In November, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey said there was a valid arbitration agreement that. New Balance Athletics Inc. deceptively markets certain sneaker models as “Made in the USA” when up to 30% of their components—including the soles—are produced outside the U.S., a new proposed class action in a Massachusetts federal court alleges.
According to an order released Wednesday by a federal court in New Jersey, two Samsung Galaxy S20 phone purchasers who were not compelled to arbitrate their disputes over purportedly shatter-prone camera glass have voluntarily abandoned their claims for the time being. In April, Jean Vasadi and 19 other people filed a proposed class action lawsuit saying that Samsung Electronics America Inc. marketed the phones’ professional-grade cameras while failing to warn that the rear camera glass may unexpectedly shatter. The phones went for as much as $1,600.
Families of Kobe Bryant Friends on Deadly Flight Set to End Suit. Helicopter operator Island Express Helicopters Inc. and relatives of people killed in the 2020 crash that also killed NBA star Kobe Bryant stipulated Wednesday that the case should be dismissed because they reached a settlement. The owners of the former Beckjord power station site in Ohio are disposing of coal ash in violation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act’s ban on open dumping, residents tell a federal court in the state. Capital One Financial Corp. agreed to pay $190 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that customers filed against the firm after a hacker broke into its cloud-computing systems and stole their personal information.
As corporate transactions picked up at the end of 2020, there were signs the Big Law talent market was ready to take off. Still, nobody could have predicted the frenetic pace of lateral moves in 2021. Law Curbing Police Access to Home Data Tests Privacy Boundaries. A first-of-its-kind law in Illinois limiting law enforcement access to data from household digital devices sits at the forefront of an emerging legal debate over protecting the privacy of such records.