Phineas Devins

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9th Circuit Approves En Banc Hearing in Tuna Antitrust Lawsuit

On Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals vacated a previous opinion in a class action tuna antitrust lawsuit. The case, specifically class certification, will now be considered in an En Banc hearing. 

Plaintiffs Ask Court To Deny Motion For Summary Judgment In Water Labeling Class Action Lawsuit Against Nestle

On Tuesday, a class of plaintiffs filed an opposition to Nestle’s motion for partial summary judgement, which was submitted in the District of Connecticut. Nestle is currently the defendant in the class action lawsuit regarding...

No-Poach Agreement Between Health Care Companies Prompts Class Action Lawsuit from Employee

On Monday, an employee filed a putative class action lawsuit against Munson Healthcare and Traverse Anesthesia Associates, P.C. (TAA) in the Western District of Michigan. The class alleged that the defendants are involved in anticompetitive...

EPA Settles with Libertas Copper Over Wastewater Discharges

On Monday, a settlement was reached between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Libertas Copper, a subsidiary of Hussey Copper, in the Western District of Pennsylvania. The settlement brings a close to allegations made...

EPA Wins Dismissal of JCM Farming Signage Suit

On Monday, the Southern District Court of California granted the EPA’s motion to dismiss the complaint brought against them by JCM Farming Inc., originally filed in June 2020 where they alleged that the EPA had...

Novartis Sues Over Generic Leukemia Treatment

On Friday, Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Inc. filed a complaint against fellow pharmaceutical company Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc. in the District of New Jersey. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant is infringing...