COLUMBIA, S.C. — The U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina has ordered three South Carolina restaurants to pay 68 employees back wages and damages to settle claims by the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping violations.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced today that Gregory S. Brown has joined the firm as a partner in its Denver office.
Partner and Electronic Discovery and Information Management Practice Group Leader John Martin was invited to co-chair the 5th Annual Electronic Discovery Institute Judicial Training Symposium to be held in 2019.
Georgia Trend has recognized four Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP attorneys in its "2018 Legal Elite.
MEDIA – Opioid litigation in Pennsylvania appears to be in chaos as a prominent law firm has withdrawn from a leadership position on the plaintiff side and unions and the county surrounding the city of Allentown fight efforts to consolidate all lawsuits in a single court.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced that Evan R. Thorn has joined the firm’s Corporate and Financial Regulatory team as of counsel in Raleigh.
Atlanta partners Nekia Hackworth Jones and Wade Malone were honored with a Community Service Award by the Atlanta Bar Association for their leadership on the Atlanta Bar's Summer Law Internship Program (SLIP).
NELSON MULLINS: Experienced Intellectual Property Attorney Siew Chong Joins Nelson Mullins in New York
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced that intellectual property attorney Siew Yen Chong, Ph.D., has joined the firm as of counsel in its New York office.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Health care conglomerate Johnson & Johnson's alleged failure to honor its own pledge on the issue of asbestos and talc in its baby powder will end in a New Jersey woman being forced to pay the ultimate price, her attorney stated during opening arguments in the latest case over allegations its products caused mesothelioma.
Atlanta partner Nekia Hackworth Jones has been named a master by the Logan E. Bleckley Inn of Court, which is affiliated with Georgia State University’s College of Law.
In the Trump administration, at least, the government will no longer look the other way as asbestos lawyers negotiate lenient terms that make it easy for their current clients to get money at the expense of future claimants and federal entitlement programs.
The fighting in Pennsylvania among plaintiffs lawyers working on contingency fees has escalated this summer
Citing 'character assassinations' of witnesses, Goodyear asks for new trial in $40 million asbestos case
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A lawyer for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., which was ordered by pay $40.1 million to a man who claimed he developed mesothelioma following exposure to asbestos, is asking a judge for a new trial.
When it hired outside lawyers to represent it in lawsuits against the opioid industry, Harris County agreed to pay a contingency fee of 35%, more than double the rate in Dallas County and equal to the highest in the state.
Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."
SPARTANBURG, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Following a four-day asbestos exposure trial, 12 jurors found in favor of Celanese Corp. on July 19, ruling that the plaintiff’s mesothelioma was not directly caused by the defendant.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – The third day of the asbestos exposure trial of Jerry Crawford v. Celanese Corp. in the 7th Judicial Circuit Court of South Carolina continued with several witness testimonies that detailed plaintiff Jerry Crawford's failing health.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – Day two of the asbestos exposure trial of Jerry Crawford v. Celanese Corp. was filled with testimony by witnesses and the plaintiff himself.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – An asbestos exposure trial in South Carolina has 12 jurors considering the cancer-causing consequences of piping insulation.