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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois man and a professional corporation are seeking to confirm an arbitration award stemming from an alleged breach of collaboration and employment agreement.
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Rhode Island's climate change lawsuit sent to state court, faces hurdle of previous state Supreme Court decision
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – Earlier this week, a federal judge in Rhode Island became sent a climate change lawsuit against energy companies back to state court, rejecting the notion that federal courts have jurisdiction in the matter.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – A magazine subscriber alleges she receives junk mail because the magazine retailer disclosed her information to third parties without her consent.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – A Reader's Digest subscriber residing in Rhode Island alleges his information was disclosed to data aggregators without his permission.
PROVIDENCE, RI (Legal Newsline) – The state of Rhode Island is seeking to recover costs of the cleanup of a site from two companies who formerly used the property.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization that works to protect New England waterways alleges a bulk storage and fuel terminal on the shore of the Providence River does not comply with a permit.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge on May 10 denied a law firm's claim to dismiss a complaint that it is acting as a debt collector.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) — Rhode Island is suing dozens of oil companies, alleging violation of state and federal law.
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.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – A Rhode Island city’s decision to file a class action lawsuit against several pharmaceutical manufacturers over allegations that they conspired to fix the prices of certain generic drugs is unusual, legal experts say.