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A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday trimmed several counts from a proposed class action against Subaru over alleged spontaneously cracking windshields but left most counts intact, ruling the consumers can sue over vehicle models they have not owned or leased.
The federal government has told the U.S. Supreme Court that it should be easier for energy giants like Chevron and Exxon Mobil to move state court lawsuits seeking to hold them liable for climate change damages to federal court.
An Iowa federal jury has awarded $3.5 million over a hip implant patient's claims that her Biomet M2a Magnum metal hip shedded microscopic particles and caused her to need revision surgery.
A Samsung unit asked a Tennessee federal judge Tuesday to sanction a man who sued the company over an exploding battery, claiming his expert sawed open batteries that were going to be used in discovery before they could be safely tested.
A vegan food company said Monday it is appealing to the Tenth Circuit a recent order by an Oklahoma federal judge who refused to block a state law that requires plant-based food companies to include a disclaimer if they use a meat term to describe their products.