CLEVELAND — Two managers of an Ohio manufacturing company have been indicted by a federal grand jury in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio for their alleged attempts to obstruct a federal agency's investigation into the workplace death of a company worker.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiff lawyers representing Ohio cities and counties say they’ll comply with a judge’s order to identify hundreds of people who became addicted to prescription opioids by a deadline tomorrow, peevishly accusing manufacturer defendants of doubting they’ll come through with the information.
PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania will be the next battleground in historically hard-fought litigation over lead paint, as private lawyers seeking one-third of possible multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements are teaming with county officials on lawsuits.
CINCINNATI — An Ohio industrial cleaning company has reached a settlement with a federal agency to resolve a lawsuit alleging that two African-American workers at its Kentucky operation were subjected to racial harassment.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiffs in bellwether trials blaming the opioid industry for the nation's addiction crisis have allowed a Monday deadline to pass, apparently without turning over any proof of specific prescriptions that were made in error.
The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against the opioid industry has given plaintiffs a stark choice on a tight deadline: Hand over evidence of specific prescriptions they believe were improper or lose the right to present such evidence forever.
DAYTON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio city alleges that it had to shut down more than a dozen drinking water wells because of contamination by ingredients used in a foam for extinguishing fires.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – On Sept. 27, the Supreme Court of Ohio reversed an appeals court judgment that denied Union Carbide Corp.’s motion for administrative dismissal amid a case that challenges whether a man’s alleged smoking status contributed to his lung cancer diagnosis.
A magistrate judge recommended that a bellwether trial against the opioid industry proceed, rejecting nearly all the arguments presented by manufacturers, distributors and retailers in their motions to dismiss hundreds of lawsuits accusing them of causing a national crisis.
COLUMBUS — A federal agency alleges nationwide shoe retailer DSW Shoe Warehouse Inc. subjected a former assistant manger to unfair disciplinary action and termination due to race.
CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) – In a notice written to the U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, Western Division on Sept. 6, the U.S. government declined the option to intervene in a False Claims Act lawsuit filed on its behalf.
A settlement binding all potential plaintiffs may be the only practical way of ending nearly 2,000 lawsuits against manufacturers, distributors and retailers of addictive opioid painkillers, said plaintiff lawyers attending a conference on opioid litigation this week.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California citizen alleges a brand of headphones is not sweat and waterproof as advertised.
Ohio Supreme Court: Medical malpractice suit against Cleveland Clinic barred by statute of limitations
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A medical malpractice suit originally filed in federal court in Indiana is barred by the statute of limitations from being pursued in Ohio, Ohio's Supreme Court has ruled.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims that the sellers of an insect spray deceive consumers with their all-natural advertising claims.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit, private mental health agency in Ohio alleges a nonprofit protection and advocacy system in the state is asking for records without authority.
COLUMBUS — The state of Ohio has filed a lawsuit against the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) and its affiliated companies and officers in an effort to recover public funds, according to the state's attorney general.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A supply chain and logistics company alleges a chemical manufacturing company owes more than $1 million for the termination of an agreement.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A ride-hailing service company alleges an Ohio-based insurance company sent it junk faxes.
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.