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Idaho Supreme Court affirms more than $32,000 settlement in man's dispute with former lawyer

By Charmaine Little | May 20, 2019

Justice Gregory Moeller authored the opinion. Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick and justices Robyn Brody, Richard Bevan and John Stegner concurred.David A.R.C.P

Attorney general has the right to sue medical corporations on behalf of the state of Louisiana, Supreme Court rules

By Charmaine Little | May 20, 2019

The First Circuit Court of Appeal of East Baton Rouge Parish previously sustained an exception of no right of action in former Attorney General James D.; and Unisys Corp.Justice John L

Granddaughter isn't proper claimant in grandmother's wrongful death case, Louisiana Supreme Court says

By Charmaine Little | May 20, 2019

The high court said a lower court erred when it determined Deana Frederick was a claimant under the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act on May 8 and reversed the ruling.Justice Greg G

CLARK HILL: Joann Needleman to Speak at the National Creditor’s Bar Association Spring 2019 Conference on May 17th

By Press release submission | May 20, 2019

Clark Hill PLC issued the following announcement on May 14.Clark Hill Member, Joann Needleman, spoke at the National Creditor’s Bar Association Spring 2019 Conference on Friday, May 17th

Latest project from American Law Institute 'an abandonment of important principles,' 23 state AGs feel

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 20, 2019

The letter came from the desk of New York Attorney General Letitia James.Its insurance liability law Restatement has been called "litigation fuel. Levitin.Levitin is also an ALI member.com

Alabama Supreme Court reverses $75,000 award to victim of dog attack in Montgomery

By Charmaine Little | May 20, 2019

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama recently reversed a $75,000 award granted by the Montgomery County Circuit Court to the victim of a three-dog attack. 

Capito sponsors another bill to regulate widely used industrial PFAS chemicals

By Chris Dickerson | May 20, 2019

WASHINGTON – Sen. Shelley Moore Capito is the chief sponsor of a bill that would regulate the use of widely used industrial chemicals.Capito (R-W.Va.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.S. population.S.”

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Bradley's Charlotte Office and Robert Cox Jr. Recognized for Pro Bono Support of Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

By Press release submission | May 20, 2019

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings issued the following announcement on May 13. Cox Jr.Bradley and Mr. Mr. Mr. Cox, J. Douglas Grimes, C. Bailey King Jr. and Bridget V. Lam

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Bradley Awards 2019 Diversity Scholarships to Ole Miss and Vanderbilt Law Students

By Press release submission | May 20, 2019

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings issued the following announcement on May 14.Each scholarship includes a summer clerkship. Ms. Buckner will work in the firm’s Birmingham office, and Ms. Skeeters. Ms.C.S

West Virginia, four other states filing suits against Purdue Pharma for opioid marketing

By Kyla Asbury | May 16, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a lawsuit May 16 against Purdue Pharma and its former CEO for the marketing of opioids. "Enough is enough

New York AG compares climate lawyer to whistleblower in fight over emails

By Daniel Fisher | May 16, 2019

ExxonMobil wants the emails made public to bolster its defenses against a lawsuit New York filed against the company last October over climate change.”

Judge tosses North Dakota's opioid lawsuit against Purdue Pharma; Appeal coming

By Karen Kidd | May 16, 2019

" The state sought to hold Purdue liable for opioid overuse and addiction in North Dakota.In his 27-page order, Hill said the opioid dealer cannot control how its customers use their drugs

Protective Life asks court to toss complaint over allegedly inflated charges, claims it is time barred

By John Breslin | May 15, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.Alabama-headquartered Protective Life Insurance was sued in U.S.Life Partners bought life insurance policies for cash.Advance filed a motion to amend its complaint in January."..

House Dems get screening of anti-PFAS movie, seek regulation as trial lawyers and states use litigation

By Daniel Fisher | May 15, 2019

S. citizen.S.Because they are easily detected in groundwater, PFAS have become grist for litigation by private lawyers. The PFAS Action Act of 2019, sponsored by Reps. water system. Rep."

Ketone capsules don't help you lose weight, says lawsuit by upset consumer

By Carrie Bradon | May 14, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A man is filing a class action lawsuit against a weight loss product company alleging that the product he purchased has no ability to aid weight loss.S.U.S

Federal government seeks $4 million in treble damages from JD Equipment de Mexico over fraud claims

By Carrie Bradon | May 14, 2019

United States of America filed a complaint on April 22 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against JD Equipment de Mexico, S de R.L.The plaintiff alleges that on Aug. On Sept.S.C

Plaintiffs lawyers - and their experts - are gaining power in Michigan on PFAS issue

By John O'Brien | May 14, 2019

LANSING, Mich.Instead, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is soliciting pitches from private lawyers who would fund the litigation in exchange for a percentage of any verdict or settlement.S.S.com

Massive Roundup verdict, in wake of EPA ruling, shows how uncertainty and embarrassing emails can trump science

By Daniel Fisher | May 14, 2019

On April 30, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declared glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used weedkiller Roundup, to be safe.”Bernstein has written extensively about how the U.S

PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Four Lawyers From Pepper Hamilton Named to Delaware Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists for 2019

By Press release submission | May 13, 2019

Pepper Hamilton issued the following announcement on May 9.Pepper Hamilton announced that four lawyers have been named by Delaware Super Lawyers magazine as top attorneys in the state for 2019

Lawsuit says J&J puts trans fats in Benecol

By Carrie Bradon | May 13, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A man is suing Johnson & Johnson via a class action lawsuit, alleging that he purchased a product believing it to be safe for consumption when it was not.C

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