The prominent plaintiffs firm Motley Rice is representing the Solicitor's Office in several lawsuits after signing four contracts and stands to earn between 15 and 40 percent in various cases. The antitrust cases began the year after a former Motley Rice law clerk became deputy solicitor.
Belluck & Fox had appealed a magistrate judge's decision that required it to comply with Garlock Sealing's discovery requests. A federal judge says Garlock needs the evidence if it is to prove a pattern of racketeering.
The settlement, reached “in principle” last week, would settle claims by the plaintiffs that Sony could have prevented the 2014 cyber attack, which leaked tons of personal information about their employees.
Judge Graham Mullen said Garlock Sealing Technologies has adequately stated its RICO claims, but he did not rule on whether they were filed too late. The company is accusing asbestos firms of manipulating a compensation system that includes civil lawsuits and submissions to bankruptcy trusts established by companies.
KMART Corp, a discount department store chain that runs approximately 780 in-store pharmacies in the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, recently paid the U.S. to resolve allegations about drug manufacturer coupons and gas discounts.
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin recently filed an administrative appeal with the Rhode Island Superior Court to request the review of the Rhode Island Office of Health Insurance Commissioner's (OHIC) decision and amended decision concerning raising the rates of Blue Cross Blue Shield in Rhode Island.
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane recently announced a settlement agreement with an automobile business in central Pennsylvania that leased vehicles requiring significant repair work under a lease that did not follow federal law.
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently announced Internet Order, which does business as Pimlseurapproach.com, has made a settlement with New York for deceptively enrolling its customers in costly Pimlseur langauge courses.
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and the Committe to Save Cooper Union (CSCU) recently announced a new settlement agreement regarding the current investigation and lawsuit of Cooper Union.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and a naloxone manufacturer have reached an agreement worth $325 million to dedicate funds to support Massachusetts’ first responders in having access to important, life-saving drugs.
A new poll, released by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, shows that a state’s lawsuit climate has a direct impact on its businesses. California and Alabama also were among the states with the worst legal climates for businesses.
A woman brought a class action lawsuit on behalf of herself and other New York State consumers against a New Jersey-based food manufacturer doing business in New York, claiming product misrepresentation. Maureen Jones sued John Wm.