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  • NEW YORK, Aug 25- A Texas jury said on Thursday a General Motors Co ignition switch, linked to nearly 400 injuries and deaths, was not to blame for a fatal 2011 crash, according to a company statement. The verdict in Harris County, Texas, was the second in favor of GM this year in lawsuits over the now recalled ignition switch. Plaintiff Zachary Stevens alleged that a...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 25- A Texas jury said on Thursday a General Motors Co ignition switch, linked to nearly 400 injuries and deaths, was not to blame for a fatal 2011 crash, according to a company statement. The verdict in Harris County, Texas, was the second in favor of GM this year in lawsuits over the now recalled ignition switch. Plaintiff Zachary Stevens alleged that a...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 25- A Texas jury said on Thursday a General Motors Co ignition switch was not to blame for a fatal 2011 crash, according to a statement from the company. The verdict in Harris County, Texas, is the second in favor of GM this year in a lawsuit over a recalled ignition switch that has been linked to nearly 400 injuries and deaths. Plaintiff Zachary Stevens...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 25- A Texas jury on Thursday said a General Motors Co ignition switch was not to blame for a fatal 2011 crash, according to a statement from the company. The verdict in Harris County, Texas, is the second in favor of GM this year in a lawsuit over a recalled ignition switch that has been linked to nearly 400 injuries and deaths. Plaintiff Zachary Stevens...

  • The doctors, both of Boca Raton, Florida, and Chicago, are co-founders of the not-for-profit American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and are licensed to practice medicine and surgery in Illinois. The article said Klatz and Goldman in December 2000 agreed to pay $5,000 to Illinois and to stop identifying themselves as medical doctors in the state unless they...

  • Aug 25- Illinois' attorney general on Thursday sued Insys Therapeutics Inc, accusing it of deceptively marketing and selling an addictive fentanyl-based medication, intended to treat cancer pain, to doctors for off-label uses. The lawsuit, filed by Attorney General Lisa Madigan in Cook County Circuit Court, comes as Insys faces a number of state and...

  • Attorney General Lisa Madigan, whose office is investigating other opioid manufacturers for similar practices, said the lawsuit seeks to bar Insys from selling its products in Illinois and impose financial penalties on the company.

  • 'CarTowers' next to the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany

    Volkswagen AG announced on Thursday the compensation deal made in connection with the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal.

  • Jacob "Kobi'' Alexander and his wife Hana in a 2008 file photo.

    Former CEO of Comverse Technology pleaded guilty to securities fraud on, a decade after fleeing the U.S. to avoid prosecution.

  • This Day in History, August 25, 2016

    Among the events that happened on this day in history, in 1997 the tobacco industry agrees to $11.3 billion settlement with Florida.

  • LOS ANGELES— A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages. Alexander Forouzesh sued Starbucks Corp. in May for fraud, breach of warranty and false advertising, among other claims. "Any child can figure out that they're being deceived by Starbucks, as well," he said. "

  • Jacob ' Kobi'' Alexander, the former Comverse Technology Inc. chief executive officer

    Tech executive Kobi Alexander pleaded guilty to securities fraud 10 years after moving to Africa allegedly to avoid prosecution.

  • Judge denies bail to Kobi Alexander

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on the securities fraud case against former Comverse chair Kobi Alexander.

  • Judge denies bail to Kobi Alexander

    Judge denies bail to former Comverse CEO, Kobi Alexander. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports.

  • Nancy Retzlaff, chief commercial officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals, listens during a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on prescription drug prices in Washington, Feb. 4, 2016.

    Nancy Retzlaff, has filed a federal complaint against Turing Pharmaceuticals, the New York Times reports.

  • Lawsuits have linked the Remington 700’s trigger mechanism to at least 24 deaths, but the company blames the accidents on user errors.

    The number of people who want their gun triggers replaced is key to the settlement of a class action over allegedly faulty Remington rifles.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- General Motors Co said Tuesday a Texas judge had denied its bid to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, after the company accused a car driver and his lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle's key. Harris County Judge Robert Schaffer said in his mid-trial ruling, however, that he would instruct...

  • Negotiations are advancing thanks to the prospect of more cash for creditors following the $4.4 billion sale of another Caesars affiliate last month and the possibility of financial contributions from Caesars' private equity sponsors, Brendan Hayes, managing director of Millstein& Co said at a hearing. But negotiations need to take place without the threat...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- General Motors Co said Tuesday a Texas judge had denied its bid to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, after the company accused a car driver and his lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle's key. Harris County Judge Robert Schaffer said in his mid-trial ruling, however, that he would instruct...

  • Andrea Tantaros

    A suit filed by Andrea Tantaros, a former Fox News host, says the network “operates like a sex-fueled, Playboy Mansion-like cult.” The NYT reports.