August 15, 2012
National Law Journal | August 15, 2012
The manufacturers of respirators used to protect workers from exposure to asbestos could be held liable for injuries even though their products didn't contain asbestos, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled.
August 10, 2012
Associated Press | August 10, 2012
Washington's Supreme Court says a lawsuit brought against respirator makers by a now-deceased shipyard worker can go forward.
August 2, 2012
National Law Journal | August 2, 2012
A federal judge in Washington state has publicly disciplined two attorneys from a prominent plaintiffs firm for claiming unreasonable expenses while handling a securities class action.
July 26, 2012
Reuters | July 26, 2012
Residents of a century-old Washington state town facing possible municipal bankruptcy because of a flurry of lawsuits will not be asked this fall if they want to dissolve the city to stop the financial drain caused by its mounting legal bills.
March 31, 2012
Deadline Hollywood | March 31, 2012
The actress suing Amazon.com and IMDb.com for publishing her real age on the web retailer’s popular entertainment information web site has dismissed her allegations of fraud, invasion of privacy and request for $1 million in punitive damages, but allowed her case to proceed on charges of breach-of-contract and violation of consumer protection law.
December 15, 2011
N.Y. Federal Judge Slashes MBS Suit Against JPMorgan, Rules Investors Limited to Tranche-Level ClaimsAmerican Lawyer | Subscription Required | December 15, 2011
August 9, 2011
Seattle Times | August 9, 2011
A Seattle law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit claiming Apple, along with five big publishing houses, colluded to illegally fix prices for popular electronic-book titles to boost profits and beat Amazon.com's prices.
Wall Street Journal | August 9, 2011
August 5, 2011
Wall Street Journal | Subscription Required | August 5, 2011
July 2, 2011
Seattle Times | July 2, 2011
A nickel a share. That's how much Washington Mutual shareholders could receive, on average, as part of a $208.5 million proposed settlement in the lawsuit brought by a group of pension plans, investment funds and individual investors against the failed lender's former top executives, directors and others.
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