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Nissan seeks to dismiss class action over defective transmission allegations

By William Sassani | Jan 22, 2019

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An auto maker is seeking to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations that certain years of Nissan Altimas have defective transmissions.

AARP alleges third amended complaint over insurance against it is 'devoid of facts'

By William Sassani | Jan 22, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – AARP Inc. has petitioned Judge Dean D. Pregerson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to dismiss, with prejudice, a third amended complaint brought by Simon Levay, Judith Willis and Lionel Brown regarding AARP’s insurance and its business practices.

Lawsuit over penis cream Sensum+ doesn't 'even make sense,' drug company says

By William Sassani | Jan 22, 2019

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Pending in Chicago federal court is a drug company's frank response to a doctor who is suing over the marketing of Sensum+.

Centene directors, officers named in securities fraud suit over Health Net merger

By William Sassani | Jan 16, 2019

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Current and former directors and officers of Centene Corp. have been sued over allegations of securities fraud by the Carpenters Pension Fund and Iron Workers 11 Pension Fund in a federal court.

Butler Snow, other law firms named in suit involving timber Ponzi scheme

By William Sassani | Jan 16, 2019

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Several law firms have been named as defendants in a lawsuit related to a Ponzi scheme.

Royal Links Golf Club seeks dismissal of Nev. class action over credit card receipt

By William Sassani | Jan 15, 2019

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – Royal Links Golf Club is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed against it by a California consumer who alleges it failed to protect him from identity theft when it printed a receipt containing both the first four and last four digits of his credit card number.

Sekas Law Group alleges former controller made late payments to vendors, skipped work on Fridays

By William Sassani | Jan 15, 2019

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The Sekas Law Group and its owner, Nicholas G. Sekas, have filed a complaint with the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey against its former controller, Doreen Paolella.

Boulder's gun ban challenged by Second Amendment advocates; Federal case on hold while state lawsuit sorted out

By William Sassani | Oct 17, 2018

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge will take a step back from the lawsuit filed against the city of Boulder, Colorado, by gun owners and an organization over the city’s assault weapons ban.

California court rules for man suing because he has to take two One A Day Vitracraves instead of one

By William Sassani | Sep 19, 2018

SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has reversed a lower court’s ruling in favor of Bayer Corp. in a case over the company's One A Day gummy vitamins.

Wrongful death plaintiff can try for nurse's personnel file again, Ala. SC rules

By William Sassani | Sep 18, 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama has ruled in favor of the estate of Frederick O’Brian Elliot, who died in 2015 while in the care of Baptist Health Systems.

Oil companies go for another win in climate change fight, ask for dismissal of Wash. county's case

By William Sassani | Sep 18, 2018

In August, lawyers arguing for a group of oil companies submitted a motion to Judge Robert S. Lasnik of the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Washington asking that King County’s climate change lawsuit be dismissed.

Boulder fights to get climate change lawsuit back to state court

By William Sassani | Sep 11, 2018

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – Kevin S. Hannon, counsel for the city of Boulder and Boulder County, as well as San Miguel County, filed his argument as to why their climate change lawsuit against oil companies should stay in state court instead of being removed to U.S. district court.

Boulder poised to ask federal judge to move its climate change case back to home court

By William Sassani | Aug 1, 2018

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A Colorado federal judge has approved a briefing schedule for determining a final location to hear a climate change lawsuit filed by local Colorado officials against two oil companies

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