Target Corp. agreed Friday to pay $775,000 to a group of black workers who were subjected to racist comments from a white store manager.
A Pennsylvania insurance company has won a small victory in a securities and wrongful-termination case filed against the firm after a judge ruled that the company has the right to compel arbitration before the National Association of Securities Dealers.
Bayer Corp. has agreed to pay $8 million to 30 states to settle allegations that the drug company failed to adequately warn consumers about the safety risks associated with recalled cholesterol-lowering drug Baycol.
In another victory for Merck & Co., a woman who blamed her husband’s death on the painkiller Vioxx dropped her lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company on Monday, five weeks before it was scheduled to go to trial.
An Arizona law firm that defended a bar manager in a rape case has headed back to court to recover trial fees it claims were never paid by the bar's insurance company.
The third trial over Wyeth Pharmaceuticals’ controversial hormone replacement drug got underway Monday in Arkansas.
A judge on Friday granted class certification to a group of direct purchasers in the multidistrict litigation over an alleged hydrogen peroxide cartel.
TMG Health Inc. filed suit against health care giant UnitedHealth Group Inc. Wednesday, claiming the larger corporation tried to back out of a $5.25 million settlement agreement and asking for $25 million in damages if the court voids the settlement.
When Philadelphia-headquartered Duane Morris started a health law practice in 1977, most hospitals were represented by lawyers who served on their boards.
In a blow to a group of Pennsylvania factory workers, a federal appeals court has granted Fenn Manufacturing Corp.’s motion for a new trial in a case involving a machine that allegedly causes permanent hand injuries.
A U.S. Trustee has joined the bankruptcy case of drink maker Le-Nature’s Inc., and will now weigh in on whether to allow the company’s secured lenders to subpoena its financial advisor.
A handful of Wall Street investment banks should be held accountable for their role in the Enron Corp. accounting fraud, according to a motion filed by the attorneys general of 30 states.
A union representing 2,700 workers at Harley-Davidson Motor Company has opposed an arbitrator’s decision that the motorcycle maker did not violate its collective bargaining contract by outsourcing work.
Sherwin-Williams Co. and PPG Industries Inc. have gotten a federal judge’s preliminary approval to shell out a combined $39 million to settle an antitrust suit that accused the defendants of participating in a price-fixing conspiracy for automotive refinishing paint.
Just months after securing a significant financial victory against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., a group of the retailer’s current and former Pennsylvania employees have returned to court in hopes of winning tens of millions of dollars in new wage-and-hour damages.
For the last 60 years, Woodcock Washburn LLP has worked hard to establish itself as one of the foremost intellectual property boutiques, and the firm has no plans to budge from its hard-earned spot at the top.
Two seasoned lawyers at Schiffrin & Barroway LLP have moved up the ranks to named partners, as the shareholder litigation and class action firm opens its first office in California.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Wednesday rejected a request to review an earlier ruling that reinstated a long-running patent dispute between Tyco Healthcare Group LP and Medrad Inc.
Medical device maker Synthes (U.S.A) is suing Stryker Corporation for allegedly breaking its seven-year-old bone plate patent.
Headaches continue to mount for brokerage firms with yet another lawsuit alleging a company, this time Legg Mason, dodged labor laws by not compensating its brokers for overtime work.