TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled that municipal courts do have jurisdiction to enforce civil penalties in a lawsuit from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) under the Spill Compensation and Control Act.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the dismissal of a New Jersey man's lawsuit over the condition of a vehicle he purchased from a California seller because of lack of personal jurisdiction.
PHILADELPHIA – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has both upheld a $70 million compensatory damages award given to a Tennessee plaintiff in a case tied to the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal, and set the stage for another fight on punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson – which recently yielded a historic $8 billion verdict in a Philadelphia courtroom, in another action.
PHILADELPHIA – Former Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General employees caught up in the scandal around disgraced former Attorney General Kathleen Kane won't be getting her attorney communications, a federal judge recently ruled.
As part of its strategic growth strategy in New York and in response to client demand, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has welcomed Yossie Horwitz as a shareholder in the Private Equity Practice.
The Delaware office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP commemorated its 20th anniversary with a celebration on Nov. 7 at DE.CO in Wilmington, Delaware. The event brought together more than 100 clients, attorneys, staff, alumni, and firm leadership from across the firm and the city of Wilmington.
Foley Senior Counsel Torrey Young, a member of the firm’s Health Care Industry Team, will be presenting at this year’s NEHIA Conference on “Compliance Program Effectiveness – In Practice,” on Thursday, December 5th, at 9 a.m.
Foley & Lardner LLP issued the following announcement on.Foley Partner Chris Donovan, Co-Chair of the Health Care Industry Team, will be moderating at this year’s BRG Healthcare Leadership Conference.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - More than 500 cities and counties opted out of the unprecedented “negotiation class” proposed by plaintiff lawyers to settle sprawling opioid litigation, leaving 98% of the 34,458 U.S. cities and counties technically still in the class.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Maryland Court of Special Appeals has affirmed the decision of a lower court’s ruling that IESI MD Corp. be awarded summary judgment in an overtime pay dispute with an employee.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The New York Court of Appeals has issued a decision concerning a question from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit concerning whether state law creates “a private right of action for bad-faith and malicious reporting to the Office of Professional Misconduct.”
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Plaintiffs lawyers filing PFAS lawsuits are lobbying Congress as it mulls whether to designate the chemicals as hazardous under the Superfund law – a move that would give those lawyers more companies to target with litigation.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – An ugly disagreement over a portion of $3.7 million in attorneys' fees and expenses from the $10 million settlement reached last spring in a class action against Bank of New York Mellon probably won't be decided this year.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey has affirmed a lower court’s decision of summary judgment in favor of New Jersey Transit and against several insurance companies regarding compensation for damages related to Superstorm Sandy.
HONOLULU, Hawaii (Legal Newsline) – The Hawaii Supreme Court has upheld a 2017 ruling from the state's Intermediate Court of Appeals that determined that someone who is intoxicated can be considered an innocent third party.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama has affirmed a lower court’s summary judgment ruling in favor of Monument of Love Christian Life Ministry Inc. and against the appellant, known in court documents by her initials, S.B, regarding a lawsuit over the alleged assault of a minor by another minor.