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  • Zohydro maker sues to block Massachusetts ban Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    Zogenix filed suit in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts on Monday requesting that the court temporarily stop Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's executive order. The San Diego- based company argues in its lawsuit that Governor Patrick's order is at odds with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which approved use of Zohydro for severe pain in October.

  • Copper mine project backer drops plans for tunnel Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    HELENA, Mont.— A mining company dropped plans to dig a mile-long tunnel for a copper development project near the Smith River after two environmental organizations filed a lawsuit challenging the proposal, state environmental regulators said Monday.

  • Supreme Court to hear class-action dispute Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court will consider the requirements for transferring class-action lawsuits from state courts to federal courts. The justices on Monday agreed to hear an appeal from a Michigan energy company that asserts it should be allowed to move a class-action case from Kansas state court to federal court.

  • A federal judge in Texas is deciding whether General Motors should tell customers to stop driving recalled vehicles, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Apple, Intertrust settle year-old patent suit Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    April 4- Apple Inc has agreed to settle a year-old patent infringement lawsuit with Intertrust Technologies Corp, a software firm owned by a group that includes Sony Corp and Philips, according to court filings. Intertrust filed a lawsuit against Apple in March 2013 saying the iPhone maker infringed 15 patents relating to security.

  • BOSTON, April 4- Experian Plc is enmeshed in litigation over its 2012 purchase of the assets of data firm Court Ventures, which is at the center of a breach that exposed some 200 million American Social Security numbers to criminals.

  • Lawsuit over Hebrew National hot dogs is revived Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 12:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK, April 4- A year after ConAgra Foods Inc won the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming that its Hebrew National hot dogs were not kosher, a higher authority has given the case new life. Instead, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found simply that the case did not belong in federal court, and returned it to the Dakota County, Minnesota state court where it began.

  • NEW YORK, April 4- A lawsuit accusing Lululemon Athletica Inc of defrauding shareholders by hiding defects in its yoga pants that led to a costly recall should be dismissed, a U.S. judge has concluded. That culminated in a March 2013 recall and a loss of roughly $2 billion of market value.

  • NEW YORK, April 4- A lawsuit accusing Lululemon Athletica Inc of defrauding shareholders by hiding defects in its yoga pants should be dismissed, a U.S. judge has concluded, in a case that involved a costly recall. In a draft decision released on Friday, U.S.

  • April 4- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ordered that the many lawsuits that accuse Target Corp of failing to protect customers from a data breach will be consolidated in the retailer's home state Minnesota. District Judge Paul Magnuson in Minnesota.

  • ATLANTA, April 3- Celebrity chef Paula Deen's popular Savannah, Georgia, restaurant, which was at the center of a racially charged lawsuit against her, abruptly closed on Thursday after a decade in business. "Thank you for 10 great years," Uncle Bubba's Oyster House, owned by Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, told customers on its website.

  • Anadarko settles cleanup claim for $5.15 billion Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    Anadarko Petroleum reached a settlement for $5.15 billion to resolve environmental cleanup claims stemming from the 2009 bankruptcy of Tronox.

  • OTTAWA, April 3- The Supreme Court of Canada agreed on Thursday to hear an appeal by Chevron Corp of a lower-court decision that said Ecuadorean villagers could pursue in Ontario their $9.51 billion lawsuit for pollution in the Amazon jungle.

  • Amazon executive says Netflix blacklisted him Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    Jerry Kowal, a former content acquisition executive, claims Netflix used its status as a top Amazon customer to have him wrongfully fired.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that an airline customer cannot sue after being thrown out of a frequent flyer program. On a 9-0 vote, the court said Rabbi Binyomin Ginsberg cannot pursue his claims against Northwest Airlines Corp, which ceased operations in 2010 after merging with Delta Air Lines Inc.

  • GM putting own interests ahead of consumers'     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    Adam Levitt, Grant & Eisenhofer attorney, discusses the class action suit he is leading against General Motors. Levitt believes GM is putting its own interests over its customers'.

  • NEW YORK, April 1- A federal judge in Manhattan has denied a motion to grant class status to a lawsuit accusing French advertising company Publicis Group SA of discriminating against women in pay and promotions.

  • Bankruptcy Judge Stacey Jernigan on Tuesday ordered Karpeles to appear on April 17 in Dallas at the offices of Baker& McKenzie, the law firm that represents Mt. Last month, Karpeles asked a Dallas court to grant Mt. Gox Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection, in part to put a stop to a class action that had been filed by U.S. customers in Chicago federal court.

  • Samsung: Apple's claims are 'gross exaggeration' Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 4:47 PM ET
    A man holds a Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy S4 smartphone, left, next to an Apple Inc. iPhone 5.

    Samsung began its opening argument on Tuesday, saying that Apple's patents aren't nearly as broad or important as the company claims.

  • NEW YORK, April 1- News Corp, its Chairman Rupert Murdoch and other top officials have won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit accusing them of defrauding shareholders by concealing widespread, illegal phone hacking at two of its British newspapers.

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