OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California stamp collector alleges a brokerage house he contracted to sell the collection failed to remit payment and still has not returned more than 2,000 stamps to him after he terminated their agreement.
SHERMAN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A group of people who purchased airline tickets for flights on now-grounded 737 MAX series planes manufactured by Boeing alleges that the airplane manufacturer and Southwest Airlines lied to customers about the defective nature of the planes.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An American free enterprise advocacy group has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a federal appeals court decision made earlier this year in the case of a blind man suing a nationwide pizza delivery chain over an alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – A statistical mathematician testifying as an expert witness for Johnson & Johnson last week said the market share of opioids sold by the company’s drug subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals was low, while state-hired attorneys contended his figuring was off.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A Michigan man has filed a motion to confirm an arbitration award against two Texas limited liability companies and a Washington man relating to an alleged production of a film based on the book "Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun?" by Reginald F. Lewis and Blair S. Walker.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Insys Therapeutics agreed to a resolution to settle the government's separate criminal and civil investigations regarding the promotion of opioid painkiller Subsys, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on June 5.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – The United States filed a complaint against Mallinckrodt ARD LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleging that the defendant violated the False Claims Act.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Rialto Capital Management LLC and its former affiliate have agreed to pay $3.6 million to resolve claims that Rialto and Kentuckiana Medical Center (KMC) violated the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law and the False Claims Act.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey-based Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc. has been charged with conspiring with competitors to fix prices, rig bids and allocate customers, the U.S. Department of Justice announced May 31.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A city's retirement system alleges it was damaged through the purchase of a beer, alcohol and soft drink distributor's shares because the company used a scheme to deceive the market and artificially inflate prices of its American depositary shares.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Several current and former students of universities and colleges across the nation allege their applications did not receive fair consideration because of a student athlete recruitment scheme.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A Johnson & Johnson subsidiary is asking a court to approve an arbitration award of more than $500,000 in a lawsuit against two Texas medical facilities over their alleged failure to pay invoices.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson will face a new trial over claims that its talcum powder caused ovarian cancer, a California appeals court has ruled. The appeals court also affirmed a ruling voiding a verdict awarding more than $400 million against the parent company.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody will fight an attempt by a cancer treatment center company to bar state officials from enforcing a provision within a new law that outlaws certain non-compete agreements.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Santa Monica law firm that represented a whistleblowing client until late in his lawsuit against Bank of America that settled last year is asking a federal judge to toss part of an arbitrator's award for its fees and costs.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – An Oklahoma doctor appearing as a witness for Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday under questioning by state attorneys refused to use the word “epidemic” to describe the state’s opioid crisis, but conceded opioid overdose deaths had gone up in recent years.