Vienna Beef Ltd. filed a trademark and unfair competition suit in Illinois on Monday, alleging a former employee violated a severance agreement by claiming his current company's hot dogs were made with Vienna's secret century-old recipe.
Patriot Rail Co. urged a California federal judge Monday to order Federal Insurance Co. to pay $5 million to cover allegations that a Patriot consultant made misrepresentations during the company's failed acquisition of Sierra Railroad Co.
The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. Inc. on Friday told a New York bankruptcy court that it had struck a crucial deal with its most important supplier that would revamp its supply chain needs and help the supermarket chain save $50 million annually.
Hoover Oil Field Supply Co. Inc. and its insurer have settled a lawsuit claiming Hoover violated a contract by installing a natural gas line that ruptured the day its construction wrapped up, according to a Louisiana federal court order filed Monday.
A Washington federal judge on Monday trimmed the charges in a criminal case accusing four military equipment company executives of trying to bribe Gabon government ministers to win contracts, but left the vast majority of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges intact.
Airs Aromatics LLC, which owns the rights to the trademark “Angel Dreams,” sued Victoria's Secret Stores Brand Management Inc. for breach of contract Thursday in California federal court over the lingerie retailer's Dream Angels beauty product line.
The most challenging lawsuit I have worked on would have to be the Lyondell-Basell reorganization proceedings and fraudulent transfer litigation against the banks who arranged — and subsequently purchased — the $22.6 billion in senior secured debt used to finance Lyondell’s leveraged buyout of/merger with Basell, says David Zensky, a litigation partner in the New York office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
U.S. Specialty Insurance Co. sued Liberty Partners LP in New York on Wednesday to avoid covering the private equity firm in a contract dispute with the former head of a dental services provider seeking some $60 million in damages from Liberty Partners.
L-3 Services Inc. on Thursday settled its patent infringement, trade secrets and contract suit in Virginia against former employees who allegedly launched a company based on stolen biodecontamination technology.
Synopsys Inc., a supplier to the semiconductor industry, filed suit in Delaware on Thursday accusing a rival of stealing trade secrets protected under its licensing agreements with its customers in order to produce a competing product.
A Kansas federal judge ruled Wednesday that a putative class action over XTO Energy Inc.’s alleged failure to fully pay interests on natural gas royalties should be split so that claims involving Oklahoma royalty owners are transferred to federal court in that state.
A California federal judge Friday sentenced Angela Aguilar to time served for conspiracy in a corporate bribes-for-contracts scheme that ended in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act convictions against Lindsey Manufacturing Co. and two of its executives.
A Texas jury on Thursday awarded Dallas-based Worldwide Express Operations LLC a $7.12 million verdict in a suit accusing DHL Express (USA) Inc. of breaching a shipping contract and attempting to poach Worldwide Express customers.
A California federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss part of a proposed class action alleging a vacation resort broke a time-share agreement by allowing mold to grow in its rooms.
A Florida federal judge on Thursday denied Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Co.'s bid to arbitrate a group of shareholders' securities fraud and breach of contract suit claiming the insurer underpaid when it bought out the group's stake in the company.
A Florida court on Wednesday approved a $92 million Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlement between French telecommunications company Alcatel-Lucent SA and the U.S. government, rejecting objections by a Costa Rican state-owned utility that had sought victim status and restitution.
An Illinois federal judge on Thursday gave final approval to a settlement in a class action accusing AT&T Mobility LLC of collecting illegal taxes on mobile service, a deal that allows plaintiffs to recover a potential $1 billion from governments.
A Vermont federal judge on Thursday threw out a suit over trade secrets and a noncompete agreement that OfficeMax Inc. brought against a former sales manager and his new employer, an OfficeMax rival.
A hygiene products maker sued a Florida warehouse owner on Thursday, alleging items such as bandages the manufacturer made for Johnson & Johnson were infested with beetles from the facility.
An FBI agent testifying against four military equipment company executives charged with trying to bribe Gabon government ministers to win contracts told a Washington jury Thursday how he posed as a Gabonese defense official to lure in the defendants.