Agricultural products trader The Rice Corp. urged the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to reinstate its lawsuit against Iraq over the rejection of a shipment of rice in 2005 that allegedly breached a contract worth at least $13 million.
After failing to acquire a Wisconsin packaging plant, Wellspring Capital Management LLC breached a nondisclosure agreement by poaching the plant's employees and trade secrets for a competing facility, a suit filed Monday in New York state court alleges.
A reality show about a women's mixed martial arts tournament was dealt a deathly blow when its contestants divulged the results of the contest to the media in breach of confidentiality agreements, according to a trade secrets suit filed Tuesday in Illinois.
The founder and president of bankrupt medical equipment manufacturer Allied Health Care Services Inc. pled guilty in New Jersey on Wednesday to orchestrating a fictitious lease agreement scheme that defrauded more than 50 financial institutions out of at least $87 million.
Ticket holders to Super Bowl XLV who were denied seats at the game lost a bid Tuesday to have their class action sent back to the Texas state court where it was first filed.
A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Tuesday that Citgo Asphalt Refining Co. wasn’t liable, contractually or otherwise, for a 2004 oil tanker spill in the Delaware River, holding that the company wasn’t obligated to check for the hazards that caused the disaster.
Bingham McCutchen LLP launched a preemptive strike Monday against Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, claiming it did not commit malpractice regarding a marital agreement that could cost him control of the baseball team.
Weighing in on a licensing dispute between Broadcast Music Inc. and a background music services provider, U.S. antitrust regulators on Monday urged the Second Circuit to conclude BMI is not entitled to slap a premium charge on an adjustable-fee blanket license.
A veteran Allstate Insurance Co. agent filed suit Tuesday seeking more than $15 million on claims that the insurer terminated his agency contract in order to absorb his business portfolio and turn it over to younger employees.
A Virginia federal judge on Tuesday tossed a putative class action accusing funeral services provider Service Corp. International of breaching contracts with employees by failing to properly compensate them for all hours worked.
A Washington state housing developer on Monday accused building materials maker Louisiana-Pacific Corp. of selling vinyl siding that came with a 25-year warranty but warped and faded shortly after installation.
Highland Capital Management LP filed suit in New York on Monday against UBS Securities LLC, bankrupt Lyondell Chemical Co.'s agent for exit financing deals, saying it caused the chemical company to break a contract related to a $1 billion restructuring loan.
A California federal judge refused Monday to trim an economic interference claim against a Walt Disney Co. unit from a patent and contract lawsuit accusing the company of stealing an inventor's idea for a children's sleepover pack.
Paul Ceglia, a New York resident who initially claimed he owned 84 percent of Facebook Inc. through a contract with founder Mark Zuckerberg, is now saying he is owed half of the social networking giant, claiming he has emails to prove it.
A federal judge in Texas consolidated two putative class actions Friday against the National Football League brought by Super Bowl XLV ticket holders who were denied seats and alleged breach of contract and fraud claims.
A New York state judge ruled Thursday that Longview Financial Group Inc. can proceed with most of its claims against Castle Arch Real Estate Investment Co. LLC, which it says engaged in racketeering and breached contracts in securities dealings that destroyed the firm.
Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC said Monday it had resolved its breach of contract and copyright infringement suit against alleged PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz, ending a brief but contentious battle in California.
A contract dispute over allegedly defective laminated vinyl used to make boat cushions sailed into Michigan federal court Thursday, with foam supplier G&T Industries Inc. seeking to hold Deitsch Plastic Co. Inc. liable.
An arbitration panel in Atlanta on Sunday ordered alternative energy company ADA-ES Inc. to pay activated carbon producer Norit Americas Inc. $37.9 million and royalties for breaching a contract and misappropriating trade secrets for the construction of a manufacturing facility.
Corrections services agency The GEO Group Inc. slapped a former executive with a lawsuit Thursday in New York, claiming he misappropriated its trade secrets and breached its code of ethics to nab a multimillion-dollar government contract for residential re-entry services.