A federal trial court must fashion science-based relief tailored to address an immigration facility’s evolving risks and fluctuating population in handling the coronavirus pandemic, the Ninth Circuit said.
A construction worker who said Summit Contracting Group Inc. fired him for complaining about workplace safety is entitled to both a jury’s award of punitive damages and a shot at recovering his attorneys’ fees under North Carolina law, the Fourth Circuit said Thursday.
Drug distributors McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen, and a group of retail pharmacy chains persuaded a federal appeals court to reject a novel “negotiation class” comprised of all cities and counties suing them over the nationwide opioid crisis.
The Supreme Court’s docket next term will include two cases that could reshape antitrust enforcement. President Trump’s two most likely candidates to join the court don’t have a lot of past antitrust experience to review in determining how they might affect those decisions.