WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Class action lawyers who see arbitration as a mortal threat to their business have found unlikely allies among some of the nation’s most conservative state officials.
CHARLESTON — A South Charleston gutter and guard provider is suing a home solutions company and the plaintiff's previous employees, alleging civil conspiracy and computer crime and abuse.
Report: Surging securities class actions over corporate M&A, 'adverse events,' a growing 'litigation racket'
Saying the trend carries substantial costs for investors and the entire economy, a new report is calling for reforms to tamp down on the growing surge in the number of so-called securities class action lawsuits filed against companies over mergers, acquisitions or stock price drops - a phenomenon the report author called a "litigation racket."
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has elected San Diego Office Managing Partner Joseph Leventhal to the firm’s board of directors.
DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Team of Experienced Neutrals Set to Lead Dinsmore’s New Dispute Resolution Entity
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce the launch of its ADR Center, a full-service dispute resolution practice serving parties’ needs throughout the Midwest.
MOUNDSVILLE — Companies that service and repair rail cars are being sued after 178,000 pounds of liquid chlorine ruptured a rail car and sent a dangerous chemical plume into the air.
CHARLESTON — A Walton bank is suing a Pratt motorcycle dealership, alleging it owes nearly $143,000 for breach of contract.
PHILIPPI — A Barbour County jury found that Alderson Broaddus University was 30 percent liable in its supervision and retention of former coach Collins Murphy, who secretly photographed female student-athletes in the dorm in which he was the residence director.
CHARLESTON – Retired state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis is seeking a federal injunction to stop her scheduled impeachment trial in the state Senate.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has issued an order saying a rule to show cause is needed in the case regarding the eligibility of two appointments Gov. Jim Justice recently made to the court.
HUNTINGTON – An insurance company is seeking damages from a Cottageville man and a Kenna employer over a collision in Barboursville.
Federal and state officials accuse CSX Transportation of several environmental torts in response to oil spilled from a derailed train.
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Vanessa Rogers has joined the Louis D. Brandeis Inn of Court as an associate member. Part of the American Inns of Court, the Brandeis Inn is an organization for legal practitioners that promotes skill development and professional excellence.
CHARLESTON — A student has filed a class action lawsuit against a career center and fire commission, alleging constructive fraud and unjust enrichment.
ELKINS — An insurance company is suing a Barbour County university, alleging breach of contract.
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP issued the following announcement on Aug. 15.Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce 179 of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® firm-wide.
Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce 17 of its attorneys were recently named “Best Lawyers®2019 “Lawyer of the Year.”
When it hired outside lawyers to represent it in lawsuits against the opioid industry, Harris County agreed to pay a contingency fee of 35%, more than double the rate in Dallas County and equal to the highest in the state.
MOUNDSVILLE — A Moundsville property owner is suing a demolition business, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.