PHILADELPHIA – After a dismissal at the district court level, Sherwin-Williams is taking its argument against an alliance of government officials and private lawyers who are considering suing the company over lead paint to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Bayer is facing a suit over allegations the company is deceiving consumers by falsely labeling its Coppertone sunscreen products as "mineral-based" when they contain chemical-based ingredients.
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) is facing a suit filed by a certified contract adviser who represented NFL players such as Frank Clark, Kyle Nelson and Devon Kennard over allegations of harassment and interference with his business interests.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A federal agency has filed a lawsuit against the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) over allegations it "established and enforced illegal restraints" on the ways colleges can compete when it comes to recruiting students.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A Wyoming-based arbitration association that markets to the "economically challenged" is facing a suit over allegations it is running an illegitimate arbitration sham.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A New Jersey lawyer who operates a debt-collection service has sued the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, saying the agency is unconstitutional and has harassed her firm and its clients by seeking privileged communications.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – ConocoPhillips Alaska alleges a former employee defrauded it out of millions of dollars through an alleged scheme that included taking payments for non-existent goods and services.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences is alleging breach of contract against the Florida company it contracted with to create the 61st annual Grammy Awards program book.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The Bucks County Employees Retirement Fund has initiated a suit against Merit Medical Systems alleging the company made false statements regarding its operation and sales that caused artificially inflated stock prices.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California is suing CNN claiming the network's reporting that he met with Ukrainian officials to help "dig up dirt" on Joe Biden is false.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Karen McDougal, who alleged a years-long extramarital affair with President Donald Trump, is suing Fox News over allegations of slander after one of its hosts allegedly falsely stated that she committed extortion against Trump.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is facing a suit over allegations the school is burning more coal than permitted in violation of the Clean Air Act.
WASHINGTON – According to an amici brief filed by the Solicitor General with the U.S. Supreme Court, design standards for aircraft engines are the exclusive purview of the federal government and not applicable state law – a counter-argument to a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruling which said such pre-emption was not required.