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New Jersey Supreme Court keeps alive nurse’s disability discrimination lawsuit

Todd Barnett Aug. 15, 2017, 12:07pm

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – On July 12, the Supreme Court of New Jersey affirmed an appellate court’s revival of a nurse’s disability discrimination lawsuit against Saint Clare’s Health System.

Gerber seeks dismissal of class action over Good Start Gentle formula

Todd Barnett Aug. 8, 2017, 9:02am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – On June 22, Gerber Products Co. asked a federal judge for the dismissal of a class action lawsuit brought earlier this year over Good Start Gentle formula.

Calif. court sinks marine mechanic’s negligence lawsuit against container terminal company and its contractors

Todd Barnett Jul. 31, 2017, 8:10am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – On July 20, a California appeals court upheld a lower court’s summary judgment in favor of Evergreen Container Terminal and two of its contractors in a negligence lawsuit filed by a marine mechanic allegedly injured while performing maintenance at a marine container terminal leased by the company.

Indiana court denies liquor license to company that already has beer license

Todd Barnett Jul. 31, 2017, 8:05am

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – On July 21, the Indiana Supreme Court, citing anti-monopoly liquor licensing statutes, overturned a trial court ruling granting Spirited Sales LLC a wholesale liquor license.

Calif. court rules that crack in gas station's fuel tank is not a structural collapse

Todd Barnett Jul. 14, 2017, 10:11am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – On July 3, a California appeals court upheld a lower court’s ruling that a gas station cannot claim a crack in an underground fuel tank on insurance as a structural collapse.

Oklahoma high court rules that doctors need patient consent before using non-doctor surgery assistants

Todd Barnett Jul. 5, 2017, 2:14pm

OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – In a decision issued June 20, the Oklahoma Supreme Court voted unanimously that surgeons should seek patient consent before using non-doctors to assist with a surgery.

Ohio Supreme Court grants charity tax exemption to certain dialysis centers

Todd Barnett Jul. 5, 2017, 12:36pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – On June 15, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that Dayton dialysis centers engaged in charity work are entitled to a partial property tax exemption.