After winning class action status and surviving multiple appeals, plaintiffs lawyers hit a dead end in the first trial over claims that Whirlpool sold mold-prone washers to millions of unsuspecting customers.
The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued baby food maker Gerber Products Co., alleging the company misled consumers by suggesting that its ?Gerber Good Start Gentle? formula prevents or reduces the risk babies will develop allergies.
Judge William Fletcher's decision allowing ERISA claims to proceed against Amgen is possibly the first to apply a 2014 Supreme Court decision.
Online television streaming service Aereo suffered a defeat last week in a New York federal court, but competitor FilmOn X is pressing on with similar fights against copyright lawsuits in Washington and California.
The brokerage head and his son accuse Steiner & Libo of libel for allegedly helping a client post false statements online.
Three U.S. district judges and a U.S. magistrate participated in a roundtable discussion in Dallas, "Patent Law: Best Practices As Seen From The Bench."
Roberta Gelb, president of Chelsea Office Systems, talks about how trends such as cloud computing and bring your own device (BYOD) have law firms realizing the importance of training in the adoption of new technologies.
Eric Turkewitz, of The Turkewitz Law Firm and author of the New York Personal Injury Law Blog, offers dos and don'ts for first-time legal bloggers.
Attorney Daniel Cummins and staff reporter Ben Present discuss the emerging issue of social media law. In this installment, the two discuss the differences between Facebook and Twitter, and whether Twitter posts can be discoverable.
A federal trial judge in Washington hit the stop button on a suit over the removal of the YouTube video "LuvYa LuvYa LuvYa," sending the case against Google to a California judge to decide.
On the eve of Halloween, a federal judge in Reading, Pa., reasserted that Stan Lee Media Inc. doesn't own Spider-Man.
The federal government on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to block the compelled disclosure of mug shots, citing the ?substantial? privacy interests of defendants. The U.S. Department of Justice is fighting a Michigan judge?s ruling in a suit brought by the Detroit Free Press.
"A January setting does not look very expedited to me, but we are eager to make our case for marriage equality as soon as the court gives us a chance," according to Daniel "Neel" Lane Jr., a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in San Antonio, who represents plaintiffs who filed against Texas and oppose its ban on same-sex marriages.
A little more than one year after same-sex couples gained the right to marry in New Jersey, with thousands of couples having tied the knot, the right has yet to be codified by statute and remains predicated on a trial court ruling.
A Los Angeles surgeon has filed suit in federal court alleging that a manufacturer of surgical gowns falsely claims they protect against Ebola and other…
A law firm hired to take over a planned lawsuit against President Barack Obama has reportedly stopped work on the case. Quinn Emanuel Urquhart &…
Saying that a bankruptcy plan for the California city of Stockton was “the best that could be done in terms of restructuring the city’s debts,”…
Residents of the Los Angeles neighborhood of Venice Beach sued the city and county of Los Angeles today, alleging that they have illegally failed to…
Lawyer Cheryl Carpenter was in tears as she argued for leniency on behalf of her client, Theodore Wafer, who was convicted of second-degree murder for…
Understandably, every homebuyer wants to know as much as possible about a prospective residence. New roof? Check. Hardwood floors? Check. No liens or taxes owed?…