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New Jersey Supreme Court: NFL did not violate law with 2014 Super Bowl ticket sales

By Takesha Thomas | Jan 18, 2019

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.

California court rules Labor Code language is 'reasonably clear and specific'

By Takesha Thomas | Jan 18, 2019

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.

California court reverses part of ruling against East Bay Publishing over employee's wage claims

By Takesha Thomas | Jan 17, 2019

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.

Alabama Supreme Court grants Mercedes-Benz a change of venue in Workers' Comp case

By Takesha Thomas | Jan 17, 2019

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

By Takesha Thomas | Jan 17, 2019

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.

Operator of Zales jewelry stores asks court to dismiss class action over diamond guarantee

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 20, 2018

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.

Nestle seeks dismissal of lawsuit alleging Coffee-mate contains trans fat

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 19, 2018

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.

Consumer alleges Tylenol Extra Strength Rapid Release Gels don't provide faster relief

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 19, 2018

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

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 19, 2018

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.

General Mills fights lawsuit over empty space in Annie's Frosted Oat Flakes

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 19, 2018

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.

Washington Supreme Court affirms lower court was right to enjoin safe injection site initiative from ballot

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 18, 2018

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Washington has affirmed a lower court's ruling that the King County Council overstepped its authority with a ballot initiative involving funding for safe injection sites throughout the county.

Washington Supreme Court revives Microsoft employee's retaliation case

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 18, 2018

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – A former employee of Microsoft Corp. has been granted a reversal in her retaliation case against the tech giant.

Virginia Supreme Court reverses ruling regarding dentist's request over redacted records

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 13, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia's Supreme Court has reversed a lower court ruling denying a dentist's request to compel a city to limit the scope of redaction in certain billing records he requested in connection with a lawsuit.

Vermont Supreme Court reverses ruling over MyWebGrocer phantom shares

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 13, 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Vermont has reversed a trial court ruling in a dispute between a man and his former employer over the payment of phantom shares.

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.

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