Lawsuits

 
 
  • Another Law Firm Sues China

    A Las Vegas personal injury firm has filed a class action lawsuit against the People’s Republic of China and a number of Chinese entities, including  the city government of Wuhan, on grounds of negligence and public nuisance....

    • Posted 7 days ago
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  • If This Isn’t A Force Majeure, What Is It?

    An advisory from Mayer Brown attorneys looks at the fate of contracts in the context of a pandemic and widespread business shutdowns, specifically the “legal rights of customers associated with the risk of such interruptions,” and then...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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  • Event Cancellation Spawns Lawsuit

    Entertainment promoter ACE Universe is suing GrowTix, the company that provided software to process ticket sales for its March 20-22 Comic Con, scheduled for the Boston Convention Center. Stars of comic-themed movies and tv series were signed...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Law Firms Balk At Shutdown Order, File Suit

    In Pennsylvania, a law firm filed suit last week against a state mandatory shutdown order, arguing that the edict from Governor Tom Wolf deprived citizens of the right to counsel. An attorney on the case told The...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • FLA Law Firm Sues China Over Coronavirus Pandemic

    A Florida law firm is mounting a class action suit against the People’s Republic of China and a number of Chinese agencies that it says helped oversee China’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak. The lawsuit alleges the...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Headwinds For Midwestern Mega-Wind Project

    One of the biggest wind power projects in the country is running into resistance on the ground, specifically the ground between Kansas and Missouri, across Illinois, and thence into Indiana. That’s the path on which the transmission...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Litigation Analytics: An Advantage For In-House Counsel

    When a contract dispute arises, in-house attorneys may have to decide whether litigation is worth the time, cost and human resources that would be required to take on the case. This decision is often based on some...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • How Gun Rights Precipitated A Challenge To Non-Attorney Judges In Nevada

    The petitioner, a public defender, says he wants clarification of the policy, which goes back to pioneer days. In smaller Nevada counties – those with a population of less than 100,000 – “lay judges” are empowered to...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Coke, Pepsi, P&G Among Companies Sued For Making Oceans A Plastics Dump

    At the current rate of pollution, plastic in the ocean will outweigh fish by 2050, according to a lawsuit filed by a California-based environmental group. The Earth Island Institute maintains that a significant share of the millions...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Good News For Franchisers From The NLRB

    The final rule regarding joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act, issued late last month by the National Labor Relations Board and scheduled to become effective on April 27, will be welcomed by many companies, and...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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