PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - As thousands of retired players await final approval of its settlement agreement with the National Football League over health coverage for the long term effects of severe head trauma they received while punishing their bodies on the gridiron, a pair of former professional wrestlers has filed a class action lawsuit against World Wrestling Entertainment.
PITTSBURGH (Legal Newsline) - Two Western Pennsylvania men are among the plaintiffs in a class action suit that accuses one of the top banking companies in the world of establishing an illegal racketeering scheme that allowed it to make millions in kickbacks while taking minimum risk as an investor in mortgage insurance companies.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - The co-founders of national discount retail chain Five Below fraudulently concealed their intent to resign from the company last year and artificially inflated the company's public stock price while planning to hand over the reigns to a much less experienced CEO, causing the stock to crumble upon their exit, according to allegations in a class action suit filed
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Northampton Hospital Company, LLC and Northampton Hospital Corporation, owners and operators of Easton Hospital in Northampton County, Pa., have agreed to a $662,000 settlement with the government to resolve allegations of health care fraud arising under the False Claims Act.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) - RPM International Inc. announced an agreement Monday in principle with the official bankruptcy representatives of current and future claimants that would pay out $797.5 million over four years and resolve all present and future asbestos personal injury claims related to its Bondex International, Inc., subsidiary.