Ryan Fitzpatrick

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City of Riverside Sues Bird Scooters

On Tuesday, the City of Riverside, California filed a complaint against Bird Rides, Inc., certain underwriters at Lloyd’s London, and 20 unnamed defendants for breach of contract and breach of the implied covenant of good faith and...

FCC Issues Orders Banning Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued orders on Wednesday, taking “additional steps to protect consumers from unwanted and illegal robocalls.” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai stated that the actions “are like a one-two punch to ward...

PA Court Clarifies Existing Legal Standard For Challenges to COVID-19 Executive Orders

On Wednesday, in the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Judge Christopher C. Conner dismissed an emergency motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction by restaurants affected by Pennsylvania's limited-time mitigation orders prohibiting indoor dining.

False Advertising Suit Against Pet Food Company Dismissed

District of Minnesota Judge Patrick J. Schlitz dismissed a false advertising suit on Tuesday brought by Acana and Orijen kibble purchasers against Champion Petfoods USA, Inc., and Champion Petfoods LP, the manufacturers.

Judge Moves Forward with Damages Inquest in Abbott Labs Counterfeit Case

Eastern District of New York Judge Carol Bagley Amon issued an opinion Wednesday against H&H Wholesale Services, Inc. in a case initiated by Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Diabetes Care Sales Corp., and Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.,...

Rural Medical Clinic Sues Tenn. Over Medicaid Payments

Dyersburg Family Walk-In Clinic, Inc. filed a complaint against the Tennessee government on Tuesday in the Western District of Tennessee Eastern Division, alleging that the government had not paid the clinic for qualifying visits. The...