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New Jersey teachers files suit against governor, unions over union dues

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Two Monmouth County, New Jersey school teachers allege the state and a union are going against a U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding union dues.

Ryanair Holdings alleged to have made false statements that inflated share prices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A securities class action has been filed against a Dublin, Ireland-based airline operator and its CEO over allegations the price of its shares were inflated.

Photographer files suit after Adobe Systems software allegedly permanently deleted files

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Maryland photographer and videographer is suing a software maker over allegations a software program permanently deleted files.

Woman injured in New Jersey accident seeks declaration of lien rights for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 16, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey law firm and a Florida resident are seeking a declaration regarding a lien from several federal agencies to assist her in a lawsuit over injuries she sustained in an auto accident.

School officials have immunity in case over alleged sexual abuse, Kentucky Supreme Court rules

By Karen Kidd | Nov 16, 2018

Breathitt County Schools officials are shielded by qualified immunity in litigation brought by the victim of alleged sexual abuse by a former teacher, the Kentucky Supreme Court recently ruled.

Virginia Supreme Court says vicarious liability claim should not have been dismissed in Carilion Clinic suit

By Charmaine Little | Nov 16, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Virginia has only partially agreed with a woman who accused a health care group of revealing her confidential medical information to other parties.

911 surcharge fees are taxes, Minnesota Supreme Court rules in False Claims Act case

By Charmaine Little | Nov 16, 2018

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – The idea that fees associated with certain telecommunications calls, such as 911 services, are indeed taxes, is what caused Minnesota’s Supreme Court to dismiss a case over allegations companies were purposefully not paying fees and surcharges owed to the state.

Supercuts location alleged to have unlawfully printed more than five digits of customer's credit card number

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 15, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges a hair salon in the state unlawfully printed more than five digits of her credit card number on a receipt.

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds ruling in case over inmate's death

By Karen Kidd | Nov 15, 2018

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Over a lone justice's dissent that concerns over qualified immunity remain in the case of a 36-year-old woman who died in a Russell County detox cell in 2011, a Kentucky Supreme Court majority recently upheld a decision that granted summary judgment in the favor of jail personnel.

Michigan Court of Appeals says lower court erred regarding testimony in case over MRI back injury

By Charmaine Little | Nov 15, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – On Oct. 30, Michigan’s Court of Appeals determined a lower court erred when it granted a summary disposition and reversed and remanded the ruling in a suit filed by man who was allegedly injured during an MRI.

Former Burger King employees allege agreement between franchises restricted employee mobility

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Two residents from Louisiana and Pennsylvania allege a no-poach, no-hire agreement between Burger King franchisees suppressed their wages.

Owners of Taco Bell property in Delaware allege nearby dry cleaning business has contaminated site

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The owners of a property in Delaware where a Taco Bell restaurant is located allege that contamination from a nearby dry cleaning business has diminished the site's property value.

Vivaloe drink labels fail to disclose artificial flavoring, California consumer alleges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 14, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges a brand of fruit-flavored beverages fails to disclose artificial flavoring on product labels.

Alaska targets Bureau of Land Management over ownership of land beneath Fortymile River

By Marian Johns | Nov 14, 2018

ANCHORAGE — Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over ownership of lands that lie beneath the state's Fortymile River.

21-state coalition backs proposed EPA plan to allow states more authority over regulations

By Marian Johns | Nov 14, 2018

LTTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is the latest to join a 21-state coalition that submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in favor of the Trump administration's proposal to end the Clean Power Plan.

Delaware judge denies motion for judgment in lawsuit over Pandur, an armored fighting vehicle

By Karen Kidd | Nov 14, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware Superior Court judge recently denied a Washington, D.C.-based energy and security company's motion in its breach of contract litigation with a defense company, saying the motion was premature.

Delaware couple who lost chicken house in blizzard failed to prove insurance coverage was available, judge rules

By Karen Kidd | Nov 14, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Greenwood, Delaware couple who sued their insurance company over the denial of their claim for loss of a new chicken house in a 2016 blizzard failed to prove snow and ice coverage was generally available to them, a state superior court judge recently ruled.

Injunction entered against Cabela's competitor founded by former employees

By Karen Kidd | Nov 14, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware chancellor recently granted a Nebraska-based sporting goods retailer's request for a preliminary injunction against a group of the retailer's former managers who allegedly started their own competing company in the same town where the retailer is headquartered.

Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response Trust files suit over cleanup costs of New York site

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 13, 2018

UTICA, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – An independent environmental response fund and its trustee allege several entities are liable for cleanup costs of an area in New York.

PeaceHealth alleged to overbill Oregon Medicare patients after settling car accident claims

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 13, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – A legal entity is alleged to overbill Oregon Medicare patients after they settle car accident claims in violation of Medicare rules.

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