The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed additional fraud charges in a case relating to alleged false regulatory filings as part of a scheme to manipulate Fitbit securities.
District courts divided on whether landmark BMS decision applies to class actions; SCOTUS likely to decide
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Federal district courts are divided on whether a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on personal jurisdiction is applicable to class actions.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Dunkin' Brands has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations it misrepresented the ingredients in its steak in sandwiches.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – The makers of Canada Dry Ginger Ale are alleged to falsely label the beverage as made from real ginger.
A bill that punishes attorneys who mislead prospective clients passed California's Assembly with no opposition, but the state Senate won't even consider it. So, what happened?
Potential defendants argue Texas court lacks jurisdiction.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A ride-hailing service company alleges an Ohio-based insurance company sent it junk faxes.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges a dietary supplement sold by a pharmacy chain falsely states it provides beneficial effects for cognition and memory.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – The federal government and Louisiana are seeking damages from an oil production company over a 2016 pipeline leak that discharged several thousand gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
AKRON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Bumble Bee Foods claimed in its motion to dismiss that an Ohio man suing the company over allegations it conspired with other major tuna brands doesn’t have a solid case.
The City of Boulder’s decision to add new claims to its climate change lawsuit has afforded defendants Exxon and Suncor the chance to transfer the case to federal court.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has affirmed a lower court's ruling in favor of a supermarket chain and against a customer who fell in one of its stores.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Los Angeles Superior Court should have summarily decided on a wage dispute case between a health care company and its employees, a California appellate court ruled June 25.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A production company and its attorney have successfully appealed against sanctions imposed over the filing of a motion in a copyright infringement case.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A woman who claimed she was sexually harassed while working as an employee with a major auto parts company has been granted a new trial by a California appeals court.
Former L.A. fire captain can lose pension benefits following felony conviction but deserves hearing, court rules
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A former Los Angeles fire captain convicted of running an illegal gambling operation could still lose part of his pension following a California appeals court ruling.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The federal government alleges that a proposed merger between Disney and Fox would result in higher prices for cable sports programming.
Lawsuits won’t prevent mass shootings – they will only create a nanny state that still won’t deter the country’s sickest individuals from carrying out their attacks, says the owner of a Las Vegas resort where dozens were gunned down in 2017.
SANTA ANA (Legal Newsline) – A grocer is alleged to have violated consumer protection statutes with the marketing of its alkaline water.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The organizer of the World Series of Beach Volleyball event alleges the owner of the Otter Pop frozen ice bars failed to honor an agreement.