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Citing forum selection clause, court affirms dismissal of broken hip case against Princess Cruise Lines

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 20, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a suit filed by a passenger who broke his hip in a fall while on a Princess Cruise Lines ship and sued the company.

Delaware court denies stockholder's request to inspect Tempur Sealy books and records

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 20, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Tempur Sealy stockholder, who requested to inspect the company's books and records to prove an alleged breach of contract, has suffered a loss in court.

Del. court dismisses stockholder's lawsuit against United Airlines; Case stems from agreement to reinstate Newark-Columbia route

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 20, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit filed by a United Airlines stockholder who sued the company and its executives over a separation agreement for a former CEO who approved an unprofitable route has been dismissed.

Vanda Pharmaceutical files suit over FDA order regarding studies for tradipitant

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 20, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A pharmaceutical company has filed a suit against the Food and Drug Administration to challenge the agency's imposition of a hold prohibiting it from continuing a human study of a drug to treat a gastrointestinal disease.

Companies allege KidKraft has monopoly power in wooden play kitchen market

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 20, 2019

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A reseller and manufacturer of wooden play kitchens allege another toy manufacturer's monopoly power in the market allows it exclude competition and raise prices.

Astec Industries stockholder alleges stock prices were artificially inflated

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 20, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder of a Chattanooga, Tennessee wood pellet manufacturer alleges it was damaged by artificially inflated stock prices.

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This Pennsylvania committee is proposing changes that benefit five of its members' law firms

By John O'Brien | Feb 20, 2019

A Pennsylvania Supreme Court committee is proposing a new rule that will help medical malpractice lawyers, but a look at the makeup of the committee shows five lawyers, including its chair, who work at firms that file medical malpractice cases.

California court dismisses man's suit over neighbor's demolition of Laguna Beach house

By Charmaine Little | Feb 19, 2019

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A man’s attempt to have his case over a house demolition heard in court instead of a local commission was denied by the Court of Appeal of the State of California in the 4th Appellate District, Division Three on Feb. 13.

California appeals court reverses Tilly's demurrer in on-call scheduling case

By Charmaine Little | Feb 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A former sale clerk's lawsuit against an Irvine, California-based corporation over on-call scheduling has been revived by the Court of Appeal of the state of California, in the 2nd Appellate District for Division Three when it reversed an order from a lower court that sustained a demurrer (or objection) on Feb. 4.

Man suing pawn shop over interest rate gets good news from Arkansas Supreme Court

By Charmaine Little | Feb 19, 2019

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – On Feb. 7, the Supreme Court of Arkansas reversed an order that denied a man’s third attempt for a class certification in a lawsuit against a pawn shop over allegations of charging excessive interest.

CVS Health brand glucosamine products do not work as advertised, consumer alleges

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 19, 2019

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A San Diego consumer alleges a pharmacy chain's brand of joint health supplements do not provide the advertised benefits.

Man alleges Target's graham crackers are falsely represented because graham flour not predominant ingredient

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 18, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer alleges Target's private label brand of graham crackers is falsely marketed as graham crackers.

BASF seeks recovery of response costs over hazardous substances released into Hudson River

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 18, 2019

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey corporation is seeking recovery of response costs for hazardous substances from several companies associated with a New York property it now owns or the adjacent property.

Imerys Talc files for bankruptcy over mounting baby powder litigation

By Glenn Minnis | Feb 15, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) - With the floodgate of asbestos-related legal action taken against the company over the last decade showing no sign of subsiding, talc supplier Imerys Talc America and two of its subsidiaries have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Parents allege Owlet Smart Socks issue false alarms or do not detect abnormal oxygen levels

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 13, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Two California mothers allege a baby monitor either recorded false alarms or failed to alert them of their baby's low oxygen level.

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