NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The top lawyers of 15 states are again asking a federal judge to reject the legal strategy used by public officials and the private attorneys with whom they’ve teamed to sue the energy industry over alleged effects of climate change.
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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Former students of a for-profit art school no longer in operation allege the university made false and misleading statements about its programs.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges that she paid a premium for a brand of essential oils she alleges is falsely advertised as natural.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two New York corporations allege a Canadian corporation failed to comply with an arbitrator's award.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers from New Jersey and Texas allege they were subjected to credit fraud after a data breach at three department stores.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Wall Street Journal subscriber alleges his personal information was sold to third parties without his consent.
Two trials, same result: Sheldon Silver guilty of using public office to make millions from asbestos lawsuits
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – For a second time, a jury has convicted former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of corruption for using his status as a lawmaker and asbestos attorney to rake in millions of dollars.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia cancer detection laboratory is seeking a trial by jury over the outcome of a whistleblower suit.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer claims a brand of insect repellent spray is "ineffective and worthless."
Florida retirement system alleges it was damaged by price fall of Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. stock
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A retirement system for employees of a Florida city allege that a New York company omitted and/or misrepresented facts about the company, which impacted stock prices.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Sheldon Silver used his immense power as Speaker of the New York State Assembly to reap millions of dollars in bribes from Weitz & Luxenberg, one of the most prominent asbestos law firms in the country, a prosecutor told jurors at the opening of Silver’s retrial on federal corruption trials.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The retrial of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to begin Monday on charges including allegations he collected millions of dollars in improper payments from a prominent asbestos law firm, Weitz & Luxenberg.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A California woman alleges that fraudulent activity was found on her credit card after a department store data breach.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A retirement system alleges it suffered significant losses and damages because of a decline of market value in shares of a computer networking hardware company.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer claims that the manufacturers of Kibbles 'n Bits dog food failed to disclose the food allegedly contains a substance "largely used to euthanize animals."
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A former employee of a domestic not-for-profit pediatric, rehabilitative and palliative care center alleges she was terminated for reporting unlawful practices.
WHITE PLAINS. N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Investors have filed a class-action lawsuit against a Canadian mining company doing business in Africa over allegations that it misled investors.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Members of a gym who purchased a special membership allege they do not have "all access" to locations as advertised.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York woman alleges she paid $73 for an eye serum that did not work as advertised.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges that a brand of personal care products is not all natural as advertised.