A California federal judge on Thursday largely dismissed challenges against Gov. Jerry Brown and the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, ruling that the plaintiffs had not made any specific allegations against the governor, nor shown that the crude oil provisions discriminated in purpose and effect, and that some of the claims have already been resolved by the Ninth Circuit.
The U.S. General Services Administration has awarded contracts to seven airlines to provide air travel for federal government employees in fiscal 2016, according to a statement from the agency Thursday that claimed the program will allow savings of $2.35 billion.
Bombardier Aerospace Corp. on Thursday asked the Fifth Circuit to review a lower court’s finding that it was liable for a federal aviation excise tax on fees that it charged to customers and was not due a $32 million refund.
A former U.S. Air Force pilot from Morrison & Foerster LLP who defends aerospace and defense clients in the aftermath of air disasters and handles patent issues has joined Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP in San Francisco, Schnader said on Wednesday.
A California state appeals court on Wednesday granted a bid by bus drivers to restore a nixed California law which it accused First Student Inc. of violating when it ran background checks without written consent, saying it disagreed with the precedent used to strike the law down as "unconstitutionally vague."
The controversial, $300 million mixed-use Transit Village planned around a commuter rail and bus station in West Palm Beach, Florida, was approved Wednesday by the city's Downtown Action Committee, moving the developer closer to breaking ground.
The Third Circuit ruled Wednesday that a suspension with pay does not quality as an “adverse employment action” under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, affirming a trial court’s decision to throw out a retaliation suit against the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.
A New York federal judge on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a proposed $16.25 million settlement between Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. investors and several accounting, financial industry and executive-suite defendants over allegations they failed to disclose tax liabilities tied to the formerly bankrupt tanker company.
Five insurers and a building materials company hit Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. with a $4.6 million lawsuit Tuesday in New Jersey federal court over a boat crash on the Cape Cod Canal that damaged a barge and its cargo, saying Northrop Grumman's faulty steering mechanism caused the crash.
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved a 20-year transportation framework aimed at making the car-heavy metropolis more easily traversed on foot and with bicycles.
An investor in AbbVie Inc. pressed its appeal Tuesday of the Delaware Chancery Court’s decision to toss its lawsuit seeking to investigate the pharmaceutical company’s failed $55 billion merger with Shire PLC amid a White House crackdown on tax inversions, arguing the court applied a new, unsupported stricter standard.
An environmental group said Tuesday it plans to sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over its $733 million proposal to dredge 13 miles of the St. Johns River as part of a harbor deepening project at Jacksonville, Florida's port.
Uber Technologies Inc. told a California federal judge Monday that the lead plaintiff in a proposed class action stemming from a data breach that exposed information on 50,000 drivers can’t claim he was injured by the breach because his Social Security number wasn’t exposed.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority agreed to pay $13.1 million to settle a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action accusing the transit agency of failing to pay drivers for preshift work, according to documents filed Tuesday in Pennsylvania federal court.
The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed Tuesday it is looking into whether the city of Dallas violated government agreements by failing to accommodate Delta Air Lines Inc.'s requests for gate access to continue daily flights at Dallas Love Field Airport.
The only hope for funding urgent repairs to the deteriorating rail tunnels that form a critical transportation hub linking New York City and New Jersey is a partnership of stakeholders with “access to government funding and the ability to leverage private capital and issue debt,” U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Tuesday.
A Florida appeals court on Tuesday agreed with a group of boat pilots that two executives from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Carnival Cruise Line should be disqualified from a committee considering lower fee rates for passenger ships at Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades. (Correction: An earlier story misclassified the fee as a tax. The error has been corrected.)
A Florida federal judge on Monday trimmed but refused to throw out a putative class action against local governments and private vendors they contracted with to ticket drivers for red light violations, allowing an unjust enrichment claim and some deceptive business practices allegations to move forward.
A Dallas taxi union on Friday sued Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport over the elimination of cab permit rules, which the group said will allow Uber Technologies Inc. drivers to pick up airport passengers and create chaos at the terminal while stealing business from traditional drivers.
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Monday declined to centralize proceedings for three suits lodged by landowners against Union Pacific Railroad Co. and Kinder Morgan alleging illegally granted easements, saying there were few enough parties that collaboration could be completed informally.