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  • Former Colorado State kicker files class action against NCAA

    INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A California man has filed a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association after he claims he was harmed by its recently abandoned rule that prohibited multiyear athletic scholarships for Division I football players. The suit challenges the...

  • Bass Pro agrees to $6 million settlement in call recording class action

    SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Bass Pro Outdoor World that alleged it recorded certain telephone calls received from or placed to California, which violated state law. “The proposed settlement agreement applies to class...

  • BP spokesman tells environmental journalists they got it wrong

    NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – In a speech given to the Society for Environmental Journalists on Wednesday, BP spokesman Geoff Morrell told the group that he was discouraged by speculative reporting that took place during and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill regarding the impact the spill...

  • Aaron’s settles claims it monitored online activity of computer leasers

    Sorrell MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell and SEI/Aaron’s Inc., a leasing company, recently agreed to enter into a consumer protection settlement. The settlement requires that the company pay $45,000 to the state of Vermont and $2,000 to each of...

  • Schneiderman, other AGs urge 11th Circuit to rule against pipe-fitting company

    Schneiderman ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Monday that he’s leading a coalition of states in an amicus brief to encourage a federal appeals court to affirm a Federal Trade Commission decision condemning an alleged monopolist. The...

  • Ind. driving school sued by attorney general

    Zoeller INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has filed a lawsuit against KC Driving School and its owner, Kimberly J. Cleeter. Zoeller’s lawsuit seeks a permanent injunction, consumer restitution, civil penalties and investigative costs and alleges...

  • Conn. AG’s investigation leads to securities class action against Lannett Company

    PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – Purchasers of Lannett Company stock are suing after they claim the company violated federal securities laws by disseminating false and misleading statements to the investing public. David Schaefer claims he and others who purchased or otherwise acquired...

  • Parents, Iowa Educators Corporation settle school lunch class action

    ADEL, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Parents and IEC-member schools have reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit claiming the defendants conspired to restrain competition in the market for the retail sale of food at schools in Iowa and that Martin Brothers attempted to monopolize the...

  • Plaintiffs claim Hawaii Department of Human Services ignored Medicaid rules

    HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) – A single mother of an autistic child has filed a class action lawsuit against the State of Hawaii Department of Human Services and for allegedly ignoring federal Medicaid rules. Suzanne Egan, whose child J.E. is a severely autistic 5-year-old, and the Hawaii...

  • Napoli law firm addresses bad reputation in Madison County asbestos docket

    ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The Napoli, Bern, Ripka, Shkolnik law firm held a meeting with asbestos attorneys on Friday to discuss future litigation plans and former mistakes, particularly with the firm’s initial approach to filing asbestos lung cancer cases in Madison County, Ill. “We are...

  • W.Va. jury awards $3.27 million in transvaginal mesh MDL case

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – A West Virginia jury has awarded $3.27 million to the plaintiff in a multi-district litigation lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over allegedly defective transvaginal mesh products. Jo Huskey’s U.S. District Court for the Southern District of...

  • N.D. AG orders GeneralYellowPages.com to stop with alleged scam

    Stenehjem BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem recently initiated an investigation against Vladimir Adolphe and determined he was operating a business invoice scam through his companies GeneralYellowPages.com and Electronic Media Marketing Group....

  • Ohio AG sues gym that never opened

    DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently initiated a lawsuit against South Beach Fitness of Westerville LLC and its owners for allegedly violating Ohio consumer protection laws. South Beach Fitness allegedly sold gym memberships to consumers but...

  • Judge to Prenda attorney: ‘Mr. Duffy, this is not a game’

    Duffy CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – After issuing two warnings and reminding attorney Paul Duffy why he and Prenda Law were sanctioned in the first place, a Chicago federal judge on Thursday denied the embattled firm’s motion to stay payment of the $11,000-plus sanctions award in the defamation...

  • La. asbestos attorneys want clients’ info to remain sealed in Garlock case

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The first motion to seal in the Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy proceeding was filed on Thursday by Louisiana asbestos attorneys, exactly one week before the deadline. The motion was filed by the Roussel & Clement law firm on behalf of numerous...



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