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Shane Dilworth
U.S. High Court Agrees To Take Up Case Over Energy Companies' Emissions

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- (Mealey's) The nation's high court on Dec. 6 granted a petition for certiorari filed by five power companies seeking review of a Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling reinstating two Clean Air Act (CAA) lawsuits brought...

Bajeerah LaCava
U.S. High Court to Hear Wal-Mart Gender Discrimination Suit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 6 agreed to consider only one question in the appeal filed by Walmart seeking to overturn a California federal judge's decision to certify a class of more than 1 million current and...

Tom Moylan
Virginia Federal Jury Says Woman Didn't Prove Prempro Warnings Were Inadequate

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (Mealey's) A Virginia federal jury on Dec. 3 found that a woman who claimed to have developed breast cancer from taking Wyeth's Prempro hormone replacement therapy drug did not prove that warnings provided to her doctor were...

Kevin M. LaCroix
Thoughts About WikiLeaks And Executive Liability

Though it quickly recovered, Bank of America's share price declined earlier this week on speculation that the company is the bank whose internal documents WikiLeaks intends to post on the Internet at some future date. According to news reports , the...

Mack Sperling
You'd Better Have A Real Expert If You're Making A Malpractice Claim In N.C. Business Court

The Business Court dismissed a legal malpractice claim right before Thanksgiving last week in Inland American Winston Hotels, Inc. v. Winston , 2010 NCBC 19 . Judge Tennille found Plaintiff's expert, a Duke Law School professor, to be incompetent...

Kevin M. LaCroix
Foreclosure Fiasco Fallout Now Also Includes Securities Suit

The foreclosure paperwork and processing mess has been unfolding on the front pages of the nation's news papers for several weeks now. While the situation has created a lot of uncertainty, the one thing that seemed probable was that litigation would...