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Firm Files First Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Over Salmonella Contaminated Eggs
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - THE LAW GROUP, LTD. filed the first nationwide class action lawsuit against Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms on Sept. 15, a day after lab tests found hundreds of cases of salmonella contamination at the Wright County farm in a nearly two... Read More

March 2014 Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 7 Apr 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During February 2014, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. We’ve come up with an informal list of the top five cases that really captured our attention... Read More

Iowa Supreme Court Upholds The Right To Get Drunk On Your Front Porch Steps
Posted on 19 Jun 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

In a unanimous opinion written by Justice Daryl Hecht, the Iowa Supreme Court has concluded that the front steps of a single-family home are not a public place under Iowa’s public intoxication statute unless the home's residents make them public... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP: Cherry-Picking: 7th Cir. Criticizes Lawyers' Summary-Judgment Practice
Posted on 12 Aug 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Thomas L. Shriner Jr. Two weeks ago, in an order given wide publicity nationally, federal District Judge Mark Bennett of the Northern District of Iowa issued sanctions in Security National Bank v. Abbott Laboratories , addressing what Judge Bennett... Read More

Government Urges Dismissal Of Carbon Dioxide Lawsuits
Posted on 26 Aug 2010 by Samantha Drake

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The federal government on Aug. 25 asked the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate a lower court decision to reinstate two lawsuits seeking to limit carbon dioxide emissions, arguing that new greenhouse gas regulations have displaced... Read More

Court Upholds In-State Tuition For Some Immigrants
Posted on 16 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that some illegal immigrants are entitled to the same tuition breaks offered to in-state high school students to attend public colleges and universities. While the ruling applies only to California... Read More

Lawyers Say Proving Egg-Related Lawsuits Difficult
Posted on 9 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DES MOINES, Iowa - (AP) Thousands of people likely were sickened by salmonella-contaminated eggs from two Iowa companies last summer, but lawyers said far fewer have the proof needed for a successful lawsuit and most cases filed will be settled out of... Read More

Government Sues 3 Biggest Credit Cards, Settles With 2
Posted on 5 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Justice Department on Monday sued the three largest U.S. credit card companies for anticompetitive practices and reached a proposed settlement with two of them, MasterCard and Visa. "We want to put more money in consumers'... Read More