WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A fierce behind-the-scenes conflict is growing as law firms that specialize in asbestos litigation urge the Food and Drug Administration to broaden the definition of mineral particles believed to cause disease while industry representatives try to make it narrower.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Monster Beverage Company deceives consumers by labeling one its espresso drinks “vanilla cream” when it is flavored by imitation vanilla ingredients, according to a class action lawsuit.
PHILADELPHIA – According to a panel of judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, public nuisance cases filed by two Pennsylvania counties against manufacturers who provided lead-containing paint for use in housing developments were properly remanded to state court for a lack of jurisdiction.
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal court hearing on the NFL's attempt to dismiss the city of Oakland’s lawsuit over the relocation of the Raiders has been delayed until April 16, according to one of the attorneys representing the city.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An abundant supply of natural gas is crucial to the United States' ability to combat the effects of climate change, a leading expert in energy law argued in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court.
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – A New Jersey man who let his elderly father-in-law take the wheel of a golf cart, which then slammed into another golfer on the course, will have to go to trial in a civil lawsuit, an appeals court ruled.