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New Jersey teachers files suit against governor, unions over union dues

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Two Monmouth County, New Jersey school teachers allege the state and a union are going against a U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding union dues.

Ryanair Holdings alleged to have made false statements that inflated share prices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A securities class action has been filed against a Dublin, Ireland-based airline operator and its CEO over allegations the price of its shares were inflated.

Photographer files suit after Adobe Systems software allegedly permanently deleted files

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Maryland photographer and videographer is suing a software maker over allegations a software program permanently deleted files.

Woman injured in New Jersey accident seeks declaration of lien rights for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey law firm and a Florida resident are seeking a declaration regarding a lien from several federal agencies to assist her in a lawsuit over injuries she sustained in an auto accident.

MASSACHUSETTS ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: AmerisourceBergen to Pay More than $490,000 to MassHealth over Allegations of Distributing Contaminated Drugs

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

One of the largest drug wholesalers in the country will pay the state’s Medicaid program (MassHealth) more than $490,000 to resolve allegations that the company sold misbranded and adulterated drugs in Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey announced.

IOWA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Dairy pays $100,000 penalty for air-quality violations

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

A Northeast Iowa cheesemaker has paid a $100,000 penalty and agreed to install $1.4 million in pollution-control measures after violating air quality limits for 12 years.

ARMSTRONG TEASDALE: Law Week Colorado Recognizes Armstrong Teasdale’s Martin Estevao Among “Up and Coming Lawyers”

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces that Associate Martin Estevao has been named to Law Week Colorado’s Up and Coming class of 2018.

MORGAN LEWIS: US News-Best Lawyers Name Morgan Lewis as Law Firm of the Year in Two Categories

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

The US News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes client, lawyer, and peer review.

THE S.E. FARRIS LAW FIRM: The S.E. Farris Law Firm Named Among Fastest Growing Firms in U.S.

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

The Law Firm 500 Award committee announced the list of 2018 Honorees for the third annual Law First 500 list.

LEWIS BRISBOIS: Lewis Brisbois opens Reno/Tahoe, Nevada Office

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce the expansion of its presence in Nevada by joining forces with former law firm GeorgesonAngaran.

School officials have immunity in case over alleged sexual abuse, Kentucky Supreme Court rules

By Karen Kidd | Nov 16, 2018

Breathitt County Schools officials are shielded by qualified immunity in litigation brought by the victim of alleged sexual abuse by a former teacher, the Kentucky Supreme Court recently ruled.

Virginia Supreme Court says vicarious liability claim should not have been dismissed in Carilion Clinic suit

By Charmaine Little | Nov 16, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Virginia has only partially agreed with a woman who accused a health care group of revealing her confidential medical information to other parties.

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.

BRYAN CAVE: Firm Receives DLI Law Firm Diversity Award

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has been awarded a 2018 Diversity Law Institute Law Firm Diversity Award. The award was presented to San Francisco Partner Meryl Macklin on behalf of the firm at the Litigation Counsel of America 2018 Fall Conference & Celebration of Fellows.

911 surcharge fees are taxes, Minnesota Supreme Court rules in False Claims Act case

By Charmaine Little | Nov 16, 2018

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – The idea that fees associated with certain telecommunications calls, such as 911 services, are indeed taxes, is what caused Minnesota’s Supreme Court to dismiss a case over allegations companies were purposefully not paying fees and surcharges owed to the state.

MOTLEY RICE: Motley Rice attorneys named to 2018 New York and Rhode Island Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

Six Motley Rice attorneys are 2018 Rhode Island and New York Metro Super Lawyers®and Rising Stars.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler's Maggie Clemens and Trent Sutton Named Attorneys of the Year

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that two of its attorneys have been recognized in The Daily Record’s 2018 Attorneys of the Year Awards.

CLARK HILL PLC: Clark Hill PLC Adds Melissa O. Nonaka, to the Immigration Business Unit as a Senior Attorney in the Washington, D.C. Office

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

Senior Attorney Melissa O. Nonaka has joined Clark Hill PLC’s Immigration Business Unit. Nonaka has been practicing U.S. immigration law since 2011

JONES DAY: Jones Day adds 11 U.S. Supreme Court clerks across seven offices

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

The global law firm Jones Day announced that 11 recent U.S. Supreme Court clerks have agreed to join its Issues & Appeals Practice as associates.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: MoneyGram International Inc. Agrees To Extend Deferred Prosecution Agreement, Forfeits $125 Million In Settlement With Justice Department And Federal Trade Commission

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

MoneyGram International Inc. (MoneyGram), a global money services business headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has agreed to extend its deferred prosecution agreement and forfeit $125 million due to significant weaknesses in MoneyGram’s anti-fraud and anti-money laundering (AML) program.

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