BOSTON — Mutual of Omaha has settled with the state of Massachusetts allegations that the company practiced discrimination by denying life and long-term care insurance to members using an HIV prevention medication.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The death of a volunteer firefighter who responded to an explosion and fire of a gas line at a Wisconsin work site has led the federal government to cite a Kansas and a Michigan contractor.
PHOENIX — Neiman Marcus Group LLC has agreed to a $1.5 million settlement with more than 40 states and the District of Columbia over charges the company failed to protect customers' card information that was compromised in a 2013 data breach.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The Texas Supreme Court said in a Dec. 21 opinion that the parents of a baby born at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Denton must prove willful and wanton negligence under the Texas Medical Liability Act’s emergency-medical care provision in their suit against the hospital and a physician.
NASHVILLE (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Tennessee ruled in a Dec. 20 opinion that, based on the wording and circumstances surrounding the accident, an agreement signed by a rehabilitation center patient who fell getting into a van operated by a third-party medical transportation company does not prohibit the patient from suing the transport company.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - A Connecticut judge has dismissed lawsuits by four cities against the opioid industry, saying there is no logical way for the plaintiffs to calculate damages or distribute any money they might win in the litigation.
.In a 2-1 decision issued December 28, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB’s) determination that both an employer’s reserved authority to control and it’s indirect control can be relevant factors in the joint employer analysis.
FormanWatkins is proud to announce that Mimi Arthur, Melissa Fuller, Michelle Roy, and Peyton Smith have been promoted to Partner.
FormanWatkins is proud to announce that Vernon McFarland has been named a new member of 100 Black Men of Jackson!
FISH & RICHARDSON: Fish & Richardson Receives Two 2018 “Attorney of the Year” Awards from Minnesota Lawyer
Fish & Richardson has received two 2018 Attorney of the Year awards – in both the individual and group categories – from Minnesota Lawyer.
WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ: Maritime Practice Group Leaders From Fowler Rodriguez Join Wilson Elser’s New Orleans Office
National law firm Wilson Elser announced today that the preeminent maritime and marine environmental practice group from New Orleans-based law firm Fowler Rodriguez, led by partners Antonio Rodriguez, Jake Rodriguez and Michael Harowski, have joined the firm’s New Orleans office effective January 1, 2019.
New York Partner Sonia Kaur Bain has been named to Crain’s New York Business“Notable Women in Law” list. This second annual honor roll of female attorneys “celebrates an exceptional pool of talented female attorneys in the New York City metropolitan area,” the publication stated.
Thomas M. Davis III, who served 14 years in Congress as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Northern Virginia's 11th District, has joined Holland & Knight as a partner in its Public Policy & Regulation Group in Washington, D.C., and Tysons, Va. He was previously with Deloitte, where he was a director of federal government affairs.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A shareholder of a national yoga instruction company alleges the initial public offering price for shares was inflated.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The federal government alleges that a proposed merger between two independent local television station owners would cause harm to competition.
Sierra Trail Dogs Motorcycle and Recreation Club, others allege decision by U.S. Forest Service limits options for trail ride event
RENO, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – Several organizations are challenging decisions that allegedly limit the routes for a motorcycle trail riding event on public land.
HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Financial Services Regulatory Attorney Kara Ward Joins Holland & Knight in Washington
Holland & Knight has expanded its Public Policy & Regulatory Practice Group with the addition of Kara Ward as a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C., office.
San Juan, Puerto Rico (Legal Newsline) – The government of Puerto Rico has filed a suit against several companies over allegations of price-fixing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fiat Chrysler will pay more than $500 million in settlements, product recalls and civil penalties with the federal government and the state of California to resolve allegations of cheating on emissions tests, and violating the Clean Air Act as well as state law.