US Supreme Court Limits Where Companies Can be Sued
Jun 20, 2017 - Business
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules on where injury lawsuits may be filed, handing a victory to corporations by undercutting the ability of plaintiffs to bring claims in friendly courts in a case involving litigation over the Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. blood-thinning medication Plavix. The justices, in an 8-1 ruling, threw out a lower court decision allowing hundreds of out-of-state patients who took Plavix to sue the company in California. State courts cannot hear claims...
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Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court will take up the most important gerrymandering case in more than a decade, it announced Monday. The case involves district lines in Wisconsin that challengers say were drawn unconstitutionally to benefit Republicans. The case could have a major impact on how district lines are drawn up nationwide.The court has said that too much partisanship in map Read more...
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Chevron Corp. by preventing Ecuadorean villagers and their American lawyer from trying to collect on an $8.65 billion pollution judgment issued against the oil company by a court in Ecuador. The justices turned away an appeal by New York-based lawyer Steven Donziger, who has spent more than to two decades Read more...
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U.S. Supreme Court Decision Equals Big Victory For CorporationsOn Monday, the US Supreme Court tightened limitations on where injury lawsuits may be filed, handing a victory to corporations by undercutting the ability of ...
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US Supreme Court Weighs Where Corporations Can Be SuedThe nation's top court may soon place limits on where corporations can be sued, potentially setting back plaintiffs that seek friendlier courts. The U.S. Supreme ...