Category: States

Connecticut’s highest court rules against Remington over Sandy Hook

Remington Outdoor Co. Inc. can be sued for the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., that left 20 school children aged 6 and 7 and six adult staff dead, a court ruled on… Read More

Arbitration gains currency after Supreme Court decision

Employees trying to take companies to court face more likelihood of arbitration based on a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, The Recorder at law.com reports. A string of U.S. Supreme Court decisions favoring arbitration contracts, including the recent… Read More

In California, new privacy, data protection rules could fuel lawsuits

California’s new privacy law could spur a rash of class action lawsuits against companies, officials warn. The Recorder at law.com reports that the regulations, due to go into effect Jan. 1, 2020, “will bear more than a passing… Read More

Global warming, fossil fuels focus of new wave of lawsuits

Fossil fuel producers could follow in the footsteps of tobacco companies, based on a new string of lawsuits targeting global warming, according to a Vox Media story. “In 1998, 46 states and the District of Columbia signed on… Read More