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Supreme Court again limits where companies can be sued

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday slapped limits on where injury lawsuits may be filed for the second time in three weeks, again siding with businesses that want to prevent plaintiffs from "shopping" for friendly courts for their cases......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 19th, 2017

Supreme Court Further Limits Plaintiffs" Venue Shopping

The Supreme Court dealt a blow to consumer plaintiffs by limiting where lawsuits against companies with business in multiple states can be heard......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 19th, 2017

Supreme Court tightens rules on where companies can be sued

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Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2017

Supreme Court Ruling Could Hinder ‘Patent Trolls’

The court placed tight limits on where patent lawsuits may be filed, a blow to companies that buy patents to demand royalties and sue for damages......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 22nd, 2017

Supreme Court Limits Where Patent Suits Can Be Filed

The Supreme Court limited the ability of patent holders to bring infringement lawsuits in courts with plaintiff friendly reputations, which could provide a boost to companies that defend against patent claims......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 22nd, 2017

Justices rule against consumer in debt collection case

The Supreme Court says debt collection companies can't be sued for trying to recover years-old credit card debt from people who seek bankruptcy protection......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 15th, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court may limit where companies can be sued

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared poised to clamp down on where corporations can be sued, a potential setback for plaintiffs' lawyers who strive to bring cases in courts and locales they consider friendly......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2017

Supreme Court to Hear Case that Could Limit Lawsuits Against Companies for Disclosure Failures

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider whether publicly traded companies can be sued for securities fraud by third parties for omitting “known trends or uncertainties” in filings to shareholders......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 27th, 2017

Prison Abuse: Prison Guards Who Torture Inmates Can"t Be Sued Because of Legal Loophole Called Qualified Immunity

Qualified immunity is a legal doctrine, formed by a gradual accumulation of U.S. Supreme Court decisions, that protects government employees from financial judgments......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 29th, 2017

Supreme Court wary about widening whistleblower protections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative and liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared reluctant to broaden protections for corporate insiders who blow the whistle on securities law violations or fraud by their companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2017

U.S. top court wary about widening whistleblower protections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative and liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared reluctant to broaden protections for corporate insiders who blow the whistle on securities law violations or fraud by their companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2017

Economic Scene: Patent ‘Trolls’ Recede as Threat to Innovation. Will Justices Change That?

Created to keep invalid claims from hurting companies, consumers and the economy, a government panel faces an existential threat in a case before the Supreme Court......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 21st, 2017

Cement stocks crack on petcoke ban

Share prices of cement companies fell sharply on Monday, on Friday's order of the Supreme Court reiterating the ban on use of petcoke in Delhi and the rest of the National Capital Region, to control pollution. The SC has clarified t.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 20th, 2017

Are cement companies headed for a change from petcoke to coal?

At a time when the Supreme Court has banned the use of petcoke in Delhi and the surrounding areas after hearing a public interest litigation on pollution, the cement sector is headed for a change in its raw material mix. As o.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 14th, 2017

Sports betting isn"t legal, but firms are jockeying already

Some of the leading gambling technology companies expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting nationwide, and are jockeying for position months before a decision is even rendered......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 13th, 2017

High court won"t revive Louisiana coastal wetlands lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to revive a Louisiana flood protection board's lawsuit seeking to make oil, gas and pipeline companies pay for decades of damage to coastal wetlands......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 30th, 2017

Tech companies hindering criminal investigations

Law enforcement wants data that could bring criminals to justice -- but tech firms have refused. Now, the Supreme Court may have the final say......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 19th, 2017

Washington’s policy shifts disrupt daily operations of global employers

The Trump administration has implemented several key measures that affect companies and industries employing multinational workforces. While the ultimate fate of the administration’s March travel ban remains uncertain, the U.S. Supreme Court reinstat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

Major Corporations Urge Supreme Court to Take Gay Rights Case

The companies are asking the high court to rule that federal employment discrimination law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcOct 11th, 2017

Top court may shield companies from human-rights suits

U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested they may bar victims of overseas atrocities from using a centuries-old law to sue corporations for complicity, as the court weighed a case stemming from Middle Eastern terrorism......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2017

Businesses ask Supreme Court to take gay rights case

Some of America's most well-known companies are urging the Supreme Court to decide whether a federal law prohibits discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 11th, 2017