Lawsuits

51 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized By Best Lawyers In America

7 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2019 "Lawyers of the Year"<p>Noble F. Allen<p>Litigation – Real Estate<p>Jomarie T. Andrews<p>Real Estate Law<p>James J. …

Real Estate

Ohio AG Mike DeWine files to recover millions from ECOT founder William Lager and others

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today launched his formal attempt to recover about $60 million in overpayments to the ECOT online …

Corruption

The CAFC Rules for Wider Application of Litigation Time Bar Against Filing of Inter Partes Reviews

Article ByKyle ForgueMatthew J. GryzloBarnes & Thornburg LLPIntellectual Property Law AlertOn August 16, 2018, the Federal Circuit held that the …

Law

SEC Sues Top Woodbridge Group Outside Salespeople

Agency says sales agents sold unregistered securities and profited from an alleged Ponzi scheme<p>Five top sellers of Woodbridge Group of Cos. securities were sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, accused of making unlawful profits from an alleged Ponzi scheme.<p>The SEC sued …

Corruption

Love Thy Labour: Onus of workplace safety on shoulders of employers, employees

"It is vital that every employer structures an environment which is free from illness or injury attributable to occupational causes."

Cape Town

Teacher's Pet podcast: Law firm explores NSW school sex abuse claims

Alleged systemic sexual abuse by a pack of predatory teachers at three Sydney high schools in the 1980s could soon trigger a slew of costly civil …

U.S. Dept. of Education

Lord Hain requests formal investigation of Leave.EU Brexit campaign’s South African links

Lord Peter Hain has written to the UK’s Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Cressida Dick, requesting a formal investigation with regard to the source …

South Africa

Strategies in US climate litigation: Pro-regulatory litigants more likely to win renewable energy than those involving coal-fired power plants

Pro-regulatory litigants more likely to win renewable energy than those involving coal-fired power plants<p>Researchers have analyzed all US climate …

Renewable Energy

EEOC Sues Stanley Black & Decker For Disability Discrimination

Article ByU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPress Release<b>Tool Manufacturer Fired Employee Who</b> …

Law

Priest pays back $236,000 he stole from Pompano Beach church, Archdiocese of Miami says

A Pompano Beach priest accused of stealing $236,469 in parish funds has resigned from his post at St. Coleman Catholic Church, the Archdiocese of …

Christianity

Islamic leader accused of illegal land clearing claims his group is exempt from Australian law

A religious leader accused of illegal land clearing on a rural property used for religious prayer has claimed a Western Sydney council is infringing …

Religion

Soldier cleared of rape ordered to pay accuser £100,000 in damages

A soldier who was cleared of rape has been ordered to pay his accuser £100,000 in damages in a landmark case.<p>Sean Diamond, 24, was charged with rape …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

In low-yield environment, litigation finance booms

WASHINGTON – Investors hurt by more than a decade of low interest rates are searching for higher returns in uncharted areas, leading to a boom in the …

Chuck Grassley

Home Depot to Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionJurisdiction: All FederalType of Law: Labor & EmploymentCivil RightsLitigation / Trial PracticeSpecial …

Home Depot

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Want to Lift the Statute of Limitations Amid the Catholic Priest Sex Abuse Report

The disturbing report, which is 884 pages long, found that systemic sexual abuse occurred over in six Pennsylvania dioceses over the span of at least …

Crime

Cooley Adds Boies Schiller Partner in Latest New York Hire

<i>Cooley’s Philip Bowman. Courtesy photo.</i><p>Adding to its expanding roster of East Coast lateral hires, Cooley on Thursday announced the addition of Boies …

Law (UK)

Bill to ban conversion therapy dies in Mass.

(Photo by Fcb981 via Wikimedia Commons)A bill calling for banning licensed mental health professionals from performing conversion therapy for minors …

LGBTQI

Banking royal commission: APRA under fire for failing to police superannuation industry

The banking regulator has come under fire at the Financial Services Royal Commission for not doing enough to police the superannuation …

Superannuation

Underpayment of workers not 'wage theft', employer groups tell inquiry

Some of Australia’s largest employer groups have rejected suggestions that underpayment of workers amounts to “wage theft”, telling a Queensland parliamentary inquiry the term exaggerates the problem.<p>The Palaszczuk government called the hearings, which begin on Thursday, with a view to …

Employment

U.S. judge rules securities suit against Exxon, executives can proceed

HOUSTON, Aug 15 (Reuters) - A federal judge rejected Exxon Mobil Corp's motion to dismiss a securities suit alleging the company and top executives …

Judiciary

Daily Dicta: Tinder Founders Swipe Right on Gibson Dunn’s Orin Snyder in $2B Suit | Litigation Daily

This premium content is locked for<br>Litigation Daily subscribers only.<p>Subscribe now to enjoy unlimited access to Litigation Daily content,<br>• 5 free …

Law

What Business Owners Should Know About Massachusetts’ New Non-Compete Law

Article ByMark J. TaralloMurtha CullinaFamily Business PerspectivesOn August 10, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a piece …

Law

Omagh Bombing: How The Tragedy Unfolded

Two decades have passed since 29 people lost their lives in Real IRA attack.<p>Reuters Photographer / Reuters<p>Today marks the 20th anniversary of the …

Northern Ireland

EEOC Sues Kansas School District For Paying Female Principal Less Than Male Principals

Article ByU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPress Release<b>Unified School District 245 Violated</b> …

Law

U.S. clergy sex abuse revelation fuels push to reform assault laws

(Corrects figure in paragraph 20 to $600 million, not billion, in this August 15 story)<p>BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The latest revelation of widespread child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy has given impetus to efforts by legislators, including a Pennsylvania lawmaker who has said he was raped …

World News

BRIEF-Endo Lifts Temporary Stay Of FDA Litigation After Launch Of Bulk-Compounded Vasopressin

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Financial Markets

Climate Litigation Scorecard

For more than a year, manufacturers and manufacturing workers have been under assault by a wave of frivolous public nuisance lawsuits brought by …

Lawsuits

Editor's Viewpoint: Two decades on, the pain and anguish of Omagh raw as ever

On this date exactly 20 years ago on a beautiful sunny day dissidents committed one of the most heinous crimes in the inglorious annals of republican …

Omagh

Summary Judgment: How to Get It and How to Beat It | Section of Litigation / Consumer and Civil Rights Litigation | Section of Litigation

Practicing lawyers do not always understand what summary judgment is and how to win on a summary judgment motion. In some courts, obtaining summary …

Civil Rights

Monsanto Verdict Could Trigger Landslide of Litigation Over Roundup

Last week’s huge jury award against Monsanto Co. over its popular weed killers Roundup and Ranger Pro could boost litigation from others claiming …

Law