NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A citizen of Las Vegas alleges a Nevada law firm caused her case against a medical company to be dismissed with prejudice without her consent.
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The rest of Colorado seems to have little interest in following the lead of three communities in the state that have sued Big Oil over the alleged effects of global warming.
Two trials, same result: Sheldon Silver guilty of using public office to make millions from asbestos lawsuits
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – For a second time, a jury has convicted former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of corruption for using his status as a lawmaker and asbestos attorney to rake in millions of dollars.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The retrial of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to begin Monday on charges including allegations he collected millions of dollars in improper payments from a prominent asbestos law firm, Weitz & Luxenberg.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The makers of Benecol food products have filed motion to dismiss a class action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Visually impaired plaintiff says online glasses retailer's website violates ADA; Legal reform group says lawyers only after money
NEW YORK – A prospective federal class-action lawsuit filed in New York City last week claims a retailer of online glasses violated both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and New York laws by not providing proper website access for the visually-impaired.
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (Legal Newsline) - Targeted by class action lawyers in several states, MyPillow is defending itself against claims that its special offers violate the consumer protection laws of several states.
Sheldon Silver, a once-powerful politician who worked at one of the most prominent asbestos law firms in the country, was found guilty of corruption by a federal jury on Monday.
The Bank of New York Mellon will pay approximately $714 million to settle cases brought against it by the New York State Office of the Attorney General and the U.S. Attorney's Office, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara said last week.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a second lawsuit against Novartis Pharmaceuticals over alleged kickbacks to health care providers.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday accused a California man with giving inside information about Nvidia Corporation's earnings to a poker buddy.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Attorney Michael Raphan has been found guilty of conspiring to commit bank fraud and wire fraud in connection with a $66 million mortgage fraud scheme.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Raymond Bitar, the Chief Executive Officer of Full Tilt Poker, was arrested Monday at John F. Kennedy International Airport, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced.
NEW YORK -- The CEO of a Denver-based hedge fund has been sentenced to a year and a day for insider trading.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced Wednesday that a New Jersey man was sentenced to eight months in a community confinement center for failing to report to the Internal Revenue Service Swiss bank accounts he maintained and controlled.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has indicted three Swiss bankers for conspiring to hide more than $1.2 billion in assets from the IRS.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has announced a guilty plea in a bank fraud and bank bribery scheme.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Enrica Cotellessa-Pitz, the former controller at Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, on Monday pleaded guilty in federal court to falsifying books and records and making false filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission.