LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The state of Michigan Court of Appeals last week decided in favor of Ford Motor Co., reversing a decision of the Wayne County Third Circuit Court (Detroit) and remanding for further proceedings a lawsuit brought against Ford over allegations of faulty transmissions.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Trader Joe's is facing a suit over allegations it is misleading customers by disguising the sugar content in its brand of Organic Corn Flakes cereal as evaporated cane juice.
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – Dollard Evans Whalin LLP, which this month celebrates its first anniversary of opening its doors in the Indianapolis suburb of Noblesville, has faced some tough choices but the toughest was to start at all, firm partner Trampas A. Whalin said during a recent interview.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia Senate study committee charged with drawing up a plan to reduce the cost of doing business in Georgia has released its report with its recommendations to "safeguard and balance" the state's civil litigation system.
CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey appeals court recently declined to revive the gender-based harassment lawsuit against a vocational-technical public high school, ruling a new trial in the dismissed case was unwarranted.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – A contract dispute over electronic bingo equipment between two Michigan gaming companies and a Minnesota video game business is on its way back to the Genesee Circuit Court to rethink its earlier $2.3 million judgment in the case.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Common-law claims for being wrongfully fired after refusing to take a drug and alcohol test as required by state law won't fly in Iowa, the state's Supreme Court ruled last month.
GEORGETOWN, Del. (Legal Newsline) – An India-based biotechnology company and an UK-based biopharmaceutical business won't be seeing each other in court this month after a Delaware judge ruled the plaintiff in the case took too long to file its original suit.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – Chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been in the headlines a lot lately, from congressional hearings to a new film starring Mark Ruffalo that follows the class action lawsuit against DuPont in the Parkersburg area.
SANTA FE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) - New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has sued Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn consumers about asbestos in its iconic Baby Powder even as J&J is on a winning streak convincing judges and juries that the central allegation in the state’s case is untrue.
CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey appeals court recently declined to revive a woman's personal injury case against a Hudson County town and a Hackensack water company over a 2014 fall in the town.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The case of a Texas town's fired secretary who claimed she lost her job for reporting open meetings violations is on its way back to an appeals court following a Texas Supreme Court ruling last month.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – Libel allegations against now-former Democrat Nevada U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen by her Republican rival in the 2016 race Danny Tarkanian are pretty much done following the state Supreme Court's decision last month to dismiss the case.
Geriatric care giant Life Care Centers of America, Inc. and its affiliate, South Hill Operations, LLC, doing business as "Life Care Center of South Hill," will pay $170,000 to a former employee to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
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PENSACOLA, Fla. – A federal judge recently dismissed 77 cases from plaintiffs who sued both Bristol Myers-Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceutical in connection with prescription medication Abilify this past October – after multiple plaintiffs were already dismissed from the suit earlier last year for defying court orders and failing to provide basic information about their claims.