BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in Boston is considering a motion by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to send her lawsuit, which is similar to one in New York that recently failed, against Exxon back to a commonwealth court.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Monster Loans, Lend Tech and others are facing allegations by The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection of illegally obtaining consumer reports and marketing false student loan debt-relief services.
ORLANDO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court's decision to uphold denial of class certification in a gender bias case against Microsoft Corp. wasn't striking in its outcome and may not impact similar cases against other tech companies, a Florida-based employers' attorney said.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A legal action over a New Jersey statute ordering the disclosure of donors to organizations involved in a wide range of political activities and information-gathering is moving forward with a status conference due to take place next month.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the California Chamber of Commerce alleging the state's Proposition 65, which requires consumer cancer warnings about exposure to acrylamide and other carcinogens, violates the First Amendment.
SANTA ANA (Legal Newsline) – A federal court has granted a preliminary injunction against the California's Assembly Bill 290, which regulates and caps dialysis reimbursement, stating there is "significant public interest" in enjoining the law while it is being litigated.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court has received a clutch of amicus briefs supporting Rhode Island's belief that its climate change lawsuit against 21 energy companies should be heard in state court - even though the State might have to figure out how to get around state Supreme Court precedent once it gets there.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge is considering a motion for attorneys' fees and costs by a Baltimore personal injury law firm following a $1.5 million jury award last month against a prominent New York firm and others in litigation over referral fees from asbestos lawsuits.
Bradley is pleased to announce that Jonathan H. Ferry, most recently an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina, has joined the firm’s Charlotte office as a partner in the Government Enforcement and Investigations Practice Group.
ALBANY, N.Y.. (Legal Newsline) – Almost three months ago, Legal Newsline sent requests about regulation and enforcement narcotics laws to the New York Department of Health under a state freedom of information law that requires a response in less than a week.
Pepper Hamilton announced that Sean P. McNally, a partner in the firm’s Trial and Dispute Resolution Practice Group and co-chair of the Automotive Industry Group, has been named managing partner of the Detroit office.
BCD Restaurants, LLC, a Greensboro, N.C.-based Zaxby's restaurant franchisee, will pay $30,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital (MGSH) announced the successful conciliation and settlement of a charge filed with the agency under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).