TALLAHASSEE — PulteGroup Inc. and its subsidiary, Pulte Home Company LLC, have reached a multimillion dollar settlement with the state of Florida to resolve allegations the home builder denied warranty coverages and failed to disclose that some of its homes under construction did not meet building codes.
News from January 2019
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois consumer alleges a headboard he purchased from an online home goods company was infested with bedbugs.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Massachusetts consumer alleges a type of cereal sold by Trader Joe's is misleadingly represented as being primarily sweetened with honey when sugar is the primary sweetener.
During his time in the U.S. Senate, Harry Reid was a major ally for the nation's plaintiffs lawyers
SEATTLE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Appeals for the state of Washington has overturned a lower court decision in a case over allegations of misuse of trade secrets, stating that the trial court erred and that a new trial is needed.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The District of Columbia Court of Appeals has sided with Facebook over a question of whether it needed to release information in response to a court subpoena in a murder case.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A San Francisco County resident alleges an indoor cycling workout business sent him text messages without his permission.
Consumer alleges Tarte's 'high-performance naturals' claims are false, products have synthetic ingredients
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a cosmetics company alleging its products contain a number of synthetic ingredients despite marketing that they are natural.
PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – An Oregon resident alleges a grocery delivery company sent texts without her consent during all hours of the day.
Jeep owner alleges she paid for WS Aftermarket Services contract and later learned vehicle was not eligible
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A Middlesex County, New Jersey woman alleges she paid more than $2,000 for a vehicle service plan for a vehicle and later learned her vehicle was not eligible for coverage.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Because a woman was awarded Workers’ Compensation benefits in a different state that doesn’t have automatic assignment provision, on Jan. 2, the Supreme Court for the State of Arizona reversed the decisions of two lower courts.
Arizona Supreme Court upholds dismissal of suit against Medtronic, citing preemption under federal law
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court for the State of Arizona held on Dec. 18 that federal law does block a lawsuit arising from allegations concerning the state’s common law failure-to-warn claim after a medical device company allegedly didn’t inform the Food and Drug Administration about unfavorable conditions in a medical device.
Alabama court rules insurance company did not have duty to advise manufacturer concerning coverage before fire
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – On Dec. 21, the Supreme Court of Alabama sided with an insurance company in a lawsuit over insurance coverage for a fire at a factory.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough announced today that Dan Cohen has joined the Firm as a partner in the Atlanta office.
CLARK HILL PLC: Clark Hill’s Government and Public Affairs Practice Leaders Recognized As “Top Lobbyists” By The Hill
Clark Hill, PLC, is proud to announce that Kevin Kelly and Charlie Spies, co-leaders of the firm’s Government and Public Affairs practice in DC, have once again been named as “Top Lobbyists” by the The Hill.
The Neiman Marcus Group LLC has agreed to pay $1.5 million and implement several policies to resolve an investigation with 43 states and the District of Columbia into the 2013 breach of customer payment card data at 77 Neiman Marcus stores in the United States, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller said Tuesday.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. is pleased to announce that Amanda M. Curley has joined the firm as an associate on its Land Use team. Ms. Curley's practice focuses on all aspects of land use and redevelopment and in related litigation.
COZEN O'CONNOR: Cozen O’Connor Continues to Expand its Presence in the Midwest by Adding Business Litigator Kari Berman to its Minneapolis Office
Cozen O’Connor today welcomed Kari Berman — a Minnesota-based business litigator whose track record includes handling bet-the-company cases involving significant multi-state class action defense, contractual, environmental, ERISA, employment, and SEC-related disputes, as well as product liability and business tort claims — to its Commercial Litigation practice.
Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Lisa W. Arthur, who was named a 40 Under 40 honoree by the Triad Business Journal.
FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Christopher Beall and Maritza Dominguez Braswell Join Colorado Attorney General’s Leadership Team
Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Christopher P. Beall and Maritza Dominguez Braswell, who were selected to join the administration of incoming Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser.