MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the Democratic National Committee and Democratic Party of Wisconsin are pushing for changes in absentee voting to make it easier to cast a vote while social distancing.
DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) - Texas-based software company ISN Software Corporation has twice in two years failed to convince Delaware courts that the toll on legal malpractice lawsuit over bad advice that cost the company $67 million should begin when it found out about the cost.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - An urgent care clinic won its appeal of a medical malpractice lawsuit it initially lost to a couple complaining of an alleged misdiagnosis that resulted in unnecessary amputation.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court has ruled against Comcast in a patent infringement case involving technology that allowed customers to use their cell phone to schedule recordings.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - A man is suing Nucell Labs and Vitacost.com, Inc., alleging their health benefits claims for a product have not been filed with the FDA regulations and that is poses health risks if consumed.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama told the Jefferson Circuit Court to void its July 2019 decision denying a partial summary judgment to the owners of a bar named as defendants in a lawsuit because a two-year statute of limits to do so had expired.
GEORGETOWN, Del. (Legal Newsline) - The Superior Court of Delaware has denied a request for judgment from an insurance company but ordered a new trial because a $500,000 punitive damages award against it "shocks the court's conscience."
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A New York woman is suing the McDonald's Corporation, alleging its ice cream advertisements are misleading because the vanilla "natural flavor" is derived from non-vanilla sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.