Home goods retailer Williams-Sonoma has filed a trademark
lawsuit against Amazon.com, accusing the e-commerce giant of
setting up an unauthorized Williams-Sonoma branded store on its
website and misrepresenting itself as an authorized seller of
the company's products.
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling in favor of
Capitol Records finding that the defunct online music service
ReDigi infringed the music company's copyrights with a platform
that allowed consumers to buy and sell prepurchased digital
A federal agency responsible for water quality along the
U.S.-Mexico border must face a claim by an environmental group
that it violated the Clean Water Act by allowing pollution
discharges into the San Diego area without a permit, a federal
judge in California ruled.
The former chief operating officer of Long Island mortgage
lender Vanguard Funding has been sentenced to two years in
prison for conspiring to commit an $8.9 million wire and bank
fraud, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday.
Mississippi-based Trustmark National Bank has been hit with
a proposed class action accusing it of charging thousands of
customers unfair overdraft fees and surprise fees for using
automated teller machines on a different bank's network.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has filed suit
against Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC, a joint project of several
energy companies, alleging that it committed hundreds of
environmental law violations while constructing a $4.6 billion
pipeline through the state.
JPMorgan Chase Bank must face a lawsuit by California
mortgage borrowers accusing it of violating state law by not
paying interest on mortgage escrow accounts, a federal judge in
San Francisco ruled on Friday.
Dow Chemical Co and Shell Oil Co have been hit with a
lawsuit by the city of Arcadia, California accusing the
companies of contaminating the city's drinking water with a
toxic chemical found in pesticides the companies once made.
National Geographic Partners, owner of the National
Geographic television network, has been hit with a lawsuit in
Denver federal court accusing it of copying the PBS television
program "Wild America" for its own outdoor series, "America the
Eight environmental and animal rights advocacy groups have
sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture challenging a 2016 rule
change that exempts certain livestock farms from detailed
environmental reviews before federal farm loans are granted.