SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles-based commercial litigator says that last month's California Supreme Court ruling that helps class action lawyers get their classes certified is consistent with how federal courts handle the same issue.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Donald Trump and Donald J. Trump for President Inc. have filed a complaint against California's secretary of state and attorney general challenging the state's recently passed law requiring presidential candidates to disclose five years of previous tax returns in order to be placed on the primary ballot.
CHARLESTON , S.C. (Legal Newsline) – A South Carolina lender alleges that a loan dispute involving a North Carolina resident who drove to South Carolina to obtain a title loan is not subject to North Carolina statutes.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A Connecticut couple who were investors in a company that operated a pizzeria and bar in New York City are claiming a New York attorney and other fellow investors attempted to illegally seize control of the company and file vexatious suits against them as part of a years-long vendetta.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Recognizing the growing conflict between states and municipalities that are separately suing the opioid industry, U.S. District Judge Dan Polster has removed lawyers that represent both states and cities from any role in negotiating a potential class action settlement of opioid claims.
WILIMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Camping World shareholder has filed a lawsuit against the national retailer and its top executives claiming they made false and misleading statements about the company in order to inflate the company's stock prices and profit from their stock sales.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey appeals court ruled earlier this month that a law firm can represent itself in a malpractice case in which a former client claims she lost a $102 million child-abuse verdict on appeal over its allegedly bad advice.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Late fees, attorney’s fees and other costs collected from tenants as “additional rent” can be barred in New Jersey's rent-controlled cities, according to a recently published superior court decision.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – An easement dispute over almost 100 acres in Warren County, Mississippi, is on its way back to a chancery court after the state's highest court ruled an Arkansas-based sand company had not been properly heard during a preliminary hearing.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A woman severely injured in a hit-and-run involving a stolen cab almost 10 years ago can take the taxi company back to court following a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling that the company can he held liable for her life-altering injuries.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – An Ocean County judge was out of line when he knocked a plaintiff's attorneys fees from about $1.7 million down to $359,000 in a fee-dispute between an Illinois-based law firm and its former client, a New Jersey appeals court ruled earlier this month.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has denied a consumer's motion for a class action certification and granted in part a motion to file under seal a civil complaint against My Pillow over privacy concerns.
SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Utah reversed a lower court's decision in a malpractice suit filed against an attorney by two clients who alleged they lost the opportunity to collect more than $700,000 in a bankruptcy proceeding because the attorney failed to file the claim in a timely manner.
COLUMBUS (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Ohio recently reversed and remanded a ruling from the Portage Court of Common Pleas and the 11th District Court of Appeals in an arbitration dispute between an employee and his former employer regarding whether the employee could proceed with his suit as a class action.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey landlords had a duty to protect an infant who was severely burned by a hot radiator in 2010, two dissenting justices said in a state Supreme Court decision issued last month in which the majority of justices ruled that the landlords did not.