Starbucks Coffee Company Co. agreed Friday to pay nearly $1.6 million to settle a Florida collective action by store managers who said the coffee chain denied them overtime pay, resolving the case just days before it was scheduled to go to trial.
CAI International Inc. and other companies tied to a Danvers, Mass., ink and paint product manufacturing facility agreed Monday to pay about $1.3 million to settle federal claims over the cleanup of hazardous waste following a 2006 explosion and fire at the site.
A California federal judge on Friday denied Apple Inc.'s motion to dismiss a competition suit in which MP3-player maker Luxpro Corp. claims Apple made false statements about the Taiwanese company's products.
Sony Electronics Inc. and Walker Digital LLC on Thursday reached an agreement in Delaware that resolved Sony's involvement in a case against it, Amazon.com Inc., Expedia Inc. and others over two patents related to selling a package of products for a single price.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ordered DuPont Co. to halt sales of an herbicide used in recreational areas and commercial properties that has been linked to the destruction of spruce and pine trees.
An employee of seafood restaurant chain Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurants Inc. filed a proposed class action in a California state court on Tuesday, claiming he wasn't paid for work outside his regularly scheduled shift.
The company led by the founder of Priceline.com Inc. filed suit Monday in Delaware federal court alleging the systems for storing player preferences on Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 and Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC's PlayStation devices violate Walker Digital LLC’s patents.
Harry & David Holdings Inc. won a Delaware bankruptcy court’s blessing on its reorganization plan after striking a deal Thursday with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. that improved the pension manager’s take on claims stemming from the company’s abandoned pension plan.
Travelzoo Inc. shareholders hit the travel deals provider with a putative class action Tuesday in New York federal court alleging that Travelzoo's directors lied about the company's financial health, artificially inflating the stock price.
A Maryland federal judge on Tuesday kept alive a bid by two insurers to rescind policies issued to American Capital Ltd. over alleged misrepresentations the private equity company made regarding its subsidiaries, part of a coverage dispute over underlying heparin contamination litigation.
Companies holding some $30 million in unsecured trade claims against bankrupt Harry & David Holdings Inc. pushed for confirmation of the company's reorganization plan Tuesday in Delaware after a key ruling erased the holiday gift purveyor's pension liability for 2,700 workers.
A Florida consumer asked the U.S. Supreme Court last week to revive a putative class action accusing JPMorgan Chase Bank NA of violating a state law by charging check-cashing fees to individuals who do not have Chase accounts.
A federal judge in Illinois on Friday largely refused to hold separate criminal trials for BCI Aircraft Leasing Inc.’s CEO and the numerous associates implicated in a fraudulent $50 million investment scheme, but agreed to set aside charges for tax violations.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Monday gave the green light for the Los Angeles Dodgers to borrow $150 million from Major League Baseball after the once-proud franchise, bleeding cash, struck out on a bid to borrow from a hedge fund.
The Los Angeles Dodgers asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge on Friday to approve a $150 million loan from Major League Baseball that would keep the team operating for the remainder of the season.
The owners of Chicago pizzeria Giordano's Enterprises Inc. filed a $128 million suit Wednesday in Illinois against several company franchisees, its ex-chief financial officer, its lawyers and officials at Fifth Third Bank for allegedly conspiring to push them out and force GEI into bankruptcy.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved the retention applications of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ choice of reorganization counsel, rejecting Major League Baseball’s warning that the firms may be torn between the interests of the team and those of its owner.
New York City prosecutors indicted a concrete testing company and several of its employees Thursday for allegedly falsifying thousands of test reports and inspections on an array of major public and private projects, including Yankee Stadium.
DuPont Co. confirmed Thursday that it might pull its herbicide Imprelis from shelves in response to reports that it destroyed spruce and pine trees, as a Delaware federal judge consolidated five proposed class actions over the chemical.
The New York Mets franchise was struck with a putative wage-and-hour class action Thursday in New York for allegedly failing to pay Citi Field security guards overtime premiums for games they patrolled, in violation of federal and state labor laws.