Tyco International Ltd. agreed on Tuesday to pay $73.25 million to settle a lawsuit filed in 2002 by the state of New Jersey, claiming that several state pension funds had lost value due to mismanagement of the company.
Philadelphia families whose deceased loved ones were allegedly dismembered and sold in a body-parts-harvesting ring filed a proposed class action on Tuesday against the funeral directors involved in the scandal.
A U.S. federal judge has unsealed a whistleblower lawsuit that accuses Bayer AG of deceptive marketing in the promotion of blockbuster cholesterol drug Baycol.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's negligence was largely to blame for the 1993 terrorist attack in the World Trade Center's underground parking garage, a New York appeals court said Tuesday.
Sanofi-Aventis US LLC, AstraZeneca AB and AT&T Inc. were just some of the companies that hired law firms to work on major IP litigation in recent weeks, according to our daily review of court dockets.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Toshiba America Inc. and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications were just some of the companies that hired law firms to work on major IP litigation in recent weeks, according to our daily review of court dockets.
Voice Over Internet Protocol company Net2Phone has accused eBay Inc. of infringing three of its patents, two months after eBay sued Net2Phone for infringing one of its own patents.
The plaintiffs in a group of product liability suits over Organon International Inc.'s NuvaRing are pushing for cases concerning the contraceptive device to be consolidated.
An appeals court in New Jersey has decided that Gibbs & Bruns LLP can represent plaintiffs as well as third-party defendants in a suit by a group of mutual and hedge funds over losses stemming from their investment in a collapsed Canadian gold exploration company.
L'Oreal USA Inc., Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and EMI Virgin Music Inc. were just some of the companies that hired law firms to work on major IP litigation in recent weeks, according to our daily review of court dockets.
Drugmaker Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. lost the third of potentially hundreds of trials over its controversial Accutane on Tuesday, when a New Jersey jury awarded $10.5 million to a woman who alleged the acne treatment caused her inflammatory bowel disease.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has found new evidence linking deaths and allergic reactions to a man-made contaminant that had been introduced in the blood thinner heparin during production in China.
A federal judge has ruled that union grievances related to a decision at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. to reduce employee benefits should be arbitrated under the terms of the union's collective bargaining agreement.
Keefe Bartels & Clark LLC, the former liaison counsel for plaintiffs in an international securities suit against Royal Dutch Shell Plc, will have to go before three arbitrators to determine the amount of fees and expenses it is entitled to recover from the case, a federal judge has ruled.
A federal jury has awarded telecommunications entrepreneur and former IDT Corp. employee Alfred West $10.5 million in damages after finding that the telecom company breached its two-page, handwritten contract with West.
A judge in Parma, Italy, reportedly ruled Monday that Parmalat SpA could sue Citigroup for €14 billion ($22.3 billion) in damages over the dairy giant's 2003 collapse.
Pepper Hamilton LLP has lured a former prosecutor with more than three decades of experience as a white-collar defense attorney from Dickstein Shapiro LLP.
German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG has sued Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Novartis AG unit Sandoz Inc., seeking to prevent them from marketing a generic version of the oral contraceptive Yasmin.
A year after wireless technology company Broadcom Corp. initiated antitrust litigation against rival Qualcomm Inc., Qualcomm's own shareholders have now filed a proposed class action alleging that the company engaged in anti-competitive behavior in the market for certain cell phone chipsets.
A federal judge tossed Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Inc.'s infringement suit against Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. on Thursday, ruling that the asserted patent claims over the painkiller Ultracet were invalid.