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11th Circuit Hears Oral Arguments In Lawsuit Over Health Care Law
Posted on 10 Jun 2011 by Cheryl Keely

ATLANTA - (Mealey's) An 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel heard more than two hours of oral argument on June 8 in the federal government's challenge to a district court's decision finding the minimum coverage provision in the Patient... Read More

Arguments Heard Over Dismissal Of Lawsuit Challenging Health Care Reform Act
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by Cheryl Keely

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (Mealey's) Oral arguments were heard Sept. 14 in a Florida federal court to determine whether a lawsuit brought by attorneys general challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) should be dismissed ( State of... Read More

Foreclosure Class Actions Pile Up Against Banks
Posted on 19 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Foreclosure-fraud class action lawsuits are starting to pile up against major banks across the U.S., threatening a besieged industry with billions more in potential losses. Bank executives are swarming Capitol Hill this week to defend... Read More

DOJ Argues For Rehearing In Secret Service Lawsuit
Posted on 20 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - (AP) The U.S. Department of Justice has sided with attorneys for two Secret Service agents who were sued after arresting a man who confronted former Vice President Dick Cheney. The department argues that the law protects agents when they're... Read More

16 AGs Weight In On NLRB's Lawsuit Against Boeing
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C. - (AP) Attorneys general in 16 states weighed in Thursday on a federal lawsuit filed by the National Labor Relations Board, alleging that its complaint against Boeing Co. for building a South Carolina assembly plant hurts states' abilities... Read More

Gulf Oil Spill Claims Process Coming Under Fire
Posted on 15 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) President Barack Obama vowed during a White House speech last June that the $20 billion he helped coax out of BP for an oil spill compensation fund would take care of victims "as quickly, as fairly and as transparently as possible... Read More

13 Attorneys General Sue Over Health Care Overhaul
Posted on 23 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – (AP) Attorneys general from 13 states sued the federal government Tuesday, claiming the landmark health care overhaul bill is unconstitutional just seven minutes after President Barack Obama signed it into law. The lawsuit... Read More