TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida gymnastics coach alleges an organization announced his suspension on social media when it did not have the authority to do so and caused injury.
Judge approves Harvard professor's settlement with American Airlines over baggage fees; Almost $3M to attorneys
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Harvard business professor's class action lawsuit against American Airlines over allegations the air passenger carrier wrongly charged for checked bags is well on its way to being settled, according to federal court documents.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A San Diego couple suing Frito-Lay over the company's allegedly misleading label on a popular flavor of Lay's brand potato chips has asked a federal judge to allow them to amend their would-be class action lawsuit.
Trial date set in EEOC case against Advanced Home Care; Employee says she was fired after hospital stay
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The trial date is set for next summer in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission case against a North Carolina not-for-profit, hospital-affiliated company that has been in mediation for almost a month.
From policy to payday: Focus in environmental causes like Boulder's shifts, former Interior Secretary says
Protecting the environment has long been an objective in lawsuits filed by activists in Colorado courts, but a recent, ambitious effort from the City of Boulder includes another goal - profit.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Dunkin' Brands has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations it misrepresented the ingredients in its steak in sandwiches.
If woman doesn't consider herself disabled, how can it be sued for disability discrimination, Dollar General wonders
STATESBORO, Ga. (Legal Newsline) – A woman who alleges she was discriminated against and denied a job because of her disability is asking a Georgia court to deny the operator of Dollar General store's motion for summary judgment in her discrimination case.
Maker of Scott flushable wipes, defending itself in lawsuit, says it never claimed they were synthetic-free
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Kimberly-Clark Corp. has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations that the "natural" label on Scott flushable wipes is misleading.
HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Texas mother alleges her toddler was injured after ingesting a button battery from an Apple TV remote.
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A St. Petersburg, Florida retail store is seeking a review of its suspension as a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) retailer.
Potential defendants argue Texas court lacks jurisdiction.
MONTPELIER, Vermont — The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) will file emergency regulations as part of the U.S Department of Labor's (DOL) final rule on Association Health Plans (AHPs) in an effort to ensure the regulations will be in place when AHPs are offered in the state.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – The federal government and Louisiana are seeking damages from an oil production company over a 2016 pipeline leak that discharged several thousand gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
AKRON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Bumble Bee Foods claimed in its motion to dismiss that an Ohio man suing the company over allegations it conspired with other major tuna brands doesn’t have a solid case.
NEWARK, NJ (Legal Newsline) – Two organizations allege the drinking water in areas of a New Jersey city contains elevated levels of lead.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio consumer alleges a Tesla vehicle he leased is impaired and is seeking a return of the purchase price.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Legal Newsline) – Three Georgia corporations are alleged to have submitted false Medicaid claims.
An order was issued in the Superior Court Division in the General Court of Justice to grant the attorneys for former Krispy Kreme shareholders $150,000 in fees and denying the request for fees and costs associated with the litigation, noting that the attorneys are barred from recovering expenses according to state bar regulations.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division issued a ruling on June 20 standing behind a Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division ruling that a police officer who alleged medical malpractice after being injured on the job must pay a lien regardless of his award.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has affirmed a lower court's ruling in favor of a supermarket chain and against a customer who fell in one of its stores.