LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Laugh Factory has filed a $10 million breach of contract countersuit against a man who claims he is due money for competing in the World's Funniest Person competition.
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Human trafficking victim files suit against a different Promise Keepers (not the well-known nonprofit) to recoup nearly $8M
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – A new lawsuit says a human trafficking victim who was awarded nearly $8 million is going after a group that she believes is linked to the cult that trafficked her.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Airbnb has filed a motion to dismiss a suit by Florida county over the collection of taxes.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Several nonprofit public health and environmental groups have filed an amended complaint for relief in a federal district court in California asking that the EPA require companies to submit reports on potential amounts of asbestos in products.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – Children currently under the care of Indiana's foster system allege that three counties in the state have violated their constitutional due process and equal protection rights because they were not appointed counsel.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – The Vermont Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court's ruling that dismissed a complaint by a man who claimed a local newspaper portrayed him in a false light in published articles.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The Texas Supreme Court has conditionally granted relief to an insurance company and has directed a trial court to grant a motion to dismiss a law firm's claims in a legal malpractice case.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit involving job website Glassdoor has been dismissed by the Texas Supreme Court.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Tennessee has affirmed a trial court's ruling that granted an interlocutory appeal to a property owner in an unlawful detainer case.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The Texas Supreme Court has reversed an appellate court's decision in a dispute over insurance coverage related to the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon drilling rig accident.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A panel of New Jersey Supreme Court judges has found that the NFL did not violate a state statute when it sold tickets for the 2014 Super Bowl.
FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling over a new wage requirement statute in California's Labor Code.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A sales and marketing director for a weekly California newspaper has won part of an appeal in his case over allegedly unpaid wages.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has granted Mercedes-Benz's petition for writ of mandamus for a change of venue in a Workers' Compensation lawsuit.
Alaska Supreme Court reverses ruling that let attorney withdraw in case over alleged in utero injuries
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The Alaska Supreme Court has reversed a lower court's ruling that granted an attorney the right to withdraw from a case over a boating accident that occurred in 1993.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The operator of Zales jewelry stores is asking a federal court in California to dismiss a class action claim over allegations of false advertising.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Nestle has asked a California court to dismiss a class action lawsuit claiming that the company knowingly sold a brand of coffee creamer containing trans fat to consumers.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Moreno Valley, California, man has filed a class action lawsuit against the maker of Tylenol alleging that the company misleads consumers about the effectiveness of its rapid-release acetaminophen.
Plaintiffs file racketeering suit against Resolvly, others over student loan debt resolution program
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A proposed class action suit has been filed against several companies and attorneys for allegedly targeting people who owed student loans in an alleged student loan debt resolution scheme.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – General Mills has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed in a California court over the amount of cereal in the box of one of its brands.