OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – A First Amendment advocacy group's amicus brief and more details from Washington's attorney general are among recent filings ahead of Friday's hearing over a possible punishment for longtime conservative activist Tim Eyman.
News from April 2019
Michelle Lipkowitz, vice managing partner of the Firm’s Baltimore Office, was named a 2019 Leader in Diversity by The Baltimore Business Journal.
Holland & Knight announced that Diane McDermott has been named the new executive partner of its Boston office. Ms. McDermott will oversee the day-to-day management of the office, while continuing her real estate practice
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Megan I. Brennan to its Minneapolis office. She joins the firm as Of Counsel after spending four years as the Federal Contract Compliance Manager at Cargill, the largest privately held corporation in the United States.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: JBS Carriers to Pay $250,000 and not Resume ErgoMed Screening to Settle EEOC Discrimination Suit
National trucking company JBS Carriers, Inc. will pay $250,000 and furnish other significant relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
Conservative activist Eyman 'in a quandary' following judge's decision in Wash. AG's lifetime ban request
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Longtime Washington conservative activist Tim Eyman says he is unsure of his next move following a decision by a judge in the state's capital late last week to not rule out punishing him with what Eyman feels is a lifetime ban on political activity.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Arkansas has affirmed a lower court’s ruling against a woman who appealed the circuit court’s dismissal of her premises-liability suit against a Louisiana sporting goods store.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The City of Chicago is suing hotel chain Marriott regarding a data breach that affected millions of customers worldwide.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Cabela’s Wholesale Inc., a sporting and recreation goods store, filed by the family of a woman killed in the crossfire of a drive-by shooting.
Beware of even the fine print, attorneys warn of ALI's insurance law Restatement
Eric Orlinsky and Indira Sharma, two partners in the Firm’s Baltimore Office, were honored as part of the Daily Record’s 2019 Leadership in Law awards.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A candidate for attorney general of Mississippi says the office needs to quit the practice of letting outside law firms sue businesses on behalf of the state.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey is ahead of the rest of the country in using private lawyers to sue manufacturing companies over chemicals known as PFAS, whose toxicity levels are still being determined by federal regulators while lawsuits stack up.
Rushed asbestos bill runs out of time in Maryland; Angelos firm called on lawmakers to get thousands of cases moving
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – Legislation introduced in the figurative 11th hour died in the literal 11th hour Monday as Maryland senators decided not to approve a bill originally supported by a powerful asbestos law firm after the House changed it.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiff attorneys have been sanctioned over their failure to disclose a consulting agreement with a key witness in the opioid multidistrict litigation, as defendant companies complain they are being stonewalled on other evidence critical to the case.
LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – Author, actor, filmmaker and anti-human trafficking crusader Brook Parker Bello is expected among scheduled speakers at this week's three-day Mass Torts Made Perfect conference that begins today at the The Wynn.
GREENBELT, Md. (Legal Newsline) – A Maryland man alleges Walmart misrepresented the sales price of items by including and collecting amounts in excess of sale taxes from shoppers.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – BTA Bank, along with the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan where its headquarters are located, have filed a class action suit against multiple parties and businessman Felix Sater over allegations of stealing and laundering at least $440 million into multiple schemes, including the Trump SoHo building.
Michigan man alleges National Geographic's disclosure of personal information caused unwanted junk mail
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – A Michigan man has filed a class action lawsuit against National Geographic alleging the magazine disclosed subscribers' personal information regarding their subscriptions in violation of the state's privacy law that resulted in a bombardment of "unwanted junk mail."
PHILADELPHIA – Sherwin-Williams says a public nuisance lawsuit over lead paint by Delaware County has been tainted by the county’s attorneys having a financial stake in its outcome, and should be dismissed for violating its due process rights.