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.
Nearly a year after agreeing to cooperate with a U.S. government investigation into a kickback scheme in the orthopedic device industry, Stryker Corp. is complaining that the government is asking for too much information as it shifts the focus of the ongoing probe onto the firm.
Patent-licensing company Digital Technology Licensing LLC has settled litigation against Motorola Inc. over a patent for signal coding technology used in cell phones.
Plaintiffs in almost a dozen product liability suits over Organon International Inc.'s NuvaRing contraceptive have won their bid to centralize the cases in one multidistrict litigation.
An environmental law group in Canada has proposed model legislation to reduce the amount of toxic substances used in manufacturing facilities, workplaces and consumer products in the province of Ontario.
A federal judge on Monday closed the book on two Ultracet painkiller patent infringement cases brought by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Inc., ruling in favor of Barr Laboratories Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals in a 2004 case, and in favor of Barr and Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. in a 2006 case.
Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co. have accused Sandoz Inc. of patent infringement in their latest suit to keep a generic version of painkiller Opana ER off the market.
The U.S. government has sued American Airlines Inc., Rutgers University, Alcoa Inc. and about a dozen other companies for reimbursement of environmental cleanup costs associated with the Chemsol Inc. Superfund site in New Jersey.
Bankrupt casino operator Tropicana Entertainment LLC is looking to obtain a higher sale price for its Indiana-based riverboat casino, Casino Aztar, than the bid it received in March.
Eli Lilly & Co. has dropped a third generic-drug company from its patent suit over Strattera, a drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, after Synthon Laboratories Inc. agreed to withdraw its abbreviated new drug application for the drug.
After reaching an agreement with its final secured creditors, Fortunoff Fine Jewelry and Silverware LLC has asked a federal bankruptcy judge to dismiss its Chapter 11 case.
Over the vigorous objection of HSBC Mortgage Corp., mortgage lending consultants have filed a second amended complaint adding unlawful deduction claims to their lawsuit alleging they were denied overtime and meal and rest period compensation.
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a dismissal of Canadian manufacturer Apotex Inc.'s counterclaims against Merck & Co. Inc. in a suit over a generic version of Merck's glaucoma drug Cosopt, finding that any declaratory judgment ruling the court issued would come too late to help Apotex.
Moves are afoot in more than a dozen U.S. states to push through bills that would outlaw bullying in the workplace, but attorneys say the current crop of common law remedies for victimized workers is adequate, and further legislation could clog the courts with nonsense claims and damage an already fragile economy.
Eisai Inc. has filed an antitrust suit claiming that Sanofi-Aventis' contracts for the anti-coagulant drug Lovenox allow the pharmaceutical giant to maintain an illegal stronghold on the market, leaving just 10 percent market share for competitors.
A purported class of millions of cell phone owners has lost a bid to remand an antitrust action alleging Qualcomm Inc. took advantage of an industry standard to charge exorbitantly high prices for its wireless patents and monopolize the market for cell phones and their components.
A federal judge has granted partial summary judgment to three medical implant makers in a suit filed by Howmedica Osteonics Corp. over a group of patents describing how to produce polymers used in artificial joints.
Oil industry managers and technicians who sued more than a dozen oil companies over allegations of illegally sharing salary information to suppress growth in salary levels saw their consolidated antitrust case thrown out on Tuesday.
Trustees running a grocery workers health benefits fund erred when they told a grocery chain in 2003 that it had to pay in more money, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday, handing defendant Super Fresh Food Markets Inc. a victory in an ERISA case brought by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a proposed class action against the maker of Chicken-of-the-Sea tuna alleging the products contain harmful concentrations of mercury is not pre-empted by regulatory actions of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, overturning a lower court's dismissal of the case.