WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Aug. 30 that, following a public comment period, it has approved a final order against Baxter International Inc., resolving allegations that Baxter’s proposed $625 million acquisition of Claris Lifesciences’ injectable drugs business would be anti-competitive.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced a consent judgment on Tuesday against Clark Baxter of Sustainable Design Inc., which allegedly failed to provide Joplin tornado victims with construction materials and home-repair services.
Attorney General obtains judgment against contractor who scammed Joplin tornado victims. Attorney General Chris Koster announced a consent judgment against Clark Baxter of Sustainable Design, Inc. for the failure to provide construction material and home-repair services paid for by victims of the Joplin tornado.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - The Supreme Court of California has ruled that the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 does not violate the principle of separation of powers under the California Constitution and that the Federal Arbitration Act does not preempt a state law that prohibits waiver of PAGA representative actions in an employment contract.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - The Supreme Court of California has ruled that newspaper carriers are entitled to class treatment as employees rather than being required to pursue individual claims in a class action lawsuit against Antelope Valley Newspapers by four newspaper carriers.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- A federal appeals court ruled last week that federal trial and appellate courts are required by statute to dismiss pending patent cases if the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has cancelled the asserted claims through reexamination.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit Thursday against a Dana Point, Calif.-based contractor and his company for allegedly cheating victims of the Joplin tornado.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - The California Supreme Court has ruled that Apple's solicitation of the addresses and phone numbers of customers purchasing iTunes' downloads is not prohibited under the state's Credit Card Act.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that online retailers are allowed to require customers to provide their home addresses and phone numbers to make credit card purchases.
Kennard SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - The California Supreme Court said this week the state's charter cities have the right to establish their own policies concerning government-mandated construction wage rates, also known as prevailing wages, on purely municipal construction projects.
Werdegar SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - The California Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of Assembly Bill 1X 26 and struck down Assembly Bill 1X 27 on Thursday, resolving challenges filed by multiple organizations and cities.