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Supreme Court Dismisses Twombly Suit

Citing a lack of specifics, the Supreme Court has dismissed what stood to be the most important antitrust case in 20 years. Judges on Monday voted 7-2 to reject the Bell Atlantic (Verizon Communications Inc., Qwest Communications International Inc., SBC Communications Inc. and BellSouth Corp.) v. Twombly suit. In a memo to clients, lawyers for […]

Carrier Channel: Carriers Agree to Settlement in Rights-of-Way Land Disputes

Posted: 9/2003 Carriers Agree to Settlement in Rights-of-Way Land Disputes By Josh Long A judge has granted preliminary approval of a settlement agreement in a class-action lawsuit charging four telecommunications carriers with laying fiber cables on rights of way controlled by railroads without getting the permission of the adjacent landowners. Up to 360,000 plaintiffs are […]

Business News – High Payphone Costs Rock the Big House

Posted: 09/2000 High Payphone Costs Rock the Big House By Kim Sunderland Class action lawsuits filed in seven states allege that high prison payphone and collect calling rates are robbing blind the people prisoners are calling.In a classic story reminiscent of “robbing Peter to pay Paul,” attorneys contend the higher rates are fueled partly by […]

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