ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – Hookah smokers in Baltimore County, Maryland, will have to continue to get their puffs in before midnight following a recent decision by a Maryland appeals court that a county ordinance setting a curfew for hookah lounges is constitutional.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Class action lawyers who see arbitration as a mortal threat to their business have found unlikely allies among some of the nation’s most conservative state officials.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – In a 4-4 decision, the Supreme Court of Alabama has granted a writ of mandamus, ordering that a case against Tyson Chicken Inc. be moved from Marshall Circuit Court to Cullman Circuit Court.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The California Court of Appeal 2nd Appellate District, Division Eight has affirmed an order issued by the Los Angeles County Superior Court in a class action lawsuit over allegations of wage violations.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A controversial program arming states with environmental activist prosecutors has led to an ethics complaint being filed against New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two labor unions allege a federal agency has violated the constitutional rights of some of its employees.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Malaysia gaming company is seeking damages from several entertainment companies over the construction of a theme park in Malaysia.
OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – An owner of Pandora stock alleges a registration statement issued regarding a merger omits material facts.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware man who is currently a student at Harvard University alleges is discarding its own policies in a sexual assault allegation case.
Defendants are celebrating a rare win in an asbestos case originating from New York City’s controversial asbestos court while also appealing a judge’s order that exposes them to even bigger verdicts there.
Alabama Supreme Court partially agrees with trial court in case involving pay to Space Science Exhibit commissioners
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part a writ of mandamus filed by Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission officers in a case of alleged noncompliance with compensation laws.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New Edition singer Bobby Brown alleges his rights to publicity and privacy were violated in a 2017 documentary about his late ex-wife, Whitney Houston.
New York alleges it has incurred more than $1.4 million in costs to address contamination at property
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The state of New York alleges a property in Ithaca has contaminated groundwater.
OKLAHOMA (Legal Newsline) – An Oklahoma company alleges a Houston, Texas company misrepresented the amount of net acres in a leasehold.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Appeal of the State of California 2nd Appellate District Division Four has reversed a trial court’s ruling against Kohler Co., saying homeowners can’t bring a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer of an allegedly defective plumbing fixture used in the construction of class members’ homes.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama has denied a petition for a writ of mandamus regarding the appeal of an arbitration award.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The California Court of Appeal 4th Appellate District Division Three has reversed a trial court’s decision against Morris Cerullo World Evangelism Inc., saying there was a failure of proof of the amount of damages.
Calif. court rules in favor of Pacific Bell, says it doesn't have to pay for technicians' commute time
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The California Court of Appeal, 3rd Appellate District has affirmed a trial court’s ruling saying travel time is not compensable for certain employees of Pacific Bell Telephone Co. enrolled in an optional and voluntary program.
California reclaims top spot on 'Judicial Hellhole' list; ATRA bemoans state's adoption of 'innovator liability'
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - California tops the list of jurisdictions regarded as "Judicial Hellholes" by a national civil justice reform group.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Chinese foreign investors have filed a suit against a Los Angeles-based partnership they subscribed to over allegations of fraud.