Parraguirre CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The Nevada Supreme Court says the state's comparative negligence statute allows liability to be split between a negligent tortfeasor and an intentional tortfeasor.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - A New York legal reform says the movie popcorn class action lawsuit that is gaining headlines could be a preview of the state's class action future if a pending bill passes the state Senate.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed lawsuits on Thursday against four Florida companies and one California company for allegedly calling Missourians on the state's No-Call list.
DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Scott J. Nally announced a settlement on Tuesday with a Columbus refinery to resolve allegations of air pollution control violations.
Albin TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled last month that there was not "clear and convincing" evidence that the editor of a regional weekly newspaper knowingly, or in reckless disregard for the truth, published a false front-page teaser.
Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a warning on Thursday to New Yorkers about the rise in reports of so-called grandparent scams, where perpetrators impersonate relatives in need.
Lemons RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - The Virginia Supreme Court last week vacated awards totaling more than $3 million in a wrongful death action filed by a Navy sailor's widow over her husband's exposure to asbestos.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney is calling for Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and state Attorney General Darrell McGraw to join a lawsuit against the Obama administration's contraception rule.
Messing PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - A woman who alleges she was arrested by an overzealous Philadelphia police officer who detained her after she was discovered drawing on a sidewalk with chalk has filed a federal civil rights complaint.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) -- The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that requiring employees to sign arbitration agreements that contain clauses prohibiting employees from pursuing class or collective actions is a violation of federal labor law.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) -- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has announced a settlement with three companies to resolve allegations of wage and hour law violations resulting in over $2.8 million in penalties, fines and restitution.
Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has announced an agreement with an Illinois-based club membership promotional company that allegedly failed to inform consumers of membership agreement terms.
Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has announced an agreement with a Utah-based home alarm company to resolve allegations of questionable business practices and high-pressure sales tactics.