U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada News

Nevada skydiving company alleges Groupon's conduct caused revenue loss

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 18, 2018

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – A skydiving company in Nevada alleges Groupon's anticompetitive activity caused it to lose revenue.

Former MRI International CEO found guilty for role in $1 billion Ponzi scheme

By Marian Johns | Nov 30, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — MRI International's (MRI) former CEO and President Edwin Fujinaga will face sentencing on March 8, 2019, after being found guilty of participating in over $1 billion in fraudulent investments by a jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada court.

Consultant alleges he was unlawfully expelled from partnership in Organo Gold

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 20, 2018

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – A Nevada business consultant alleges he was unlawfully expelled from a partnership in a coffee company.

FTC, Nevada granted court order to permanently shut down 'revenge porn site'

By Marian Johns | Jul 2, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Trade Commission and the state of Nevada have obtained an order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada to permanently shut down a "revenge porn site," which is required to pay more than $2 million after violating state and federal laws.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas alleged to have improperly applied tax on resort fee

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 7, 2018

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – Guests of a Las Vegas hotel allege a tax was improperly charged as part of a fee for their rooms.

Freedom Mortgage Corp. alleges competitor accessed computers without authorization

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 27, 2018

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey mortgage company alleges a direct competitor solicited, diverted or attempted to divert customers through unlawful means.

Best Hires LLC seeks order for GoDaddy to remove alleged predatory website

By Louie Torres | Feb 6, 2018

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – A Nevada company that hosts job fairs alleges GoDaddy refused to take down a predatory website that is injuring its reputation.

FTC: Mortgage loan modification operation deceived vulnerable homeowners

By Mark Iandolo | Jan 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Jan. 19 that it has charged a mortgage loan modification operation with deception against financially distressed homeowners.

Wynn Las Vegas, Encore at Wynn Las Vegas guests allege fee for internet access was unlawful

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 1, 2017

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – Former guests of two Las Vegas hotels alleges they were unlawfully charged a fee for internet access.

Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino alleged to have failed to disclose bacteria issue to guests

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 1, 2017

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – A California man alleges a Las Vegas hotel failed to disclose that legionella bacteria was present in its water system to guests earlier this year.

Biotech, pharma trade groups argue Nevada law targeting diabetes medicines ‘unconstitutional’

By Jessica Karmasek | Sep 14, 2017

The plaintiffs, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, or PhRMA, and Biotechnology Innovation Organization, or BIO, filed their lawsuit against Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and the head of the state’s Department of Health and Human Services in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada Sept. 1. They allege Senate Bill 539, signed into law by Sandoval in June, will violate patent rights and negate trade secret protection for designated diabetes medicines.

Ninth Circuit uses Sleekcraft test in trademark case against Jim Beam

By Michelle de Leon | Nov 16, 2016

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) -- An appellate court has reversed the summary judgment of a U.S. district court in a case between two vodka producers using virtually the same images in their designs. 

Investment firm defamed pharma company to drive down stock price, lawsuit says

By Taryn Phaneuf | Nov 2, 2016

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — A $20 million lawsuit involving a pharmaceutical company and the investment firm with a stake in the company is a battle for control, a University of Toledo professor says.

Louisiana man accuses Ultimate Medical Academy of phone privacy violations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 30, 2016

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — A Louisiana man is suing a Florida company, alleging violation of privacy and statutory telephone rights.

Taxi companies sued over alleged FACTA violation

By Robbie Hargett | Dec 21, 2015

RENO, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – Three California residents are suing several taxi cab companies for allegedly printing more than five digits of credit/debit card numbers when the cards are used for transactions with the companies.

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