The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in a statement Tuesday that there are “no risks to public health when glyphosate is used in accordance with its current label” and that “glyphosate is not a carcinogen.”
News from May 2019
'This doesn't help': Law profs say influential group's take on Internet agreements is based on faulty analysis
PHILADELPHIA - One of the latest projects from a legal group that influences judges relies upon a faulty analysis of case law to support its conclusion that courts have developed new ways to interpret “clickwrap,” “browsewrap” and other standardized consumer agreements, some law professors say in a pair of recent articles.
Mesothelioma lawsuit against Union Carbide dismissed; Delaware judge says jury could not determine asbestos source
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware judge has dismissed a couple's claim against an asbestos company, ruling they could not prove the original source of the fibers with which the wife allegedly had contact.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The New Jersey Supreme Court recently upheld judgments in a class action lawsuit that accused a company of violating lease agreements with truckers by failing to reimburse their diesel fuel taxes.
Rhode Island Supreme Court overturns defense judgment in case against pool seller over boy's drowning
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – The Rhode Island Supreme Court has vacated a judge's decision to grant summary judgment in a family's claim that a swimming pool seller is responsible for the 2012 drowning death of a 4-year-old boy.
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Two Missouri residents have filed suit against a litigation finance company in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri on April 17 over claims the defendant charged exorbitant interest rates.
Money piles up for serial TCPA lawsuit-filer from King of Prussia; This week's trial looks like a win
PHILADELPHIA – The Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Enacted in 1991, its purpose is to protect the public from unwanted telemarketing calls. However, for some professional plaintiffs, it has also proven to be a source of serial litigation generating settlement payoffs.
Delmarva Power and Light, others granted summary judgment in carpenter's suit over alleged asbestos exposure
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware court has granted summary judgment to the defendants in a former carpenter's claim that various companies are responsible for his alleged exposure to asbestos at their worksites.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Maryland Court of Appeals has remanded a case against a debt collector that previously resulted in a $25 million judgment back for a retrial on the issue of damages.
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LOS ANGELES — A California couple is suing a debt collection agency, alleging that they were repeatedly called.
Clark Hill Chief Executive Officer, John J. Hern, Jr. is one of four University of Kent alumni set to receive honorary degrees during the institution's congregation ceremonies at Rochester and Canterbury Cathedrals this July.
PIERRE, S.D. (Legal Newsline) - Journalism, business and free speech groups are suing the South Dakota attorney general and secretary of state, alleging that their free speech was violated.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C., of Columbia, Mo., is suing Seattle-based attorney Jaime M. Olander; Tiger Mountain Law Group, P.S., doing business as Washington Law Group; and former attorney Komron “Mike” Allahyari over attorney’s fees generated from a local wrongful death case.
OAKLAND – The third trial against Monsanto wrapped its sixth week as the discussion of whether or not Roundup use was a substantial factor in causing a Northern California couple’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma continued, bringing Monsanto’s expert witnesses to the stand.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — The federal government is suing Honeywell, alleging it discharged contaminated water in North Carolina.
NORFOLK, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A Pittsburgh-based coatings company is accused in a federal lawsuit of refusing to honor a warranty associated with one of its products.
BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Bradley Attorneys Chris Lam and Ben Milam Named to North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society
Bradley is pleased to announce that Christopher C. Lam and G. Benjamin Milam, attorneys in the firm’s Charlotte office, have been named to the 2018 class of the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society.
LOCKE LORD LLP: Brian Devine Joins Locke Lord as Partner in Boston Office; Strengthens Firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations Capabilities
Brian Devine has joined Locke Lord’s Boston office as a Partner in the Firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations Practice Group.
A prolific expert whose testimony is vital to asbestos lawsuits over talcum powder lied on the stand and failed to disclose the questionable history behind his most important samples, Johnson & Johnson said in a motion to dismiss a lawsuit currently in trial in New York.