LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles man has settled his lawsuit that claimed a McDonald’s restaurant charged him more than $1 for each of the two Sausage McMuffins he ordered from the Dollar Menu on Sept. 3, 2018.
PHILADELPHIA – Recorded conversations prove a Pennsylvania man who has filed dozens of lawsuits is intentionally taking advantage of a federal law to extort settlements from defendants, says one of the companies he has targeted.
NASHVILLE (Legal Newsline) – An Overton County, Tennessee trial court’s order allowing the defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit to interview non-party health care providers without the presence of plaintiff’s attorney was overturned by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The Indiana Supreme Court has concluded a section of the state code has a time limitation for legal action that can't be extended by post-delivery fixes, refurbishments or reconstruction of the product in question.
MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — Attorneys for Donald Trump's campaign have asked a federal judge to dismiss, compel arbitration in or stay a lawsuit over text messages it allegedly sent without permission.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Their request for some $3 billion in fees has generated fierce resistance from state attorneys general and defendants, but don’t worry about the financial states of private lawyers who represent thousands of municipal plaintiffs in opioid litigation.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Money was on the minds of Rhode Island officials who sued the energy industry when they couldn't convince state lawmakers to address climate change, according to records obtained by Energy Policy Advocates and submitted Tuesday to a federal appeals court.
AIKEN, S.C. (Legal Newsline) - A South Carolina company broke state and federal law through its involvement in high-interest loans to veterans who used their disability checks to repay them, according to a federal lawsuit.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) — The Minnesota Supreme Court found that reporting privileges protect news reports regarding certain statements made in police press conferences that were later reported on by media outlets.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that a tribal entity did not prove it is entitled to share in a tribe's sovereign immunity, and subsequently that a superior court did not err when it denied an business' motion to dismiss a lawsuit.
PHILADELPHIA – Oklahoma and West Virginia can be added to the growing list of states seeking to formally reject the American Law Institute’s controversial Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance - a project that some see as evidence of an ideological shift at the organization that amounts to a power-trip.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) — The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that a circuit court erroneously interpreted the law when it concluded that a defendant waived its right to compel a pretrial notice.