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  • November 24, 2021

    Mattel, Investors Cut $98M Deal To End Tax Misstatement Row

    A class of investors accusing Mattel and PwC of misleading them by making a $109 million income tax expense understatement and conspiring to conceal the error urged a California federal judge Wednesday to grant preliminary approval of a $98 million settlement deal.

  • November 24, 2021

    3rd Circ. Tosses Ex-NFLer's Concussion Settlement Bid

    The Third Circuit on Wednesday backed the denial of a $1.5 million concussion settlement for former National Football League defensive end Amon Gordon, ruling that the ex-player improperly raised new arguments on appeal.

  • November 24, 2021

    DOL Benefits Arm Recoveries Dip To $2.4B In 2021

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration announced Tuesday that it has recovered more than $2.4 billion in direct payments to plans, participants and beneficiaries in fiscal year 2021, a decrease from the past two years.

  • November 24, 2021

    U. Of Miami Inks $1.85M Settlement In ERISA Class Suit

    The University of Miami has agreed to pay $1.85 million to settle a proposed class suit brought by current and former employees who say the college's $1 billion retirement plan was saddled with excessive fees.

  • November 24, 2021

    7th Circ. Tosses Iraq War Vet's VA Suit As Duplication

    The Seventh Circuit has thrown out a suit from an Iraq War veteran alleging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was negligent in its treatment of her before and after a "botched" breast reduction surgery, saying the Wisconsin district court was right to find it was a duplication of a previous suit.

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