WATERBURY, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - A coalition representing consumers, filed a lawsuit March 22 in Connecticut Superior Court to oppose Gov. Dannel Malloy's executive order that turned some health care workers into state employees.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge on Thursday issued a temporary injunction ordering the owners of a Brooklyn apartment complex to end a months-long lockout of more than 70 unionized porters and maintenance workers and resume bargaining "immediately."
Kaplan LAGO AGRIO, Ecuador (Legal Newsline) - A three-judge appellate panel has again denied -- for the fourth time -- a motion by Chevron Corp. to block the Republic of Ecuador from enforcing an $18 billion judgment against the company.
Walker MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has rejected the attempt by labor unions to declare Wisconsin's law limiting the collective bargaining privileges of some government employees as unconstitutional.
Abbott AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - A Texas jury last week returned a $195 million verdict against Houston-based TaxMasters Inc., its predecessor companies and its founder and CEO Patrick Cox for violating the state's Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
Coakley WOBURN, Mass. (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $20 million settlement on Friday with Calloway Laboratories resolving allegations that the medical testing company gave unnecessary urine drug tests.
Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) - Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced a consent judgment on Friday against a Nicholasville auto dealer for alleged violations of the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act.
Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Friday that his Consumer Protection Division settled with a Muscatine used vehicle dealership over interest rates it charged its customers.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Trinity Health Systems and the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement Friday that mandates an Iowa hospital provides effective communication to the hearing impaired.
Nester EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiff Ronald Ball is asking to withdraw a motion for default judgment against defendant Pepsico, Inc. and Pepsi Cola General Bottlers in a Madison County, Ill., personal injury suit.
Hickey TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Insurance companies say lawyers are trying to force a heavy discovery burden on them in an Arkansas state court by skirting federal law regulating class actions.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a settlement on Monday with a Middleborough landowner resolving allegations that he ignored a Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection clean-up order.
Miller NEVADA, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Monday that a judge has penalized two Story County companies for allegedly failing to comply with the Iowa One Call law before conducting drainage tile installation excavations.