NASHVILLE (Legal Newsline) – An Overton County, Tennessee trial court’s order allowing the defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit to interview non-party health care providers without the presence of plaintiff’s attorney was overturned by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
PHILADELPHIA – Recorded conversations prove a Pennsylvania man who has filed dozens of lawsuits is intentionally taking advantage of a federal law to extort settlements from defendants, says one of the companies he has targeted.
Olympia, Wash.-based Koelsch Senior Communities, as well as The Hampton at Salmon Creek, one of the memory care facilities operated by Koelsch, will pay $450,000 and adopt anti-discrimination policies and training to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
U.S.Haynes International Inc, a metals company headquartered in Kokomo, Ind., has agreed to pay $180,000 and furnish other relief to resolve a charge alleging age discrimination investigated by the Indianapolis District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
Kristine J. Feher, a shareholder in the New Jersey office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been recognized as one of NJBIZ’s “2020 Best 50 Women in Business.” Feher and the other honorees will be celebrated at a ceremony later this year.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles man has settled his lawsuit that claimed a McDonald’s restaurant charged him more than $1 for each of the two Sausage McMuffins he ordered from the Dollar Menu on Sept. 3, 2018.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The future of coronavirus legislation proposed by New Jersey lawmakers is uncertain after the insurance industry expressed concerns it was short-sighted and ignored contract law.
AKRON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - An Ohio county that settled opioid lawsuits last year for $105 million paid more than $1 million in legal fees to two law firms that never appeared on any of the court filings, including one associated with a prominent Washington lobbyist whose firm represented multiple companies being sued by the county.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Frito-Lay North America Inc. is accused of misleading consumers by failing to disclose on the front label that its Ruffles cheddar and sour cream potato chips contain artificial flavoring, a class action lawsuit alleges.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has ruled a Virginia county can't block the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a project that is at the center of another dispute recently heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York city’s public safety retirement fund filed a class action complaint against World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), claiming its officers lied about its finances to artificially prop up stock prices.
Major college textbook publishers and bookstores, including Barnes and Noble, conspired to charge students more for course materials by limiting access to other formats and sellers, according to a class-action lawsuit.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California can’t put extra burdens on the federal government’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facilities through targeted zoning laws, according to a lawsuit by a private prison contractor.
A Boca Raton law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit against the People’s Republic of China, alleging that its public agencies were negligent for failing to contain the deadly coronavirus outbreak that has caused economic devastation in the U.S.
Daryl Moody bought an interest in an aerospace company, Leucadia Group, LLC and wanted to oust the president, Robert Miller. Moody’s lawyers, Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP, (HKW) advised him to create a new company, transfer Leucadia’s shares to it, and then fire Miller as CEO of the original company.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - An Indiana woman is suing Granules USA, Inc. and Granules Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for selling a generic blood sugar medication that allegedly contains an ingredient that is classified as a carcinogen that can cause liver damage.