News from May 2014

Company patents drying process, deemed a 'troll' by national home builders group

By John O'Brien | May 1, 2014

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Hundreds of home builders in the Pacific Northwest have been put on notice that if they use a dehumidifier to dry rain-damaged projects, they are infringing on a patent recently issued to a father and son who claim they invented the process.

Class action filed against Revlon over 'DNA Advantage'

By Kyla Asbury | May 1, 2014

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - Revlon Consumer Products Corporation is being sued for alleged false advertising of its "DNA Advantage" products in federal court.

TLR endorses two GOP Texas legislature candidates in upcoming runoffs

By David Yates | May 2, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - For the upcoming May 27 primary runoff, a legal reform group has endorsed two Republican candidates seeking election to the Texas Legislature.

Mostyn, other trial lawyers spending big on Crist's campaign in Florida

By David Yates | May 5, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - No matter what political banner he decides to run under, Charlie Crist, the Democratic candidate for Florida governor this time around, can count on trial lawyers pouring millions into his coffers.

Fourth Circuit won't sanction asbestos attorneys despite legal 'ping-pong match'

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 5, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals judge recently authored a dissent backing a beauty supply manufacturer, arguing the plaintiffs' attorneys acted with misconduct through a legal "ping-pong match" by claiming they had evidence, denying that same evidence and then claiming it again when the statements best suited their cause.

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