KANSAS CITY (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege one of the nation's largest retailers of fishing products failed to stock its stores with adequate quantities of a rod and reel combo on sale during an event.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Late last year, a California court, after dismissing some claims, allowed class action plaintiff Theodore Broomfield to move forward with an amended complaint regarding a line of beer and alleged false advertising.
Former Bears running back Matt Forte racked up $43 million in pay before retiring after the 2017-18 season at age 32 because of knee injuries. Now, Forte is trying to get money for those injuries through the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced March 7 that he has joined a bipartisan coalition of 44 attorneys general urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject its “physical presence” rule, which harms a state’s ability to collect taxes from out-of-state businesses that sell products to consumers in-state.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced March 6 that he has issued a statement following a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to allow California to intervene in a federal lawsuit involving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
PHOENIX — Adobe Carpet Cleaning LLC has agreed to pay $1 million in civil penalties and is banned from marketing calls for six years as part of a recent consent judgment reached with Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
JACKSON — CGL Facility Management, LLC has reached a $750,000 agreement with the state of Mississippi as part of a fourth settlement in a Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) prison bribery scandal lawsuit.
NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has joined Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman in leading a group of 30 attorneys generals to oppose legislation aimed at obstructing states from preventing and fighting student loan servicing fraud.
TRENTON — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has joined amicus briefs in two federal lawsuits pertaining to LGBT discrimination, including Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which is currently pending before the U.S Supreme Court.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Five of the world’s largest oil and gas producers filed a motion to dismiss a climate change lawsuit against them by the cities of Oakland and San Francisco even as they prepared to deliver an unusual “tutorial” on climate science to the federal judge overseeing the case.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – The Georgia Supreme Court on March 5 reversed a decision of the Georgia Court of Appeals and ordered a retrial in a medical malpractice and negligence lawsuit over the death of a patient.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York man suing a manufacturer over allegations of breach of implied warranty, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and unjust enrichment is fighting a motion to dismiss his case.
TACOMA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Benjamin Moore and Co. has filed a motion to dismiss a class action suit that claims the company is falsely advertising its Natura paint as being free of emissions and toxins.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – The South Carolina Supreme Court affirmed a circuit court’s decision over the battle to use evidence of alleged negligent hiring of security personnel in a lawsuit over the death of the sister of an alleged shoplifter at a Walmart.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Experts who have watched medical malpractice lawsuits skyrocket in states like New York, Rhode Island and New Jersey say government has made it too easy and attractive to sue and reform must happen.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a settlement agreement with Michael Abdelmesseh and KMA Merchant Services LLC, charged by the FTC for laundering credit card charges as part of a business scheme for Money Now Funding (MNF).