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.”
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – According to records obtained by Judicial Watch, the U.S. Secret Service has lost thousands of agency computers, radios,
cellphones, weapons and other documents and equipment since the terrorist attacks in New York in 2001.