Matthew J. Lund, a partner with Pepper Hamilton, has been appointed the 60th president of the Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for a one-year term from June 2019 to June 2020.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – An Oklahoma judge announced on Monday agreement has been reached between feuding government officials on how an $85 million settlement with opioid drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Co. would be apportioned.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – The attorney for Johnson & Johnson and its drug subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals on Monday attempted to convince an Oklahoma judge that making the companies pay for a drug crisis, including addicts who never used their products or who used illegal drugs, is unfair.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – Oklahoma's top health officer told a courtroom on Tuesday that Johnson & Johnson preyed on the state’s citizens to sell opioid prescription drugs for profit, while attorneys for the company challenged the timeline in her head.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - A lawyer at the center of the scandal over the $300 million settlement of a State Street securities case told a federal judge in Boston it was “stupid and sloppy” to sign a false application for his firm’s share of $75 million in fees, but he didn’t intend to mislead the court.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) - Attorneys defending Johnson & Johnson made a case on Wednesday that drug abusers and irresponsible doctors share responsibility for an opioid overdose epidemic, while a top state health official repeated her opinion that overzealous J&J officials and sales reps were to blame.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges an auto dealership and Ford Motor Credit Co. engaged in a fraudulent scheme with the terms of its lease agreements and an early termination penalty.
TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – An industry insider says business leaders in Kansas are reacting with "extreme disappointment" at the decision by the state Supreme Court to scrap the cap on non-economic damages in personal injury actions.