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Judge dismisses lawsuit against Michigan governor over coronavirus orders

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Michigan governor over coronavirus orders

Published 09/06/2020

(Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s since-rescinded executive orders requiring that residents stay home and most businesses [more…]

WeWork directors seek to preserve right to sue owner SoftBank

WeWork directors seek to preserve right to sue owner SoftBank

Published 12/05/2020

(Reuters) - A special committee of WeWork board members filed a motion in Delaware on Monday to prevent it from being disbanded, as it pursues [more…]

Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

Published 23/02/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Houston Astros, the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a proposed class-action lawsuit [more…]

U.S. government says verdict in Bayer’s Roundup case should be reversed

U.S. government says verdict in Bayer’s Roundup case should be reversed

Published 21/12/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department said a federal appeals court should reverse a lower court verdict finding Bayer AG [more…]

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Published 07/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly [more…]

Musk’s defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media

Musk’s defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media

Published 07/12/2019

((This December 6 story is refiled to fix typo in quote in paragraph nine)) By Tom Hals (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s daring has left its [more…]

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Published 06/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A U.S. District Court jury in Los Angeles on Friday found in favor of Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) boss Elon Musk in [more…]

Ben & Jerry’s is sued over ‘happy cows’ claim

Ben & Jerry’s is sued over ‘happy cows’ claim

Published 09/11/2019

(Reuters) - Ben & Jerry’s has been sued by an environmental advocate who said it deceived consumers by touting that the milk and cream it [more…]

Bayer says Oct. U.S. glyphosate trial delayed until further notice

Bayer says Oct. U.S. glyphosate trial delayed until further notice

Published 07/10/2019

(This October 6 story has been refilled to correct “until February” to “until further notice” in headline and “new court date” to “court status conference” [more…]

Banks win dismissal of U.S. lawsuit alleging rigged Mexico bond sales

Banks win dismissal of U.S. lawsuit alleging rigged Mexico bond sales

Published 30/09/2019

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit against several large banks for allegedly rigging the market for Mexican government [more…]