PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – The Maine Supreme Court recently refused to uphold a two-year suspension against a nurse who was accused of professional misconduct for releasing a disoriented, sparsely dressed patient into a snowstorm in 2008. The patient died just feet from the hospital.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (Legal Newsline) — Residents of St. Clair County, Illinois, and St. Louis have filed a class action lawsuit against Inventure Foods Inc., citing alleged fraud, negligent misrepresentation and unfair competition.
A recent decision by a federal court in California not to dismiss a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case against Facebook is a blow to First Amendment freedom, a TCPA defense attorney based in Costa Mesa said during a recent interview.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — A Tennessee stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company and its officers, alleging fraud, negligent misrepresentation and violation of federal law.
FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Feb. 14 that United Staffing Associates LLC, a staffing agency in Visalia, Calif., will pay $24,500 after allegations of retaliatory discrimination.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Feb. 15 against three related Hawaii tour companies for allegations of sexual harassment of male employees.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey appeals court has ruled Heartland Payment Systems Inc. will again face a former employee’s whistleblower claim, overturning a $2 million attorneys’ fee that was previously awarded to the credit and debit card processing services firm.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - American Law Institute (ALI) is cooking up new common law rules covering consumer contracts that would give courts an unprecedented range of reasons to invalidate or rewrite contract terms.