A federal appeals court has refused to rehear New Salida Ditch Co.'s lawsuit seeking to force United Fire & Casualty Insurance Co. to cover legal costs the irrigation company incurred after spilling dirt into the Arkansas River in Colorado.
A federal appeals court has ordered a lower court to modify a preliminary injunction in a dispute between the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Republic Airways Holdings Inc., requiring that the National Mediation Board decide on worker representation for Republic subsidiary Frontier Airlines Inc.
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review its loss in a patent infringement suit over generic hypertension drugs, claiming that a federal appeals court has established a “troubling pattern” of relying on a rigid test for obviousness in generics cases.
China said Tuesday it would appeal a World Trade Organization panel ruling approving the U.S. government's right to impose a stiff tariff on Chinese tire imports, as the two countries prepare for bilateral trade talks in Washington.
A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a lower court decision to dismiss a putative Employee Retirement Income Security Act class action against Medtronic Inc. and its board of directors claiming that participants in the company's savings and investment plan were kept in the dark about problems related to two products.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to weigh in on a battle over damages calculations that led to a $53 million judgment against a Royal Dutch Shell PLC unit in a long-running legal dispute concerning an Oklahoma oil and gas lease.
The nation’s high court on Monday declined to hear a housing contractor’s 12-year-old suit against the U.S. government, refusing to weigh in on whether bad faith misconduct outside court proceedings qualifies as an exception to the long-standing rule that each party pay its own legal fees.
A federal appeals court has let a California state employees union off the hook in a class action challenging midyear fee increases levied to help fight political adversaries, saying it complied with U.S. Supreme Court case law in notifying nonunion employees of the change.
A federal appeals court has affirmed a multimillion-dollar judgment against an oil company and two executives accused of signing contracts and taking investment money for a nonexistent exploration project.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a consolidated class action brought by indirect purchasers of rail freight service claiming BNSF Railway Co. and other railroads conspired to impose fuel surcharges on freight that hiked up rates in shipping contracts above competitive levels.
A federal appeals court has refused to delay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's pending greenhouse gas regulations, set to take effect in January, despite pleas for a partial stay from Texas and industry groups.
Heavyweights including Microsoft Corp., The Washington Post Co. and singer Sting have sided against Google Inc. in its $1 billion copyright battle with Viacom International Inc. over whether a legal safe harbor shields YouTube from allegations of copyright infringement.
A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling that Dow Chemical Co. and Terminix International Co. are not liable for birth defects allegedly caused to a woman's son by an insecticide.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take on a medical device injury case against Guidant Corp. over the Ancure Endograft System, in which a California court ruled that state law claims were preempted by the Medical Device Amendments of 1976.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has overturned a $1.86 million jury verdict in favor of a welder who claimed metal rods manufactured by The Lincoln Electric Co. and ESAB Group Inc. caused his magnesium-related neurological disease, citing an earlier decision that addressed whether the statute of limitations begins to run on the discovery of an injury.
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that expands protections for federal whistleblowers, as well as which courts can hear appeals of cases brought under the Whistleblower Protection Act.
The former chief financial officer of Quest Resources is appealing a 16-year sentence for allegedly stealing $1 million from the oil and gas exploration company as part of an investment scheme.
A competition case brought against Apple Inc. by Taiwanese MP3-player maker Luxpro Corp. will now proceed in a California federal court, after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to take up Luxpro's challenge to an order transferring the case from Arkansas.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to rule on whether incumbent local telephone companies can charge rival telecoms competitive rates for access to network-connecting entrance facilities instead of less expensive, cost-based fees.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to review a $16 million patent infringement award for Fujifilm Corp., which a federal appeals court upheld on the grounds that the company had not exhausted its rights to patents for disposable cameras because it sold them outside the U.S.