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OHIO OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Yost Joins $269.2 Million Settlement with Walgreens over Alleged Fraud and Overbilling

By Press release submission | Feb 20, 2019

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced that Ohio has joined the United States, the District of Columbia and other states in settling two qui tam (whistleblower) lawsuits against Walgreens Boots Alliance (Walgreens).

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding, other contractors allegedly entered into agreements to eliminate competition

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 18, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A woman has filed a suit against several contractors over allegations they unlawfully restrained competition in the market for skilled professionals at an analytic center in England.

Environmental organizations file suit against EPA regarding priority ranking for western Lake Erie

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 14, 2019

TOLEDO, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Two environmental organizations are seeking a court order to declare the U.S. Environment Protection Agency's 2019 Integrated Report Approval was not in accordance with the Clean Water Act regarding western Lake Erie.

From West Virginia Record

Newspapers want federal appeals court to unseal data about opioid crisis

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 28, 2019

CHARLESTON — Two newspaper companies have filed briefs in a federal appellate court in order to obtain information involving the opioid crisis.

Parent company of Kay, Jared agree to $11 million settlement for signing up customers for store credit cards

By Marian Johns | Jan 24, 2019

Sterling Jewelers Inc. (doing business as Kay Jewelers, Jared The Galleria of Jewelry, and several other brands) has agreed to an $11 million settlement with the State of New York to resolve charges of signing customers up for store credit cards and credit insurance products without their consent.

Supreme Court of Ohio reverses $800,000 judgment in defamation case, rules caps on damages apply

By Charmaine Little | Jan 7, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – On Dec. 7, the Supreme Court of Ohio reversed an $800,000 judgment in compensatory damages in a defamation case.

In opioid blame game, roles of Ohio doctors and so-called 'pill mills' sought

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 4, 2019

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The state of Ohio is sitting on a database that could prove the Rosetta Stone for opioid plaintiffs and defendants alike, but so far only the defendants are demanding access to it.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO: Solon man sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in conspiracy to defraud the Cleveland Clinic out of $2.7 million

By Press release submission | Dec 20, 2018

A Solon man was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud the Cleveland Clinic out of more than $2.7 million.

Victor PestChaser ultrasonic pest control device does not repel rodents, Ohio consumer alleges

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 20, 2018

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Pennsylvania maker of rodent control devices over allegations an ultrasonic device does not work as advertised.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Dinsmore’s Sherman Appointed to United Medical Center Board

By Press release submission | Dec 20, 2018

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has appointed Dinsmore’s William A. Sherman, II to serve on the board of directors for the United Medical Center (UMC).

Opioid judge rejects dismissal plea, orders first lawsuits to trial

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 20, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Opioid manufacturers and distributors lost their long-shot bid to end more than 1,000 lawsuits against them as the federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation rejected their motions to dismiss and ordered the first cases to trial next year.

Opioid plaintiffs: A small percentage of pill shipments were 'suspicious.' Or maybe it's nearly all of them

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 14, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Forced to identify opioid prescriptions they say were “suspicious” and never should have been shipped, Ohio cities and counties came up with a rough estimate. Very rough.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Dinsmore & Shohl Attorneys Top 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers Lists

By Press release submission | Dec 12, 2018

Dinsmore & Shohl announces 44 of its attorneys have been named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list and the Rising Stars list for 2019.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Dinsmore & Shohl Attorneys Top 2019 Kentucky Super Lawyers Lists

By Press release submission | Dec 12, 2018

Dinsmore & Shohl announces 54 of its attorneys have been named to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list and the Rising Stars list for 2019.

Ohio SC reinstates lawsuit against NCAA, Notre Dame over concussions

By Charmaine Little | Nov 16, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – On Oct. 31, Justice Judith L. French of the Supreme Court of Ohio wrote that a family’s negligence claims against the University of Notre Dame are not time-barred.

Opioid defendants say plaintiffs stonewalling them on crucial evidence

By Daniel Fisher | Nov 15, 2018

Opioid defendants say plaintiffs stonewalling them on crucial evidence

Ohio manufacturing company managers indicted for alleged obstruction of workplace death probe

By Marian Johns | Nov 5, 2018

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.

Names of hundreds of addicts to be disclosed in opioid litigation

By Dan Fisher | Nov 1, 2018

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.

From Pennsylvania Record

Attack on paint industry spreads to Pennsylvania; Sherwin-Williams asks judge for help

By John O'Brien | Nov 1, 2018

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.

Ohio industrial cleaning business reaches settlement on alleged use of racial epithets to blacks

By Marian Johns | Oct 30, 2018

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.

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