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New Hampshire city's wastewater treatment facility violates Clean Air Act, government alleges

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 21, 2018

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – The federal government alleges a New Hampshire municipality's wastewater treatment facility is operating in violation of federal law.

Legal malpractice case filed by doctor revived following New Hampshire ruling

By John Breslin | Aug 23, 2018

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – A legal malpractice claim against a New Hampshire law firm has been revived after the state's Supreme Court reversed an earlier ruling.

N.H. Supreme Court affirms $750,000 judgment against Applebee’s owner in salmonella lawsuit

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 30, 2018

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – The New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an opinion July 18 that a trial court and jury did not err in awarding a man $750,000 in his suit over allegations he contracted salmonella after eating at an Applebee’s restaurant.

Nonprofits allege contaminated groundwater is entering New Hampshire river from landfill

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 24, 2018

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – Two nonprofit corporations allege that a landfill in New Hampshire is discharging pollutants into a river.

N.H. Supreme Court rules insurance company not liable for living expenses in mold case

By Elizabeth Alt | Dec 5, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Nov. 15 that a couple who found mold in their home is not entitled to receive compensation from their insurance company for the expenses when they had to temporarily move out of the home.

Carnival escapes liability for girl killed by car while crossing street to Burger King

By Dee Thompson | Oct 24, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) - A carnival operator is not responsible for the death of a teenage carnival-goer who was crossing the street in the town of Derry, the New Hampshire Supreme Court has decided.

Father can't sue N.H. town after son injured trying to touch person on rope swing

By Dee Thompson | Oct 10, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – The New Hampshire Supreme Court recently ruled that the town of Chester was not liable for the injuries caused to a boy swimming at a pond on city property.

Drug companies lose challenge to alliance between private lawyers and state officials

By David Hutton | Jul 14, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – Private lawyers who could possibly make millions of dollars in attorneys fees can continue with their representation of the state of New Hampshire in an investigation into and a possible lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry.

N.H. Supreme Court rules for lawyer seeking fees from colleague

By Elizabeth Alt | May 30, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – Attorney Harvey J. Garod received a ruling in his favor against another attorney he claims essentially poached his former client and did not pay him his share from a subsequent settlement.

De-recognized Dartmouth fraternity loses another round in frat house zoning fight

By Carrie Salls | Apr 18, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – A de-recognized fraternity at Dartmouth College lost yet another round in a dispute with the town of Hanover related to the zoning status of its house when the Supreme Court of New Hampshire ruled April 11 that the house was no longer “grandfathered” to comply with updated zoning regulations.

Pre-K teacher loses wrongful termination, slander case against Catholic school

By Nicholas Gueguen | Mar 15, 2017

MANCHESTER, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Feb. 24 decided to uphold the decision of the Hillsborough Superior Court to dismiss allegations against the Roman Catholic Bishop of Manchester, or Saint Christopher School, in the case of Beverly A. Cluff-Landry v. the Roman Catholic Bishop of Manchester.

Judge denies remand in Saint-Gobain class action

By Kristin Regula | Dec 20, 2016

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) -- U.S. District Court Judge Joseph LaPlante won't send a class action lawsuit against Saint-Gobain back to state court, despite the plaintiffs' request.

New Hampshire attorney general warns consumers about potential IRS scams

By Mark Iandolo | Oct 11, 2016

CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) — New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster recently released a statement warning consumers about potential IRS scams happening over the phone throughout the state.

N.H. judge rules fee agreement between AG, Cohen Milstein is invalid

By Jessica Karmasek | Mar 16, 2016

Under the retainer agreement signed in September, the plaintiffs law firm known for its class action lawsuits -- and that has been hired by a growing number of state attorneys general in recent years -- could have earned 27 percent of the State’s net recovery if an investigation into a group of opioid makers proceeds.

Drug makers want Cohen Milstein law firm off New Hampshire investigation

By Jessica Karmasek | Feb 17, 2016

A group of five pharmaceutical companies being investigated by state Attorney General Joseph Foster for their marketing of prescription opioids have filed motions with a state court to have the plaintiffs law firm barred, along with the enforcement of subpoenas from Foster’s office. The companies argue the firm has too much of a financial stake in the investigation.

Cohen Milstein law firm could see sizable returns if New Hampshire investigation into opioid makers proceeds

By Jessica Karmasek | Feb 12, 2016

The prominent plaintiffs law firm known for its class action lawsuits -- and that has been hired by a growing number of state attorneys general in recent years -- could earn 27 percent of the State’s net recovery under a retainer agreement signed in September.

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