Former Green Beret and federal prosecutor William Michael has signed on as a partner in the Trial Group at Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Minneapolis office.
A U.S. appeals court panel has sent a case involving the hot rolled coil industry back to district court, where a judge will decide whether Nucor Corp. violated antitrust laws by outbidding Gulf States Reorganization Group Inc. in a bankruptcy auction.
A federal jury has awarded $8.5 million to a small Internet technology company after it proved a rival violated its patent and lied to customers about selling their personal information.
A drawn-out trade secrets case against Motorola Inc. got underway Thursday in Florida county court, more than three years after a tiny start-up accused the communications giant of stealing GPS technology worth billions of dollars.
A former U.S. attorney agreed on Wednesday to plead guilty to federal charges for conspiracy to launder $1.3 million in an e-mail stock scam.
Prosecutors took health maintenance organization Amerigroup Corp. and its Chicago-based subsidiary, Amerigroup Illinois, to federal court on Wednesday, charging them with bilking millions of taxpayer dollars while denying care to pregnant women and the seriously ill in a bid to pocket higher profits.
A federal appeals court has denied a Louisiana nurse’s attempt to combine a battery action against her hospital employer with a product liability case against manufacturers of latex gloves that triggered an allergic reaction.
Registered nurses and labor activists vowed to strike if employers attempted to take advantage of the National Labor Relations Board’s decision Tuesday that full-time "charge nurses" should be considered supervisors, rendering them ineligible for union protections under federal law.
A federal judge has rejected a request by State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. that four employees, two of whom are targets of a criminal probe into the company’s handling of Hurricane Katrina-related claims, not be deposed in a civil suit because the employees would risk incriminating themselves by testifying.
Citigroup Inc. has won its appeal to have a lawsuit alleging its Capital Accumulation Plan violated the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act dismissed.
After six days of deliberations, jurors in the first state court trial over Wyeth’s hormone replacement therapy drugs finally reached a decision on Wednesday, finding that Prempro was a cause of a woman's breast cancer and ordering the drug maker to shell out $1 million in compensatory damages.
In a long-awaited decision that has labor unions up in arms, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in the so-called Kentucky River cases that full-time "charge nurses" should be considered supervisors, rendering them ineligible for union protections under federal law.
Ending years of fighting, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to take up the appeal of American HomePatient Inc.’s debt holders, letting the health care company’s confirmed reorganization plan stand.
Clear Channel Communications Inc. has been slapped with another lawsuit accusing the entertainment giant of boosting concert ticket prices by preventing competition for concert promotion services nationwide.
Practitioners in the labor and employment practice at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC are by no means averse to the courtroom, but they also believe that keeping employers abreast of the ever-changing multitude of federal and state employment laws is one of the most effective tools to assist clients.
Pharmaceutical firm Alza Corp., a unit of Johnson & Johnson, dropped its patent infringement lawsuit Tuesday against generic drug maker Impax Laboratories Inc. over Alza’s treatment for attention deficit disorder.
Adding to Winn-Dixie Inc.’s troubles, a former employee has slapped the bankrupt supermarket chain with a proposed class-action lawsuit accusing the company of failing to pay proper overtime wages.
The former chief executive of insurance giant American International Group Inc. will get the chance to see the confidential memos that have become an integral part of New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer’s case against him.
A Nevada corporation and a patent holder are suing an Italian company, saying the company and two of its officers stole from an invention that allows consumers to dispense capsules into a container.
When the labor and employment practice of Los Angeles law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP accepts a major case, all parties involved know the firm plans to tackle the matter with the utmost urgency, according to William “Bill” J. Kilberg, who heads up the firm’s labor and employment practice.