NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The assignee of a trust is seeking damages of more than $150 million from two law firms and two of the firms' partners over allegations they deceptively represented the trust in lawsuits and misappropriated millions.
TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – An industry insider says business leaders in Kansas are reacting with "extreme disappointment" at the decision by the state Supreme Court to scrap the cap on non-economic damages in personal injury actions.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges an auto dealership and Ford Motor Credit Co. engaged in a fraudulent scheme with the terms of its lease agreements and an early termination penalty.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) - Attorneys defending Johnson & Johnson made a case on Wednesday that drug abusers and irresponsible doctors share responsibility for an opioid overdose epidemic, while a top state health official repeated her opinion that overzealous J&J officials and sales reps were to blame.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - A lawyer at the center of the scandal over the $300 million settlement of a State Street securities case told a federal judge in Boston it was “stupid and sloppy” to sign a false application for his firm’s share of $75 million in fees, but he didn’t intend to mislead the court.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – Oklahoma's top health officer told a courtroom on Tuesday that Johnson & Johnson preyed on the state’s citizens to sell opioid prescription drugs for profit, while attorneys for the company challenged the timeline in her head.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – The attorney for Johnson & Johnson and its drug subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals on Monday attempted to convince an Oklahoma judge that making the companies pay for a drug crisis, including addicts who never used their products or who used illegal drugs, is unfair.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – An Oklahoma judge announced on Monday agreement has been reached between feuding government officials on how an $85 million settlement with opioid drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Co. would be apportioned.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – An idea of how much money Oklahoma wants to abate the opioid drug epidemic was realized on Friday as a state health officer walked officials through a 65-page list of abatement services she said were needed, collectively projected to cost in the billions.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Exercise equipment maker Peloton is facing a class action lawsuit over allegations the removal of workouts involved in a copyright infringement suit has diminished a consumer's experience with the equipment.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – On May 31, a cash advance company that provides loans in exchange for a portion of personal injury claim settlements was sued in a Kentucky state court over interest rates that the plaintiffs say are higher than what is permitted under Kentucky law.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Last week, a U.S. Senate committee strengthened one of the many bills that attempt to regulate chemicals known as PFAS, as critics continue to fight the idea that enough is known about them to pass legislation.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A 10-year-old Massachusetts minor and her parent are filing a class action lawsuit against Amazon over allegations that Alexa-enabled devices violate wiretapping laws by recording children’s voices without their consent.