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  • November 17, 2017

    Abortion Foes Tell 9th Circ. Free Speech Trumps Tape Suit

    Planned Parenthood failed to properly fight off a free speech challenge to its suit over secretly recorded videos purporting to show the improper sale of fetal tissue, anti-abortion activists told a Ninth Circuit panel Friday, saying a lower court erred in finding in favor of the health care provider.

  • November 17, 2017

    7th Circ. Backs Toss Of Rail Workers' Rule Change Suit

    The Seventh Circuit on Friday affirmed a lower court's decision to dismiss a suit brought by the union representing Union Pacific Railroad Co. workers and send the dispute over the railroad's modification of disciplinary rules to arbitration instead.

  • November 17, 2017

    Sandridge Investor Can't Sue Due To Bankruptcy: 10th Circ.

    The Tenth Circuit on Friday rejected an objector’s challenge to a $38 million settlement that ended a derivative suit against the directors of an energy company that went bankrupt while the case was pending, saying he lost the right to sue when the company’s shares were canceled.

  • November 17, 2017

    W.Va. High Court Upholds Dismissal Of Hysterectomy Suit

    West Virginia’s high court on Friday affirmed the toss of a medical malpractice suit alleging that a doctor injured a patient during a hysterectomy, finding that the lower court rightly determined the suit was time-barred.

  • November 17, 2017

    Chamber, Auto Dealers Back Service Adviser OT Exemption

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 10 automobile dealer trade groups and two business and retail trade groups have filed amicus briefs supporting a California Mercedes-Benz dealership’s U.S. Supreme Court petition that employees who advise customers about repair work are exempt from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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