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Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 8, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – The Florida Supreme Court has quashed an appellate court's ruling in a mesothelioma case and recommended that a final judgment issued by a trial court be reinstated.

Delaware judges grants and denies motions in Sprint, RadioShack suit

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 8, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware court has ruled both in favor of and against motions filed by both parties in a dispute involving the former RadioShack and Sprint.

Ind. SC rules for FanDuel, DraftKings in lawsuit by college athletes seeking money

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 8, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – The Indiana Supreme Court has answered a question submitted to it by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in a case between fantasy sports operators and the use of personalities of former collegiate athletes.

Delaware vice chancellor stays he 'cannot approve' Goldman Sachs settlement

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 7, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A proposed settlement between Goldman Sachs Group and a shareholder received an unfavorable opinion from a Delaware vice chancellor.

Calif. court: Property owner's loss of ability to operate as nightclub after shooting is property damage

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 7, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has reversed a previous decision in an insurance claim involving the owner of the property that housed the former El Sombrero nightclub in Colton, California.

Alabama Supreme Court affirms ruling expert was not qualified in malpractice case

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 7, 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama has affirmed a trial court's ruling in a medical malpractice case against an internist regarding the admission of expert testimony.

Delaware court affirms ruling in case over failed sale of home

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 31, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – An appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling that a woman must pay for damages over the sale of a home.

Delaware Superior Court rules expert report in Kenneth Lilly defective bolt case inadmissible

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 31, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware court has granted a request to have expert testimony dismissed in a case involving a bolt and nut maker.

Colorado Supreme Court rules tort claim not a debt

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 31, 2018

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld an appellate court ruling in a lawsuit involving attorneys who represented State Farm in a case.

California court rules state board must revise waiver in water code regarding agriculture discharge

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A group of environmental entities has won an appeal in a case involving the state of California's water code.

Woman loses case claiming injuries from yoga assist

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California appellate court has affirmed a lower court's ruling against a woman who alleges a yoga instructor caused her injury.

Defamation suit filed by alleged Roy Moore victim will stay in Alabama court

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 30, 2018

Court upholds lower circuit court ruling for change of venue from Etowah to Montgomery county.

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