Oil giant BP America Inc. on Tuesday settled a suit it filed in Missouri against an AstraZeneca PLC subsidiary over who should cover the cost of litigation arising from a now-defunct BP unit's deal to sell seed-related intellectual property.
A Delaware federal judge on Tuesday dismissed the lion's share of Kuhn Construction Co.'s contract dispute with a state-established entity over a $14 million bill for cost overruns tied to a wharf project in the Port of Wilmington.
A Georgia federal judge on Friday threw out a putative class action accusing United HealthCare Services Inc. of failing to pay its wellness coaches overtime, agreeing with United that an employment contract mandates arbitration.
Appalachian Oil Purchasers Inc. sued an engineering firm Monday for breach of contract over a failed $18 million facility intended to recycle fracking fluids used in West Virginia natural gas wells, saying the engineers provided faulty designs and materials.
The U.S. Department of Labor unveiled a proposed rule Tuesday that would compel contractors and subcontractors to extend greater affirmative action benefits to veterans protected under federal law.
A federal judge in Louisiana granted Travelers Casualty and Surety Co. of America a partial win Monday in its suit seeking to avoid entering the fray in a $47 million design defect arbitration between a contractor and Southeastern Louisiana University.
An Indiana appeals court ruled Monday that a BP Products North American Inc. facility with contracts to provide steam and other utility services to private companies is not a public utility — and thus not subject to such state regulations.
A Texas federal judge on Friday threw out most of a contract and trade secret suit that software company Wellogix Inc. brought against consulting firm Accenture LLP for allegedly reneging on a joint marketing deal.
BiotechPharma LLC slapped WHPM Inc. and its principal with a $20 million breach of contract and patent infringement suit in Virginia federal court Monday, saying WHPM is making drug test kits based on BTP's patented technology.
A District of Columbia federal judge on Monday rebuked attorneys representing military executives charged with trying to bribe Gabon government officials to win contracts for equipment, saying they treaded on thin ice by accusing prosecutors of misconduct.
The recent demise of law firms such as Howrey LLP has ushered in new opportunities for attorneys representing other lawyers and firms in disputes stemming from the collapses, experts say.
A Stillwater Capital Partners Inc. investor launched a breach of contract class action Thursday in New York claiming Stillwater sold assets to Gerova Financial Group Ltd. to avoid paying investors the more than $100 million it owed in unpaid redemptions.
A federal judge said Friday he won't certify a question to Oklahoma's high court about the fiduciary relationship between Western Farmers Electric Cooperative and its members, in one member's suit accusing it of trying to monopolize the state energy market.
An arbitrator ordered Six Flags Entertainment Corp. to pay its former chief financial officer almost $24 million to resolve claims over his employment contract, the theme park operator said Friday.
The Chicago Bears Football Club Inc. and three former players went to federal court Thursday to hash out a contract dispute over whether a workers' compensation claim should stay in worker-friendly California or head to Illinois, the team's home state.
A federal judge ruled Friday that a logging company's claims for cleanup costs at a Montana sawmill under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act were not barred by contract, but dismissed some liability allegations against a paper company.
Chemtura Chemical Corp. will likely duck a $14.5 million bill it faces from Oildale Energy LLC for steam and process heat services thanks to a 2002 settlement the claimant struck with Chemtura's predecessor, a New York bankruptcy judge found Tuesday.
An oil and gas exploration company sued its partner in a Wyoming project Thursday, claiming that slow permitting by the Bureau of Land Management and interference from the defendant had tolled a deadline in the drilling agreement.
Investment partnership RS-ANB Fund LP hit KMS SPE LLC in Idaho federal court Thursday with a fraud and breach of contract suit claiming the construction loan investment entity hid a bankruptcy and civil case as RS-ANB considered investing $12 million.
Mattel Inc. said MGA Entertainment Inc. prejudiced jurors with tall tales that the Barbie maker killed the father of MGA founder Isaac Larian and gave Bratz creator Carter Bryant a stroke to win an $88.4 million award in California on Thursday.