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- State Court
Lawsuit: Manhattan Starbucks are using toxic pesticides to combat infestations due to unsanitary conditions
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A class of consumers alleges Starbucks locations in Manhattan are using a pesticide that contains a chemical that is poisonous to humans and should not be used in restaurants.
- State Court
NYC court boots Texas woman's talc/cancer lawsuit against J&J; Using baby powder on a plane not strong enough connection
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The New York Supreme Court will not be hearing a Texas woman's case against New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson that claims talcum powder products caused her cancer, according to an order handed down July 10.
New York files suit against 3M, Tyco Fire Products, others over alleged contamination from fire extinguishing foam
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The state of New York alleges a product used to extinguish fires has contaminated the environment.
More info on Donziger released; Lawyer gained multibillion-dollar verdict against Chevron through fraud, judge has ruled
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for Chevron on Oct. 24 asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to hold disbarred attorney Steven R. Donziger in contempt for his alleged continued efforts to personally profit off a pollution scam in the South American country of Ecuador.
D.C. suspends lawyer Steven Donziger after fraud ruling in multibillion-dollar fight against Chevron
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – On Sept. 14, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals suspended attorney Steven R. Donziger from practicing law in Washington, D.C., effective immediately.
- State AG
NEW YORK — The state of New York has filed a lawsuit against nine student debt loan relief companies along with their financing company and two of the companies' leaders, alleging they defrauded thousands of consumers nationwide.
Citing 'character assassinations' of witnesses, Goodyear asks for new trial in $40 million asbestos case
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A lawyer for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., which was ordered by pay $40.1 million to a man who claimed he developed mesothelioma following exposure to asbestos, is asking a judge for a new trial.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The fight over New York City’s controversial asbestos court is not over, as companies worried about their treatment there are likely to appeal an order that kept alive the possibility for even bigger verdicts.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – In a 4-3 split on April 3, the New York Court of Appeals reversed a decision from the Supreme Court of New York in what it called a perplexing issue of comparative fault in a suit by a former New York City worker who was permanently disabled while on the job.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Jan. 17 that a ruling has been made by the New York Supreme Court in Schneiderman’s favor in the case against Champion Fuel and Service Corp. (Champion) and owner David DeSilva Sr.