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  • June 18, 2018

    IDEC Wrongly Fired Disabled Illinois Employee, EEOC Says

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission slapped international industrial device maker IDEC Corp. with a lawsuit in Illinois federal court Friday over claims that its Illinois office fired an employee it considered disabled.

  • June 18, 2018

    Mammoet Seeks $2.8M For Unpaid Power Plant Work

    Industrial transportation company Mammoet USA North Inc. is seeking $2.8 million in damages from a construction joint venture that allegedly stiffed it on subcontracting agreements related to two power plants in New Jersey and Connecticut, according to a filing Friday in New York state court.

  • June 18, 2018

    Wash. Tribes' High Court Win Raises Treaty Rights Concerns

    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed a major win for Washington tribes in Washington v. United States. However, the nature of the Supreme Court's affirmation — a 4-4 split without a written decision — means that its precedential value is questionable, says Lee Redeye of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP.

  • June 18, 2018

    Bristol-Myers Squibb: 1 Year Later

    In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California — limiting where plaintiffs can bring claims and curbing forum-shopping in mass tort litigation — courts have grappled with questions that the ruling did not address, and defendants have pursued jurisdictional defenses in class actions and federal cases that were not previously available, say attorneys with Eversheds Sutherland LLP.

  • June 18, 2018

    Lumber Liquidators MDLs Get Initial OK For $36M Settlement

    A Virginia federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation involving Lumber Liquidators’ alleged false statements that its laminate wood flooring complied with California Air Resource Board’s formaldehyde emissions limits preliminarily approved a $36 million agreement to end the litigation Friday.

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