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.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization is seeking a court to order a federal agency to complete a status review of an endangered snake.
Teva Pharmaceutical, others named in suit over allegations valsartan-containing medicines are contaminated
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York citizen has filed a class-action lawsuit against companies associated with a medication used for the treatment of high blood pressure over allegations it has been contaminated.
HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder of McDermott International alleges it has suffered significant losses and damages because of a misleading proxy statement disseminated before a vote on a merger.
American Law Institute hits the road to explain controversial Restatement; It has been called 'litigation fuel'
PHILADELPHIA – After passing a controversial Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance at its annual convention last May, the American Law Institute is convening events across the country discussing the document in further detail.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege a brand of sports energy drinks misrepresents they contain "potent" amounts of ingredients that benefit the brain and body.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts State Police Lt. Warren Yee provided enough evidence to continue his discrimination case against the department, causing the Massachusetts Supreme Court to reverse a summary judgment in favor of the department and remand the case back to a lower court.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – The Vermont Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court's ruling that dismissed a complaint by a man who claimed a local newspaper portrayed him in a false light in published articles.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in Wisconsin has dismissed a class action lawsuit, finding no evidence to support allegations that a brand of dog food was contaminated with heavy metals.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A direct-to-market men's health care product seller is alleged to have contacted a consumer via text message without having his consent to do so.
The number of website accessibility lawsuits filed in federal court has exploded, with the greatest numbers being filed in New York and Florida, according to a new study.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Two Virginia Beach, Virginia residents allege two independent tire dealer/distributors failed to provide them with a required form used by tire manufacturers to notify consumers of recalls.
PHILADELPHIA – Companies facing million-dollar lawsuits in Philadelphia can celebrate today, as what would have been the first talc-related asbestos trial held in the city has seen a judge cut off the plaintiff’s case before it could ever get to a jury.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A social media company is alleged to have failed to protect its users information from a data breach.
California court upholds motions to strike cartoonist/blogger's wrongful termination suit against LA Times, others
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Political cartoonist and blogger Frederick Theodore Rall III lost his appeal against Los Angeles Times Communications as the publication and its related entities were granted their motions for an anti-SLAPP to strike his lawsuit altogether.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Appeals of Maryland determined that a couple of instructions given to a jury in a medical malpractice case in which the doctor was found negligent was not an abuse of a lower court’s discretion.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A judgment in favor of a Mississippi hospital has been affirmed by that state's highest court in a medical malpractice case.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The Texas Supreme Court has conditionally granted relief to an insurance company and has directed a trial court to grant a motion to dismiss a law firm's claims in a legal malpractice case.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit involving job website Glassdoor has been dismissed by the Texas Supreme Court.