Category: Press

Concrete Cos. Want Cement Cartel Antitrust Suit Reopened

Written by Morgan Conley - Law360 | Mar 17, 2022 | News

Law360 (March 17, 2022, 2:10 PM EDT) — Two Georgia companies want to reopen civil allegations that fellow cement and concrete suppliers created cartels in the Southeast, telling a Georgia federal judge that although a related criminal case remains ongoing, essential evidence is deteriorating as they wait for their day […]

Court Rejects Bid For Split Trials In Rolling Papers TM Fight

Written by Morgan Conley - Law360 | Mar 10, 2022 | News

Law360 (March 10, 2022, 8:03 PM EST) — A Georgia federal court refused to grant separate trials for two retailers in a fight over the sale of counterfeit “Top Tobacco” cigarette rolling papers, saying Thursday that the allegations have enough in common to proceed together. Judge Michael L. Brown of […]

Ga. Judge Allows Perdue To Fix ‘Gap’ In Election Finance Suit

Written by Rosie Manins - Law360 | Jan 31, 2022 | News

Law360 (January 31, 2022, 9:01 PM EST) — A Georgia federal judge gave a chance Monday to former U.S. senator and current Peach State gubernatorial hopeful David Perdue to fix what the judge described as a “gap” in the politician’s case against a new state law over campaign fundraising. U.S. […]

Ga. County Joins Fight Over In-Network Health Insurance

Written by Rosie Manins - Law360 | Jan 28, 2022 | News

Law360 (January 28, 2022, 3:17 PM EST) — A Georgia county has been allowed to intervene in a closely watched case over the loss of in-network health insurance for hundreds of thousands of Georgians, including about half of the county’s employees and residents, an Atlanta-area court ruled Friday. Cherokee County […]

Residents Fight For Remand Of Coal Ash Pollution Suit

Written by Morgan Conley - Law360 | Dec 14, 2021 | News

Law360 (December 14, 2021, 1:40 PM EST) — Residents alleging a nearby Georgia Power Co. coal plant exposed them to carcinogens and neurotoxins urged a federal court to send their suits back to state court, arguing the utility’s “disingenuous focus on the uranium” can’t keep the suit in federal court.  […]

Coal Plant Neighbors Say Georgia Power Pollutes Community

Written by Rosie Manins - Law360 | Nov 12, 2021 | News

Law360 (November 12, 2021, 4:35 PM EST) — Georgia Power Co. is accused of negligently building and operating the country’s largest coal power plant, allowing deadly toxins to leach into the nearby environment, according to a trio of complaints recently removed to a Georgia federal court. The Atlanta-based company faces […]

11th Circ. Denies Lin Wood Rehearing In Elections Challenge

Written by Rosie Manins - Law360 | Nov 5, 2021 | News

The Eleventh Circuit has rejected a request by pro-Trump attorney L. Lin Wood for the full court to rehear his case against Georgia election officials over voting rules for U.S. Senate runoff elections in the state. Wood sought a redo after a three-judge panel affirmed in early August a trial court’s ruling that he lacked standing […]