- newJudge Grants Roundup Fee Order, Despite 'Totally Out of Control' MDL Compensation System
In a Monday order, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria significantly scaled back the request, originally estimated to give $800 million to lead counsel in the Roundup multidistrict litigation. He also found the common fund doctrine inapplicable in the…
- 14 hours ago 22 Jun 21, 2:20am -
- 'Something Needs to Be Done': Sunscreen Makers Hit With Nationwide Class Action
Benzene, a known carcinogen linked to blood cancer, is not an active ingredient intentionally used in sunscreens, according to the complaint.
- 1 day ago 21 Jun 21, 5:42am -
- Florida High Court Blocks Recreational Marijuana Initiative From Appearing on Ballot
"The will of the voters got shortchanged, but the proposed amendment was flawed enough that the court ultimately landed on the right decision," said Sean Coyle, a partner at Fox Rothschild.
- 4 days ago 18 Jun 21, 8:32pm -
- Two-Lawyer Labor Boutique Lands Back-to-Back Federal Jury Victories
Plaintiffs lawyers Lisa Taylor and John Stembridge said it was gratifying if exhausting to try two cases in such a short span of time.
- 5 days ago 17 Jun 21, 11:25pm -
- How Scientist-Turned-Lawyer Julie Park Counseled Clients on Pandemic Risks
Park, a Morrison & Foerster partner in San Diego who defends companies in product liability matters and consumer class actions, steered clients through the ever-changing rules of the pandemic. Going forward, she sees more regulation of "connected pro…
- 5 days ago 17 Jun 21, 10:45pm -
- Appeals Court Pauses Jury Trial As Michaels Stores Fights Spoliation Sanction
Michaels Stores argued that it never destroyed or disposed of the shopping cart, but it was likely the cart was mixed in with 25 to 30 others in use at the store at the time.
- 5 days ago 17 Jun 21, 9:24pm -
- New York Federal Courts a Battleground Amid Deepening Rift on Website Accessibility Suits
New court appearances, logged by defense attorneys from Dentons and Thompson Hine, came as New York federal courts have become the main venue for bringing website accessibility claims. Deep disagreement, however, has emerged among appeals courts over…
- 6 days ago 16 Jun 21, 10:03pm -
- 2 Jurors Fell Asleep in South Florida Case That Landed $2.5M Verdict
"If you're going to show up, you need to be awake," said attorney Richard J. Diaz.
- 6 days ago 16 Jun 21, 8:27pm -
- South Florida Jury Awards $5.5M to Widow Suing Tobacco Companies
"What I think this verdict shows that fading memory and passage of time is not something tobacco companies can exploit," attorney Austin Carr said. "They are not going to be able to delay a case."
- 7 days ago 15 Jun 21, 9:42pm -
- 'Buy Now-Pay Later' Lender Affirm Hit With New NY Class Action
According to the six-page complaint, Affirm held its loans out as an alternative to paying for products by credit card, without disclosing allegedly "unfavorable" terms.
- 8 days ago 14 Jun 21, 10:53pm -