A patient whose artificial spinal disk malfunctioned is broadening his product liability lawsuit against Synthes Spine Inc., which manufactures and markets the disk, adding as defendants the device's original maker and the investment firm that generated the start-up capital to finance the product's development.
Months after pleading guilty to wire fraud in connection with the Enron scandal, the infamous trio of British bankers known as the NatWest Three has reportedly been sentenced to 37 months apiece for their respective roles in the energy giant's implosion.
Residents who live near the site of BP Plc's Texas City, Texas, refinery say their health has declined since the 2005 blast that killed 15 employees and injured more than 170, according to a new study from the University of Texas.
Data Network Storage has fired off a patent infringement suit against Hewlett-Packard Co., Dell Inc. and Network Appliance Inc., accusing the companies of infringing on a data storage system patent.
Claimants for property and personal injury damages connected to toxic Asarco LLC sites will now receive $27.9 million, after a bankruptcy judge signed off on the troubled mining company's settlement deals on Wednesday.
The not-for-profit association that owns the SAT college entrance exam has sued a small Texas test preparation firm and its management for copyright infringement, claiming that the company copied and distributed stolen materials to students who may now be forced to retake the exam.
Two semiconductor developers have lost their second bid for a preliminary injunction against Tessera Inc., which is suing them for patent infringement related to flash memory products.
Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG has sued Bayer AG and its U.S. subsidiary for infringement over the German company's drug Kogenate, a medicine used to treat hemophilia.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has weighed in on Pacific Lumber Company Inc.'s bankruptcy proceedings, pushing for any reorganization plan that would adhere to long-standing conservation agreements designed to protect old-growth redwoods.
Victims of the 2005 explosion at BP PLC's Texas City, Texas, refinery are pushing to increase the oil giant’s current $50 million agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, arguing that the fine should fall in the range of $400 million to $3.2 billion.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a case concerning the process by which a divorced individual may relinquish rights to a former spouse's pension benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Motorola Inc. and Research in Motion Ltd. began what could become a protracted patent battle on Saturday after negotiations over a cross-licensing agreement on several types of cell phone technologies fell through.
Republican lawmakers reintroduced legislation last week aimed at reforming class action securities litigation last week, the same week star securities class action attorney William S. Lerach was sentenced to two years in federal prison.
AT&T Inc. will become the first licensee of a voice-over-Internet protocol patent owned by C2 Communications Technologies Inc. after settling an infringement lawsuit with C2. The lawsuit remains pending against several other prominent telecommunications companies.
Though consumers may think a return to a regulated industry will bring an end to rising energy costs, regulators remain steadfastly against the idea as they work toward "perfect competition," according to the chairman of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
The world's largest provider of portable navigation systems, TomTom Global Assets B.V., on Thursday fired off a patent suit against Aisin AW, alleging the company violated four patents for car navigation systems.
In another stinging setback for Boston Scientific Corp., a federal judge has handed more than $69 million in pretrial interest to a radiologist on top of an earlier jury award of $432 million in his stent patent case.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has agreed to rehear en banc a product liability lawsuit, just a few months after a three-judge panel of the court ruled that a lower court had improperly decided not to move a case filed by car crash victims against Volkswagen AG.
The recall last week of toy helicopters that pose a fire hazard has sparked a copyright infringement suit involving three toy companies and the Sports Authority chain.
A group of the largest private equity firms in the U.S. is facing a purported class action by shareholders who claim the companies conspired to rig bids and divvy up the market for private equity services for leveraged buyouts.