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Johnson & Johnson, not asked to testify on talc, alleges Congressional hearing was biased against it

By John Breslin | Mar 14, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Johnson & Johnson, a company facing enormous liability concerns stemming from thousands of lawsuits that claim there is cancer-causing asbestos in its products, believes a Democrat-led House hearing on the alleged dangers of talc and consumer products was biased against it.


Filings

In the wake of previous failures, Michigan lawyer again sues social media companies over alleged terrorist links

By John Breslin | Mar 12, 2019

DALLAS (Legal Newsline) – An attorney gaining a reputation for representing plaintiffs suing social media organizations over claims they aided and abetted terrorists is involved in yet another case against the companies.


Filings

Court grants partial summary judgment in insurance dispute with Crum & Forester Specialty Insurance, contractor

By Takesha Thomas | Mar 7, 2019

SAN DIEGO – An insurance company has won part of a summary judgment in a case involving a breach of contract claim by a contractor in a dispute over insurance coverage.


Filings

Reason Foundation analyst says can mitigate damages by changing infrastructure

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 7, 2019

LOS ANGELES – California law has long held utilities companies responsible for fires found to be caused by their utilities, even in instances when the companies themselves have not been negligent. According to an opinion piece recently published in the Los Angeles Times, this system has created a difficult climate for utilities and is generating interest in liability reform from experts.


Personal Injury

Damages sought from dog owners over alleged attack in Fresno County

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 4, 2019

FRESNO – A woman is seeking damages from two dog owners after the animal allegedly attacked her while she was on public property in Fresno County.


Personal Injury

Wheelchair user alleges Respiratory Care Plus negligently repaired chair

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 4, 2019

FRESNO – A woman alleges negligent repairs made by a business on her electric wheelchair caused her to fall and fracture her hip.

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