A New York federal judge reversed himself Wednesday, reattaching a false statements charge to the rest of the kickbacks case against a former attorney for Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. after previously severing the case.
A proposed class of retired NFL players on Monday asked a Minnesota federal court to stop negotiations in the league’s labor and antitrust dispute with current players, saying the negotiations will harm their pensions and benefits.
Both the prosecution and defense in the trial of a former attorney for Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. have asked a New York federal judge to reconsider an order severing a false statements charge from the rest of the kickback case against him.
Los Angeles Dodgers LLC on Tuesday made a broad discovery request of Major League Baseball in a bid to keep its current debtor-in-possession financing in the face of the league's attempt to take control of the club in Delaware bankruptcy proceedings.
The Seventh Circuit ruled Thursday that tennis legend Jimmy Connors was not bound to indemnify his former attorney per the terms of a previous $10.5 million settlement between the men over casino shares, affirming the dismissal of plaintiff Edward Brennan's lawsuit.
Monday's bankruptcy filing by the Los Angeles Dodgers is widely seen as a desperate move to keep Major League Baseball from taking over the team, but attorneys say the ploy will simply delay the inevitable once the team exits bankruptcy protection.
A federal judge in New York on Thursday refused to disqualify a government attorney prosecuting a former lawyer for Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. on charges that he lied to investigators and took part in a multimillion-dollar kickback scheme.
Singapore sovereign wealth funds hoping to buy Paulson & Co.-owned luxury hotel company MSR Resort Golf Course LLC out of bankruptcy lost a bid Wednesday in New York to wrest away the debtor's control of Chapter 11 proceedings.
Early in my career as a prosecutor, a colleague told me that trying cases was a lot like playing tennis: You improved your game by competing against more capable opponents. I took that to heart, and I came to relish the opportunity to try cases against skillful and experienced opponents, says Jackie Bennett, a partner in the Indianapolis office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP.
A Michigan federal judge on Tuesday denied Chrysler Group LLC's request to stop retailer Pure Detroit from selling shirts and bags emblazoned with the carmaker's tagline "Imported from Detroit," which premiered in a two-minute Super Bowl commercial featuring rapper Eminem.
The Orlando Magic's Gilbert Arenas is the latest pro basketball player to launch legal action over the reality TV show "Basketball Wives," suing his ex-fiancee in California federal court on Thursday for allegedly violating his trademark by starring in the show.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge approved an interim $60 million financing package on Tuesday to help Los Angeles Dodgers LLC keep its players on the field, but Major League Baseball is aiming to intercede in the case by supplanting the deal with a loan of its own.
Locked in a battle with Major League Baseball over control of the Los Angeles Dodgers, owner Frank H. McCourt took his team into Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday in a bid to complete a media distribution package the league rejected.
A California judge on Friday rejected Lenny Dykstra's request to shave his bail amount, saying that the former MLB star -- who faces bankruptcy fraud charges -- violated the terms of his temporary home detention last month by leaving his Los Angeles pad without court approval.
As the standoff between NBA players and owners over the league’s collective bargaining agreement seems ever more likely to end in a lockout paired with an antitrust suit from players, experts say pro football’s recent troubles should serve as a warning to basketball players and owners that legal brawls can be a big gamble.
A Hilton Hotels Corp. unit and two Singapore government funds objected Tuesday to a proposed $1.15 million fee to financial adviser Jefferies & Co. Inc. in the New York bankruptcy of Paulson & Co. Inc.-owned luxury hotel operator MSR Resort Golf Course LLC.
The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday upheld a ruling that an attorney who successfully represented retired professional football players in their disputes with administrators of the National Football League’s retirement plan could not dip into the players’ disability benefits to cover unpaid legal fees.
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. on Tuesday reached a settlement in Missouri with an artist who said a character in the hit movie "The Hangover Part II" sported a tattoo that infringed a copyrighted design he created for boxer Mike Tyson.
A lawyer for a Connecticut golf club told the Second Circuit on Monday that a lower court got it wrong by throwing out its expert testimony and ruling for neighbor Pitney Bowes Inc. in a suit over polychlorinated biphenyl contamination.
A St. Louis Rams linebacker won a $5.4 million judgment Friday in Missouri against a supplement provider that allegedly sold him a product he did not know contained steroids, the largest-ever award in a contaminated-supplement case, according to his attorney.