SEOUL, South Korea— A Chinese supplier of Samsung Electronics Co. filed a lawsuit accusing a New York City- based labor watchdog of spreading false rumors of child labor, but the labor group says it has evidence to back up its report. The lawsuit against China Labor Watch was filed in a Chinese court this week by HEG Electronics, which produces mobile phone...» Read More
A Washington, D.C. judge ruled Monday in favor of a dry cleaner that was sued for $54 million over a missing pair of pants.
The Supreme Court on Thursday imposed a strict standard that investors must meet to keep alive their lawsuits alleging securities fraud.
The Supreme Court handed Wall Street underwriters a major victory Monday by ruling that an antitrust lawsuit against them over the pricing of initial public stock offerings (IPOs) cannot go forward.
A Texas company has sued Nintendo for alleged violations of a patent in making chips for use in its game consoles, Nintendo said on Friday.
Here’s the burning question of the day from the Hamptons, the tony beach towns on Long Island east of Wall Street: Who’s the hedge hog? Hedge fund king James Chanos, of Kynikos Associates, and Marc Spilker, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, are squabbling about a common path to the beach, according to CNBC's Margaret Brennan.
A federal judge has ruled that some product-liability claims against Boston Scientific over implantable heart defibrillators can proceed, rejecting the medical device maker's motions to dismiss them.
A federal judge has ruled that some product liability claims against Boston Scientific over heart defibrillators can proceed, rejecting the medical device company's motions to dismiss them.
State appellate courts in Missouri and New Mexico on Tuesday upheld decisions to grant class-action status to lawsuits alleging Wal-Mart Stores deprived hourly workers of wages, requiring them to work "off the clock" before or after shifts.
GlaxoSmithKline faces a U.S. investor lawsuit claiming that Europe's biggest drugmaker misled shareholders about the safety of diabetes drug Avandia.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a class-action lawsuit against Philip Morris USA, a unit of Altria Group, should not be decided in federal court, handing a defeat to the tobacco company.
U.S. shareholder lawyers are pouncing on private equity buyouts of public companies, bringing a string of lawsuits claiming the deals are unfair to investors and sometimes only serve to enrich top executives.
A federal appeals court grapples Wednesday with a billion-dollar legal question: Are insurance companies obligated to cover water damage from the failure of levees in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina?
Qwest's claim in television, online, and newspaper advertisements that its Internet service is as fast or faster than Comcast Corp. is being challenged in court by the cable and broadband provider.
Judith Spanier, a plaintiff’s attorney and partner at Abbey, Spanier, Rodd & Abrams, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that Wal-Mart’s workers “have no voice except for litigation.” But Aliza Herzberg, a partner at Olshan, Grudman, Frome, said prospective workers routinely flood Wal-Mart with job applications when a new store opens, including 25,000 people who applied for 400 jobs in Evergreen, Ill.
A female staff attorney at General Electric sued her employer, claiming that it underpays and underpromotes its women employees.
New Jersey's Supreme Court certified a class-action lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores by New Jersey employees who claim that the nation's largest retailer denied them meal and rest breaks, and forced them to work off-the-clock.
Ernst & Young and Deutsche Bank could face monetary sanctions rather than criminal charges in a U.S. tax shelter probe, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.
A federal judge has ordered a third trial in a lawsuit by a woman who blamed Merck's painkiller Vioxx for the heart attack that killed her husband.
A fired Wal-Mart Stores marketing executive has accused the retailer's chief executive of violating its ethics policy by accepting discounts on yachts, diamonds and personal gifts from vendors and others eager to work with the company.
Connecticut's attorney general announced a lawsuit against Best Buy, accusing the nation's largest consumer electronics retailer of deceiving customers with in-store computer kiosks and overcharging them.