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South Carolina county alleges telecommunications companies failed to bill for 911 charges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 18, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – A South Carolina county alleges several telecommunications companies failed to collect 911 charges.

Oral arguments set Aug. 24 in $1.15 billion lead paint public nuisance case

By Jonathan Bilyk | Aug 15, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Nearly three years ago, a California judge ordered a group of three paint makers to pay $1.15 billion to 10 California cities and counties to remediate what the judge decided was the “public nuisance” of lead paint in homes.

Linda Singer changes firms, not focus

By Taryn Phaneuf | Feb 22, 2017

A plaintiff's attorney who’s built a reputation for representing attorneys general and other public entities has traded one prominent law firm for another.

Panel selects Pa. federal court for MDL against generic drug makers

By Jessica Karmasek | Aug 17, 2016

The six-member U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation selected the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to handle the lawsuits against defendants Allergan, Impax Laboratories, The Lannett Company, Mylan, Par Pharmaceuticals and West-Ward. Providence's class action against the drug manufacturers are among the cases being consolidated.

Attorney: Providence’s string of antitrust lawsuits ‘deserves to be scrutinized’

By Jessica Karmasek | Nov 2, 2015

Defense lawyers argue that a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling didn’t provide enough direction, giving plaintiffs’ attorneys more incentive to take on lawsuits over so-called “pay-for-delay” agreements.