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State of Utah files for dismissal of suit over state guardianship law, says plaintiffs don't have a claim

Dawn Geske Nov. 7, 2017, 9:36am

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The state of Utah has filed a motion for dismissal of a discrimination suit that has been filed against it regarding H.B. 101 in federal court.

Judge rules for asbestos lawyers, trusts facing investigation from state AGs

John Breslin Sep. 19, 2017, 2:00pm

A judge has dismissed a complaint from a number of states that the four biggest asbestos trusts failed to answer claims they were mismanaging the funds and failed to reimburse Medicare and Medicaid costs, Legal Newsline has found.

Utah files suit over alleged damages caused by Colorado gold mine blowout

Wadi Reformado Aug. 16, 2017, 9:12am

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The state of Utah alleges it has been damaged by a blowout at a former gold mine in Colorado.

Utah Supreme Court rules against man whose dog was killed by cop

Dee Thompson Aug. 7, 2017, 12:46pm

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Utah Supreme Court has ruled against a man whose dog was shot and killed by a police officer during a search for a missing toddler.

Disabled plaintiffs sue over Utah guardianship law

Wadi Reformado Jul. 24, 2017, 10:35am

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Legal Newsline) — Two individuals and a law center are suing the state of Utah, alleging discrimination and violation of federal law.

Utah SC upholds denial of Tesla UT to sell new vehicles

S. Laney Griffo Apr. 21, 2017, 12:54pm

The Utah Supreme Court has upheld a decision by the Utah Tax Commission to deny Tesla Motors UT a license to sell new motor vehicles.

Utah-based trucking company continues to fight class action lawsuit filed over alleged fraud

Jessica Karmasek Apr. 12, 2017, 1:02pm

The suit, originally filed in 2011, alleges C.R. England Inc. fraudulently induced thousands of drivers to enroll in its training schools by promising them either employment or the ability to earn desirable income as independent contractors, even though positions with the company were largely unavailable.

Disruptive tech sector advised to self-regulate while policy makers and regulators try to catch up

Ann Maher Mar. 29, 2017, 8:28pm

MENLO PARK, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes laid out terms of an accord with innovators of the U.S. tech industry on Wednesday, advising them that self-regulation will go a long way in keeping law enforcers away.

Case of unconscious bus driver resolves insurance issue in Utah

Laura Halleman Feb. 28, 2017, 10:20am

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Utah Supreme Court has decided Utah law overrules the common-law defense of sudden incapacity in a limited extent, doing so in a lawsuit regarding a bus driver who became unconscious transporting a high school band.

Wells Fargo wants plaintiffs in class action over sales practices to submit claims to arbitration

Jessica Karmasek Dec. 1, 2016, 4:36pm

The bank filed its motion to compel and a 16-page memorandum in support in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, Central Division, Nov. 23.

Stockholder accuses Utah corporation of violating federal law

Wadi Reformado Sep. 23, 2016, 9:30am

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) — A stockholder is suing a Utah corporation, alleging negligent misrepresentation and violation of federal law.

Stockholder alleges company, board violated federal law

Wadi Reformado Aug. 23, 2016, 1:12pm

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) — A shareholder is suing a company and its board, alleging they provided misleading information to public stockholders regarding the sale of the company. 

Utah law firm claims insurance companies owe money for services provided

Robbie Hargett Jan. 15, 2016, 1:27pm

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – A Utah law firm is suing two insurance companies over claims they refuse to pay for legal services rendered.

Utah SC rules in eminent domain issue

Jessica M. Karmasek Jul. 29, 2011, 10:48am

Durrant SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - The Utah Supreme Court said this month that a portion of land cannot be condemned under a statute that permits eminent domain for construction projects around mineral deposits.

Tenth Circuit: $358M case against Utah amounts to little

John O'Brien Jul. 28, 2011, 9:35am

Shurtleff SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Only a recent Utah Supreme Court decision prevented the claims of two former financial advisers who say regulators ruined their professional lives from being dismissed entirely.

Tenth Circuit skips arguments in $358M case against Utah

John O'Brien May 13, 2011, 10:45am

Shurtleff DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Oral arguments were recently skipped in the lawsuit of two former financial advisers who say the state of Utah ruined their professional lives with a witch hunt.

Tenth Circuit to hear former advisers' case against Utah

John O'Brien Mar. 24, 2011, 9:00am

Shurtleff DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Two former financial advisers who are accusing the state of Utah of ruining their professional lives with a witch hunt are pursuing their appeal of a federal judge's decision against them.

Pharma suit has familiar ring for Utah AG

John O'Brien May 14, 2010, 2:22pm

Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - Six months after a $24 million settlement with pharmaceutical maker Eli Lilly & Co., the state of Utah is headed back to court with the same argument and the same attorneys.

Utah AG hires familiar faces for pharma suit

John O'Brien May 12, 2010, 11:45am

Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - The private attorneys who earned nearly $4 million in Eli Lilly & Co.'s settlement with the state of Utah are getting a chance at another large payday.

Republican makes late-entry into Minnesota AG race

Chris Rizo Apr. 28, 2010, 6:37pm

R. Christopher Barden (R) ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline)-A Republican psychologist-lawyer announced today he will challenge Minnesota's Democratic attorney general, Lori Swanson, pledging to work to overturn the national health care law if elected.