Earlier this month, a federal judge gave preliminary approval and certified a settlement class in a lawsuit filed against the restaurant chain over its six- and 12-inch-long subs. A group of plaintiffs alleged the sandwiches were not the advertised length.
Trial lawyers will spend almost $900 million this year in broadcast advertising, a new report projects, with a firm that allegedly recently took in more than $90 million in funding to purchase lawsuits leading the way.
This year, a national legal reform group shed more light on an asbestos docket in Virginia by downgrading Newport News to a “Judicial Hellhole,” though an asbestos attorney there claims the report is propaganda.
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway recently joined 16 other state attorneys general in writing a letter to Phusion Projects asking that the alcohol content in its malt beverage product Four Loko be lowered.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh was among 14 state attorneys general who recently told the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that arbitration agreements should be prohibited in long-term care contracts.
Allegations by six states against medical device company NuVasive for improperly marketing a spinal surgery product and providing illegal kickbacks have been settled for $13.5 million, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh recently said.
West Chester Memorial in Cincinnati has agreed to a $4.1 million settlement after allegations of billing federal health care programs for medically unnecessary spinal surgeries, the U.S. Department of Justice recently announced.