A Texas federal jury on Monday found that the CEO and two other top executives of a chain of physical therapy clinics focused on treating federal government employees committed health care fraud and money laundering, but acquitted a chiropractor who was allegedly in on the scheme.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission asked an Illinois federal judge Tuesday to issue a more than $3.1 million penalty against a Nebraska-based commodities pool operator who a jury found liable for fraud last month and a roughly $1 million penalty against her company, also requesting disgorgement, restitution and a permanent injunction.
A prosecutor sparred Tuesday with a former public official on trial over the George Washington Bridge lane closures about whether the defendant lied to a New Jersey legislative committee in 2013 when he testified that the reduction in local-access lanes was part of a traffic study.
The Commercial Division of New York's state courts is looking to give judges more power to set trial time limits, according to a proposal released Tuesday.
A Massachusetts federal judge said Tuesday that a class action shareholder suit stemming from the 2011 merger of behavioral health providers Acadia Healthcare Co. Inc. and PHC Inc. should head to trial this winter.
An Ohio federal judge has made good on a promise to set a quick succession of trials over DuPont's dumping of the chemical C8, revealing a trial calendar Tuesday that includes 10 trials next year beginning within 90 days of each other in four different cities.
Banking giant Emirates NBD told a California federal court Monday that a jury verdict has already resolved a U.S. fintech firm’s Unfair Competition Law claims, including allegations that the bank’s CEO extorted and threatened the technology company to steal its cellphone-based payment system.
Pennsylvania’s disgraced former attorney general told a state judge on Tuesday that the ignominious end of her public career was sufficient punishment for the perjury charges she was convicted on in August and that a prison sentence would be needless.
Cox Communications is pushing back on a music publisher’s demand for more $13 million in legal fees on top of a $25 million copyright verdict, saying such an award is inappropriate in a case that “presented a host of novel questions.”
A former public official on trial over the George Washington Bridge lane closures took the stand Monday and testified that the mastermind behind the scandal led him to believe that the closures were for a traffic study, rejecting claims that he took part in a political revenge scheme against a local mayor.
An Indiana federal judge on Monday selected Cook Medical Inc.’s pick for the second bellwether trial in multidistrict litigation brought by patients alleging they were injured by the company’s vein filters, holding that the suit is more representative of the injuries and issues alleged than the other option.
Attorneys for a hedge fund challenging Sprint Nextel Corp’s $3.6 billion buyout of Clearwire Corp.’s minority owners in 2013 pressed a former Clearwire director Monday on alleged sale disclosure failures and missed alternatives during the opening hours of a scheduled 10-day trial in Delaware’s Chancery Court.
The architect who oversaw the demolition job in the 2013 Philadelphia building collapse that led to seven deaths and 12 injuries denied any personal responsibility Monday, testifying that he made a terrible error in judgment by trusting the demolition contractor in the days before the tragedy.
A Volvo truck franchisee that was awarded $6.5 million by an Indiana federal jury urged the Seventh Circuit on Friday to uphold the decision, saying the evidence presented at trial clearly showed that Volvo Trucks North America intentionally offered lower price concessions to the franchisee than to other dealers.
A whistleblower trial against Penn State University began Monday as a jury heard arguments that former assistant football coach Mike McQueary was forced from his job in retaliation for testimony that left a pair of top administrators accused of covering up Jerry Sandusky’s sex crimes.
A federal jury on Monday convicted a Massachusetts real estate investor of tipping off two of his best friends about a pending tire company merger with inside information he gleaned from his then-wife, the general counsel of one of the companies.
Homeopathic remedy maker Hyland's Inc. asked a California federal judge on Friday to shut down a consumer's bid for a new trial in litigation alleging the company duped tens of thousands of people about the effectiveness of its products, saying the debate on the table is merely one of semantics.
Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can no longer appear before the U.S. Supreme Court following a Monday order finalizing his disbarment over the corruption conviction he hopes to overturn using a recent high court ruling.
At a California civil trial Friday over claims that NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends drugged and sexually assaulted a California woman, conflicting testimony was given by the accuser’s friend, an ex-friend and a work colleague about whether the woman had characterized the incident with Rose as rape when she spoke with each.
A Florida appeals court on Friday ordered a new trial for a lawyer convicted of helping Allied Veterans of the World run a $300 million illegal gambling ring, ruling that he should have been allowed to show evidence that he did not know his conduct was illegal.