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Consumer files suit over alleged amount of empty space in C4 Pre-Workout powder container

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The Texas manufacturer of a sports nutrition supplement product allegedly packages a powder in a container with non-functional slack-fill.

Animal rights group alleges Kansas 'Ag-Gag' law is unconstitutional

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 14, 2018

KANSAS CITY (Legal Newsline) – A national nonprofit animal protection organization and other nonprofits allege a Kansas law violates their constitutionally protected speech on a matter of "significant public concern."

Opioid plaintiffs: A small percentage of pill shipments were 'suspicious.' Or maybe it's nearly all of them

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 14, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Forced to identify opioid prescriptions they say were “suspicious” and never should have been shipped, Ohio cities and counties came up with a rough estimate. Very rough.

Passenger alleges first Viking River Cruises ship failed to move, second struck bridge

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 13, 2018

BALTIMORE, Md. (Legal Newsline) – A Maryland man is seeking damages from California cruise line after his ship failed to sail and the replacement ship struck a bridge.

New Jersey court rules NJ Transit can seek reimbursement of Workers' Compensation benefits

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 13, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A summary judgment in a case involving a reimbursement of expenses by a workers' compensation carrier over an NJ Transit employee's accident was reversed in court.

Mississippi Supreme Court upholds ruling that power plant's tax expert used unacceptable method to calculate value

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 13, 2018

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that a tax expert hired by a company in a case over property taxes on a power plant used an unacceptable method to calculate taxes.

Virginia Supreme Court reverses ruling regarding dentist's request over redacted records

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 13, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia's Supreme Court has reversed a lower court ruling denying a dentist's request to compel a city to limit the scope of redaction in certain billing records he requested in connection with a lawsuit.

Vermont Supreme Court reverses ruling over MyWebGrocer phantom shares

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 13, 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Vermont has reversed a trial court ruling in a dispute between a man and his former employer over the payment of phantom shares.

Ariz. SC: Using wastewater for fake snow at Snowbowl is not a 'public nuisance'

By Chandra Lye | Dec 13, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Despite the dissent of two Justices, the Supreme Court of Arizona has upheld a lower court decision over a public nuisance claim filed by the Hopi Tribe against a resort’s use of wastewater for snow making.

Billing records for Texas opioid cases show wildly varying costs among lawyers

By Dan Fisher | Dec 13, 2018

May 15 was a busy day for the name partners at the Tyler, Texas-based Martin Walker law firm. Each billed 14.5 hours at $750 an hour, for a total of $21,750, to review lawsuits six Texas counties were preparing to file against opioid manufacturers and distributors that day.

Raid Concentrated Deep Reach Fogger does not provide effective pest control, consumer alleges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 12, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges a pest control product does not work as advertised.

Stout Law Group alleges New York company owes it for legal services

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 11, 2018

BALTIMORE, Md. (Legal Newsline) – A Maryland law firm alleges a New York company failed to pay it for its services.

Buyers allege Tesla vehicle has numerous issues, seek to rescind purchase contract

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

GENEVA, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Two Kane County, Illinois residents allege the Tesla vehicle they purchased is not fit for ordinary use.

Former professor challenges American Bar Association's accreditation of New York school

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A former professor of State University of New York Buffalo Law School is seeking a judgment that the American Bar Association violated its duty to report the school's compliance status.

California appeals court sends wage dispute back to lower court to determine wages owed

By Karen Kidd | Dec 11, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A class action by workers employed by a Washington-based staffing and management services agency under a Los Angeles County contract is headed back to a county court to determine how much they should receive for being required to work during meal breaks.

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