A bankruptcy court has rejected Wachovia Bank NA's attempt to get the Chapter 11 case of environmental remediator and real estate developer EnCap Golf Holdings LLC dismissed, despite Wachovia's assertion that EnCap sought bankruptcy protection in bad faith.
HSBC Mortgage Corp. moved Friday to sanction the plaintiffs' lawyer in an overtime, meal and rest period compensation and unlawful deductions suit, alleging that the lawyer directed a class representative to destroy evidence.
Bankrupt department store chain Boscov's Inc. has received final approval of a $250 million debtor-in-possession loan that the company says will allow it to continue its operations with an uninterrupted "merchandise flow" going into the holiday sales season.
In the latest salvo over generic versions of the cancer drug Thalomid, generic-drug maker Barr Laboratories Inc. said on Thursday that Celgene Corp.'s patent claims are unenforceable because the inventor withheld material information as the application wended its way through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
A federal judge has rejected drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC's contention that federal law preempts a failure-to-warn product liability suit over Paxil, in a case involving a 16-year-old boy who killed himself while taking the antidepressant.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named six new Superfund sites to its National Priorities List and proposed adding an additional 10 sites, elevating them to high-priority areas in need of investigations into the potential health and environmental risks they pose.
Defunct trucking company APA Transport Corp. will have to come up with a new defense for its failure to provide hundreds of employees with a 60-day notice of termination, now that an appeals court has reversed a lower court's decision to throw out the case by allowing the company to hide behind the “faltering company” exception to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.
Citing client conflicts and an economic downturn, WolfBlock LLP and Akerman Senterfitt have ended talks of a potential merger.
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a district judge's decision to dismiss Apotex Inc.'s counterclaims of noninfringement in connection with a patent fight over Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen's anti-psychotic drug Risperdal.
A federal appeals court has dealt Howmedica Osteonics Corp. a win in a long-running patent dispute between rival orthopedic implant makers over knee implants, vacating a stipulated judgment of noninfringement because of flaws in the lower court's claim construction.
Pfizer Inc. has filed a new suit against Impax Laboratories Inc. over Impax's attempts to move into the lucrative market for Detrol LA, after Impax changed an abbreviated new drug application to cover a different dosage strength.
Healthfirst, the largest Medicaid managed-care provider in New York state, has agreed to pay $35 million to settle an investigation into its prior marketing practices.
Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. has filed a lawsuit accusing rival generic-drug maker Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. of infringing patents for the preparation of a generic version of Coreg, GlaxoSmithKline PLC's congestive heart failure treatment.
Two Philadelphia brothers who operated a funeral home pled guilty Tuesday to several charges in connection with a multimillion-dollar human tissue harvesting ring, their lawyers have confirmed.
Less than four months after seeking Chapter 11 protection, home products retailer Linens 'N Things has filed a joint plan of reorganization that calls for closing nearly 200 stores and grants its creditors ownership of the company.
A judge has allowed counterclaims of monopolization, attempted monopolization and illegal conspiracy against leading phone maintenance company Avaya Inc. but dismissed some other counterclaims by a competing maintenance firm.
A lawsuit by the state of Ohio accusing lead paint manufacturers and distributors of creating a public nuisance in the state has no business in federal court, a magistrate judge has ruled, recommending that the matter be remanded to state court where it was originally filed.
Sanofi-Aventis has targeted Canada's Apotex Corp. in its latest effort to keep a generic version of colon cancer drug Eloxatin off the market in the United States.
A judge on Thursday stayed two noninfringement lawsuits brought by generic-drug makers against AstraZeneca Corp. pending the outcome of AstraZeneca's earlier Nexium-related infringement cases.
Department store chain Macy's Retail Holdings Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $50,000 to settle charges of hazardous waste management violations related to improper disposal of lightbulbs at two of its New York stores.