2017 Litigation Legal News Archives

December 2017

Do Lawsuits Inhibit Health Research?

Sunday, 17 December, 2017

"Patent Trolls" Take Their Case to the Supreme Court

Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

Missouri $72M Talcum Verdict Reversed on Appeal

Saturday, 9 December, 2017

Newtown Gun Case Goes to State Supreme Court

Wednesday, 6 December, 2017

Judge Allows Necessity Defense in Minnesota Pipeline Protest Prosecution

Tuesday, 5 December, 2017

November 2017

Charges Filed against HBO Hacker

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017

Jury Awards $8 Billion Verdict Against JPMorgan Chase for Mismanaging Estate

Sunday, 26 November, 2017

Las Vegas Shooting Victims Sue Bump Stock Maker

Saturday, 25 November, 2017

Weinstein Company Faces Civil Rights Probe by NY Attorney General

Sunday, 19 November, 2017

4800 Women Sue over Alleged Baby Powder Cancer Risks

Saturday, 11 November, 2017

Defamatory Billboard Results in $236 Million Verdict

Thursday, 9 November, 2017

October 2017

Court Rules Police Officer Can't Sue "Black Lives Matter" Hashtag

Thursday, 26 October, 2017

Consumers Seeking Class Action Remedies for Equifax Breach

Saturday, 21 October, 2017

FTC Targets Social Media Influencers

Saturday, 14 October, 2017

Taylor Swift Wins Libel and Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Thursday, 12 October, 2017

Uber Settles Lawsuit with FTC, Agrees to Privacy Audits

Tuesday, 10 October, 2017

Appellate Court Blasts Foot-Long Subway Class Action Settlement

Sunday, 8 October, 2017

Tenants Sue Kushner Business for Rent Law Violations

Thursday, 5 October, 2017

September 2017

Hernandez Family Files Lawsuit against NFL

Thursday, 28 September, 2017

Judge Dismisses Sarah Palin's Lawsuit against New York Times

Sunday, 24 September, 2017

Appellate Court Enters $4.4M Judgment Against Yahoo for Breach of Contract Regarding NCAA Perfect Bracket Contest

Saturday, 23 September, 2017

Connecticut Court Concludes that School is Responsible for Tick-Bite Illness that Student Acquired on Field Trip

Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Court Upholds Minor League Baseball Antitrust Exemption

Wednesday, 6 September, 2017

Will Lead Contamination in Baby Food Lead to Lawsuits?

Tuesday, 5 September, 2017

Candy Crush Player Claims He Was Duped out of Extra Lives

Saturday, 2 September, 2017

August 2017

Lawsuit Claims Uber Discriminates against Riders with Disabilities

Thursday, 31 August, 2017

GOP Proposes New Limits to Medical Malpractice Cases

Thursday, 24 August, 2017

Former Amazon Warehouse Manager Sues for Overtime Pay

Friday, 11 August, 2017

Lawsuit Challenges Lower Pay for Female Lawyers

Sunday, 6 August, 2017

Sarah Palin Sues New York Times for Defamation

Saturday, 5 August, 2017

Oregon Law Would Give Farmers Right to Sue GMO Patent Owners

Wednesday, 2 August, 2017

July 2017

Airbnb’s Settlement with San Francisco Could Change how the Home-Sharing Industry is Regulated

Thursday, 27 July, 2017

Are Your Headphones Spying on You?

Wednesday, 26 July, 2017

Who Owns Your Data? And What Can They Do With It?

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017

First Lady Settles Libel Lawsuit against British Newspaper

Sunday, 23 July, 2017

Court Says Buried Arbitration Clause Can't Be Enforced

Monday, 3 July, 2017

June 2017

Wells Fargo Scandal Delays Severance for Laid-Off Workers

Friday, 30 June, 2017

Women Bring Sex Discrimination Suit against Jewelry Company

Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

Judge Rules Katie Couric Did Not Defame Gun Advocates

Sunday, 18 June, 2017

Lawsuit Claims Internet Speed Rip-offs

Saturday, 10 June, 2017

Court Says It's OK to be Offensive on a Movie Set

Thursday, 8 June, 2017

Twitter Protects Anonymity of Government Critics

Wednesday, 7 June, 2017

May 2017

Seventh Circuit Upholds Criminal Conviction for Facebook Hoax

Wednesday, 31 May, 2017

Woman Sues Chipotle for $2.2 Billion over Unauthorized Photo

Tuesday, 30 May, 2017

Newspaper Decides Not to Sue over "Fake News" Accusation

Saturday, 20 May, 2017

Texas Roadhouse Settles Age Discrimination Suit for $12M

Wednesday, 17 May, 2017

Verisign Loses False Advertising Lawsuit Against XYZ

Wednesday, 17 May, 2017

Oracle Sued for Hiring "Too Many" Asians, Paying Men "Too Much"

Tuesday, 16 May, 2017

Apple Sues Qualcomm for $1 Billion over Unpaid Rebates

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

Facebook Founder Testifies in Virtual Reality Theft Case

Thursday, 4 May, 2017

April 2017

Lawsuit Alleges Prevagen Advertising is Misleading

Sunday, 23 April, 2017

Howard Stern Sued for Airing Taxpayer Conversation with IRS Agent

Saturday, 15 April, 2017

Students File Lawsuit Against ITT Tech

Wednesday, 12 April, 2017

Lawsuit Alleges that Snap Inc. Lied About Pre-IPO Performance Metrics

Tuesday, 11 April, 2017

Fired Baylor Employee Sues Law Firm

Saturday, 8 April, 2017

Moneytree Agrees to Pay $500,000 to Settle Alleged Payday Loan Violations

Tuesday, 4 April, 2017

Amazon Refuses to Release Echo Recording Without Search Warrant

Sunday, 2 April, 2017

Apple Sued for Failing To Prevent Fatal FaceTime Crash

Saturday, 1 April, 2017

March 2017

Lawsuit Describes Google's Culture of Secrecy

Wednesday, 29 March, 2017

The Death of Gawker — a Threat to the First Amendment?

Wednesday, 29 March, 2017

Google, Facebook, and Twitter Sued by the Families of the Orlando Shooting Victims

Sunday, 26 March, 2017

Supreme Court Says Insider Trading Rules Apply to Friends and Relatives

Saturday, 25 March, 2017

New York Law Banning Right to Bear Taser-type Arms Faces Lawsuit

Wednesday, 22 March, 2017

Genesis Toys Sued by Coalition of Consumer Advocates

Tuesday, 21 March, 2017

Violating Company Computer Rules Is Not a Crime in Oregon

Friday, 17 March, 2017

Wells Fargo Asks Court to Dismiss Account Scandal Lawsuit

Wednesday, 15 March, 2017

Former Citigroup Employee Sues Citigroup for Gender Discrimination

Wednesday, 15 March, 2017

Former UCSF Tech Workers Allege Discrimination in Lawsuit

Saturday, 11 March, 2017

Bone-Crushing Handshakes Might Lead to Lawsuits

Saturday, 11 March, 2017

Lawsuit Accuses J.P. Morgan of Mismanagement and Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Sunday, 5 March, 2017

America's Test Kitchen's Lawsuit

Saturday, 4 March, 2017

Palantir Claims Victory in Lawsuit Against US Army

Thursday, 2 March, 2017

Court Dismisses Lawsuit against Yelp over One-Star Review

Wednesday, 1 March, 2017

February 2017

Jury Awards $500 Million Dollar Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson

Saturday, 25 February, 2017

Facebook Sued for Systemic Racial Discrimination Against African-American Employees in North Carolina

Saturday, 25 February, 2017

LISNR Responds to Lawsuit that Accuses App of Eavesdropping Without Consent

Saturday, 18 February, 2017

A Parrot, Amazon's Echo, and Two Murder Cases

Saturday, 18 February, 2017

Understanding How Copyright Law Works In The Cloud

Wednesday, 8 February, 2017

ITT Tech Bankruptcy Case Is Mayhem For All Involved

Tuesday, 7 February, 2017

Hyperloop One Settles Lawsuit

Saturday, 4 February, 2017

January 2017

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Over Smoking In Movies

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017

Class Action Alleging Excessive ATM Fees Will Proceed

Saturday, 28 January, 2017

Judge Blocks Racial Discrimination Case Against Airbnb

Sunday, 22 January, 2017

New Privacy Rules Protect Internet Users

Saturday, 21 January, 2017

Samsung Faces Class Action Lawsuits Over Defective Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone

Wednesday, 18 January, 2017

Risk-Free Trials May Carry Hidden Risks For Consumers

Tuesday, 17 January, 2017

MediaTakeOut Founder Responds To Kardashian Libel Lawsuit

Friday, 13 January, 2017

Former Linebacker Sues NFL And Houston Texans For Injury At NRG Field

Friday, 13 January, 2017

Connecticut Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Manufacturers Of Rifle Used In Sandy Hook Shooting

Thursday, 12 January, 2017

Viacom Claims It Doesn't Collect Personal Information from Children

Tuesday, 10 January, 2017

A Win For Nursing Home Residents And Consumers

Saturday, 7 January, 2017