MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – A Wisconsin appeals court has held that a lower court acted erroneously when it refused to even consider an asbestos decedent’s summary judgment opposition briefs that were filed just minutes before the deadline and were each several pages over the allowed limit.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Over the years, the securities law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd and its attorneys have reaped staggering multi-billion dollar awards from companies and in turn doled out hundreds of thousands of dollars to political candidates.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - Six men from Colorado, Florida, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Kentucky and South Carolina have filed a class action lawsuit against NBTY for deceptive advertising of its protein powder.
Story CopyBOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $1.3 million settlement on Thursday with an insurance company and its subsidiary to resolve allegations of deceptive marketing.
Story CopyDES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller's Consumer Protection Division filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a Fort Dodge-based cosmetology school for allegedly engaging in deceptive, omissive and unfair practices.
Story CopyDENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced a court order on Thursday against a vacation company and its owners for allegedly engaging in deceptive business practices that violated the Colorado Consumer Protection Act. Sea to Ski Vacations and its owners, Andrew Wunder, Bethany Wunder, Christian Wunder and Stephen Wunder, allegedly booked travel using Priceline and Expedia while pretending to work with an exclusive provider of travel services.