ROME, Ga. (Legal Newsline) – Global flooring manufacturer Mohawk is facing a securities class action filed by Mississippi's Public Employees' Retirement System claiming the company misled its investors.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Tiffany & Co. investor alleges the proxy statement submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its merger with LVMH Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton SE (LVMH) was false and misleading.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – Delaware's high court has affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by an Uber stockholder and former employee over the ride-hailing company's acquisition of Ottomotto LLC.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – After ruling that an expert was not qualified to testify, an Alabama court reversed a previous denial of a doctor’s motion for a judgment as a matter of law in a wrongful death lawsuit against him.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Jan. 17 turned back a lawsuit filed by a group of youth climate activists suing the federal government over alleged inaction on climate change, saying the court lacks jurisdiction in the matter.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Monster Loans, Lend Tech and others are facing allegations by The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection of illegally obtaining consumer reports and marketing false student loan debt-relief services.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A legal action over a New Jersey statute ordering the disclosure of donors to organizations involved in a wide range of political activities and information-gathering is moving forward with a status conference due to take place next month.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the California Chamber of Commerce alleging the state's Proposition 65, which requires consumer cancer warnings about exposure to acrylamide and other carcinogens, violates the First Amendment.
SANTA ANA (Legal Newsline) – A federal court has granted a preliminary injunction against the California's Assembly Bill 290, which regulates and caps dialysis reimbursement, stating there is "significant public interest" in enjoining the law while it is being litigated.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The state of Michigan is suing DuPont, 3M and 15 other defendants for allegedly contaminating water supplies with PFAS chemicals used in applications including firefighting retardant and Teflon nonstick cookware, causing a widespread health hazard.
SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Utah Supreme Court opted out of answering if a university's police department must hand over records requested by a newspaper before the state's Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) went into effect last year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The fair report privilege does not apply to a one-on-one conversation between a detective and reporter, the Supreme Court of Tennessee ruled in a case against a newspaper over allegations of defamation.