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Utah Supreme Court rules retailers not immune under Liability Reform Act

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Utah Supreme Court has concluded that the state's Liability Reform Act does not create immunity for retailers and has reversed a district court's dismissal of a lawsuit.

Utah Supreme Court affirms part of Weber River as 'navigable water'

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Utah Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's decision allowing navigable recreational waterway use on the Weber River.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.