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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.