AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – While several states across the country have rejected the "every exposure" theory in asbestos cases, the recent Texas Supreme Court Bostic decision stands out due to its “Lohrmann Plus Standard.”
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - A class action lawsuit has been filed against Space Exploration Technologies Corp. after class members claim it did not properly notify its former employees of mass layoffs and did not pay them wages earned before termination.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – U.S. Bankruptcy Judge George Hodges released instructions and deadlines last week for the process of unsealing evidence introduced last year by Garlock Sealing Technologies that alleged fraud on the part of asbestos plaintiffs attorneys.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) - Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced a $35 million multi-state settlement with Pfizer Inc. on Wednesday to resolve allegations that one of its subsidiaries unlawfully promoted a kidney transplant drug.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced an agreement on Wednesday with two transportation network companies that will help ensure that passengers are safe and provide more transparency into their operations.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A class action lawsuit has been filed against Yelp after shareholders claim the company lied about business practices to investors to try to increase Yelp's stock prices.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge late last month gave a preliminary thumbs-up to what is being dubbed the largest settlement in the two decade-plus history of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – In a retention election that drew national attention, Tennessee voters on Thursday delivered new eight-year terms to all three incumbent Supreme Court justices who sought retention to the five-member court.
Story CopyNEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on Friday that will allow for the distribution of $410 million to victims who invested with Bernard Madoff.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – On Monday morning, state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for Texas governor, sent out an email to supporters notifying them of the release of the campaign’s first television advertisement.