A U.S. Senate subcommittee has revisited the proposed merger between two Pennsylvania-based health insurance companies that would create the third-largest health insurer in the nation.
Proctor & Gamble Co., Corbis Corp. and Cold Stone Creamery 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.
Two former executives from defunct broker-dealer D.L. Cromwell Investments Inc. who were sentenced to probation for an alleged scheme to short-sell Expedia Inc. stock have settled civil charges arising from the case.
A Pennsylvania jury has found against a former chief operating officer for a food services company who claimed he was fired, in violation of the whistleblower provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, after he uncovered securities fraud at the company.
Plaintiffs who accused a slew of kitchen and bath manufacturers of price-fixing have obtained the right to refile their claims, after an appellate court ruled the lower court incorrectly handled the dismissal of the case.
Boscov's may soon file for Chapter 11 and become the latest casualty of the credit crunch — but it is unlikely to be the last. Experts predict that the wave of retail bankruptcies has yet to crest.
Apple Inc., Nintendo of America Inc. and Motorola 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.
Stephen Stallings, a former assistant U.S. attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, has joined Dreier LLP's commercial litigation department in Pittsburgh.
Shortly after a federal judge refused to drop charges of tax evasion and conspiracy against the founder of bankrupt cable company Adelphia Communications Corp. and his son, the U.S. government has hit John and Timothy Rigas with a new indictment, tacking on two counts of tax evasion for the year 2001.
In a boost to Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd., an appeals court has ruled that the U.S. government may have to release redacted versions of amnesty agreements entered into by the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division in competition matters since 1993.
A federal judge has called for a halt to a drawn-out personal quarrel between two lawyers over a referral fee in a $202 million antitrust class action related to corrugated paper products, ruling that the bitter feud warrants no further imposition upon the judicial system.
Three lawsuits — two of them purported class actions — have been filed against FirstEnergy Generation Corp. alleging that emissions from the company's plant in Shippingport, Pa., caused personal injury and property damage.
A bankruptcy judge has approved settlement agreements over mortgage licenses between subprime lender Mortgage Lenders Network USA Inc. and banking authorities in five northeastern states.
A former executive vice president and chief legal officer for Tyco Inc. has joined law firm Dechert LLP, bringing extensive experience in a wide range of corporate governance, investigation and litigation experience to the firm.
Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. LLC., Burberry Ltd. and Dow Jones Company 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.
An Internet network professional and Comcast Corp. customer has lodged a proposed class action against the company over its alleged policy of blocking peer-to-peer file-sharing programs.
The restructuring and insolvency group at McGuireWoods LLP is one man stronger with the addition of William H. Kiekhofer, who left Mayer Brown LLP after seven years to join McGuireWoods' Los Angeles office in June.
A federal judge has vacated his prior ruling that a plaintiff's wrongful death claims against SmithKline Beecham Corp., the manufacturer of antidepressant Paxil, were preempted by federal regulations and will allow the case to proceed on its merits.
Partners are reportedly expected to vote soon on a proposed merger between Akerman Senterfitt and Philadelphia-based WolfBlock LLP, now that the proposal has received approval from the executive committees at both firms.
AT&T Inc., Konica-Minolta Holdings Inc. and Citigroup 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.