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.
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.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A group of consumers has filed a suit against a clothing and accessories company described in the suit as having clothing "evocative of New England chic, crossed with a Kenny Chesney concert, layered with pastels" over allegations its outlet pricing is misleading.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Illinois man is suing an online retailer alleging that his personal information was compromised in a website breach and his credit card was used to make unauthorized purchases.