Christina Tabacco

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Products Engineer Claims Abbott Labs Failed to Pay Wages, Retaliated Against Her

A lawsuit filed in August against Abbott Laboratories and Mondo International, LLC, a staffing company, accused the employer defendants of failing to pay an engineering employee overtime wages and terminating her in a retaliatory fashion...

Class Action Filed Against Apple Claiming that iPhone Software Consumes Users’ Cellular Data

Last week, a Washington state resident filed a putative class action complaint against Apple, Inc. for its unlawful and unfair business practices related to iOS software updates that supposedly consumed mobile phone users’ cellular data...

Private Party’s Suit Against DEA for Destroying $3M of Hemp Moves to Federal Court

On Oct. 22, the United States removed a complaint charging it with seizing and destroying approximately 3,000 industrial hemp plants to federal court from San Diego Superior Court. In its state court complaint, Agro Dynamics,...

Eleventh Circuit Revives Physician Advocacy Groups’ Suit Against Blue Shield Challenging ER Policy

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, Inc., and Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. (collectively BCBS) must now face a suit alleging that their 2017-revised emergency room...

Metro by T-Mobile Sued for Employment Law Violations

Seven individuals filed an employment law complaint against a collection of New York City stores that sell cell phones, accessories, and monthly cell phone plans last week. Their complaint alleges that the defendant stores and...

Ninth Circuit Limits Courts’ Power of Equitable Discretion in EPA Suit

On Oct. 22, a Ninth Circuit panel reversed a lower court’s refusal to modify an injunction requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enact rules within a specified timeframe. The environmental case was filed by...