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Expect more data breach litigation in 2016

Greg Travis Jan. 22, 2016, 8:46am

According to various reports, incidences of data breaches and their corresponding litigation are rising by 25 to 30 percent every year.

Boeing agrees to settle class action over alleged 401(k) fees for $57 million

Jessica Karmasek Nov. 10, 2015, 1:23pm

Class counsel in the long-running class action lawsuit, filed in 2006, seeks close to $21 million in fees, costs and expenses.

Appeals court judge selected to fill vacancy on Colorado SC

Jessica Karmasek Jun. 29, 2015, 6:45am

Judge Richard Lance Gabriel will replace Justice Gregory J. Hobbs Jr.

Human trafficking class action against Catholic groups barred by statute of limitations

Kyla Asbury Dec. 9, 2014, 10:17am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals court has ruled that the plaintiffs' claims in a class action lawsuit against the Congregation of Christian Brothers were barred by the statute of limitations.

Legal scholar sees more MDLs coming

Legal News Line Nov. 29, 2014, 6:00pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- Andrew Bradt sees multi-district litigation (MDL) as the wave of the future.

Scholars say MDL filings increase, compete with class actions

Amanda Robert Mar. 22, 2013, 3:00pm


Former Mo. SC judge named to university board

Jessica M. Karmasek Jan. 18, 2013, 12:58pm

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named former Missouri Supreme Court Judge Ann Covington to the University of Missouri Board of Curators.

Report: Rick Perry stumps for Mo. AG candidate

Jessica M. Karmasek Jul. 3, 2012, 7:50am

Martin CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Former presidential hopeful and current Texas Gov. Rick Perry reportedly stumped for Missouri attorney general candidate Ed Martin over the weekend.

Ill. SC reverses $43M verdict against Ford

Steve Korris Oct. 5, 2011, 9:41am

Theis SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Ford Motor Co. undertook no duty to warn luxury car owners that contents of their trunks could puncture their fuel tanks when Ford helped police prevent punctures in similar cars, the Illinois Supreme Court decided on Sept. 22.