Law Lawsuits

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Bank of America Corp has settled a lawsuit by a former top female banker who had accused it of being a "bro's club" that favored male employees over women, and punishing her because she complained about questionable activity. Terms of the settlement of Megan Messina's lawsuit were not disclosed in a Wednesday filing in Manhattan federal court.

  • Hoses connect laboratory emission testing equipment to a red 2016 Volkswagen AG Golf TDI inside the California Air Resources Board Haagen-Smit Laboratory in El Monte, California.

    Investors lawsuits against Volkswagen are seeking damages worth $9.2 billion.

  • Hours after the states announced their lawsuit, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups filed a separate challenge to the rule in the same federal court in Sherman, Texas. "Once again, President Obama is trying to unilaterally rewrite the law," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement. Paxton and Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt...

  • Hours after the states announced their lawsuit, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups filed a separate challenge to the rule in the same federal court in Sherman, Texas. "Once again, President Obama is trying to unilaterally rewrite the law," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement. Paxton and Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt...

  • MADISON, Wis.— The founder of the Menards building supply chain doesn't have to give his ex-fiancee ownership interest in the company, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. Debra Sands filed a lawsuit in 2008 alleging she moved in with John Menard in 1998 and became engaged to him later that year. In 2006, after their relationship had ended, Sands submitted invoices...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- New York state and city authorities took United Parcel Service Inc to trial on Monday, urging a federal judge to make the company pay more than $872 million for making illegal deliveries of more than 683,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes. The non-jury trial before a federal judge in Manhattan came in a lawsuit by New York Attorney General Eric...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Yelp.com is warning that a California lawsuit targeting critical posts about a law firm could lead to the removal of negative reviews and leave consumers with a skewed assessment of restaurants and other businesses. "There were a lot of people who were unhappy about this opinion," said Eric Goldman, co-director of the High Tech Law Institute at...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 display in store

    Samsung Electronics Co was sued on Friday by a Florida man who said he suffered severe burns after his Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded.

  • Sept 16- Samsung Electronics Co was sued on Friday by a Florida man who said he suffered severe burns after his Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded in his front pants pocket. The lawsuit by Jonathan Strobel may be the first in the United States by a Samsung phone user against the South Korean company over a battery defect linked to the Note 7.. It was filed one day after...

  • The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court in Utah, and seeks class-action status on behalf of hundreds of thousands of customers nationwide. Wells Fargo, the country's third-largest bank by assets, has said it has fired 5,300 people over the matter and would eliminate sales goals in its retail banking on Jan. 1, 2017. Wells Fargo Bank NA et al, U.S. District...

  • Sept 16- Samsung Electronics Co was sued on Friday by a Florida man who said he suffered severe burns after his Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded in his front pants pocket. The lawsuit by Jonathan Strobel may be the first in the United States by a Samsung phone user against the South Korean company over a battery defect linked to the Note 7.. It was filed one day after...

  • A sign outside the 21st Century Fox headquarters in New York.

    21st Century Fox accused Netflix of illegally hiring two of its executives in a lawsuit filed Friday, Deadline reports.

  • Netflix responds to 21st Century Fox lawsuit

    Netflix releases an official statement responding to 21st Century Fox's call for a lawsuit. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • 21st Cent. Fox sues Netflix for poaching 2 executives

    21st Century Fox files a lawsuit against Netflix. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the details.

  • Deutsche Bank & Wells Fargo: Banks under pressure

    CNBC's Wilfred Frost reports the latest on the aftermath of Wells Fargo's fake accounts scandal, as well as the Justice Department asking Deutsche Bank to pay $14 billion settlement.

  • WASHINGTON— The Associated Press, Gannett Co. and Vice Media file public records lawsuit against FBI for information about hacking tool used in San Bernardino case.

  • Executive Edge: Sports money

    Patrick Rishe, Washington University, discusses Twitter's deal with the NFL, and potential lost revenue for North Carolina because of the controversial "bathroom bill."

  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- HSBC Holdings Plc on Thursday won the dismissal of a lawsuit by former Bernard Madoff customers who accused the British bank of fueling his massive Ponzi scheme by ignoring red flags and encouraging "feeder funds" to invest with him. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain in Manhattan said a federal law governing securities fraud cases prevented...

  • PORTLAND, Ore.— Oregon settled with a California software giant in a lawsuit that accused Oracle America Inc. of collecting tens of millions of dollars to create a state health care exchange website that didn't work. The state initially asked for more than $6 billion in punitive damages when it filed the lawsuit in 2014 against the Redwood Shores, California...

  • Elon Musk

    Tesla says Quest Integrity CFO Todd Katz impersonated Elon Musk to obtain private financial information.