BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection has filed a petition to enforce investigative demands for its inquiry into World Wide Processing Group's alleged violation of federal debt collection law.
PASADENA, Calif. – A potentially precedent-setting hearing on Wednesday saw Northern California communities seeking relief against oil companies whose fossil fuel emissions plaintiff attorneys contend are damaging residents with rising sea levels and environmental degradation.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The prominent asbestos law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy has been sanctioned by a New York judge for violating a protective order after it leaked the deposition of Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky to reporters at the Reuters news service.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - The Arkansas Supreme Court has affirmed a six-figure attorneys fee award against the City of Little Rock after the city was accused of imposing illegal traffic court fees.
A class action claiming a company that manufactures products containing teflon contaminated the groundwater in and around a town in upstate New York has largely survived a challenge to dismiss the claims.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A conservative energy-policy group has sued to unseal parts of ExxonMobil’s defense in a failed climate lawsuit by New York Attorney General Letitia James, saying “the public has an absolute right to know” about communications between the New York AG and a private lawyer pushing potentially lucrative climate change lawsuits around the country.
Jack S. Gearan, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Labor & Employment Practice in Boston, presented at the Boston Bar Association’s (BBA) program, “Show Me the Money: A Beginner's Guide to Wage and Hour Laws,” Jan. 31, 2020.
Ed Wallace, co-chair of the New York City office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was honored as one of City & State’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement award winners on Jan. 27 at the Prince George Ballroom in NYC.
Foley Of Counsel Emily Wein, a member of the firm’s Health Care, Telemedicine, and Digital Health Industry Teams will be presenting at this year’s AHLA Physicians & Hospitals Law Institute, and will be joined by Richelle Marting (Forbes Law Group LLC).
The Financial Executives Alliance's New York City Private Equity / Venture Capital Networking Group will be hosting a complimentary educational lunch session on "Key Aspects of Data Ownership and International Taxation of Digital Enterprises."
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The case of an elderly woman who suffered injuries when she fell in the parking lot is on its way back to a Shelby County court after Alabama's highest court ruled that parking lot potholes "are not an open and obvious danger per se."
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – A group that wants to change how Oklahoma congressional and state districts are drawn, but was told by the state Supreme Court earlier this month that it would have to try again, has tried again.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — The New Jersey Supreme Court held that a retainer agreement should be invalidated because the attorney made oral assurances that were different from what was in the contract he provided to the client.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — The New Jersey Supreme Court held that the Predatory Towing Prevention Act 2018 amendments cannot be applied to a case that was already decided before those changes went into effect.