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  • PARIS, Dec 9- Women in France who have used Bayer's contraceptive implant Essure have launched a legal complaint about side-effects similar to a challenge already underway in the United States. A Bayer spokeswoman declined to comment on litigation in France but said the company remained convinced that the implant was a good option for many women and that it...

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    Facebook's lawyers argue that the "serious charges" against Mr Andreessen are "false," according to the Financial Times.

  • Dec 8- Washington state filed an environmental lawsuit on Thursday against agricultural company Monsanto Co seeking damages and cleanup costs associated with the company's production of PCBs, the state's attorney general said. The lawsuit- against Monsanto and two of its splinter companies, Solutia Inc and Pharmacia LLC- seeks compensation for damages to...

  • Dec 8- Washington state filed an environmental lawsuit on Thursday against agricultural company Monsanto Co seeking damages and cleanup costs associated with the company's production of PCBs, the state's attorney general said. The lawsuit- against Monsanto and two of its splinter companies, Solutia Inc and Pharmacia LLC- seeks compensation for damages to...

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    Michael Babich, the former CEO of the Arizona-based drug maker, was among five individuals charged in an indictment filed.

  • NEWARK, N.J.— The state's largest school district has sued the country's leading maker of artificial turf after a report that executives knew fields might not live up to lofty marketing claims. The lawsuit filed Wednesday by Newark public schools comes after a review of insider company records, emails and interviews by NJ.com found that Montreal- based...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Alaska Airlines has removed its last major hurdle to buying Virgin America. Alaska said Wednesday it agreed to settle a private antitrust lawsuit that threatened to hold up its $2.6 billion purchase of Virgin America. The deal will make Alaska the nation's fifth-biggest airline, leapfrogging over JetBlue Airways Corp., which also tried to buy...

  • NEW YORK— Current and former black employees of Time Warner, owner of Turner networks including CNN, TNT and TBS, have filed a class-action racial discrimination suit against the company. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Georgia says there has been a pattern of discrimination against blacks, particularly black...

  • Madigan sued Jimmy John's in June. A Jimmy John's news release said the company is pleased to resolve the lawsuit. Jimmy John's reached a similar settlement with the state of New York in June.

  • Dec 7- Fast-food franchise Jimmy John's has agreed not to enforce a prohibition on workers at its sandwich shops from taking jobs with competitors in order to settle a lawsuit claiming the agreements were illegal, the attorney general of Illinois said on Wednesday. Madigan, who sued the company in June, said Jimmy John's would notify current and former...

  • Dec 7- Fast-food franchise Jimmy John's has agreed not to enforce a prohibition on workers at its sandwich shops from taking jobs with competitors in order to settle a lawsuit claiming the agreements were illegal, the attorney general of Illinois said on Wednesday. Madigan, who sued the company in June, said Jimmy John's would notify current and former...

  • Alere: Abbott lawsuit is without merit

    Shares of Alere re-open for trading as the company claims Abbott's lawsuit is "entirely without merit." CNBC's Seema Mody reports.

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    Makers of the Snuggie blanket and other products sold mainly on TV have sued Amazon.com Inc , accusing the internet retailer of trademark infringement.

  • SEOUL, Dec 7- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the firm's patent lawsuit against Apple Inc was a victory for itself and "those who promote creativity, innovation and fair competition".

  • NEW YORK— A woman has agreed to settle her lawsuit against JetBlue Airways after it mixed up her 5- year-old son with another boy and flew him to the wrong city, her lawyer said Tuesday. New York- based JetBlue Airways Corp. declined to comment. According to the court papers, JetBlue staffers at Logan escorted Andy to a woman he had never seen before and told him he was...

  • Dec 6- A U.S. judge in New Jersey on Tuesday threw out a proposed class action lawsuit alleging that automaker Mercedes misled consumers about emissions standards in "BlueTec Clean Diesel" vehicles. District Judge Jose Linares said the plaintiffs did not have standing to bring the case. In April, the U.S. Department of Justice asked Daimler to investigate the...

  • Dec 6- A U.S. judge in New Jersey on Tuesday threw out a proposed class action lawsuit alleging that automaker Mercedes misled consumers about emissions standards in "BlueTec Clean Diesel" vehicles. District Judge Jose Linares said the plaintiffs did not have standing to bring the case. Plaintiffs claimed that Mercedes falsely advertised the BlueTec vehicles...

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Hewlett Packard Enterprise has countersued Rhode Island over an unfinished project to build a new computer system for the state's Division of Motor Vehicles. WPRI-TV reports HP Enterprise asked a state Superior Court judge on Monday to dismiss the state's lawsuit against it. Rhode Island had sued HP Enterprise last month after the company...

  • Dec 6- A U.S. judge in New Jersey on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit alleging that automaker Mercedes misled consumers about emissions standards in "BlueTec Clean Diesel" vehicles.

  • The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago, says that Personnel Staffing Group LLC and its clients used code words to distinguish races and to disguise racially guided decisions that could be deemed violations of federal civil rights law, including by referring to blacks as "guapos," which means "pretty boys" in Spanish, and to Hispanics as "bilinguals."