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Posted on August 18th, 2017 by

In Eshelman v. Puma Biotechnology, No. 7:16-CV-18-D (ED NC June 7, 2017), Plaintiff sued Defendants Puma Biotechnology (“Puma”) and its CEO for libel per se and libel per quod based upon allegedly defamatory statements regarding a clinical trial scandal in February of 2016. Defendant Puma is a bio-pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing, and commercializing …

Posted on August 16th, 2017 by

In Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Assoc., v. California Dept. of Educ., No. 2:11-cv-3471 KJM AC., (E.D. Cal. Feb 1, 2017), the Court granted Plaintiffs’ motion to compel native format production because Defendant, rather than timely filing objection to the requested format, instead proceeded to make production in a different format. Plaintiffs, two associations of parents …

Posted on August 14th, 2017 by

In Montgomery v. Iron-Rooster Annapolis, LLC., Civil No. RDB-16-3760 (D. Md. May 9, 2017) the Plaintiff sued her former employer for unpaid overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Maryland Wage and Hour Law. She was employed from March of 2015 to March of 2016. Defendants claimed that Plaintiff was acting as a …

Posted on July 31st, 2017 by ilsteam

In the putative class action lawsuit Solo, et al. v. UPS, No. 14-12719, E.D. Michigan (Jan. 10, 2017), Plaintiffs alleged that Defendant breached its contract due to over-billing practices. The parties sought the court’s guidance to resolve a proportionality discovery dispute under FRCP 26(b). Plaintiffs requested packaging information for all qualifying shipments made within five …

Posted on June 30th, 2017 by

In Mirmina v. Genpact, LLC, Case No. 16-00614 (D. Conn., June 13, 2017), an employment law case involving, age, gender and race discrimination, and retaliation under Title VII, the ADEA, and the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act, Plaintiff alleged that he was treated unfairly and discriminated against at work and terminated because of his age, …