NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - It's not only opioid week, as a high-stakes trial scheduled to begin Tuesday afternoon in New York pits ExxonMobil against New York Attorney General Letitia James over claims the international oil giant downplayed the expected costs of global warming, not to investors, but to itself.
Caribbean Farmers Market, a Decatur, Ga, supermarket, will pay $25,000 and provide other significant relief to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
Arizona Discount Movers of Phoenix will pay $54,000 and furnish other relief to settle a racial harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
John L. Mascialino, chair of the New York City Government Law & Policy Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will speak on a panel titled, “What to Know about Doing Business in New York,” Oct. 24 at City & State’s Procurement Conference.
Janitorial Services, Inc. & Arbeit, Inc. (JSI), a janitorial contractor located in the Cleveland suburb of Cuyahoga Heights, has agreed to pay $315,000 to conciliate an age and disability discrimination charge filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - It was a stroke of good luck for Cuyahoga and Summit counties in Ohio that U.S. District Judge Dan Polster selected them for the first bellwether trial out of thousands of other cities and counties that are blaming the opioid industry for the nation's addiction crisis.
MORGANTOWN – A West Virginia attorney has launched an investigation to find out just how many in the state were affected by a giant credit card data breach and what legal moves can be taken, collectively or individually.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – A six-figure judgment for attorneys fees was upheld for Innovative Payroll Processing Inc. and Ahmad Chebbani in a lawsuit filed against them by health care company and related parties.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newline) – Ruling that the danger of cherries on a grocery store's floor was open and obvious, the State of Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed summary disposition for Kroger in a customer’s lawsuit over a slip in a store on Oct. 10.
TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – The Kansas Supreme Court reversed a ruling in favor of the city of Overland Park, Kansas amid a family’s lawsuit against the city over allegations of negligence after agents with a bonds company forced themselves into the residents’ home.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – Post-judgment interest on a $49.5 million judgment in IBM’s case with the state of Indiana runs from the judgment on remand, not from the date of the original 2012 judgment, Indiana's Supreme Court ruled.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A historic civil trial in New York Supreme Court opened Tuesday to decide if oil conglomerate Exxon allegedly deceived its own stockholders – understating the future risks of stricter government regulation and increasing costs to develop fossil fuels – in order to prop up market shares and maintain economic viability.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan’s Dana Nessel has become the latest state attorney general to hire private lawyers to file a lawsuit over chemicals known as PFAS, setting up a tiered system to pay their contingency fee.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A janitorial company’s appeal against the city of Newark, New Jersey in a case concerning a bidding process was considered moot by the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division on Oct. 9.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – The Mississippi Supreme Court reversed a change of venue in a defamation case where an investigative team took to a docuseries to suggest a woman murdered her husband after the death was ruled an accident 40 years prior.