Mix NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A Verizon employee has filed unfair labor practice charges against Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 2205 for actions the union allegedly took during a recent strike.
Miller NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Five Deepwater Horizon workers must explain how they can pursue personal injury claims against rig owner Transocean while they plead Fifth Amendment privilege against self incrimination, U.S. Magistrate Sally Shushan ruled on Sept. 27.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said last week that a state agency complied with state law in asking utility regulators to temporarily suspend proceedings on the issue of smart meters.
Dow NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow announced consent orders on Tuesday requiring two financial investment companies to repurchase auction rate securities from New Jersey clients.
Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed what his office says is a landmark lawsuit against Bank of New York Mellon, which is calling his claims "baseless."
Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced a cease and desist order on Wednesday requiring two tree service operators to pay restitution and to stop selling landscaping services unless they obtain a license.
Thacker WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia attorney Stephanie Thacker touched on her experience as both a prosecutor and private practice attorney while testifying before a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
Theis SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Ford Motor Co. undertook no duty to warn luxury car owners that contents of their trunks could puncture their fuel tanks when Ford helped police prevent punctures in similar cars, the Illinois Supreme Court decided on Sept. 22.
DiNapoli NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is urging Chevron to "do what's right for its investors" and "its future viability," and negotiate a fair settlement with a group of Ecuadorians suing the company.
Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement on Wednesday with a food service provider that allegedly overcharged school districts and other education providers.
DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a settlement on Wednesday with a tobacco maker for allegedly failing to establish an escrow account for the sale of its cigarettes as required by law.
Stuart MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - The Alabama Supreme Court last week dismissed appeals by University of Alabama, Auburn University and University of Alabama at Birmingham students over so-called "dining dollars" programs.
Rosen TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - The Kansas Supreme Court last week affirmed the decision of a district court to certify a class of plaintiffs in an action seeking damages under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.