Category: Cases

California court backlogs persist in civil, criminal arenas

Budget cuts have contributed to delays in the processing of civil cases in California Superior Courts, a television news investigation revealed. NBC Bay Area reported on the problem five years ago, confirming a situation covered by the state’s… Read More

Trump administration targets opioid manufacturers

President Trump and the U.S. Justice Department have championed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers as part of a broader push to stem the deadly rise in opioid addiction. CNBC reported that the U.S. Justice Department launched a new task… Read More

Fertility clinic malfunction spurs Calif. lawsuit

After a tank failed, a California-based fertility clinic was confronted with a class action lawsuit due to damage to the eggs of potentially hundreds of clients. A San Francisco woman, who was assured that her eggs would remain… Read More

Appeals court upholds Texas ban on ‘sanctuary cities’

A Texas ban on “sanctuary cities,” which threatens sheriffs, police chiefs and other officials with jail time and removal from office if they do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities, can take effect while legal challenges proceed, an… Read More

Remington mum about effects of bankruptcy on settlement

The 202-year-old gun manufacturer Remington is not disclosing whether a pending bankruptcy filing will jeopardize a class action settlement involving its Model 700 bolt-action rifle. “Neither Remington nor its attorneys responded to multiple emails about whether the company… Read More