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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.

Michigan court upholds omission of Conyers III's name from ballot because of lack of valid signatures

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 27, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan’s Court of Appeals issued a ruling on June 12 affirming the Wayne County Circuit Court's decision to deny John Conyers III’s petition for a court order that would put his name back in the running as a candidate for the 13th Congressional District.

Michigan court reverses ruling in medical malpractice case over spider bite treatment

By Charmaine Little | Jun 26, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s decision in a medical malpractice case, ruling that the plaintiff failed to provide sufficient evidence that negligence was the cause of his injuries.

Court dismisses warranty allegations against PhD Fitness in supplement class action

By Charmaine Little | Jun 20, 2018

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Michigan granted in part and denied in part a fitness product company’s motion to dismiss a claim that it misrepresented one of its items.

Woman not allowed to back out of her nondisclosure agreement in settlement with health center, Michigan court rules

By Charmaine Little | Jun 19, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that a trial court did not abuse its discretion when it approved a settlement between a woman and a health care facility in a negligence suit.

Pizza Refiners Corp. alleged to have continued to use Little Caesar's mark after agreement was terminated

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 14, 2018

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – A New York corporation is alleged to have unlawfully continued to use the Little Caesar's marks after its franchise agreement was terminated.

Woman alleges metal in Skittles candy injured teeth, caused headaches

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 1, 2018

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – A Wayne County, Michigan woman alleges metal embedded in Skittles candy damaged her teeth and gums and caused her to suffer daily headaches.

From Pennsylvania Record

Even after eight years, criticisms of American Law Institute's insurance project remain

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON – Not everyone is as excited as those who drafted new guidance for judges about its passage.

Appeal to decide future of NYC asbestos court; Companies fed up with their treatment

By John O'Brien | May 3, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The fight over New York City’s controversial asbestos court is not over, as companies worried about their treatment there are likely to appeal an order that kept alive the possibility for even bigger verdicts.

Cities vs. states: A looming battle for control of high-stakes opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Mar 29, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - A public fight between the Tennessee attorney general and counties that have filed separate lawsuits against the opioid industry could be the first of many similar conflicts as state AGs try to assert control over mushrooming litigation over the addiction crisis.

Female models allege Detroit strip club used photos without permission

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 29, 2018

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – Twenty-seven professional models and actresses allege two corporations in Michigan misappropriated their images and likeness to promote a strip club.

Michigan settles allegations of deceptively labeling charity donation bins

By Mark Iandolo | Mar 26, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced March 20 that ATRS, a clothing donation bin operator with headquarters in Texas, will pay $75,000 after allegations that 251 of the company’s bins it operated for the Michigan Humane Society were deceptively labeled.

Settlement reached over allegations oral surgery practice fired employee days after she turned 65

By Marian Johns | Mar 22, 2018

DETROIT — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has reached a settlement with Michigan-based Professional Endodontics in an age discrimination suit that alleged the oral surgery practice fired an employee four days after she turned 65.

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