LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Appeal of the State of California 2nd Appellate District, Division One has upheld a trial court’s ruling against a student who sued the Los Angeles Unified School District following an injury.
Home Instead Senior Care franchisee settles charges of subjecting caregiver to sexual harassment by client
SAN FRANCISCO — A Home Instead Senior Care franchisee has agreed to pay more than $300,000 to settle charges by the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) of subjecting its caregiver employees to sexual harassment by a client.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Miami-Dade County, Florida resident alleges a Miami business sent her a telemarketing text without her permission.
Trial lawyers: EPA admission of fault in Sterigenics emissions measuring won't matter to lawsuits vs company
As federal environmental regulators reassess their controversial measurements of emissions from the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook, a group of lawyers representing Willowbrook residents are continuing unfazed in their lawsuits against the company, based largely on findings in a federal report that relied heavily on the allegedly faulty data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A sports and energy drink product is alleged not to contain the ingredients advertised by its manufacturer.
Tennesse court orders man charged with selling fake insurance products to pay $6 million, serve 14 months
NASHVILLE — A U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) investigation into a Tennessee resident's insurance embezzlement scheme has resulted in a 14 month prison sentence and more than $6 million in restitution by a U.S. District Court.
Saying plaintiffs are asking the courts to essentially rewrite federal environmental laws and regulatory rules based on a single report issued by a federal agency relying on faulty data, medical device sterilizer Sterigenics has asked a federal judge to corral a stampede of lawsuits that have hit the courts in recent weeks amid a blizzard of media reports asserting the company’s use of a key sterilizing agent at its facility in suburban Willowbrook could cause cancer.
HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Houston consumer alleges a California debt collector is attempting to collect a time-barred debt.
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida resident alleges an incorrect vehicle history report lessened the trade-in value of her car.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Entertainment giant Warner Bros. has obtained a victory in court as its request for dismissal of a class action lawsuit was granted.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California appellate court ruled that a lower court erred in setting the amount of attorneys' fees in a suit involving a Florida-based school safety consultant who allegedly was defamed on social media after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
LITTLE ROCK — Environmental activists are suing Entergy Arkansas Inc., Entergy Power LLC, and Entergy Mississippi Inc., power plant owners/operators, citing alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – A Michigan resident alleges two debt collectors made an unfair offer when it attempted to collect 2 cents more than the amount of an offer.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Massachusetts man seeks to stop advertisements from two law firms in Chicago and Alabama targeted at Uber drivers.
TACOMA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – A common carrier alleges its railroad construction project in a Washington county is not subject to state, county and local laws.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A special education teacher in California alleges his constitutional rights have been violated because a union refused to allow him to withdraw his membership.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles consumer alleges a brand of protein powder is packaged in containers with nonfunctional slack-fill.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Several individuals and the National Rifle Association are challenging new gun regulations in Washington State.
Texas family of minor who died after falling out of school bus files wrongful death suit against Navistar, others
McALLEN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The parents and siblings of a Texas teen who died after falling out of a bus have filed a wrongful death suit against the bus manufacturer and others.
New York files suit against 3M, Tyco Fire Products, others over alleged contamination from fire extinguishing foam
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The state of New York alleges a product used to extinguish fires has contaminated the environment.