Category: Cases

U.S. Dept. of Justice Monitor Criticizes Juvenile Courts in Tennessee

According to a recent AP article published in U.S. News & World Report, “Despite the end to federal oversight of a Tennessee county’s juvenile justice system, a U.S. Department of Justice monitor says ‘blatantly unfair” practices persist.’” Monitor Sandra Simkins… Read More

California official sues maker of Humira, alleging kickbacks

The state of California is suing AbbVie Inc. over its flagship drug, Humira, alleging the pharmaceutical company gave kickbacks to healthcare providers. Reuters reported in mid-September on the complaint, brought by  Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. “The regulator alleged… Read More

Due to customer agreements, scooter companies could steer around lawsuits

Scooter makers face legal action filed on behalf of injured riders, but contracts with customers could shield the companies, according to reporting out of California. Attorney Catherine Lerer with McGee, Lerer & Associates filed a class action lawsuit… Read More

California shields public sector unions from Supreme Court ruling

California has found itself in a legal standoff against the federal government and Trump administration over a variety of issues, but one could affect union workers who want to decline union membership. “California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed… Read More