A New York federal judge ruled Wednesday that Westport Insurance Corp. should cover Hamilton Wharton Group Inc.'s defense costs in lawsuits alleging the company violated a contract by mismanaging a workers' compensation trust for hospitals and other health care institutions.
Zurich American Insurance Co. asked a federal judge on Monday to find that it does not have to defend Latex Construction Co. in a contract suit seeking at least $36.8 million for botched work on a natural gas pipeline.
A federal judge Friday refused to overturn a bankruptcy court's order that may force a Lyondell Chemical Co. affiliate to pay $73.5 million in environmental and other contractual obligations related to the decades-old sale of Glidden Co.
A New York state court judge Friday refused to toss Manifold Capital Corp.'s suit seeking to prevent former insurance subsidiary ACA Financial Guaranty Corp. from using $5 million set aside as part of a spinoff agreement.
A biopharmaceutical startup sued its former CEO in New York state court Tuesday, claiming he breached employment agreements by canceling an important development meeting with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and running off with research records and samples.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear Exide Technologies' challenge to a ruling that its bankruptcy did not nullify a trademark agreement it made with EnerSys Delaware Inc. in a $135 million deal for its industrial battery business.
A New York judge on Tuesday suggested he would not dismiss a suit accusing German bank WestLB AG of structuring post-bankruptcy operating agreements to run two ethanol plants in a way that shortchanged Prudential Insurance Co. of America and other lenders $27.1 million.
OnStar LLC has urged a federal judge to reconsider his decision to allow non-Michigan residents to pursue state consumer protection law claims in a proposed class action over the failure of analog-based telecommunication equipment used in OnStar safety systems.
A New York appeals court Tuesday mulled whether to revive many of hedge fund Veritas Capital Management LLC's claims that a former minority stakeholder violated his employment agreement by pursuing outside investments.
PharMerica Corp. subsidiary Chem Rx Pharmacy Services LLC has accused a former executive of breaching an employment agreement by joining a competitor and taking Chem Rx employees and clients with him.
Belgian food additive maker BNLfood Investment SARL has filed an antitrust suit alleging Martek Biosciences Corp. uses long-term contracts to monopolize the U.S. market for enriched ingredients used in infant formulas.
Numerous car dealerships that lost their businesses in the former Chrysler LLC's bankruptcy have filed a $130 million suit against the U.S., saying the government ordered it to renege on franchise contracts as part of its bailout and restructuring deal.
Bankrupt airline operator Mesa Air Group Inc. has reached a $912 million agreement with Brazil's industrial financing agency over airplane lease agreements, reducing the original claims sought by more than $246 million.
DLA Piper is making another major push into Latin America with its announcement Friday that it will open a Miami office staffed with international arbitration and energy attorneys from Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP and establish a presence in Venezuela.
Hewlett-Packard Co. has asked a federal judge to toss a putative class action accusing the company of knowingly shilling defective notebook computers, arguing that the plaintiffs' claims are barred by the settlement of a previous suit over the same products.
A federal judge in California has nixed eight of the nine claims in a consolidated putative class action accusing Sony Computer Entertainment LLC of reneging on its promise to let users run Linux and other operating systems on PlayStation 3s.
Sharp Electronics Corp. on Thursday accused a former saleswoman of misappropriating trade secrets and stealing customers in violation of an employment pact when she took a job with a rival company.
A Texas appeals court Thursday tossed $10.7 million in damages awarded to Gulsby Engineering Inc. in a fight involving Gulf Liquids New River Project LLC and an insurance company over contracts to build facilities to reprocess refinery waste.
New York's highest court on Thursday ruled that a malpractice suit against Thompson & Knight LLP over an allegedly botched $5 million oil-and-gas agreement should move to Texas, following several unsuccessful attempts by the law firm to transfer the dispute.
A one-week delay of a breach of contract lawsuit has failed to produce a settlement between two airlines and the city of Chicago, which are battling over the planned multibillion-dollar expansion of O'Hare International Airport.