From the monthly archives:

June 2013

Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. Bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. on June 25 filed a brief arguing that a bankruptcy court should authorize it to conduct a rights offering in conjunction with its first amended Chapter 11 plan of reorganization because the company has made an additional $ 8 million available to creditors, which […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. A chain of New York City grocery stores will pay $ 1.45 million in cash and gift cards to settle claims that it discriminated against female applicants, under a settlement agreement granted final approval on June 19 (Susan Duling, et al. v. Gristede’s Operating Corp., et al., No. […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. A federal judge in New York hearing a seatbelt products liability case on June 18 declined to exclude a plaintiff’s engineering expert testimony regarding inertial unlatching (Heather Harrison v. Ford Motor Co., No. 3:11-CV-0840 [MAD/DEP], N.D. N.Y.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85137). U.S. Judge Mae A. D’Agostino of the […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. Bank of America National Association, the indenture trustee for short-term notes issued by a division of bankrupt mortgage company Taylor Bean Whitaker Mortgage Corp. (TBW), on June 17 filed a brief opposing a motion to dismiss the bank’s lawsuit against the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) and asserting […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 14 agreed to hear an appeal filed by the remaining defendants in a securities class action lawsuit that alleges that defendants concealed that investor funds were being placed in accounts that were part of Bernard L. Madoff’s massive Ponzi […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. A Florida appeals court has affirmed a $ 20 million punitive damages verdict in a tobacco wrongful death case, saying in a June 13 opinion that the defendant waived its right to object to an error in a previous appellate ruling (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company v. Lyantie Townsend, […]

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TweetThe National Football League is investigating allegations that teams may have broken the law at February’s scouting combine. In the wake of the Manti Te’o scandal, at least one team reportedly asked a potential draftee about his sexual orientation and relationship status. The NFL has notoriously lagged behind when its comes to acceptance of homosexuality. […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. A New York federal judge on June 11 conditionally certified a class of restaurant chain tipped employees who claim that they were required to omit any overtime hours when entering their hours into the time-keeping system, finding that all the minimum requirements for certification were met (Michael Guttentag, […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. Bankrupt Saab Cars North America (SCNA) Inc. on June 11 filed an amended plan of liquidation that calls for a settlement of claims asserted by Ally Financial Inc. by reducing the claims from $ 18,507,755.76 to $ 1,008,048.58 (In Re: Saab Cars North America, No. 12-10344, Chapter 11, […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. Walgreens Co. will pay $ 80 million in civil penalties and will shut down a Florida drug distribution center and close six Florida pharmacies for two years as part of a settlement of investigations into record-keeping and dispensing violations of controlled drugs, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) […]

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