Federal Court News
Major plaintiffs firms that snagged states as opioid clients have been shut out of settlement talks by judge
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Recognizing the growing conflict between states and municipalities that are separately suing the opioid industry, U.S. District Judge Dan Polster has removed lawyers that represent both states and cities from any role in negotiating a potential class action settlement of opioid claims.
Former NYC restaurant investors claim litigation was part of scheme to make them pay tax liabilities
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A Connecticut couple who were investors in a company that operated a pizzeria and bar in New York City are claiming a New York attorney and other fellow investors attempted to illegally seize control of the company and file vexatious suits against them as part of a years-long vendetta.