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  • Opponents of California’s Prop 46 launch online video

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The No on 46 campaign - a coalition of hundreds of medical organizations, unions and individuals - recently released its first campaign video on multiple online platforms. The fate of Proposition 46, a ballot measure that would increase the Medical Injury...

  • Bose suing Beats over noise-cancelling headphone technology

    WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – Audio equipment retailer Bose Corporation is suing the maker of the popular Beats by Dre headphones in federal court, alleging the California-based Beats is infringing on its patented technology for noise-cancelling headphones. Bose filed its 22-page...

  • Texas governor race: Davis releases first TV attack ad against Abbott

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – On Monday morning, state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for Texas governor, sent out an email to supporters notifying them of the release of the campaign’s first television advertisement. Davis, who trails Attorney General Greg Abbott in the polls and...

  • AGs of Florida, Connecticut sue Tampa law firm

    Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen sued a Tampa law firm and related entities and individuals on Friday for allegedly engaging in a mortgage rescue scam. Berger Law Group, Resolution Law Group and...

  • N.J. AG settles with two who allegedly sold unregistered securities

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a settlement on Friday with two individuals who allegedly sold unregistered securities in violation of the state’s Uniform Securities Law. Patrick Gainey and Anthony Uva allegedly...

  • N.Y. AG says $410M will be put in trust for Madoff victims

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruling on Friday that will allow for the distribution of $410 million to victims who invested with Bernard Madoff. In 2012, Schneiderman’s...

  • Voters retain Tenn. SC justices, TV spending surged past $1.4M

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – In a retention election that drew national attention, Tennessee voters on Thursday delivered new eight-year terms to all three incumbent Supreme Court justices who sought retention to the five-member court. Eight years ago, former Gov. Phil Bredesen appointed...

  • Beaumont attorneys show financial support for local judge up for re-election

    BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Beaumont plaintiffs attorneys are donating thousands of dollars to the re-election campaign of one the local judges who routinely presides over their civil lawsuits. From Jan. 1 to June 30, Judge Donald Floyd, a Democrat, collected nearly $13,000 for his...

  • Capital One, collection agencies agree to $75.5M settlement of TCPA claims

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge late last month gave a preliminary thumbs-up to what is being dubbed the largest settlement in the two decade-plus history of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. If the agreement receives the judge’s final stamp of approval in December,...

  • Shareholders file class action against Yelp

    SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Yelp after shareholders claim the company lied about business practices to investors to try to increase Yelp’s stock prices. The securities class action is against Yelp Inc., Jeremy Stoppelman, the...

  • Uber, Lyft reach agreements with Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced an agreement on Wednesday with two transportation network companies that will help ensure that passengers are safe and provide more transparency into their operations. Herring’s office issued cease...

  • Rapamune settlement worth $35 million

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced a $35 million multi-state settlement with Pfizer Inc. on Wednesday to resolve allegations that one of its subsidiaries unlawfully promoted a kidney transplant drug. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. allegedly...

  • Garlock bankruptcy judge issues deadlines in unsealing process

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – U.S. Bankruptcy Judge George Hodges released instructions and deadlines last week for the process of unsealing evidence introduced last year by Garlock Sealing Technologies that alleged fraud on the part of asbestos plaintiffs attorneys. Hodges’ Aug. 1 order...

  • Class action filed against SpaceX over mass layoffs

    LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Space Exploration Technologies Corp. after class members claim it did not properly notify its former employees of mass layoffs and did not pay them wages earned before termination. The lawsuit alleges that SpaceX...

  • Republican holds financial edge in Texas attorney general race

    HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – Heading into the finals months of the election cycle, Republican attorney general candidate Ken Paxton will have hundreds of thousands of dollars at his disposal. While Paxton maintains nearly $386,000 cash on hand, his Democratic counterpart, attorney Sam Houston,...



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