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Just before trial, Washington AG Ferguson's Ethicon case against Johnson & Johnson settles

By John Sammon | Apr 22, 2019

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit launched by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson against Johnson & Johnson for a pelvic mesh implant it sold called the “Ethicon” has been settled out of court according to a report from Courtroom View Network (CVN).

Stockholders sue Boeing following deadly crashes

By John Breslin | Apr 22, 2019

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Boeing investor has filed a securities class action against the company following two deadly airplane crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia.

DOJ, FBI failed to fully comply with congressional 9/11 mandate, lawsuit alleges

By John Suayan | Apr 22, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Lawyers’ Committee for 9/11 Inquiry, Inc. and Architects & Engineers (AE) for 9/11 Truth are suing federal officials in an effort to have the defendants fully comply with a five-year-old mandate from Congress pertaining to 9/11.

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION: Sara Cortes and David Bartels Named Deputy Chief Counsels of the Division of Investment Management

By Press release submission | Apr 22, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Sara Cortes and David P. Bartels have been named Deputy Chief Counsels of the Division of Investment Management.

Legal woes continue for multi-level marketing women's clothing company LuLaRoe

By John Severance | Apr 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Legal problems continue for LuLaRoe, a multi-level marketing company that sells women's clothing.

Customer alleges CVS sold multivitamins that listed misleading ingredients

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES — A customer is suing CVS, alleging multivitamins listed misleading ingredients.

Nonprofit accuses Arizona Rangers of misusing grant

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 19, 2019

PHOENIX — A nonprofit is suing the Arizona Rangers, alleging a grant was misused.

Kellogg's targeted in 'graham' cracker suit, mirrors others filed in New York

By John Breslin | Apr 19, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Kellogg Co. is the target of a class-action lawsuit that claims the food-manufacturing giant uses deceptive practices when marketing and selling its "graham cracker" products.

Compound drug producer Fusion IV asks federal court to rule California was wrong to block operation

By John Breslin | Apr 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A producer of compound drugs has asked a federal court to rule that California was wrong to deny a license for an outsourcing facility in the state.

Washington suit against Ethicon over pelvic mesh implant begins Monday

By John Sammon | Apr 18, 2019

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – The lawsuit of Washington State’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon for selling a pelvic mesh implant to women that allegedly caused chronic pain, infections and medical complications will begin on Monday, April 22, another in a long line of lawsuits over the past several years that contend the implants are dangerous.

Former New Jersey bus driver denied discrimination appeal

By Marian Johns | Apr 17, 2019

TRENTON — The New Jersey Superior Court has denied the appeal of a New Jersey bus driver who alleged his employer subjected him to a hostile work environment and discriminated against him because of his weight.

Massachusetts Supreme Court backs P.F. Chang workers

By Marian Johns | Apr 17, 2019

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Supreme Court has reversed an appeals' court denial of motion for class certification and remanded a case involving P.F. Chang workers' allegations of wage law violations to the trial court.

Tenneco granted summary judgment in lung cancer case

By Marian Johns | Apr 17, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. — Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc. (Tenneco), the makers of Walker mufflers, has been granted its motion for summary judgment by the Delaware Superior Court in a case alleging a former auto mechanic who contracted and died from lung cancer because the mufflers contained asbestos.

Arkansas Supreme Court reverses denial of long-term care facility's charitable immunity

By Marian Johns | Apr 17, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court has reversed and remanded a Jefferson County Circuit Court's decision that denied a long-term care facility's "charitable immunity" in a wrongful death claim.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Restructuring Attorney Eric Howe Joins Greenberg Traurig in Minneapolis

By Press release submission | Apr 16, 2019

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues its strategic growth of its Minneapolis office with the addition Eric J. Howe as a shareholder in the Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Locke Lord’s Boston Office Managing Partner Matt McTygue To ‎Receive LGBT ‎Business Trailblazer Award From Boston ‎Business Journal

By Press release submission | Apr 16, 2019

Matt McTygue, Managing Partner of Locke Lord’s Boston office, has been selected by the Boston Business Journal to receive its LGBT Business Trailblazer Award, which recognizes his distinguished record of leadership in the LGBT community.

Texas Supreme Court rules 'governmental immunity' in woman's drowning

By Marian Johns | Apr 16, 2019

AUSTIN — The Texas Supreme Court has reversed a court of appeals ruling and dismissed claims against the Tarrant Regional Water District made by the parents of a Fort Worth woman who drowned while trying to cross a Trinity River dam built and maintained by the district.

New Jersey appeals court says 'official ballots' must be printed in English, Spanish

By Marian Johns | Apr 16, 2019

TRENTON — The Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division has sided with a 2018 New Jersey Ward 3 district committee candidate and the New Jersey Democratic State Committee in their argument that "official ballots" must be printed in English and Spanish in accordance with state's statues and election law.

MCGUIREWOODS LLP: Four McGuireWoods Partners Named to Elite List of BTI Client Service All-Stars

By Press release submission | Apr 16, 2019

McGuireWoods partners Geoff Cockrell, Peter Covington, Vishwa Link and Rick Viola are singled out by corporate counsel for client service excellence in BTI Consulting Group’s 2019 Client Service All-Stars report.

Pharmaceutical company questions FDA's decision to delay approval of anti-opioid drug

By John Suayan | Apr 16, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Pennsylvania-based pharmaceutical company is suing the Food and Drug Administration, acting FDA Commissioner Norman E. Sharpless, the Department of Health and Human Services and HHS Secretary Alex M. Azar II for allegedly delaying the approval of a drug product it claims would combat the opioid crisis.

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