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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit claiming Nestle bottled water produced and distributed as "100 percent spring water" is a fraud has been dismissed by a court because federal law preempts any action citing state statutes.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) -- Seattle recently joined San Francisco as the only U.S. cities to pass a so-called “scheduling” law. The Secure Scheduling Ordinance, a collaboration between Seattle City Council members Lisa Herbold, Lorena González, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, seeks to provide a level of stability for the city’s many shift workers.
The named plaintiffs in the instant lawsuit, filed in a Texas federal court last week, contend the law firm and a former partner helped Robert Allen Stanford conceal the scheme from government regulators. A similar lawsuit was dismissed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in March.