New York’s surprising decision to drop half its case against ExxonMobil in the closing arguments of a closely watched trial over climate-fraud claims was unusual and probably indicates the state never had the evidence it needed, said an experienced litigator who has handled environmental lawsuits for government clients.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – Oklahoma’s landmark verdict in its opioid case against Johnson & Johnson does not mean the company must pump billions of dollars into the state over the next 30 years, a judge ruled Friday.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Public interest organizations allege that the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration's (NHTSA) preemption rule that relaxes vehicle emissions standards under the Energy Policy Conservation Act (EPCA) of 1975 is invalid.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Honeywell is claiming that Citgo is responsible for much of the millions it has spent cleaning up the release of petroleum and related hazardous substances in the land areas around New York's Onodaga Lake.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York has filed suit against Fedloan, a contractor with the U.S. Department of Education for student loans, claiming it has failed to properly administer the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF).
The owner-operator of a Georgia Dollar General store will pay $70,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Fast-food chain Wendy’s was sued after one of its burgers caused extensive damages to a customer’s tooth. but it was the woman’s lawyer who caused controversy - according to the Massachusetts Court of Appeals, which still left open the possibility of a mistrial.
Nathaniel Lacktman, Chair of Foley & Lardner’s national Telemedicine & Digital Health Industry Team, will present at the American Telemedicine Association EDGE 2019 conference in Washington, D.C.
Bradley is pleased to announce that Jay Bender, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has received the inaugural Service to Veterans Award from the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) for his pivotal role in drafting and helping to turn into law the “Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019” (HAVEN Act; H.R. 2938).
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Wegmans Food Market is facing a class action lawsuit filed by consumers who allege the labels on its brand of ice cream products are misleading since they falsely claim to contain vanilla ice cream.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The California Chamber of Commerce is legally challenging the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment's (OEHHA) requirement to provide cancer warnings to consumers about exposure to acrylamide per California's Proposition 65.
DES MOINES (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Iowa vacated an appeals court’s decision that denied the plaintiff’s motion for mistrial and granted her motion for a new trial solely against another defendant in a case over a collision between a motorcycle and a tractor.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – On Nov. 1, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland reversed a $500,000 economic damages award for a woman who said she had lost her late daughter’s services with household chores.
BOSTON (Legal Nesline) – The Massachusetts Supreme Court has upheld the Civil Service Commission's decision that the positive result of an applicant's hair drug test was not justification enough to bypass him for employment with the Boston Police Department.
Walmart Inc. will pay $80,000 and implement nationwide changes to its disability reassignment policy to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The manufacturer of an over-the-counter, ranitidine-based medication is facing a class action lawsuit alleging the products contain a carcinogen and liver-damaging impurity.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia Uber driver alleges that the ride-hailing service orchestrated a "bait and switch scheme" to attract drivers of higher-end luxury vehicles with UberBlack and then added a newer, cheaper service, UberX.