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  • Sept 16- Allergan Inc and its suitors Pershing Square Capital Management and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc settled their pending litigation before the Delaware Court of Chancery and agreed to hold a special shareholder meeting on the originally scheduled date, Dec. 18.

  • APNewsBreak: NY bid to halt Alzheimer's drug swap Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:02 PM ET

    ALBANY, N.Y.— New York's attorney general filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to stop a manufacturer from discontinuing its drug widely used to treat Alzheimer's patients, arguing the company is illegally driving patients to its newer patented drug to avoid losses from cheaper generic alternatives coming out next year.

  • Sept 15- Massachusetts' highest court on Monday threw out a lawsuit seeking to block Tesla Motors Inc from selling its luxury electric cars directly to consumers in the state, enabling it to bypass traditional dealerships.

  • Sept 15- Massachusetts' highest court on Monday threw out a lawsuit seeking to block Tesla Motors Inc from selling its luxury electric cars directly to consumers in the state, enabling it to bypass traditional dealerships.

  • Court: Tesla Motors can sell directly to buyers Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    BOSTON— The state's highest court has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its upscale electric cars directly to consumers. The Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association had sought to prevent the direct sales, citing a state law designed to block car dealers from abuses by car manufacturers.

  • Conn. Supreme Court backs wind energy regulation Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    The court ruled 6-0 that a trial court was correct to dismiss appeals by opponents of the project by BNE Energy Inc. to build three wind turbines in Colebrook in northwestern Connecticut.

  • Sept 12- Pfizer Inc and India's Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd on Friday won dismissal of an antitrust lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to delay sales of generic versions of the cholesterol drug Lipitor, the best-selling drug in history.

  • Andrew Madoff's $16M fortune riles father's victims Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:28 PM ET
    Andrew Madoff in 2011

    Andrew Madoff, the son of convicted financier Bernie Madoff, was worth $16 million prior to his death from lymphoma on Sept. 4.

  • Atmos, company reach $3.5 million settlement Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— A Texas energy company will get $3.5 million as part of a settlement reached on Friday with a Kentucky company to end long-running litigation over a dispute about oil and gas royalties.

  • Fight over World War II-era tank goes to court Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif.— A company headed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in the San Francisco Bay Area over a World War II-era German tank it says it paid $2.5 million for but never received. After his death, his family turned them over to the Massachusetts- based Collings Foundation, which put some of them up for auction in Portola Valley in July.

  • Crocs trying to monopolize marketplace, competitor says Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 5:51 PM ET

    Sept 11- A family-owned, Nevada- based shoe company is taking on the giant shoe maker Crocs, accusing it of creating a monopoly by suing smaller competitors and putting them out of business. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday in federal court in Nevada, USA Dawgs said Crocs Inc was using "sham" patent lawsuits in order to "litigate its competition out of the market."

  • Judge clears Pistorius of premeditated murder Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 6:28 AM ET
    Oscar Pistorius appears for his bail hearing in the Pretoria Magistrate Court on February 20, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.

    A South African Judge said the state had failed to prove that Oscar Pistorius was guilty of premeditated murder for the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Dispute over Duke Ellington royalties in court Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    ALBANY, New York— Jazz composer Duke Ellington's grandson urged New York's highest court on Thursday to reinstate his lawsuit seeking half the foreign royalties from Ellington's music for his heirs.

  • Lilly receives European marketing OK for insulin Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— European regulators have approved a long-lasting insulin from Eli Lilly and Co. and German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim that is the subject of patent infringement litigation with French rival Sanofi. That is subject to a stay of more than two years due to the Sanofi litigation.

  • Sept 9- Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc has been sued over data breach by a customer, saying the company failed to properly safeguard customer data from hackers, a lawsuit filed in a Chicago federal court showed on Tuesday.

  • Sept 9- Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc has been sued over data breach by a customer, saying the company failed to properly safeguard customer data from hackers, a lawsuit filed in a Chicago federal court showed on Tuesday.

  • Martin asks court to dismiss alcohol sales lawsuit Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 5:56 PM ET

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Secretary of State Mark Martin on Tuesday asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to keep off the ballot a proposal to legalize alcohol sales in all of the state's 75 counties, saying ballots are already being printed with the measure on them.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. appeals court has revived a lawsuit seeking to hold former CEO Dick Fuld and other former directors of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc liable for losses suffered by the collapsed investment bank's employee retirement plan. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Tuesday vacated the October 2011 dismissal of the lawsuit by U.S.

  • IAC settles a Tinder co-founder's harassment suit Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— IAC/InterActiveCorp said Tuesday that it settled a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit filed by a co-founder of dating app Tinder. The lawsuit was filed in June by Tinder's co-founder and former vice president of marketing Whitney Wolfe.

  • Families attempting to settle Jenni Rivera lawsuit Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 2:37 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Attorneys for singer Jenni Rivera's company and relatives of some of those killed alongside her in a plane crash told a judge on Tuesday that they are trying to settle a lawsuit against the late Mexican-American superstar's company.