RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A state agency must consider in much more detail the siting and type of compressor station that should be constructed along a gas pipeline before giving approval, an appeals court has ruled.
HAGATNA, Guam (Legal Newsline) – The Government of Guam alleges chemical agents produced by 3M and others that were used at former military installations have polluted the U.S. territory's environment.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has not yet ruled on a motion filed in October that asks him to reconsider his decision to let continue a PFAS lawsuit that does not allege the chemicals have caused any of the diseases to which they are linked.
Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Jackson National Life Distributors, LLC, and Jackson National Life Insurance Company of New York (collectively, "Jackson") will pay $20,500,000 to 21 complainants and furnish other relief to settle the EEOC's claims in a race, national origin, and sex discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
Heritage Charity Auction & Awards, Inc., a manufacturer and seller of display cases for memorabilia and auction company located in Cumming, Ga., will pay $19,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Two agricultural organizations allege New York's Farm Labor Practices Act violates the 14th Amendment and that farms "will be unable to comply with its demands on day one."
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Court of Appeals on Nov. 26 reversed a lower court ruling saying a store was not to blame for an accident when shelved tiles fell on a woman’s foot because prior knowledge of a dangerous situation was unknown to store employees.
PHILADELPHIA – “If you are reading this website, you are most likely a telemarketer that has illegally called my phone. You are going to be sued. I played along with your telemarketer script in order to find out who you really are.”
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has ordered the nation’s leading pharmacy chains to turn over billions of nationwide prescription records going back 14 years - even as the American Civil Liberties Union and some states attack similar requests by the government as overbroad and an invasion of privacy.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – P.F. Chang's China Bistro is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a California man who alleges the Chinese cuisine restaurant chain is misleading customers by stating there is crab meat in some of its menu items.
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Court of Appeals on Nov. 26 affirmed a lower court decision in favor of a doctor sued by a woman over allegations of malpractice, citing that the statute of limitations had expired.