A second federal appeals court has ruled that an order issued by the National Labor Relations Board cannot be enforced because of an “invalid” recess appointment by President Barack Obama.
A $1.5 million award of attorney fees in a coupon-based settlement of a consumer class action violated the Class Action Fairness Act, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
A state law that places a $50,000 cap on a personal injury plaintiff’s punitive damages does not violate the state constitution, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act did not create a per se rule barring lien-stripping in so-called “Chapter 20″ cases, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
A vendor could be liable for a motor vehicle accident that was allegedly caused by the distraction created by cargo that was improperly loaded onto a customer’s vehicle, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in reversing judgment.
WASHINGTON – New proposed regulations would impose stricter safety requirements on child care providers who receive federal funding.
The “open and obvious danger” rule does not apply to preclude a finding of negligence in a premises liability action filed by a tenant who was injured when he unsuccessfully attempted to flip into an inflatable pool from a trampoline, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled in reversing a defense verdict.
A homeowners association was not required to have express rulemaking authority in order to limit the types of watercraft that residents could use in an adjoining lake, the Illinois Appellate Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
Police conducting a probation search of an apartment could examine the contents of a purse belonging to the probationer’s girlfriend, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in affirming a drug conviction.
The Indiana Supreme Court has overturned a lower court ruling that the state’s $50,000 cap on punitive damages violated a personal injury plaintiff’s right to a jury trial.