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BMW vehicle owners allege N63 engines rapidly consume oil

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 23, 2018

ATLANTA (Legal Newline) – Seven BMW vehicle owners allege an engine defect causes the vehicles to consume excessive amounts of oil.

Former Gateway Energy Services customer alleges it charges higher rates for electricity

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 23, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a New York energy company over allegations it charges excessive amounts for electricity.

Consumers allege Juice Organics repairing hair products cannot repair damaged hair

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 23, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege a brand of hair products they purchase did not deliver the hair-repairing benefits promises.

New Jersey court reverses arbitration order in discrimination case filed by former Jenny Craig employee

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 23, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey has reversed and remanded the case of a former Jenny Craig employee who alleged that she was fired because of age discrimination.

DTE Energy not liable for employee's injury, Michigan court rules

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 23, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld the Oakland Circuit Court's ruling favoring an electric company in an injury case.

Court upholds ruling against University of Maryland employee in termination case

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 23, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) –The Court of Special Appeals of Maryland has upheld a Circuit Court for Prince George’s County ruling against an employee who was fired from the University of Maryland College Park allegedly without cause.

Md. court rules John Crane Inc. did not owe duty to warn wife who handled husband's asbestos-containing work clothes

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 23, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Special Appeals in Maryland has affirmed the Circuit Court for Baltimore City's ruling favoring a company accused of causing death due to mesothelioma.

N.J. appellate court sides with state agency

By Tomas Kassahun | Nov 23, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division has reversed a trial court’s ruling against the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and three individual DEP officials named as co-defendants.

San Francisco Baykeeper alleges Coast Guard facility discharges polluted storm water into bay

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 22, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit corporation alleges a federal agency is discharging polluted storm water in the San Francisco Bay.

Teachers, citing religious objection, allege California unions violated constitution rights

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Two public school teachers allege their rights as religious objectors were violated because they were compelled to pay an equal amount to a charity in lieu of a fair share service fee because they did not join a union.

Camber Pharmaceuticals, Hetero Drugs medication is adulterated, consumer alleges

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 21, 2018

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Massachusetts resident alleges she purchased a generic prescription blood pressure medication that was contaminated with a probable human carcinogen.

Alabama high court orders dismissal so case over sports complex can be moved to Missouri court

By Carrie Salls | Nov 21, 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama granted a request by a Missouri construction company to vacate an order that denied its motion to dismiss the case over allegations of improper venue.

Elementis Chemicals loses appeal in Calif. asbestos case regarding wrongful death damages

By Carrie Salls | Nov 21, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Appeal of the State of California, 2nd Appellate District upheld an order granting an award in a personal injury and loss of consortium case filed against Elementis Chemicals Inc. in an asbestos injury suit, according to an opinion certified for publication on Nov. 1.

California court: AMN Healthcare contract injunction protects nurse recruiters

By Carrie Salls | Nov 21, 2018

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The California Court of Appeal, 4th Appellate District said in a Nov. 1 opinion that the Superior Court of San Diego County was right to rule in favor of four former AMN Healthcare Inc. temporary nurse recruiters in connection with enforcement of a confidentiality and non-disclosure provision (CNDA) in AMN’s contract.

California appeals court clears up GNC fee payment dispute in actor's lawsuit

By Carrie Salls | Nov 21, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California appellate court has reversed a lower court's order that denied an actor's motion for attorneys fees in a legal battle with a health and nutrition company.

Consumer alleges Sentry Natural Defense flea and tick medication caused essential oil poisoning in dog

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 20, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California resident is suing the makers of a flea and tick medication over allegations the product caused essential oil poisoning in one of her animals.

Law firms allege Ruby Receptionists overbilled for services

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 20, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – Law firms from Florida and Ohio allege that an Oregon company overbilled them for reception services.

Trump's endorsement of ACN: 'Not a word of this was true,' lawsuit says

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 20, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A group of people is suing President Donald Trump, his children and the Trump Corp. claiming they fraudulently promoted and endorsed business opportunities.

Missouri law firm seeks to void $75,000 in fees for Indiana attorney

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 20, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri law firm is seeking to void a total of $75,000 in fees regarding one of the attorneys who worked on a case of a man who passed away after receiving allegedly contaminated medication.

Court finds SciMedica Group, Cephalon did have permission to send faxes

By Charmaine Little | Nov 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled that the defendants in a case over a fax sent to a doctor did in fact have permission to send it and granted their motions for summary judgment.

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