(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co won the dismissal of a proposed class-action lawsuit seeking damages for stranded passengers on hundreds of winter flights it was forced to cancel because it ran out of de-icer fluid.FILE PHOTO: A traveler checks her baggage at the Southwest Airlines terminal at LAX airport in Los Angeles, California, U.
Hogan Lovells announced on Wednesday longtime Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey, who oversaw the Chapter 11 case for media conglomerate Tribune Co, will join the law firm as its insolvency group eyes global growth.Carey will start as partner in Hogan’s business restructuring and insolvency practice on Oct.
FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin pills, made by Purdue Pharma LP sit on a counter at a local pharmacy in Provo, Utah, U.“A factfinder could reasonably infer that these failures were a substantial factor in producing the alleged harm suffered by plaintiffs,” the Cleveland-based judge wrote.
The woman has been deemed to have the mental capacity to make decisions and has told doctors that a caesarean section is “the last thing she would agree to”, Mr Justice Hayden heard.If that happened, they said, doctors would have to act quickly and needed to know that they could legally perform a caesarean section without the woman’s agreement if necessary.
The two differing opinions, both handed down by state judges in Albany, will effectively set up arguments on the issue to be evaluated by the Appellate Division, Third Department sometime in the near future.Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.
(Reuters) - An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled that Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.FILE PHOTO: The Johnson & Johnson logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.
“It almost brought tears to my eyes that anybody, any elected official, much less a judicial officer, would behave in such a manner,” said Waco solo practitioner Doug Froneberger, who filed a judicial complaint against Bell County Justice of the Peace Pct.com
Texas attorney Doug Froneberger has filed a judicial misconduct complaint against a judge who allegedly demanded him to appear in court as his wife was hospitalized with terminal cancer.
REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman/File Photo(Reuters) - The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela’s opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.judge on Wednesday, ending a challenge by former directors loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Full bench of federal court finds Street failed to give procedural fairness to Iranian man
Judge Sandy Street failed to give procedural fairness to an Iranian asylum seeker, a full bench of the federal court has found.Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP
A full bench of the federal court has ordered an asylum case rejected by the controversial circuit court judge Sandy Street to be reheard, adding further criticisms of his conduct and finding he failed to give procedural fairness to the Iranian asylum seeker.
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A UK immigration judge rejected the asylum claim of a man from a country where homosexuality is illegal in part because he did not have a gay “demeanour”, a lawyer has revealed.She said the judge was guilty of “a stereotype embedded in prejudice” and that such attitudes were not unique in the immigration courts.
(Reuters) - An Oklahoma judge will rule on Monday on whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a lawsuit by the state’s attorney general who argues the drugmaker should be forced to pay $17 billion for fueling the opioid epidemic.FILE PHOTO: The Johnson & Johnson logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.
(Reuters) - A federal judge dismissed claims on Monday by turnaround pioneer Jay Alix that McKinsey & Co violated racketeering laws when the consulting firm expanded into advising bankrupt U.FILE PHOTO: The logo of consulting firm McKinsey and Company is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech,in Paris, France May 16, 2019.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.DE) to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal.
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A Scottish judge has fast-tracked a legal challenge backed by 75 MPs and peers to prevent Boris Johnson proroguing parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.David Welsh, the advocate acting for the parliamentarians and Maugham, told the court they feared the government would block and slow down the case as much as possible.
FILE PHOTO: A former White House Counsel under President Barack Obama Greg Craig leaves the U.District Court in Washington, U.
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The UK’s most senior judge has appealed for people to give money to a charity whose volunteers support those who become embroiled in civil court cases but cannot afford a lawyer.“I know how intimidating the civil and family courts can be for people without legal knowledge or help,” Lady Hale, patron of the Personal Support Unit, told listeners.
"What I know for sure is that we, as a country, are better than this," wrote former Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Elsa Alcala.Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.Annie Farmer (R) speaks as Jeffrey Epstein looks on during a a bail hearing in U.
FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a Juul e-cigarette while walking in New York, U.The FDA last month proposed the shorter timeline after the U.