WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The effort of Democrats in Congress to classify certain chemicals as “hazardous” under the federal Superfund law – a move that would have had major consequences for businesses and the lawyers who sue them - was not successful.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit representing member associations for construction contractors, engineers and related businesses is seeking injunctive relief from a New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) debarment statute, claiming it violates federal law.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The Orange County Transportation Authority and others are facing a lawsuit from drivers who allege they have been wrongfully accused of a criminal infraction for not having an account while accessing the county's "pay-by-plate" express lanes.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The owners of a Mill Valley shopping center allege the past and previous owners of a dry cleaner who leased space on the property are responsible for hazardous waste contamination.
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WASHINGTON – In an annual report of “Judicial Hellholes” released today by the American Tort Reform Association, Philadelphia has claimed the No. 1 ranking – in part due to a historic $8 billion punitive damages verdict rendered this year in litigation connected to Johnson & Johnson’s anti-psychotic drug Risperdal.
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CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Pharmacy companies facing thousands of lawsuits over allegedly improper opioid prescriptions failed to convince the federal judge to prohibit out-of-court discussions with plaintiff lawyers that some defendants believe have affected them unfairly.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York woman alleges Whole Foods is deceiving consumers with its 365 Everyday Value brand organic instant oatmeal and flax product by disguising the sugar content.
TOLEDO, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio couple have filed a lawsuit against CenturyLink and MongoDB, its database provider, alleging their negligence and security flaw exposed 2.8 million records of consumers' personally identifiable information.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia man who follows a vegan diet has filed a suit against Burger King alleging it is misleading consumers by marketing its Impossible Whopper as zero percent meat when it is cooked on the same grill as meat products.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York man has filed a complaint against 7-Eleven over allegations its 7-Select Go! Yum Brand vanilla ice cream products have false and misleading labels regarding the amount and type of vanilla flavoring used in the products.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - The lawyers representing Purdue Pharma in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings have submitted their first two bills to the court and they show how expensive this multibillion-dollar restructuring will be: Nearly $8 million for seven weeks of work, with one partner billing almost a half-million dollars for the month of October alone.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The Delaware Court of Chancery has issued a decision regarding whether a plaintiff can access emails on a server owned by a defendant in regards to issues of discovery in a civil suit between the two parties.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Reports of a U.S. Senate deal that would classify certain chemicals as “hazardous substances” under the federal Superfund law (and give trial lawyers more targets for lawsuits as a result) are false, say sources familiar with the issue.