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Former Evansville Firebirds team president alleges he was never paid

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 25, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – A South Carolina man alleges a proposed professional football league failed to pay him for his role as team president of an Indiana team.

J&J wonders why it should foot bill for addicts who never used its opioids

By John Sammon | Jun 25, 2019

NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – The attorney for Johnson & Johnson and its drug subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals on Monday attempted to convince an Oklahoma judge that making the companies pay for a drug crisis, including addicts who never used their products or who used illegal drugs, is unfair.

Oklahoma governor, AG resolve dispute over where $85M from opioid settlement should go

By John Sammon | Jun 25, 2019

NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – An Oklahoma judge announced on Monday agreement has been reached between feuding government officials on how an $85 million settlement with opioid drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Co. would be apportioned.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Rathburn Named to ‘2019 Women in the Law’ List

By Press release submission | Jun 25, 2019

Partner Jennifer Rathburn has been named one of 22 outstanding women lawyers by the Wisconsin Law Journal.

PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Matthew J. Lund Appointed President of Federal Bar Association's Eastern District of Michigan Chapter

By Press release submission | Jun 24, 2019

Matthew J. Lund, a partner with Pepper Hamilton, has been appointed the 60th president of the Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for a one-year term from June 2019 to June 2020.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Adds Attorney Pamela R. Irons to Memphis Office

By Press release submission | Jun 24, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Pamela R. Irons to its Memphis office as special counsel. Irons joins the firm from Jackson Lewis P.C.

At Okla. opioid trial, mental health officer walks court through the proposed massive abatement plan

By John Sammon | Jun 24, 2019

Add Teaser hereNORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – An idea of the staggering cost of abating Oklahoma’s opioid drug epidemic was realized on Friday as a state health officer walked officials through a 65-page list of services she said were needed, some projected to cost in the billions.

Snackers allege White Kit-Kats do not contain white chocolate

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 24, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The maker of Kit-Kats is alleged to have misrepresented the ingredients in the "white" version of the candy.

PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Pepper Hamilton Honored at Legal Services of New Jersey's Equal Justice Awards

By Press release submission | Jun 24, 2019

Pepper Hamilton was awarded the Equal Justice Medal at Legal Services of New Jersey’s Equal Justice Awards, held on June 3.

Peloton rider files lawsuit against company over removal of workouts involved in copyright dispute

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 24, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Exercise equipment maker Peloton is facing a class action lawsuit over allegations the removal of workouts involved in a copyright infringement suit has diminished a consumer's experience with the equipment.

Oasis Legal Finance sued in Kentucky court over allegations of excessive interest rates

By Charmaine Little | Jun 24, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – On May 31, a cash advance company that provides loans in exchange for a portion of personal injury claim settlements was sued in a Kentucky state court over interest rates that the plaintiffs say are higher than what is permitted under Kentucky law.

There are bigger problems than PFAS, group for clean water says as Senate attempts regulation

By John O'Brien | Jun 24, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Last week, a U.S. Senate committee strengthened one of the many bills that attempt to regulate chemicals known as PFAS, as critics continue to fight the idea that enough is known about them to pass legislation.

PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Pepper Hamilton Represents L2 Capital Partners in Sale of Environmental Products Platform

By Press release submission | Jun 24, 2019

Pepper Hamilton LLP provided legal counsel to L2 Capital Partners, L.P. in the sale of LSC Environmental Products, LLC to an entity formed by Ancor Capital Partners, LLC. This transaction represents the successful realization of L2’s 2011 investment in LSC, a soil stabilization products platform.

ISN Software seeks Delaware supreme court review of malpractice claim against its former lawyers

By John Breslin | Jun 21, 2019

ISN Software Corp. is asking the Delaware state supreme court to overturn a ruling that it failed to file in time an allegation of malpractice against its lawyers.

OSU executive director outlines opioid abatement improvements for Oklahoma campuses

By John Sammon | Jun 21, 2019

NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson helped to cause an opioid epidemic, a health officer with the Oklahoma State University in Tulsa on Thursday said the addiction outbreak will cost millions of dollars to alleviate and decades to see major progress..

Alexa-enabled devices record children's voices without consent, lawsuit filed by 10-year-old girl claims

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 21, 2019

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A 10-year-old Massachusetts minor and her parent are filing a class action lawsuit against Amazon over allegations that Alexa-enabled devices violate wiretapping laws by recording children’s voices without their consent.

Chevron seeks cleanup costs for California site from suspended corporation

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 21, 2019

FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Chevron Environmental Management is seeking costs from a suspended Bakersfield, California corporation for the cleanup of a site in the state.

Former Cook's Illustrated subscriber blames junk mail on sale of his personal information

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 21, 2019

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – A former Cook's Illustrated magazine subscriber alleges he now receives junk mail because the magazine's publisher sold his information to data aggregators.

Class action alleges Sprint Solutions withdrew money from former customers' accounts

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 21, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California woman alleges a company unlawfully withdrew more than $1,000 from her bank account without her permission.

New York court strikes down $7M talc/asbestos verdict, says plaintiff's evidence was lacking

By Dan Fisher | Jun 20, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - In an encouraging sign for talcum powder manufacturers facing a new wave of asbestos litigation in New York, a state appeals court has thrown out a 2017 jury verdict in a talc case because the plaintiff’s experts failed to explain how she could have contracted cancer from the cosmetic powder.

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