CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois trading company alleges it was injured because of anticompetitive conduct of a Chicago corporation and others.
News from August 2018
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A shareholder in a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company alleges he purchased stock at artificially inflated prices.
GREAT FALLS, Montana (Legal Newsline) – Two Glacier County, Montana landowners allege that they lost an average of 38 bushels of wheat per acre after applying an herbicide.
COLUMBUS, OHIO – Through a bill signed into law by Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday, the State of Ohio has legislatively opposed the American Law Institute’s long-debated and recently-passed Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance wholesale, an unprecedented development in the 95-year history of the ALI.
While the recent sentencing to prison of a once-powerful politician should help discourage abuse in the realm of asbestos litigation, an attorney following the issue says reform of the system is ultimately necessary.
Recent nuisance lawsuits against agri-business in North Carolina are a national threat to agriculture, said U.S. Rep. David Rouzer (R-7th-NC)
U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Zachry Industrial, Inc. To Pay $135,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit
Construction Company Wrongfully Terminated Employees Based on Their Medical History Despite Their Fitness for Duty, Federal Agency Charged.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced that she has joined a coalition of all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the federal government to settle allegations against Delaware-based medical device maker, Alere Inc
The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 597 checks totaling more than $184,000 to people who were allegedly tricked into paying phony debts.
N.J. courts have to now consider if science is "advocacy-driven," lawyers in landmark Accutane ruling say
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Two New Jersey attorneys discussed the scientific reliability and New Jersey Supreme Court's Aug. 1 ruling regarding evidence in a case filed by 2,000 plaintiffs who allege acne medication Accutane could cause Crohn's disease.
SAN FRANCISCO – The First Appellate District of the Court of Appeal of California has reduced the penalties on a law firm in a wage dispute between a paralegal and the law firm.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A false advertising claim against an electronics retailer can continue, a California appeals court has ruled.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Employers in California must take into account when evaluating pay the time taken to perform certain tasks after clocking out, the state's Supreme Court has ruled.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Colorado upheld a water court’s ruling in a lawsuit against Coors Brewing Co. on June 25, specifying that the company's "native" water use is limited and that it can no longer lease its return-flow water to other companies downstream without a new water right.
GEORGETOWN, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A case that was filed in response to the Delaware’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and Co2 Emission Trading Program Act (RGGI Act) was dismissed on June 26 by the Superior Court of the State of Delaware.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Texas-based Your Therapy Source has settled charges by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that the company colluded with its competitors to fix prices on physical therapy pay rates.
FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The Fifth Appellate District of the Court of Appeals in California has ordered a trial court to vacate a summary judgment order in a wrongful death case and remanded it for further proceedings.
CHICAGO — Twenty-one attorneys general have joined in urging Congress to ramp up U.S. cyber security ahead of the 2018 midterm elections to protect against further cyberattacks and more infiltration by Russian hackers, according to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.