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PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Pepper Hamilton Lawyers Named To Southern California Rising Stars

By Press release submission | Jun 10, 2019

Two lawyers from Pepper Hamilton LLP have been named by California Super Lawyers as top attorneys in the state.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Kristina Allen Reliford Joins Bradley's Nashville Office as Litigation Associate

By Press release submission | Jun 10, 2019

Bradley is pleased to announce that Kristina Allen Reliford has joined the firm’s Nashville office as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group.

As NYC Bar considers ethics of litigation finance, it will keep secret the comments it received from the public

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 7, 2019

As NYC Bar considers ethics of litigation finance, it will keep secret the comments it received from the public

Oklahoma making its case in big opioid trial with director of Kentucky pain clinic

By John Sammon | Jun 7, 2019

NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – The director of a Kentucky pain clinic on Thursday told attorneys for the State of Oklahoma that pharmaceutical companies like Janssen, the drug division of Johnson & Johnson, organized a campaign of misinformation to sell opioids and make money.

File & ServeXpress has the expertise to integrate legal filings across many court systems

By Robert Hadley | Jun 6, 2019

Although e-filing court documents has streamlined the legal process, no universal standards exist for transmitting data. It’s up to the sender to learn the requirements to match each system.

Why did a public defender bill $400K in a $300M class action settlement? Boston judge wants answers at hearing

By Dan Fisher | Jun 6, 2019

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - The federal judge who ordered a wide-ranging investigation into the fee practices of Labaton Sucharow and a Massachusetts law firm in the $300 million State Street Bank & Trust case isn’t done asking questions yet.

Oklahoma's hired guns continue to portray Johnson & Johnson as evil to judge in opioid trial

By John Sammon | Jun 6, 2019

NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – On Wednesday, private attorneys hired by the State of Oklahoma on a contingency fee accused Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the drug arm of Johnson & Johnson, of ignoring the warning signs of a nationwide addiction crisis in order to maximize profit.

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Federalist Society panel contends the ALI, a powerful legal group, has shifted its focus

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 6, 2019

WASHINGTON – Is the American Law Institute remaining true to its mission of restating law to produce accurate advisory guidelines for courts to decide cases in various aspects of law, or is it straying into territory apart from that mission?

Six months after federal sentencing act signed, impact still being studied

By John Breslin | Jun 5, 2019

Six months after its December 2018 passing with large bi-partisan support, the details of how an act aimed at reforming federal prison sentencing is impacting the 180,000 federal prisoners is becoming clearer.

Consumers allege Cento tomatoes are not San Marzano tomatoes as labeled

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 5, 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Three California residents are suing a food distributor over allegations that they were sold tomatoes that were not from a specific region of Italy.

Eater alleges Kroger can't use 'artisan' on vanilla ice cream because it is a mass-manufactured

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 5, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California woman alleges a grocery store chain’s use of the word “artisan” on a flavor of ice cream is deceptive and misleading.

Jubilant DraxImage seeks to keep trade secrets private in patent dispute with ITC

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 5, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Canadian company that manufactures radiopharmaceuticals is seeking a declaration that some of its trade secret information be kept redacted in an intellectual property dispute.

Monsanto says $80M Roundup verdict was product of made-for-litigation testimony, asks judge to reconsider

By Dan Fisher | Jun 5, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Monsanto has asked a federal judge to throw out an $80 million jury verdict over its Roundup herbicide, saying the plaintiff failed to present any admissible scientific evidence the product caused the plaintiff’s cancer.

In high-profile opioid trial, Johnson & Johnson reminds that its addiction warnings were approved by the FDA

By John Sammon | Jun 5, 2019

NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – Defense attorneys for Johnson & Johnson took over the questioning of Kimberly Deem-Eshleman, southeast regional business director for Janssen Pharmaceuticals and the marketer of its opioid drug Nucynta, attempting to establish that drug labels had provided plenty of warnings about possible addiction.

SHOOK HARDY & BACON LLP: Shook Named "Ceiling Smasher" Among Best Law Firms for Female Partners

By Press release submission | Jun 4, 2019

Law360 has selected Shook, Hardy & Bacon among its Best Law Firms for Female Partners in 2018.

Subprime lender challenges Mississippi AG Hood's authority to sue; Hood has hired Motley Rice for case

By Karen Kidd | Jun 4, 2019

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Mississippi's attorney general doesn't have authority to pursue an unfair and deceptive trade practices lawsuit, according to a recent filing from a Michigan subprime auto lender that is being sued by the state via a team of outside trial lawyers.

Fox Rothschild alleges California company owes more than $200,000 for legal work

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 4, 2019

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York law firm alleges a Los Angeles company failed to pay it for its legal services.

Washington Court of Appeals affirms ruling in favor of Toyota regarding consumer protection claims

By Payton Kuhn | Jun 4, 2019

SPOKANE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – A judge for the Washington Court of Appeals, Division III has affirmed a lower court's ruling that dismissed a man's Consumer Protection Act (CPA) claim against Toyota.

Wash. SC remands suit over personal injury protection form for new trial

By Payton Kuhn | Jun 4, 2019

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of the state of Washington has affirmed a decision made by an appellate court to apply the work product protection in an injury lawsuit and to remand the case for a new trial.

Alabama teens file class action against JUUL and tobacco companies, claim e-cigarette addiction

By Karen Kidd | Jun 4, 2019

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Two teens who claim to have become addicted to e-cigarettes while in their late teens are suing the manufacturer they claim has teamed up with old-school tobacco to market products to young people.

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