The first prominent company to take legal action against the Cubans is Exxon. In a suit filed May 2 in the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, Exxon is seeking damages in the amount of $71,611,002.90 plus interest of 6 percent since July 1,1960.
News from May 2019
Nestle accused of using misleading labels regarding child and slave labor; Company expects case to be tossed
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) - A class action lawsuit filed in federal court in California accuses Nestle of using package labels that mislead consumers about the use of child labor and slave labor in the company's West African supply chain.
Foley & Lardner announced today that Paul Labov has joined the firm’s Litigation Department and Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations Practice Group as a partner in the New York office.
Four Clark Hill attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers’ 2019 Washington DC Super Lawyers & Rising Stars list. The following attorneys have received a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their areas of practice.
Trust born out of Texas life settlement company sues insurance firm in Iowa court, alleges overcharging
DES MOINES (Legal Newsline) – A Texas-based trust born out of the bankruptcy reorganization of a high-profile life settlement company is involved in a lawsuit against an insurance company over claims it inflated monthly charges on policies.
'Trolling for clients': The battle for new plaintiffs creates friction among lawyers and referral services
It’s a world that the public rarely catches a glimpse of, but the competition for clients can lead to nasty disputes among plaintiffs attorneys and lawyer referral services who question whether the rules are being followed by everyone.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford’s former law firm stands to earn as much as $350 million in fees under a generous contract to handle the state’s opioid lawsuit that also provides for the separate reimbursement of expenses.
A class action law firm was set up to punish its own client financially, thanks to clause in contract
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A Chicago class action law firm used a contract that would have left its client liable for thousands in attorneys fees if she chose to settle her case against its wishes.
BROOKLYN — A customer is suing Post, alleging its cereals falsely advertised ingredients that are not included in the products.
LOS ANGELES — A Florida man is suing a power bank manufacturer, alleging the products did not have the energy as was advertised.
LOS ANGELES — A New Jersey man is suing a supplement manufacturer, alleging he was led to believe a supplement would help him lose weight.
BROOKLYN — A customer is suing a pet pest control product company, alleging a product contained toxic chemicals despite claims of being all natural.
DES MOINES — A student is suing a university, alleging she was sexually harassed and then falsely accused of wrongdoing.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — A group of companies is suing the mayor and city council of Baltimore, alleging that they are being unfairly limited in their operations by the new Baltimore Clean Air Act.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A woman is suing a food manufacturer via a class action lawsuit alleging that she was misled about the ingredients in toaster pastries.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A software company that unsuccessfully sued a law firm for allegedly providing about $65 million worth of bad advice during a buyout of stockholders is appealing to the Delaware Supreme Court.
PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Four Lawyers From Pepper Hamilton Named to Delaware Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists for 2019
Pepper Hamilton announced that four lawyers have been named by Delaware Super Lawyers magazine as top attorneys in the state for 2019.