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EEOC files for partial summary judgment in disability discrimination case against Faurecia

By Robert Davis | May 1, 2018

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently submitted a memorandum in support of its motion for partial summary judgment in Mississippi federal court in its lawsuit against Faurecia Automotive Seating over allegations of employee discrimination.

Experian wants removed from lawsuit that says Tesla, others gathered info from driver's licenses

By Robert Davis | Apr 27, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on May 16 will consider a motion to dismiss a defendant from a lawsuit claiming Tesla and others gathered private information from state-issued driver's licenses and then improperly used that information for marketing purposes.

Tire company avoids wrongful death case; Claims stemmed from a separate accident years prior

By Robert Davis | Apr 24, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The 1st Appellate District Court of California, Division Three affirmed a judgment in favor of the defendants Continental Tire North America and mechanic Chi Tai in a wrongful death case after finding no evidence to connect the defendants' actions and the cause of a deadly traffic accident years after a separate accident occurred.

Plaintiffs can't file same claims against different company after settlement, Calif. court rules

By Robert Davis | Apr 24, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The 2nd Appellate District Court of California ruled that a class of workers cannot "bring a lawsuit against a staffing company, settle that lawsuit, and then bring identical claims against the company where they had been placed to work."

Google shareholders waited too long to sue company

By Robert Davis | Apr 24, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The 6th Appellate District Court of California has affirmed summary judgment awarded by the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in favor of officers and directors of Google LLC in a suit filed by shareholders.

Buffalo Wild Wings still fighting vegetarian's lawsuit over cheese sticks fried in beef fat

By Robert Davis | Mar 28, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A vegetarian who was surprised Buffalo Wild Wings cooked her french fries and mozzarella sticks in oil containing a meat product is not giving up on her lawsuit against the popular restaurant chain.

Ala. couple suing owners of cow they crashed car into; Courts deny summary judgment

By Robert Davis | Mar 27, 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – On March 9, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals affirmed the judgment of a trial court to deny summary judgment to Robert and Mary Pauline Brewer after they struck a cow while driving home in March 2015.

Mo. SC rules for supervisors sued over death of delivery driver sent out during a winter storm

By Robert Davis | Mar 26, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Missouri has affirmed a summary judgment by a trial court in a wrongful death lawsuit in which a delivery driver died while operating a company vehicle during a winter storm.

New Mexico Supreme Court upholds state's Copper Rule after challenge from environmentalists, AG's office

By Robert Davis | Mar 22, 2018

SANTA FE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of New Mexico has rejected a challenge to groundwater quality regulations adopted in 2013 known as the Copper Rule.

Court denies dismissal request by A.V.M. Enterprises in TCPA fax case; No business relationship existed, judge rules

By Robert Davis | Mar 19, 2018

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut denied a dismissal request submitted on Feb. 2 by Tennessee corporation A.V.M. Enterprises Inc. in a lawsuit brought by Gorss Motels Inc., a Connecticut company, over allegations A.V.M. sent unsolicited advertisements to the motel business between June 2015 and May 2016.

Southwest Mississippi Electric Power, facing lawsuit over profit surplus, moves to compel arbitration

By Robert Davis | Mar 19, 2018

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – In a move to stay a lawsuit in Mississippi federal court, Southwest Mississippi Electric Power Association submitted a motion to compel arbitration and stay litigation on March 2.

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