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

Dee Thompson Oct. 24, 2017, 9:43am

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

Dee Thompson Oct. 10, 2017, 1:42pm

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

David Hutton Jul. 14, 2017, 8:00am

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

Elizabeth Alt May 30, 2017, 9:09am

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

Carrie Salls Apr. 18, 2017, 8:51am

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

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 15, 2017, 9:47am

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

Kristin Regula Dec. 20, 2016, 2:46pm

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

Mark Iandolo Oct. 11, 2016, 11:35am

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

Jessica Karmasek Mar. 16, 2016, 8:51am

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

Jessica Karmasek Feb. 17, 2016, 11:20am

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

Jessica Karmasek Feb. 12, 2016, 9:35am

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.