Though e-cigarettes are being marketed as a safer alternative to tobacco smoking, design flaws in the products can cause severe injuries or even kill their users, an attorney representing several plaintiffs in personal-injury cases said.
.Christopher Hanna has joined Baker McKenzie’s Tax Practice as a Counsel in Dallas, bringing 30 years of experience in handling tax policy and planning, having served most recently as a senior policy advisor for the US Senate Committee on Finance.
WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER: Bussey Named Trial Lawyer of the Year 2018 - Defense by Central Florida ABOTA
John W Bussey III (Senior Counsel-Orlando) has been awarded Trial Lawyer of the Year, which is presented each year by the Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (CF-ABOTA).
Fort Lauderdale considers suing Big Oil amidst federal court rulings rejecting climate change theories
FORT LAUDERDALE (Legal Newsline) – The Fort Lauderdale City Commission is considering suing oil companies over the climate change activists say could raise sea coastal levels to catastrophic proportions.
Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss a Florida woman's asbestos lawsuit against Union Carbide Corporation.
As a Houston Texan, Marlon McCree scored his first career touchdown on a 95-yard interception return against the Tennessee Titans.
Managing Partner Jonathan Osha was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 in the fields of Litigation: Patent and Patent Law.
TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Paxton Issues Statement After Court Ruling Blocks City of Austin’s Unlawful Sick Leave Ordinance
Attorney General Ken Paxton issued the following statement after the Court of Appeals for the 3rd District of Texas entered an order enjoining the city of Austin's unlawful paid sick leave ordinance pending appeal.
The plaintiff alleges that she suffered injury, pain, disability and humiliation from the fall on slick tiles and uneven flooring at the store's premises in 2014.
ORLANDO — A Texas-based company is suing a Florida resident for unjust enrichment due to unpaid debt.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.
An individual is suing Whole Foods Market IP LP for alleged negligence.
An individual is suing Unum Life Insurance Company of America for alleged breach of contract.
CLEARWATER – A Pinellas County couple is alleged to have failed to pay a promissory note.
A $25 million investment that went awry for a Florida company recently ended with an appeal before Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal.
FORT LAUDERDALE – A creditor alleges a Broward County resident failed to make monthly payments on a car loan.
PALM BEACH — The Florida 4th District Court of Appeals has sided with Wells Fargo Bank in its appeal of a judgment granting involuntary dismissal of a foreclosure case.