WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Class action lawyers who see arbitration as a mortal threat to their business have found unlikely allies among some of the nation’s most conservative state officials.
Federal court says $125 million antitrust settlement is valid and dismisses outside counsel's objections
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge in Philadelphia recently ruled that a $125 million antitrust settlement concerning sleep disorder drug Provigil is valid, dismissing some lawyers' claims to the contrary.
PHILADELPHIA – A plaintiff claiming to have been seriously injured in the parking lot of a Philadelphia Best Buy store nearly one year ago, has brought legal action against the electronics retail giant and the shopping plaza where the store is located.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.
PITTSBURGH – A shopper at a Monroeville store alleges that she injured her knee and back after slipping on detergent.
ALLENTOWN – Despite a third ruling denying certification of a class of insurance beneficiaries in payment method litigation filed against Prudential Insurance Co. of America, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania did certify a subclass in a Jan. 29 opinion after making a partial ruling in favor of the plaintiffs on Dec. 6.
READING – An Easton company alleges that retailer Target has infringed on one of its patents for an over-the-door mirror.
PHILADELPHIA — Optum Inc. and Optuminsight Inc. are asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed against them by a doctor who claims that the Optum entities illegally sent unsolicited faxes to him and other potential class members, according to a motion filed on June 15.
Superior Court reverses ruling, says six-figure sum in Wells Fargo account not exempt from garnishment
PHILADELPHIA — The state Superior Court has reversed a Bucks County judgment, with the appeals court holding that nearly $200,000 in a Wells Fargo bank account wasn't exempt from garnishment by Bollard & Associates.
PHILADELPHIA — A Center Valley doctor has filed a class action lawsuit against Optum Inc. and Optuminsight Inc., a Minnesota medical services firm, alleging violation of telephone harassment laws.
PHILADELPHIA — A married couple's lawsuit against Target Corporation alleges negligence in connection with a fall.
PHILADELPHIA — A woman is suing Target Stores Inc. and Target Corporation, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.
PHILADELPHIA — A business invitee is suing Target Corporation, Besam US Inc., Assa Abloy Entrance Systems Inc. and Besam Automated Entrance Systems Inc., citing alleged failure to warn, negligence, and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has dismissed a suit filed by a woman who claimed she suffered knee injuries in a fall at a King of Prussia Target store.
PHILADELPHIA – Employees are suing the bakery that employed them, alleging that they were not paid for overtime.
SCRANTON – A Scranton woman is suing her insurance company for allegedly cutting off her disability benefits when she claims that they did not factor in her treating physicians, who ruled her completely and totally disabled.
An Alabama woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Target Corporation after she slipped on a wet floor at a Philadelphia branch of the retail giant.