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Michigan Court of Appeals says lower court erred regarding testimony in case over MRI back injury

By Charmaine Little | Nov 15, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – On Oct. 30, Michigan’s Court of Appeals determined a lower court erred when it granted a summary disposition and reversed and remanded the ruling in a suit filed by man who was allegedly injured during an MRI.

Michigan appeals court upholds $8M verdict, damages cap in Goodyear case

By Carrie Salls | Nov 8, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Court of Appeals upheld rulings denying Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s request to set aside a jury verdict in a case involving liability for a man who was allegedly paralyzed in a car accident because of a tire defect, as well as an order related to the amount of damages awarded to the victim’s estate.

California court partially grants Ford summary judgment in cases over allegedly defective trucks

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The owners of allegedly defective Ford F-350 pickup trucks partially lost their appeals in court as it decided for partial summary judgment in favor of the auto manufacturer.

Mich. court rules for spectators run over by snowmobile at race

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 1, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The case of two snowmobile race attendees who were injured has had a change, as the decision has been reversed by an appellate court.

EPA seeks reimbursement for removing lead, toxins from Detroit site

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 30, 2018

DETROIT — At the request of the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. is suing Federal-Mogul, an auto parts manufacturer, under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act.

U.S. alleges Michigan company fired employees for reporting, corroborating sexual harassment

By Marian Johns | Oct 29, 2018

DETROIT — A Michigan company faces a federal lawsuit for allegedly firing four employees for reporting and corroborated sexual harassment allegations.

EEOC alleges Family Dollar refused to employ person with partial paralysis

By Marian Johns | Oct 9, 2018

DETROIT — A federal agency is suing Family Stores of Michigan LLC, alleging the company refused to employ a person due to his partial paralysis.

Golden State Water seeks damages from Dow Chemical, others over allegedly contaminated water

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A water service company is seeking damages from the manufacturers and distributors of a chemical over allegations the chemical has contaminated its wells.

Mich. farm denied new trial after being found liable for falling cardboard boxes

By Charmaine Little | Oct 4, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – On Sept. 27, the Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s ruling in which a jury found a company liable for two negligence theories in an incident where a man was injured on the property.

Lawsuit against taxi company over drunk man's death fails; Driver looked for man after he ran off at stop light

By Chandra Lye | Oct 3, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a summary disposition decision in the case of a taxi passenger who died of hypothermia after voluntarily leaving the taxi.

Court rejects appeal of companies sweating new rules in NYC's controversial asbestos docket

By Dan Fisher | Sep 27, 2018

Asbestos defendants failed to convince New York’s highest court to intervene in a long-running fight over how the New York City asbestos court known as NYCAL does business, leaving them with few options as hundreds of lawsuits march toward trial in the plaintiff-friendly venue.

Principal says she was a scapegoat and whistleblower, but Mich. court says her firing was justified

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 25, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Court of Appeals has rejected a wrongful termination complaint filed by a former school principal.

Owner of Michigan property files wrongful foreclosure suit against law firm

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 20, 2018

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – A California man alleges a property he purchased in Michigan was wrongfully foreclosed upon.

Stock owner alleges Philip Morris violated securities laws

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A purchaser of Philip Morris common stock alleges that it purchased stock at artificially inflated prices earlier this year because of the company's misleading statements.

DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC: 65 Dykema Attorneys Named to Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 46 of its attorneys from the firm’s five Michigan offices—and from multiple practice areas—were named to the 2018 Super Lawyers list by Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine.

Environmental Law & Policy Center, National Wildlife Federation files suit over Michigan oil pipeline

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 31, 2018

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – Two environment nonprofit groups are seeking relief regarding the Coast Guard and a pipeline in Michigan.

STATE OF MICHIGAN OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: West Michigan Man Charged by Schuette's Elder Financial Crimes Unit Bound Over for Trial on 14 Felonies

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced that Gary “Duke” Haynes 57, of Comstock Park has been bound over for trial in Muskegon County on 14 felony counts for allegedly stealing over $300,000 from his elderly widowed client.

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Ohio lawmakers send first-of-its-kind rejection to powerful legal group

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 3, 2018

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Through a bill signed into law by Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday, the State of Ohio has legislatively opposed the American Law Institute’s long-debated and recently-passed Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance wholesale, an unprecedented development in the 95-year history of the ALI.

Customer alleges Nutrabio Labs glutamine products do not provide benefits advertised

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 23, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A bodybuilding supplement manufacturer based in New Jersey is alleged to have misrepresented the nature and benefits of its glutamine products.

Performance claims on UCAN's products are false, consumer claims

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 20, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Connecticut company's drink mix and snack bars do not enhance performance as advertised, a consumer alleges.

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