LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
    NY Law Applies In Chemtura Coverage Fight, Del. Justices Say

    Delaware's high court ruled Thursday that New York law applies to Chemtura Corp.'s entire dispute with Lloyd's of London underwriters over coverage for costs to clean up a pair of contaminated sites, overturning a lower holding that the laws...

    DOD Blasts 'Incoherent' GAO Report On Security Cooperation

    The Pentagon is at loggerheads with Congress’ favorite watchdog agency over the latter’s painstaking “inventory” of U.S. security cooperation programs with foreign governments, pillorying a new report as “scattershot and incoherent” and deserving of the...

    DOD Blasts 'Incoherent' GAO Report On Security Cooperation

    The Pentagon is at loggerheads with Congress’ favorite watchdog agency over the latter’s painstaking “inventory” of U.S. security cooperation programs with foreign governments, pillorying a new report as “scattershot and incoherent” and deserving of the...

    Coal Cos. Are Forging A Return To The IPO Pipeline

    Certain coal issuers are returning to the initial public offering landscape after a long absence, a trend experts say reflects more favorable economic prospects and expectations of a friendlier regulatory environment under the Trump administration. ....

    Coal Cos. Are Forging A Return To The IPO Pipeline

    Certain coal issuers are returning to the initial public offering landscape after a long absence, a trend experts say reflects more favorable economic prospects and expectations of a friendlier regulatory environment under the Trump administration. ....

    NJ Atty Reprimanded Over Client's Default Judgment

    The New Jersey Supreme Court has reprimanded an attorney for failing to help a client embroiled in an out-of-state lawsuit retain local counsel in time to avoid a default judgment, according to an order and ethics decision made public Friday. ...read...

    Guilty Pleas Kick Off Calif. Court Clerk Bribery Ring Case

    Three participants in a court records rigging ring that affected more than 1,000 cases in Orange County, California, pleaded guilty Thursday to a racketeering charge, the first of 10 plea hearings in a sprawling scheme that got drunken drivers and others...

    Guilty Pleas Kick Off Calif. Court Clerk Bribery Ring Case

    Three participants in a court records rigging ring that affected more than 1,000 cases in Orange County, California, pleaded guilty Thursday to a racketeering charge, the first of 10 plea hearings in a sprawling scheme that got drunken drivers and others...

    Judge Body Slams WWE, Wrestlers Over Lengthy Briefs

    A Connecticut federal judge on Friday skewered World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. and a pair of former wrestlers that claim the dangers of repeated head traumas were hidden from them, telling both sides their briefs for a summary judgment bid were far...

    VA Gets Tribe's Suit Over Health Care Reimbursements Nixed

    An Arizona federal judge on Thursday tossed a suit by the Gila River Indian Community accusing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of failing to reimburse the tribe for health care the community provided to veterans, saying the tribe can’t bring...

    Shiite Org, Yemeni Parents File Latest Travel Ban Challenge

    The U.S. arm of a Shiite Muslim organization and a Yemeni husband and wife were the latest to challenge President Donald Trump’s revised executive order banning people from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, alleging...

    SunEdison Lenders Fight To Ax Fraudulent Transfer Suit

    Secured SunEdison Inc. lenders fought back Thursday against the solar company's unsecured creditors’ allegations that the lenders benefited from hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent transfers used to mask SunEdison's deteriorating...

    SunEdison Lenders Fight To Ax Fraudulent Transfer Suit

    Secured SunEdison Inc. lenders fought back Thursday against the solar company's unsecured creditors’ allegations that the lenders benefited from hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent transfers used to mask SunEdison's deteriorating...

    SunEdison Lenders Fight To Ax Fraudulent Transfer Suit

    Secured SunEdison Inc. lenders fought back Thursday against the solar company's unsecured creditors’ allegations that the lenders benefited from hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent transfers used to mask SunEdison's deteriorating...

    Fla. Man Pays Nearly $3M Over Bank Check Co. Scheme

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday agreed to accept nearly $3 million in disgorgement and interest from a Florida man to settle charges he schemed to defraud investors by creating and selling “blank check” public companies...

    Fla. Man Pays Nearly $3M Over Bank Check Co. Scheme

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday agreed to accept nearly $3 million in disgorgement and interest from a Florida man to settle charges he schemed to defraud investors by creating and selling “blank check” public companies...

    Fla. Man Pays Nearly $3M Over Bank Check Co. Scheme

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday agreed to accept nearly $3 million in disgorgement and interest from a Florida man to settle charges he schemed to defraud investors by creating and selling “blank check” public companies...

    Liberty Mutual Looks To Fight Off Judge Recusal Bid

    Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. fought back Friday against a bid by Commercial Concrete Systems LLC to disqualify a Florida federal judge from adjudicating a breach of indemnity agreement suit, arguing the judge's brief stint as a lawyer at the firm...

    Liberty Mutual Looks To Fight Off Judge Recusal Bid

    Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. fought back Friday against a bid by Commercial Concrete Systems LLC to disqualify a Florida federal judge from adjudicating a breach of indemnity agreement suit, arguing the judge's brief stint as a lawyer at the firm...

    Pa. School District Sues Turf Provider Over Defective Fibers

    A Pennsylvania school district on Thursday filed the latest in a number of would-be class action lawsuits accusing Fieldturf USA in Pennsylvania federal court of providing fields that it knew had defective artificial turf fibers. ...read more

    Pa. School District Sues Turf Provider Over Defective Fibers

    A Pennsylvania school district on Thursday filed the latest in a number of would-be class action lawsuits accusing Fieldturf USA in Pennsylvania federal court of providing fields that it knew had defective artificial turf fibers. ...read more

    Enviros Granted New Life In Calif. Asphalt Plant Dispute

    A California appeals court on Thursday reversed the dismissal of one of an environmental group’s suits aimed to prevent asphalt production at an aggregate operation site in Mendocino County, California, saying there is established precedent allowing California...

    $4M Deal OK'd In PayPal Funds-Hold Saga

    A federal judge in California gave final approval Friday to a $4 million settlement of class claims that PayPal Inc. improperly placed holds on account funds, bringing a close to litigation that saw a previous proposal rejected. ...read more

    $4M Deal OK'd In PayPal Funds-Hold Saga

    A federal judge in California gave final approval Friday to a $4 million settlement of class claims that PayPal Inc. improperly placed holds on account funds, bringing a close to litigation that saw a previous proposal rejected. ...read more

    $4M Deal OK'd In PayPal Funds-Hold Saga

    A federal judge in California gave final approval Friday to a $4 million settlement of class claims that PayPal Inc. improperly placed holds on account funds, bringing a close to litigation that saw a previous proposal rejected. ...read more