Now that federal judges on either coast have dismissed two of the most prominent climate lawsuits against the oil industry, risks to taxpayers may be going up.
News from August 2018
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit public benefit corporation alleges a waste water sewage collection system operator in several California cities has unlawfully discharged several thousand gallons of sewage into waterways.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A Colorado federal judge has approved a briefing schedule for determining a final location to hear a climate change lawsuit filed by local Colorado officials against two oil companies
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges a brand of orange juice is not natural as advertised and contains a synthetic biocide used to kill weeds.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer is challenging a water bottle maker's claims that gemstones in the bottle will alter the quality of water used in it.
SACRAMENTO — California's Attorney General Xavier Becerra is calling on the Trump administration to withdraw its proposed rule to alter Medicaid state payment requirements, a move the attorney general says will hurt the state's 400,000 home care workers as well as the half-million with disabilities under their care.
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman recently was appointed as the new chair for the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) during the group's annual meeting in New Mexico.
SACRAMENTO — The state of California is arguing that the federal government's recent dismantling of the Borrower Defense Rule, designed to provide help for students defrauded by their school, is not in the best interest students.
BALTIMORE — Maryland's Consumer Protection Division has issued a final order relating to allegations that a Maryland moving company gave customers low estimates and then demanded additional money while holding their possessions on moving trucks.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - A major gathering of politicians and representatives of state agencies will convene Friday for a round table discussion on how to stymie the spread of nuisance lawsuits against agri-business companies and producers.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Two California consumers allege a produce saver product does not keep food fresh longer as advertised.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two nonprofit, public-interest research, litigation and advocacy organizations allege a federal agency has unlawfully failed to respond to its petition concerning a bulk drug substance.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey contract manufacturing and packaging service company alleges a client has interfered with contractual relations.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio resident alleges a New Jersey pharmaceutical company is sending unsolicited fax advertisements.
PHOENIX — An Arizona mining corporation has been ordered by a Maricopa County judge to pay a $2.7 million fine for contaminating a public creek with arsenic.
SACRAMENTO — California has become the latest state to join a 12-state coalition filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor for a new regulation that allows employers to group together as Associated Health Plans (AHPs).
New Jersey judges must require plaintiffs lawyers who flock to their courts to come up with more than junk science if they want jurors to hear their arguments.
City of Taylor Police and Fire Retirement System alleges prices of Unum securities were artificially inflated
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – A Tennessee-based insurance company is alleged to have misrepresented its business operations and caused stock prices to fall.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A Washington attorney alleges that she was enrolled in a service care plan without her consent when she purchased an iPhone at an electronics store.