ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – David A. Smith, a world-ranked Olympic high jumper, is facing a new hurdle as he tries to collect a $2 million damages award from a 2012 auto accident that fractured his left hip.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - The Connecticut Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court ruling that Netscout Systems is, in fact, a limited-purpose public figure and that it was not defamed by a rival technology services firm in violation of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA).
Breach of contract and fraudulent inducement are just some of the allegations JetSmarter, Inc. (along with Does 1-4) are being sued for in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles.
CHARLESTON – A federal judge has set an Aug. 31 start date for the trial filed by Cabell County and the City of Huntington against the three major opioid distribution companies.At the end of a March 5 status hearing, U.S.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Johnson & Johnson says a Food and Drug Administration panel charged with designing new standards for detecting asbestos in talc used “faulty assumptions” and failed to reflect scientific consensus in its draft recommendations.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) — A Delaware Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP in a case that alleged personal injury from a woman who had taken their drug Farxiga to treat Type 2 diabetes.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) — The Mississippi Supreme Court on Feb. 20 declared the owner of a vacant lot has no legal obligation to an assault victim who claimed his assailant came from its property, granting Murphy Oil USA's request for summary judgment.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — A class action lawsuit was filed against Norfolk Southern Railway Co., alleging the company collected biometric data and violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).
Foley Special Counsel Brian Sylvester, a member of the firm’s Food & Beverage and Cannabis Industry Teams will be moderating a panel discussion at the Consumer Federation of America’s 43rd Annual National Food Policy Conference, scheduled to take place March 11 & 12, 2019 at the Washington Renaissance Hotel in Washington DC.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An appeals court made a judgment contrary to the wishes of Congress and the Executive Branch when it effectively barred the construction of a natural gas pipeline, according to a group of trade associations.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has refused to reverse a remand order sending the City of Baltimore’s climate lawsuit to Maryland state court, virtually ensuring ExxonMobil, Chevron and other oil companies will face trial seeking billions of dollars in damages in an unfavorable venue they were hoping to avoid.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The Supreme Court of Tennessee has found the statutory cap on noneconomic damages in the Tennessee Code doesn't violate the right to a trial by jury, the separation of powers, or the equal protection provisions of the state constitution.