Airbnb can't be sued for apartment tenants' listings that violate leases, bring in disruptive guests: Judge
A Cook County judge has shut the door on an attempt by the owner of a luxury high-rise apartment building in Chicago’s Theater District to make Airbnb pay for allowing tenants to use the online short-term vacation rental platform to find tourists willing to sublet their apartments, which, the apartment building owners said, violate the terms of the leases, while disrupting life in the apartment building.
Judge deletes class action vs Yahoo over Messenger texts, says 'tens of thousands' may have consented
A federal judge has broken up a class action accusing Yahoo of sending text messages in violation of federal law, saying information provided after he certified the class indicated perhaps tens of thousands of class members may have actually consented to receive the texts when they signed up for Yahoo’s services.
Jury declares Abbvie's Androgel didn't cause man's lung clots, Abbvie didn't falsely market medication
After split verdicts in two prior trials over alleged harmful side effects and alleged misleading marketing of its testosterone replacement drug led to questionable verdicts worth more than $140 million each, drugmaker Abbvie has scored a clean win in the latest jury review of a plaintiff’s claims over the promotion and health impacts of Androgel.
Several consumers are suing Sanofi U.S. Services Inc. f/k/a Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Inc.; Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC d/b/a Winthrop U.S.; Hospira Inc.; Hospira Worldwide LLC f/k/a Hospira Worldwide Inc.; McKesson Corporation d/b/a McKesson Packaging; Sandoz Inc.; Accord Healthcare Ltd.; Accord Healthcare Inc.; and Does Inc. for alleged breach of implied warranty, design defect and product liability.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A closely watched Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) case could have bearing on Illinois' one-of-a-kind biometric privacy law after an appeals court ruled last month the plaintiff alleged no actual harm, an attorney who defends businesses against such cases said during a recent interview.
Brookfield burger joint sues DoorDash for allegedly using its logo on app, website without permission
A burger restaurant in suburban Brookfield is seeking to cook up a class action worth at least $5 million against DoorDash, alleging the smartphone-powered online food delivery service violates its trademark rights, and those of many other restaurants, by using logos of restaurants on its app and website without authorization, making it seem as if DoorDash and the restaurants are in business together in some way.
Ex-development director at John Marshall Law School says firing was part of 'pattern of bias' vs older men
Saying he became the target of anti-male bias from certain female administrators at the college, who used a lunch meeting with an influential donor at a Trump hotel to brand him as “anti-gay, anti-Muslim and anti-black,” the 59-year-old former head of alumni relations at John Marshall Law School has sued the school and two deans at the school, saying he is owed at least $4 million after he was fired on allegedly trumped up accusations to cover for alleged age and sex discrimination.