DALLAS – A federal judge partially denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil and several corporate officials over allegations of securities fraud.
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Lawsuit alleging attorney Mikal Watts deceived farmers, badmouthed class actions sent to Syngenta MDL
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – The Multidistrict Litigation Panel ordered that a lawsuit involving Texas attorney Mikal Watts and Syngenta will be transferred to the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.
HOUSTON – An appeals court ruled that a general manager for a company could not personally be held liable to pay a settlement when the corporation he worked for failed to pay it.
AUSTIN – A federal judge dismissed a security company from a lawsuit and granted a motion to leave to bring in a second third-party defendant into the case.
AUSTIN – A U.S. magistrate judge has recommended that a lawsuit filed by a union be dismissed from federal court.
HOUSTON – iHeartMedia Inc. filed a motion for entry of an order in which it is seeking to obtain post-petition financing with Citibank in an attempt to pay back its pre-bankruptcy asset-based lenders and fund its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
HOUSTON – A Texas appeals court ruled that a lawsuit over injuries sustained in a well fire does not belong in the state because the majority of witnesses are from North Dakota and surrounding states.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the National Security Agency over alleged spying on American citizens have filed for class certification.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – Online auction company eBay has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit against it for an alleged data breach, claiming the plaintiff failed to state a claim.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Whole Foods Market after consumers claimed it misled purchasers into believing its products effectively treat the flu, coughing and other symptoms.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Whole Foods Market after class members claim its 365 Everyday Value Plain Greek Yogurt was falsely marketed at having only two grams of sugar per serving when it actually contained six times the labeled amount.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against the National Security Agency and other government entities for allegedly spying on American citizens have filed an opposition to the defendants’ motion to dismiss.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The multiple class action lawsuits that were brought against General Motors for its allegedly defective key systems have been transferred to multidistrict litigation court.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The defendants have filed their motion to dismiss in a lawsuit that alleges the National Security Agency conducted surveillance and intelligence-gathering programs that collected data from American citizens.
OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Eight former NFL football players are suing the National Football League after they claim it illegally supplied painkillers to players to keep them in the game without telling them the severity of their injuries or the side effects of the medications.
OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Facebook has filed a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit against it for allegedly violating users’ privacy by using data from private messages to generate targeted advertisements.
AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) – A motion for rehearing has been filed in the Supreme Court of Texas in a class action lawsuit against Carrington Mortgage Services.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – Target data breach class action lawsuits from 18 federal districts have been transferred to the Multidistrict Litigation Panel.
PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Target Corp. for a data breach of up to 40 million customers’ credit and debit cards.