SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Utah Supreme Court has sided with state's Third District Court in ruling that a woman allegedly injured during a surgery at LDS Hospital waited too long to file her case.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The Superior Court of New Jersey ruled on Aug. 29 to affirm a lower court's verdict in the defendants' favor in a case filed over allegations talc powder products led to a woman's mesothelioma diagnosis and death.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled a high school basketball coach is not a public official under the defamation standard in a U.S. Supreme Court case and has affirmed in part a ruling in the coach's favor.
The Coca-Cola Co. has filed a motion of reconsideration after the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri court granted a motion of class certification in a lawsuit over allegedly added flavors in orange juice.
BILLINGS, Mont. (Legal Newsline) – The Montana Supreme Court has reversed a district court's ruling holding that the city of Billings incorrectly paid longevity wage benefits under a negotiated collective bargaining agreement (CBA).
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A judge has granted a transfer motion filed by law firm Stull, Stull & Brody in a lawsuit against it filed by The Whitehead Law Firm and Goforth, Lewis & Sanford.
ANNAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – The Maryland Court of Appeals has affirmed the power of a county humane society that seized animals from a farmer who was later cleared of most of the animal cruelty accusations brought against him.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Procter & Gamble has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit against alleging that it misrepresented its products in its labeling and on the company’s website for the Herbal Essence Wild Naturals hair product brand.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Defendants in a medical malpractice claim have won their appeal at the Mississippi Supreme Court, as the court ruled May 4 that the plaintiff failed to support his claims with expert testimony.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the dismissal of a class action lawsuit last month. The lawsuit questioned fees given during property inspections after the plaintiffs in the case had defaulted on their mortgages.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The United States Department of Education has fought off a request for an injunction after stripping the Accrediting Council on Independent Colleges Schools of its authority.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California judge
has ruled on the Oman v. Delta case and has held that an out-of-state employee
who has limited attendance in California is not obligated by the state to be in
compliance with California wage and hour laws.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Telephone Consumer Protection Act now covers text message senders. The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau is clarifying the limitations on auto-dialed text messages, more commonly known as “robotexts.”