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Texas told the Fifth Circuit Thursday a bid by a proposed class of geriatric prisoners for better safety measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic is doomed because they ran to court without exhausting a mandatory grievance process.
A Pennsylvania appeals court on Thursday ordered a hospital to produce about two years' worth of incident reports in a suit over an emergency room patient's death, saying the hospital could protect any privileged patient information and thus had no grounds to object.
Columbia Insurance Group Inc. told the Seventh Circuit Thursday that a lower court incorrectly found it had a duty to defend two property companies as additional insureds in a man's lawsuit over injuries he suffered at work.
A California appeals court on Wednesday rejected Navigators Specialty Insurance Co.'s bid to trim portions of a plumbing contractor's bad faith lawsuit claiming the insurer mishandled its defense of construction defect actions, finding the allegations in question do not run afoul of a state statute barring lawsuits aimed at stifling free speech.
New York University workers urged the Second Circuit on Thursday to follow the Eighth Circuit's lead when deciding whether to resurrect their ERISA class action against the school, pointing to the Midwestern appellate court's recent revival of a similar suit against Washington University in St. Louis.