Upset over the alleged mishandling of their 401(k) plans, a group of Lockheed Martin workers have filed suit against their employer, accusing the defense contractor of violating its duties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Bill Gates may be on his to way Iowa, as one of the last remaining consumer class action antitrust lawsuits against Microsoft Corp. has placed the richest man in the world on the witness list.
The Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled Tuesday that a man who is morbidly obese couldn’t claim impairment under the Americans with Disabilities Act because his weight problem was not prompted by a physiological cause.
The U.S. Department of Labor has sued an Ohio mortgage company, claiming the broker failed to pay proper overtime wages to its employees.
A former director at law firm Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP should be forced to speak up about a letter he signed detailing the firm’s allegedly illegal retirement policy, according to a motion filed in federal court by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
In a bid to boost its bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors' rights group, Loeb & Loeb LLP has lured Michael L. Molinaro to join the firm’s Chicago office as a partner, the firm said Monday.
Shareholders of bankrupt W.R. Grace & Co. are seeking court approval of a contest to determine the value of the specialty chemical manufacturer when it emerges from bankruptcy.
With a slump in securities litigation in the United States, only three of the country’s largest law firms have managed to grow their litigation volume in the last year, according to our survey of federal court dockets.
A week after returning a verdict in Innogenetics’ favor, a federal jury has awarded the Belgian biotechnology company $7 million in damages in its longstanding battle with Abbott Laboratories over a hepatitis C virus genotyping patent.
A federal judge in Illinois has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by pharmacists who were fired after refusing to dispense the "morning-after pill" on moral or religious grounds.
Alltel Corp. must divest itself certain assets in rural Minnesota before it can go ahead with its $1.1 billion purchase of Midwest Wireless Holdings LLC, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly eyed the former chief of bankrupt auto parts manufacturer Collins & Aikman Corp. for his possible involvement in financial irregularities.
A federal appeals court has upheld verdicts in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s favor in an antitrust and trademark dispute with discount retailers.
Troubled media tycoon Conrad Black on Friday pled not guilty in U.S. federal court to another pile of charges related to federal investigations into his alleged misappropriations of his former newspaper empire.
Meridian Automotive Systems Inc. notched its fourth amended reorganization plan on Friday after the parts maker had to scrap its earlier exit plan this month following a sharp decline in production at U.S. vehicle manufacturers.
A New York-based plaintiffs lawyer has filed a new round of personal-injury lawsuits against Pfizer Inc. over its blockbuster drug Lipitor, claiming that the drug maker concealed “serious and permanent health risks” associated with the $12 billion drug.
Tower Automotive Inc. has given a draft of its Chapter 11 reorganization plan to its official committee of unsecured creditors, thereby extending its exclusivity period for another two months.
Collins & Aikman Corp. fired back at its unsecured creditors Tuesday, calling their bid to investigate three of the company’s largest suppliers over antitrust accusations a ploy to bolster their bargaining position.
Tower Automotive Inc.’s creditors have appealed a bankruptcy judge’s recent approval of the settlement between the bankrupt auto parts maker and two of its unions to cut labor costs.
The national health care practice of Houston-based Fulbright & Jaworski LLP is beefing up with the addition of six lawyers, including two partners, who are joining the firm’s St. Louis office.