A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for the week of July 11-17.
Christopher Baxter | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
After months of working with a depleted leadership team, acting state Attorney General John Hoffman has promoted several top staffers and filled vacancies to bring one of the most powerful state departments back to full power.
Peter Blumberg | BloombergBusiness
Fans in box seats at Major League Baseball games might have less use for their gloves if Oakland A’s fan Gail Payne gets her way. Payne cited the estimated 1,750 fans a year who are struck by balls, mostly fouls, in a group lawsuit seeking to force major league stadiums throughout the U.S. to erect safety nets from “foul pole to foul pole.”
Josh Saul | NY Post
Beggin’ dog treats are begging for bacon, a new federal lawsuit claims. Nestle Purina Petcare Company is ripping off dog owners by marketing its popular Beggin’ dog treats as containing lots of real bacon when the product really only has miniscule amounts of the delicious meat, according to the Manhattan federal court lawsuit.
Kathianne Boniello | NY Post
A second-tier soccer player is suing because he’s been kicked down to an even lesser league.