DENVER (Legal Newsline) – On Nov. 12, the Supreme Court of Colorado ruled against a group of doctors whom the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) referred to the Colorado Medical Board over suspicions that they were not properly certifying patients for the use of medical marijuana.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – While a welding company claims a group of people suing it should not have been certified as a class, the Supreme Court of Arkansas disagreed and affirmed the ruling that green-lighted the class in the lawsuit on Nov. 14.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Philip Morris and HNB Investment allege Amtrak breached $250 million in contracts that included their financing of high-speed rail equipment to be used for Amtrak's Northeast Corridor route from Washington to Boston.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia Uber driver alleges that the ride-hailing service orchestrated a "bait and switch scheme" to attract drivers of higher-end luxury vehicles with UberBlack and then added a newer, cheaper service, UberX.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The manufacturer of an over-the-counter, ranitidine-based medication is facing a class action lawsuit alleging the products contain a carcinogen and liver-damaging impurity.
BOSTON (Legal Nesline) – The Massachusetts Supreme Court has upheld the Civil Service Commission's decision that the positive result of an applicant's hair drug test was not justification enough to bypass him for employment with the Boston Police Department.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – On Nov. 1, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland reversed a $500,000 economic damages award for a woman who said she had lost her late daughter’s services with household chores.
DES MOINES (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Iowa vacated an appeals court’s decision that denied the plaintiff’s motion for mistrial and granted her motion for a new trial solely against another defendant in a case over a collision between a motorcycle and a tractor.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The California Chamber of Commerce is legally challenging the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment's (OEHHA) requirement to provide cancer warnings to consumers about exposure to acrylamide per California's Proposition 65.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Wegmans Food Market is facing a class action lawsuit filed by consumers who allege the labels on its brand of ice cream products are misleading since they falsely claim to contain vanilla ice cream.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York has filed suit against Fedloan, a contractor with the U.S. Department of Education for student loans, claiming it has failed to properly administer the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF).
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Honeywell is claiming that Citgo is responsible for much of the millions it has spent cleaning up the release of petroleum and related hazardous substances in the land areas around New York's Onodaga Lake.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Public interest organizations allege that the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration's (NHTSA) preemption rule that relaxes vehicle emissions standards under the Energy Policy Conservation Act (EPCA) of 1975 is invalid.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – A Vermont man has filed a lawsuit against Ben & Jerry's, claiming it misleads consumers by claiming its ice cream products are made with milk from "happy cows" on Vermont dairies when a large portion of the ice cream is sourced from milk produced at factory-style dairy operations.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Voters For Animals Rights alleges that D'Artagnan gourmet food products falsely markets its foie gras products as humane when the company allegedly uses inhumane practices such as force-feeding and places the ducks in crowded cages.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California resident and New Jersey resident have initiated a lawsuit against Old Navy claiming its discounts and "reference prices" are false and misleading to consumers.