Popular Litigation Topics & News

  • Class Attys Score $44.6M In Fees In $210M Salix Settlement
    A New York federal judge on Friday signed off on $44.6 million in fees for attorneys who secured a $210 million settlement to end a proposed class action by Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. shareholders claiming the company misrepresented inventory levels to falsely inflate its stock price. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2017-08-18
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  • Convicted Lawyer Tells High Court Gov’t Let Witnesses Lie
    An attorney convicted of fraudulently inflating a medical device company’s stock has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to take up his case, saying the Eleventh Circuit was wrong to sign off on prosecutors’ decision to knowingly use false testimony in his trial by reasoning that the government didn’t suppress evidence that the witnesses lied. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2017-08-18
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  • Icahn Quits Post As Trump Adviser After Conflict Concerns
    Activist investor and CVR Energy chair Carl Icahn resigned Friday as President Donald Trump’s special regulatory adviser in the wake of conflict of interest questions related to his renewable-fuel market activities and ownership in insurance giant American International Group. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2017-08-18
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  • Banks Shake Singapore Rate-Rigging Claims, For Now
    A New York federal judge on Friday partially dismissed a suit alleging more than 20 major worldwide banking institutions rigged Singapore’s benchmark interest rates, saying the investors who brought the case didn’t specifically link all defendants to the alleged conspiracy while giving them time to file a new complaint. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2017-08-18
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  • FCPA May Prove Dull Weapon In China Trade Enforcement
    While President Donald Trump's protectionism have led to speculation that the U.S. will use Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement to explicitly target foreign companies, experts say there are some barriers to enforcing the FCPA against companies in China, a focus of the administration's trade policy. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2017-08-18
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  • Arista Power, Inc., et al.
    SEC Obtains Penalty and Bars in Consent Judgment Against CEO Charged with Scheme To Disguise Nature of Company Financing ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2017-08-18
    2 days ago
  • Litigator of the Week: Taylor Swift’s Lawyer Tells All
    Forgive the tabloid headline. Venable partner J. Douglas Baldridge is actually quite discreet when discussing his famous client. But he spent last week litigating under a blinding media spotlight, with everyone from People Magazine and Inside Edition to The New York Times covering Taylor Swift’s...Read the whole entry... »         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2017-08-18
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  • Settlement: Mylan to Pay $465M Over EpiPen Fraud
    Santa Clara, CA: Mylan has agreed to pay $465 million to settle fraud claims that it underpaid rebates for the EpiPen, which amounts to stealing from the government federal authorities claimed. The lawsuit, alleging violations of the False Claims Act, was possible due to Sanofi acting as a ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2017-08-17
    3 days ago
  • Your Move, Trump Lawyers. The Country Is Watching
    Big law firms, the ones billing Trump full-freight—can make moral decisions about whom they choose to represent, whose agenda they want to help advance. Their response to the violence in Charlottesville? Crickets...         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2017-08-17
    3 days ago
  • Daniel Rivas, et al.
    SEC Uncovers Wide-Reaching Insider Trading Scheme ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2017-08-16
    3 days ago
  • Edward DiMaria and Matthew Gamsey
    SEC Obtains Penalties and Bars Against Former Bankrate Executives ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2017-08-16
    4 days ago
  • Vergeous LLC, et al.
    Video Game Companies and Their Principal Charged With Offering Fraud ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2017-08-16
    4 days ago
  • Robert Cortez Marshall
    SEC Charges Operator on $5.7 Million Ponzi Scheme That Claimed to Fund Investments in Cars with Display Advertisements ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2017-08-16
    4 days ago
  • The Arbitration Fight You Didn’t Know Was Happening—And that Skadden Is Winning
    For all the attention being paid these days to mandatory arbitration of consumer financial disputes, there’s another unlikely battleground: roof shingles. Seriously.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2017-08-16
    4 days ago
  • Trump Lawyer John Dowd Forwards Email Equating Confederate Leader With George Washington
    After President Donald Trump said there were “very fine people on both sides” of the violent clashes in Charlottesville, one of his top lawyers circulated an email equating Confederate general Robert E. Lee with George Washington and saying Black Lives Matter had been “totally infiltrated”...Read the whole entry... »         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2017-08-16
    4 days ago
  • Hot Cross Buns: These Sullivan and Cromwell Litigators Show How to Grill a Witness
    Trial was just four months away when a team from Sullivan and Cromwell led by David Tulchin and Thomas White parachuted in to save the day for medical device maker Micro System Engineering Inc.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2017-08-15
    5 days ago
  • Potential Lawsuit: Patient Deaths and Liquid-filled Intragastric Balloon Systems
    Santa Clara, CA: Following five reports of patient deaths that occurred within a month or less of placement of liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an updated alert. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2017-08-10
    1 week ago
  • Settlement: Endo Will Pay $775M to End All Known AMS Vaginal Mesh Product Liability Claims
    Santa Clara, CA: Endo International PLC has announced that it will settle “virtually all known” AMS transvaginal mesh product liability lawsuits. This includes lawsuits in the US and internationally. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2017-08-08
    2 weeks ago
  • Settlement: $300M Benicar MDL Settlement Reached
    Santa Clara, CA: A $300 million settlement has been reached between makers of the Benicar, Forest Laboratories Inc., and Daiichi Sankyo Inc., and about 2,300 plaintiffs in multi-district litigation (MDL) that claims the blood pressure drug caused gastrointestinal injuries. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2017-08-01
    3 weeks ago
  • Potential Lawsuit: Demandas contra malla abdominal Ethicon Physiomesh
    Las demandas se están archivando contra la filial de Johnson & Johnson Ethicon las cuales alegan que su malla compuesta flexible de Physiomesh es un producto defectuoso. La malla abdominal, que se utiliza en cirugías de hernia laparoscópica, se ha relacionado con tasas de retiro de mercado superiores a la normal de otros productos de malla de hernia quirúrgica. Ethicon anunció un retiro de la malla compuesta flexible de Physiomesh después de que los pacientes sufrieran numerosos efectos secundarios adversos de la hernia, incluyendo cirugías de retiro de mallas hérnicas. Los abogados de Physiomesh están investigando las quejas de Ethicon en todo el país, y se ha presentado una demanda colectiva contra Ethicon Physiomesh en Canadá. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2017-07-31
    3 weeks ago