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  • Republic Powdered Metals joins Bondex in bankruptcy as part of deal

    WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A manufacturer of roof restoration materials and founder of RPM International, Inc. became the most recent affiliate to enter Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as part of an $800 million bankruptcy deal announced in July. On Sept. 1, Republic Powdered Metals...

  • Bashas’ settles discrimination class action for $6.5 million

    PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Class members and Bashas’ Inc. have settled a lawsuit a more than decade-old alleging the grocery store company discriminated against Hispanic employees. Bashas’ agreed to pay $6.5 million to resolve claims for class damages, administrative expenses,...

  • District attorney’s wife drove case against Wis. Gov. Walker, insider says

    Walker CHICAGO – The future of the Wisconsin’s governor’s race could hang on a federal appeals court in Chicago hearing a potentially explosive case today. Depending on how the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decides, the ruling will have major...

  • Mom arrested for carrying licensed firearm slams NJ prosecutor who let Ray Rice off but is throwing book at her

    Allen was arrested last October after she was pulled over for a minor traffic offense and informed the officer she had a gun in her car and presented her concealed-carry permit.

  • Former AT&T employees settle class action for $1.05 million

    OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Former California employees and AT&T have settled a lawsuit alleging the cell phone company violated sections of the California Labor Code. Class members are those who worked at AT&T as a retail sales consultant and/or a sales support...

  • Class action says WWE violated Securities Exchange Act

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A WWE stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. for violating the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Curtis Swanson filed the class action lawsuit on behalf of people who purchased or otherwise acquired the...

  • Schumer introduces Medal of Honor bill for NY hero

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer introduced legislation Thursday to allow a black World War I soldier from Albany to receive a posthumous Medal of Honor. The New York Democrat's bill would exempt Sgt. Henry Johnson from the rules specifying that a Medal of Honor must be awarded...

  • Former Federal Circuit judge to speak at IP conference

    MOON BAY, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Judge Paul Michel, retired chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will deliver the keynote address at an upcoming intellectual property summit. Michel Corporate finance advisor Duff & Phelps Corporation is hosting its...

  • Pot producers add demand on Northwest power grid

    SEATTLE (AP) — As more marijuana producers move their plants indoors over the next two decades, the grow operations in Washington state are expected to need as much electricity each year as what a small Northwest city consumes, according to an energy forecast by regional power planners. Demands...

  • California mandates sick days for workers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday that will require most California employers next year to provide up to three sick days for millions of workers, a policy long-sought by labor unions and opposed by business groups. "This is the least we can do," Brown told...

  • In 5-week salmonella trial, defense takes 1 hour

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Defense attorneys took barely an hour Wednesday to rest their cases after more than a month of prosecution testimony in the federal trial of three people charged in a deadly national salmonella outbreak five years ago that authorities traced to a rural Georgia peanut plant....

  • Top House Democrat wants answers from NFL about Rice

    John Conyers tells NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that lawmakers are "particularly concerned" about the league's handling of the former Raven's domestic violence case.

  • Arbitration issue coming into focus for employers in West Virginia, attorney says

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – A series of recent West Virginia Supreme Court decisions confirms that if employers carefully draft arbitration agreements that comply with the court’s case law, they will likely be enforced, according to Joseph Leonoro, a labor and employment lawyer in...

  • District attorney's wife drove case against Wisconsin's Walker, insider says

    The future of the Wisconsin’s governor’s race could hang on a federal appeals court in Chicago hearing a potentially explosive case Tuesday. Depending on how the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decides, the ruling will have major impact on the scope of...

  • CompuDyne ordered to disclose relationship with asbestos-containing product

    CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio appeals court has held that disclosure is proper in an asbestos case where the defendant failed to provide information in its interrogatories detailing the company’s history and relationship with the asbestos-containing product at issue. Judge Sean C....



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