The battle over generic Topamax continues, even with the dismissal of Mylan Laboratories Inc.’s appeal of a temporary restraining order barring it from bringing a version of Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Inc.’s blockbuster epilepsy drug to market.
In what is being touted as the largest construction accident settlement in U.S. history, a group of plaintiffs has won $101 million over the collapse of a parking garage at the Tropicana Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J., which killed four workers and injured about 30 others.
The federal government should step up regulation of home loan lenders and enact an anti-predatory law to prevent a repeat of the sub-prime mortgage crisis, Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday.
Royal Dutch Shell PLC will settle damage claims regarding its 2004 oil reserves scandal with European shareholders for $352.6 million and hopes to settle with United States investors for another $80 million, the company said on Wednesday.
A former telecom executive who bilked investors out of $15 million has been found guilty by a district court in New Jersey.
DLA Piper’s Philadelphia antitrust practice will get a boost from the addition of Lesli Esposito, who comes to the firm from Blank Rome LLP.
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP has filed suit against the generics arm of Novartis AG in an attempt to stave off competition in the multibillion-dollar market for schizophrenia and bipolar mania treatment Seroquel.
Juries are more likely to side with doctors in medical malpractice lawsuits, even in cases in which independent experts expect the patients to prevail, a recent study has found.
Hoping to take the air out of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA’s plans for a generic version of its most popular drug, Merck & Co. Inc. has filed a patent lawsuit to keep a competing version of popular asthma and allergy drug Singulair from hitting the market.
An Australian patent-holding company on Monday sued a group of cellular phone giants for allegedly stealing digital technology invented more than a decade ago by three Australian scientists.
Johnson & Johnson is asking a federal court to toss a former employee's claim that the pharmaceutical giant unlawfully classifies its sales representatives as exempt from laws requiring overtime pay.
A federal judge on Thursday dismissed bid-rigging claims brought against Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc. and several other insurance brokers and providers in a long-running, multidistrict class action lawsuit.
With Congoleum still languishing in Chapter 11 after years in bankruptcy, the roofing manufacturer’s bondholders are lashing out at Kenesis Group LLC, demanding that the consulting firm give back $1.5 million in fees due to its allegedly negligent behavior.
After a five-year slump, bankruptcy filings are once again on the rise, according to a company that runs a bankruptcy database.
A lawsuit brought by five Florida hospitals against a transcription provider accused of systematic overbilling can move forward, after a judge denied a motion to dismiss the suit.
Cathy Fleming has her hands full litigating complex securities and white collar cases at Nixon Peabody, but she still manages to be a vocal proponent of gender parity in law firms as the president of the National Association of Women Lawyers.
In a ruling that could open the door for a slew of lawsuits against insurers, an appeals court has ruled that a federal exemption that leaves antitrust regulation of the insurance industry up to the states does not impede private racketeering claims against providers.
California can revive its petition to establish the first set of standards to reduce tailpipe emissions in the U.S. following this week’s Supreme Court ruling that empowered the Environmental Protection Agency to set limits on vehicle emissions.
Rejecting a judge’s use of the so-called “fiduciary exception,” a federal appeals court has vacated an order that insurer Health Net Inc. hand over documents it was withholding under attorney-client privilege.
Reed Smith LLP’s sizable financial services litigation group gained a new member this week, with the addition of experienced litigator Theodore D. Aden as a partner.