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WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The Supreme Court on Monday considered efforts by lawyers to place monetary limits on class actions in an effort to keep the class actions in "hellhole" or plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions.
Johnson TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - At a hearing held Thursday in Miller County, Ark., Circuit Court, Judge Kirk Johnson stated it could take him "a little while" to form his opinion on the defendant's motion to stay a class action pending before his Court.
Johnson TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Miller County, Ark., Circuit Court Judge Kirk Johnson said Thursday it could take him a couple of weeks to form his opinion on the defendant's motion to stay a class action pending in his court.
Johnson TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - On Thursday, Miller County, Ark., Judge Kirk Johnson is scheduled to hear arguments on a motion to stay a class action case that is pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Hickey TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has sent a class action lawsuit against several insurance companies back to an Arkansas state court
U.S. Supreme Court WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court has granted a writ of certiorari to an insurance company seeking clarification of federal jurisdiction involving class action litigation.
TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - A group of insurance companies have filed notice with U.S. District Judge Susan O. Hickey that the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled for conference next month on a "forum shopping" issue related to their defense in a class action lawsuit.
Hickey TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - In an effort to enforce a Chinese Court judgment over patent infringement, Texarkana attorneys John C. Goodson and Matt Keil have filed suit against Wal-Mart and Microsoft over their use of Chinese characters in computers.
McDaniel TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Insurance companies battling class action litigation in Miller County, Ark. are asking state Attorney General Dustin McDaniel to intervene.
District Judge Susan O. Hickey TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - In a pending class action lawsuit against Mona Vie juice products, U.S. District Judge Susan O. Hickey has granted plaintiff's motion to remand the case back to Miller County Circuit Court in Arkansas.
Hickey TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Defendants fighting a class action lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas are asking a judge to adopt a fellow Court's ruling on forum shopping.
TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Rather than battle it out in a rural Arkansas court, most insurance companies targeted in a 2005 class action lawsuit forked over millions to settle conspiracy and fraud allegations involving the claims adjusting software Colossus.
Plaintiff attorney Brad Seidel TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - A group of insurance companies fighting high stakes litigation involving computer software known as "Colossus" say the plaintiffs' choice of venue is "blatant forum shopping."
Justice Goodson FORT SMITH, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - A Sebastian County, Ark., judge known for being a no-nonsense jurist apparently had no patience for class action attorneys who asked him to be more like Miller County Circuit Court Judge Kirk Johnson.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Several environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency alleging the agency failed to approve a petition to lower pollution into the Mississippi River Basin and the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Scalia DALLAS (Legal Newsline) - Four months after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to certify a nationwide class action lawsuit against Wal-Mart, a former plaintiff has initiated a class action against the retail giant that could include up to 45,000 female Texas employees.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - An applicant for admission to the Louisiana bar has filed a lawsuit claiming his constitutional rights were violated after he was denied admission to the bar because of alcohol-related incidents which included two DWIs.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - A former Louisiana assistant attorney general has filed a racial and gender discrimination lawsuit against the state that claims she was terminated after making a complaint about gender-based pay discrimination.