Allied Fitting LP told a Texas federal court in a legal malpractice lawsuit that Steptoe & Johnson LLP cost Allied more than $6 million in duty refunds for its failure to it to file protests with the U.S. Department of Commerce over Malaysian steel imports.
The lawsuit against Jones Day, filed in Houston state court on Sept. 25 by Reid Collins, alleges that Jones Day was Schulz Holding's "co-conspirator and aider and abettor" and "thus jointly and severally liable with the Schulz Group for the full amount of damages suffered by Precision."
A whistle-blower has brought to light allegations of falsification of sales records and financial standings of a prominent German manufacturer of specialized pipes in the gas and oil industry, recently purchased by Precision Castparts, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary based in Portland, Oregon.
“I want to thank the jury for recognizing Ulma’s unfair and deceptive practices that have gone on for years,” said James Coulas Jr., president of Weldbend. “American companies like Weldbend and Boltex can compete with anyone in the world on a fair and level playing field.”
In its letter to Congress, the coalition notes that crucial projections should safeguard businesses, nonprofit organizations and educational institutions, as well as healthcare providers and facilities, from unfair lawsuits and allow them to continue to contribute to a safe and effective recovery from the pandemic.
"The Procedures for Use in New or Revised Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for Consumer Products and Commercial/Industrial Equipment rule, more commonly known as the Process Rule," outlines rules that DOE must follow when it develops new or updated energy conservation standards.