NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Major League Baseball Properties has asked a federal court to uphold an arbitration award of $5.8 million in its case against a Dominican Republic media company who allegedly failed to make scheduled payments for annual broadcast rights.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Cities and counties are worried and confused as they face a November deadline to join or opt out of an unprecedented “negotiation class” that could determine how much money they get from opioid litigation, a lawyer who represents Texas municipalities said.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona's highest court has ruled that a Christian-owned design studio’s custom-made invitations are a form of free speech and the city of Phoenix cannot force it to create invitations for same-sex weddings.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Utah had to determine if a hip implant device manufacturer could be held responsible for a man’s injuries after a hip replacement on Sept. 5.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Airports would face "extensive and costly litigation" if a family of chemicals used in firefighting foam is designated hazardous under the Superfund law, airport executives warn.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – The judge overseeing nearly 2,000 opioid lawsuits must address concerns that the cases over which he is presiding are an improper power grab by plaintiffs lawyers who signed up cities and counties as clients.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Opioid manufacturers and distributors attacked the fundamental allegations in lawsuits by two Ohio counties that are scheduled to begin trial next month, saying they didn’t contribute to the “public nuisance” of opioid abuse and violated no laws by selling their products in Ohio.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A Virginia woman who became ill due to an E. coli infection from consuming a brand of soy nut butter has filed a suit against the seller and distributors of the product.