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ATG LegalServe partners with File & ServeXpress for 'one-stop' service

By John Breslin | Jan 24, 2019

As the era of legal e-filing came close to replacing the hand delivering of documents, one process-serving business knew it had to find the right partner.

Graham flour or white flour? Man is suing Honey Maid over graham cracker ingredients

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 24, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York man has filed a lawsuit against the maker of a popular brand of graham crackers over allegations the composition of the products is misrepresented.

Woman alleges Synergy Law did not contact mortgage servicer, failed to provide refund

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 24, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A Cut Off, Louisiana resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against Virginia firm over allegations of fraud regarding its mortgage services.

Mich. court rules on law firms' dispute over referral fee for car crash case

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – A Michigan appeals court has affirmed part of and reversed part of a lower court's orders denying summary disposition in a dispute between two law firms over a referral fee.

New Jersey Supreme Court rules 'extraordinary circumstances' justify late filing of suit over turnpike deaths

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

TRENTON (Legal Newsline) – The New Jersey Supreme Court has reinstated a widow's complaint in a wrongful death suit over a fatal accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that claimed the lives of her husband and minor child.

Alabama Supreme Court reverses decision in suit over levy for hospital construction

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has reversed the judgment of a trial court in a case over a levy for the construction and operation of a hospital.

Supreme Court orders new trial in 13-year-old Ala. wrongful death lawsuit over stillborn child

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 24, 2019

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled a woman is entitled to a new trial in a wrongful death suit against a physician and medical group over her stillborn son.

GMA Legal Conference: A 'must-attend event' for food, beverage and consumer product legal professionals

By Dawn Geske | Jan 24, 2019

PALM BEACH GARDENS – This year's Grocery Manufacturers Association's Legal Conference event is set to be held in Palm Beach Gardens on Monday, March 4 and Tuesday, March 5.

California court reverses decision in overtime wage dispute against Tender Heart Home Care Agency

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The case of California caregiver who alleged she was not paid overtime has been remanded back to a lower court by a state appellate court.

Papa John wins court ruling in his lawsuit over split from company

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware court has ruled that Papa John International's founder and former chairman John Schnatter is entitled to inspect the company's documents in a matter relating to the company cutting ties with him.

N.J. court revives lawsuit against Pfizer by Buddhist employee who refused yellow fever vaccination

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey court has reversed an order that dismissed a former employee's complaint against Pfizer over an arbitration clause in a religious discrimination suit.

Nissan seeks to dismiss class action over defective transmission allegations

By William Sassani | Jan 22, 2019

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An auto maker is seeking to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegations that certain years of Nissan Altimas have defective transmissions.

AARP alleges third amended complaint over insurance against it is 'devoid of facts'

By William Sassani | Jan 22, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – AARP Inc. has petitioned Judge Dean D. Pregerson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to dismiss, with prejudice, a third amended complaint brought by Simon Levay, Judith Willis and Lionel Brown regarding AARP’s insurance and its business practices.

Intel asks court to dismiss consolidated product liability lawsuits over processors

By Carrie Salls | Jan 22, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – Intel Corp. is asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon to dismiss a consolidated product liability class-action lawsuit filed against it, according to a motion filed Oct. 25.

Federal court: Chromadex immune from competitor's lawsuit over anti-aging supplement

By Carrie Salls | Jan 22, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled on Jan. 3 that Chromadex Inc. is immune from being named in a lawsuit filed by competitor Elysium Health Inc. in a suit over an anti-aging dietary supplement.

Lawsuit over penis cream Sensum+ doesn't 'even make sense,' drug company says

By William Sassani | Jan 22, 2019

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Pending in Chicago federal court is a drug company's frank response to a doctor who is suing over the marketing of Sensum+.

Former client alleges Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. negligently managed assets

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 22, 2019

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A San Antonio woman alleges her former investment adviser negligently managed certain account assets.

Journalist kidnapped in 1984, wife file suit over allegedly unsatisfied final judgment against Islamic Republic of Iran

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 22, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A journalist kidnapped in Lebanon in 1984 and his wife allege banks have engaged in a conspiracy and are seeking to transfer assets to them that were allegedly fraudulently transferred.

California jury awards $1.63 million in case against BNSF after plaintiff had rejected $50K settlement

By Glenn Minnis | Jan 21, 2019

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Just weeks after rejecting a $50,000 pre-trial settlement offer from his former employer in a personal injury suit, one-time California maintenance worker David Arizaga walked away on Jan. 10 with a $1.63 million verdict against BNSF Railway Co.

South Coast Air Quality Management District alleges Sherwin-Williams products have excessive VOCs

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 21, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California district alleges a general building materials company based in Ohio has sold products in the state that contained volatile organic compound in excess of regulatory limits.

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