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California lawmakers have advanced eight industry-backed amendments that would scale back the scope of the state's landmark privacy law, including by changing how the law defines personal information.
A class of car-part direct purchasers on Tuesday said it struck a deal with a Taiwanese parts maker to wrap up a lawsuit over alleged price-fixing on certain aftermarket sheet metal products, resolving their claims in Wisconsin federal court for $3.25 million.
A Washington district court ruling that Amazon's independent contractor drivers are exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act creates new potholes in the once-smooth path paved for transportation employers to shield themselves from employment disputes, experts say.
Car dealers can sue auto-pricing website TrueCar for money it made through allegedly false advertising, even if the dealers can't prove they suffered financial losses themselves, they told a New York federal court on Tuesday.
An Illinois appeals court on Tuesday ruled that thousands of asbestos personal injury actions against Hennessy Industries Inc. constitute multiple “occurrences” under the terms of its liability insurance policies, paving the way for the company to access additional coverage to fight the suits.