PASADENA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is set on Feb. 5 to hear an appeal by oil companies asking it to overturn a ruling in favor of San Mateo and other California cities and counties that let them pursue their climate change lawsuits in state court.
PASADENA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Two potentially precedent-setting hearings Wednesday, Feb. 5 involving Bay Area communities will seek to decide who has jurisdiction, federal or state courts, in appealed lawsuits over allegations that oil companies Chevron and Exxon Mobil Corp. injured plaintiffs by promoting fossil fuel emissions.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The developer of TurboTax is facing a suit over allegations it intentionally defrauded lower-income taxpayers into paying for a tax preparation service that it was obligated to offer for free per the Free Online Electronic Tax Filing Agreement with the Internal Revenue Service.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Florida attorney is seeking more than $30 million in his suit against the global law firm Baker Botts and one of its partners over allegations he was the victim of the firm's extortion and threats.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The owner of a residential apartment building in the Bronx and others are challenging the constitutionality of New York state's new Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (HSTPA) alleging it will decrease affordable and quality housing in New York.
JACKSON, Miss. – A law firm based in Florida and Mississippi cannot enforce an arbitration clause in its employment agreement with a departing attorney, a Mississippi appeals court ruled in overturning a lower court's 2017 judgment otherwise.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A sharply divided Mississippi appeals court reversed a 2017 damages award against a Bolivar County hospital in the death of a renal patient, agreeing with the hospital that a plaintiff expert's testimony had been speculative.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Written permission is not required for the New York's Comptroller's Office to subpoena a medical provider's records to audit state-issued payments, the state's highest court has ruled.
Norfolk Southern Corporation, a transportation company that operates a 19,500-mile freight railroad system in 22 states and the District of Columbia, has agreed to pay $350,000 and take substantial non-monetary action to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced.
Bradley attorney Anna Manasco was named to the Birmingham Business Journal’s (BBJ) 2020 “NextGenBHM,” which highlights the emerging leaders and executives shaping the future of the Birmingham economy and key industries like construction, banking, real estate, law and technology, among others.
Pepper Hamilton LLP issued the following announcement on. Jason Lichter, the director of discovery services at Pepper Hamilton, will be speaking at the Legalweek 2020 Leadership Academy workshop titled "eDiscovery Bootcamp - Emerging Tech and Trends."
Holland & Knight invites you to attend the New Jersey State Bar Association's update on the health of the financial services market in New Jersey with Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) Commissioner Marlene Caride.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Attorneys can expect a $30 million payday once the dust finally settles in Yahoo's $117.5 million settlement of a data breach class action, approved by a federal judge in California last summer.