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Oregon trial lawyers push legislation

By Chris Rizo | Mar 3, 2009

Sal Esquivel (R) SALEM, Ore."We've got to get a handle on this," state Rep. Sal Esquivel, R-Medford, said on the flood of lawsuits filed in state courts annually.com

U.S. Supreme Court rules against Wyeth in federal preemption case

By Chris Rizo | Mar 4, 2009

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S.The Collegeville, Pa.-based drug company was seeking to reverse a $6. Wyeth, however, says her claims are preempted by the U.S.S

Progress of judicial campaign reform an issue in recusal case

By John O'Brien | Mar 4, 2009

Souter WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Former U.S. Solicitor General Ted Olson stood before the nine Justices of the U.S.S. Caperton even gave $20,000 to the group......

Rebate cards the subject of AT&T's settlement with Cuomo

By John O'Brien | Mar 5, 2009

Cuomo WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.Cuomo said Tuesday that AT&T has agreed to pay $2.63 million to resolve charges stemming a sales promotion involving rebate offers.com

U.S. Chamber urges 9th Circuit to reverse class action status in Wal-Mart case

By Chris Rizo | Mar 6, 2009

S. Chamber of Commerce said in an amicus brief.The 9th U.S. District Court of Appeals in San Francisco has agreed to hear the case Dukes v. Wal-Mart.In its filing, the U.S. 13 statement.S.com

Baby bottlers to stop using chemical

By John O'Brien | Mar 9, 2009

Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn.Avent, Disney First Years, Gerber, Dr.Blumenthal said he hopes that other industries will make similar decisions.com

Edmondson's poultry lawsuit may be based on bad science

By Chris Rizo | Mar 10, 2009

Drew Edmondson (D) TULSA, Okla.Defendants in the lawsuit are: Tyson Foods Inc., Tyson Poultry Inc., Tyson Chicken Inc., Cobb-Vantress Inc., Cal-Maine Foods Inc.com

Federal court affirms Washington AG's lawsuit over Hanford Cleanup

By Chris Rizo | Mar 11, 2009

Rob McKenna (R) SPOKANE, Wash.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the state had authority to require the U.S.The case is Washington v. Chu, No.com

Proposed legislation would make paint companies a target in Md.

By John O'Brien | Mar 12, 2009

Rosenberg ANNAPOLIS, Md.House Bill 1156, introduced by Del. Sam Rosenberg, is aimed at using litigation against companies to fund the abatement of Baltimore homes.C

Corbett files paperwork to make run for governor

By John O'Brien | Mar 16, 2009

Corbett HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett has apparently entered the 2010 race for governor.A Feb. "That sounds great.com

Oklahoma trial lawyers blast state Legislature

By Chris Rizo | Mar 17, 2009

Jon Parsley OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The president of the Oklahoma Bar Association said Tuesday that state lawmakers are waging an assault on the civil justice system..

AP still going after Maynard's e-mails

By Justin Anderson | Mar 17, 2009

Maynard Blankenship CHARLESTON, W.Va. Supreme Court officials had refused to honor The AP's FOIA, so The AP sued.S. Supreme Court.S.S.'"

California AG readies furlough appeal

By Legal News Line | Mar 18, 2009

Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - On Friday, Gov. Chaing's spokeswoman Hallye Jordan said he would appeal, according to published reports. Gov

Progressives leaving Brown's side in 2010

By Legal News Line | Mar 23, 2009

Through roughly 16 campaigns, including three for president of the United States and two for governor of California, Brown has proven to have more political lives than Wile E. Coyote or Felix the Cat

Alaska officials call for streamlined wetland appeals process

By Chris Rizo | Mar 24, 2009

Sarah Palin (R) JUNEAU, Alaska (Legal Newsline)-Alaska Acting Attorney General Richard Svobodny has called on the U.S.S.S.com

California takes steps to stop home repair scheme

By Legal News Line | Mar 24, 2009

Jerry Brown (D) SAN DIEGO, Calif.The attorney general's office conducted an investigation for months, concluding that SRVS Charge Inc.

Judge backs continued role of prison receiver in California

By Legal News Line | Mar 25, 2009

U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson rejected the appeal by Gov.Henderson said he has no confidence in the state to continue progress made under the prison receiver he appointed in 2006.S."

Several others vying for lead role in class action suit against Bank of America

By John O'Brien | Mar 26, 2009

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer is representing the two Ohio funds.Employees of the Kaplan firm donated $50,000 to the Ohio Democratic Party in 2008.In February, U.S.) and the Westmoreland County (Pa

Oklahoma lemon law proposal hits roadblock

By Chris Rizo | Mar 26, 2009

Drew Edmondson (D) Harry Coates (R) OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.Republican state Sen. In a letter of support for the legislation by state Rep

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear spam appeal

By Chris Rizo | Mar 30, 2009

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. The state's spam ban applied to commercial and non-commercial speech, including political and religious messages.C.S.com

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