SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over the use of the word "hypoallergenic" on baby wash are asking a federal court to deny the company's motion to dismiss their complaint.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – The Mississippi Supreme Court recently found that the plaintiffs in a medical malpractice suit against a Gulfport hospital failed to prove that the hospital was negligent.
SACRAMENTO — California's attorney general, the state's Air Resources Board and New Mexico's attorney general have joined to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its attempt to repeal the Waste Prevention Rule, which requires oil and natural gas producers to cut leakage of methane on federal and tribal lands.
CHICAGO — Illinois has filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging an event promoter requested upfront money from sponsors for fake concerts, parties and other events and defrauding people out of nearly $40,000.
CHICAGO — The state of Illinois has reached a settlement with a company providing a network of shared spaces for rent and associated services to clients across the globe to resolve allegations of the company's use of overly broad and unfair non-compete agreements.
SHREVEPORT — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is alleges the state's gubernatorial changes relating to filling vacancies on the Red River Waterway Commission are unlawful and could be subject to a challenge.
BOSTON — A consent judgment has been filed in Massachusetts' Suffolk Superior Court to settle claims by the state Attorney General Maura Healey that two health care systems' data breaches resulted in exposing 15,000 Massachusetts residents personal and health information.
BOSTON — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has reached a settlement with a home care company, which her office charges failed to pay 175 employees for overtime and travel time for three years.
NEW YORK — The state of New York has filed a lawsuit against nine student debt loan relief companies along with their financing company and two of the companies' leaders, alleging they defrauded thousands of consumers nationwide.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — An agreement reached between the federal government and Washington State Attorney Bob Ferguson has placed litigation on hold while the U.S. Department Energy begins testing and implementing new systems designed to treat or capture hazardous tank vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
DENVER — A Colorado law firm has agreed to pay a $30,000 settlement to resolve charges by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Agency (EEOC) that the firm fired a legal assistant after learning she was pregnant.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A program placing environmental advocates in state offices - while paying their salaries - has drawn criticism, though the New York law center running it defends it as legal and transparent.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A North Carolina appellate court has ruled that a trial court erred when it dismissed a man's complaint over allegations of strict liability against several companies stemming from injuries incurred during his "ultrahazardous" job.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A motion was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on Aug. 24 by plaintiff Harley Seegert requesting that the court grant the instant unopposed motion for preliminary approval of a class action settlement against Lamps Plus Inc.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Defendant Nestle Waters North America Inc. filed a motion to dismiss an amended complaint on July 30 regarding a lawsuit over its Poland Springs brand of spring water over allegations the water does not meet the “spring water” determinations as defined by the Federal Drug Administration.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The Illinois Supreme Court reversed an appellate decision and affirmed the circuit court’s ruling in a lawsuit filed against the state attorney general and treasurer challenging an amendment to the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act.
On Sept.17, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania determined a blind man didn’t provide enough evidence that Sam’s Oyster House discriminated against him through its website.