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Nebraska Beef Producers Committee's suit over state's Livestock Brand Act tossed by judge

By Charmaine Little | Jun 13, 2018

LINCOLN, Neb. (Legal Newsline) – A beef producer’s ongoing complaint has been dismissed because of a lack of merit, according to an opinion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska.

Magistrate judge says class action plaintiff and his attorney used shady doctor, might not have bought product at issue

By John Breslin | Jun 13, 2018

A federal judge has raised serious questions over the actions of a plaintiff and his attorney in a class action against a major retail pharmacy chain that has since been dismissed.

Oregon consumer alleges Walgreen is unlawfully charging bottle deposit on exempt beverages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 13, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – An Oregon consumer alleges a pharmacy chain is charging a bottle deposit for beverages that cannot be refunded.

New York attorney general: CityMD to pay $883,000 to resolve false claims allegations

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 12, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced June 5 that City Practice Group of New York LLC (CityMD) will pay $883,000 after allegedly submitting false claims to New York’s Empire Plan, which covers local and state government employees and their dependents.

Democrat AGs add fourth to latest brief supporting climate change lawsuits

By John O'Brien | Jun 12, 2018

New York State's new attorney general, who recently took over when her predecessor resigned following an abuse scandal, has joined three Democratic colleagues in support for New York City’s climate change lawsuit.

Niskanen Center supports NYC's climate change lawsuit ahead of dismissal hearing; Center is representing Boulder in similar suit

By John Breslin | Jun 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A free market think tank has filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in support of the city of New York in a suit against five oil companies alleged to be responsible for damage to the metropolis from climate change.

$19M verdict against BNSF stands; Mo. SC rejects argument juror concealed that she had filed wrongful death suit

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 11, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY. Mo. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Missouri affirmed a jury verdict in a case against BNSF Railway Co. over the alleged wrongful death of a Missouri man.

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