PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania will be the next battleground in historically hard-fought litigation over lead paint, as private lawyers seeking one-third of possible multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements are teaming with county officials on lawsuits.
LOS ANGELES – A woman formerly employed by Quest Diagnostics Inc. alleges her claims for disability benefits were wrongfully denied by her insurer.
Federal judge denies class action certification in Google action, conflict of interest 'intolerable'
In a motion asking the court to deny class certification, Google focused on the lead plaintiff's relationship with two law firms, and a third one that later joined the action.
Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that 115 firm attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 issue of “Best Lawyers in America” in their respective fields, and 10 have been named “Lawyers of the Year.” Founded in 1983 and published in 70 countries and all 50 states, "Best Lawyers in America" is a peer-review source for legal referrals with its annual compilation of leading lawyers from across the nation.
Plaintiff in Monsanto-Roundup bellwether trial seeks $373 million; Defense maintains product did not cause man's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
SAN FRANCISCO - Attorneys for a California man, spending some of his final days locked in a bitter dispute with chemical giant Monsanto over what caused his deadly non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, asked jurors during closing arguments on Tuesday to render a verdict that would “actually change the world.”
LOS ANGELES – A Whittier employer is alleged to have refused to pay additional premiums owed to an insurance company.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Since last year’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that dealt a blow to forum-shopping personal injury attorneys, companies threatened with sprawling, 50-state litigation have not been forced into defending cases all over the country.
A $55 million Alameda County jury award in favor of a Pennsylvania-based company against its insurers in 2016 has been reversed in a recent appeals court ruling that states the trial court committed too many errors for the verdict to stand.
Five years ago, at the close of a 13-year public nuisance case against ConAgra, et al. in which 10 California counties sought a billion-dollar judgment for lead paint abatement, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge James Kleinberg urged defendants to give up.
LOS ANGELES — A San Luis Obispo eye care company is suing Kimberley-Clark, alleging unauthorized used of its Soft Touch trademark.
The talc-asbestos case in which a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury last month found that two litigation-beleaguered companies were not responsible for a woman's cancer likely will not be appealed, a legal and health management expert said during a recent interview.
California, City of St. Louis Circuit Court, New York City’s asbestos court and Philadelphia round out the American Tort Reform Association’s top five this year.
California employers await the scheduling by the state Supreme Court for oral arguments in Troester v. Starbucks, a case that challenges the authority of a “de minimis” rule that has been repeatedly applied in other disputes over wages.
SAN FRANCISCO – A Mississippi man alleges he was injured as a result of taking a prescription drug.
SAN FRANCISCO – A consumer claims modems Comcast Corp. uses are functionally unreliable and defective.
SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of the U.S. Senate confirming Neil Gorsuch as the 113th member of the U.S. Supreme Court, a California judge and civil rights advocates have called on state courts to do their parts to protect individual rights.
SAN DIEGO — Penske Logistics recently settled a case over wages for meal and rest breaks for $750,000.
PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit has ruled that a shared agreement between two claimants who brought qui tam suits against Quest Diagnostics International should not have been placed under a seal.
BERKELEY – The University of California Berkeley School of Law and Stanford University of Law have dropped in their rankings in a Princeton Review study of graduates' ability to gain employment, but still show strong numbers in reports required by the American Bar Association (ABA).
SACRAMENTO – As the highest taxed and regulated state in the country, California small business owners face many challenges when it comes to starting a business within the area. But one candidate is hoping to change this in the 34th Assembly District.