Proposition 22 Ruled Unconstitutional by California JudgeAlameda County, CA
Sections of Proposition 22—which went into effect last November-- are in violation of California’s constitution and therefore unenforceable, ruled an Alameda County Superior Court Judge. The ruling has gig economy investors worried and California labor advocates jubilant.
Bob Dylan Accused of Sexual AbuseNew York, NY
A woman identified as JC filed a civil sexual abuse lawsuit last month with the New York Supreme Court accusing Bob Dylan of sexual assault, battery, false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional distress over a period of six weeks back in 1965. The 68-year-old plaintiff says she is “emotionally scarred and psychologically damaged to this day”.
Jury Hands Bard Quick Win in First Surgical Mesh MDL LawsuitColumbus, OH
It took the jury only hours to come back with a resounding victory for C.R. Bard in first bellwether surgical mesh lawsuit in the Multidistrict Litigation consolidated in the Southern District of Ohio. On September 8, the jury in Johns v. C.R. Bard, et al
found in the defendants’ favor on all of Steven Johns' claims against them. No damages were awarded to Johns.
PFAS Breast Cancer Lawsuit and PFAS Links to Breast CancerCharleston, SC
A Maryland woman in August filed a PFAS lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina claiming she developed breast cancer as a result of drinking water contaminated with firefighting foam chemicals for years.
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