter.

Nationwide data breach class action to continue after Sixth Circuit ruling

By Michelle de Leon | Nov 1, 2016

CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) -- A panel of judges at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has declared the victims of a data breach suffered by Nationwide Insurance no longer need to establish their standing to prove that they are in danger.

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