WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – According to a leading defense attorney in the field, the current class action lawsuit system is clouding a key issue.
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WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — If the federal court of appeals in Washington, D.C., rules that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s structure is unconstitutional, it could throw pending litigation and previous decisions by the agency into question.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit's recent decision to deny a low-value class action settlement in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case is unusual, a Washington, D.C., attorney says.
The federal appellate court concluded that the plaintiff landowners lacked evidence that their properties had been contaminated by a once-leaking ConocoPhillips pipeline.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Last week, members of a U.S. House panel held a review of recent U.S. Supreme Court patent cases.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - An appeals court has ruled that the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against Amgen Inc. sufficiently alleged violation of Amgen's fiduciary duties.
BILLINGS, Mont. (Legal Newsline) - AT&T has agreed to a $45 million settlement in a class action lawsuit alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
SAN JOSE (Legal Newsline) -- The maker of a popular line of Greek yogurt is asking a federal judge to reconsider her decision refusing to dismiss a class action lawsuit against the company over its use of the term "evaporated cane juice" to describe sugar.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's recent term was mostly good for business, according to an analysis released this week.
Freeman SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Saying that a moving train presents an obvious danger, the Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a $3.9 million jury award against a trio of railroad companies.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) -- The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that requiring employees to sign arbitration agreements that contain clauses prohibiting employees from pursuing class or collective actions is a violation of federal labor law.
Peirce WHEELING, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - An asbestos law firm has indicated that it will appeal a ruling in the fraud lawsuit against it to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Peirce RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals court has denied a Pittsburgh asbestos law firm's request for a full rehearing of an issue in the fraud case against it.
Peirce RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A Pittsburgh law firm accused of conspiring to fabricate asbestos claims wants a full panel of appellate judges to review a ruling that reinstated the fraud case against it.
Robert Peirce RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has reinstated a fraud case filed by CSX Transportation against a Pittsburgh law firm.
Taft WASHINGTON -- Homeowners gained leverage for litigation against mortgage lenders through the financial reform law Congress passed this summer.
Robert Peirce RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - CSX Transportation says the dismissal of 1,400 asbestos cases in West Virginia has everything to do with its fraud case against a Pittsburgh law firm.
Robert Peirce RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - CSX Transportation is drawing attention to the recent dismissal of 1,400 asbestos cases in West Virginia as it tries to jumpstart its fraud case against a Pittsburgh law firm.
Stack EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack is set to give the final go-ahead to a $21 million settlement in a long running class action suit brought by small business owners against AT&T.