Law Lawsuits

More

  • July 6- Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson sued Fox News Chairman and Chief Executive Roger Ailes on Wednesday claiming sexual harassment and that he wrongfully fired her after years of making unwanted advances. A Fox News representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Doocy and Fox News were not named as defendants in the lawsuit.

  • Impact Ailes lawsuit will have on Fox: Analysts

    Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest, and Tuna Amobi, S&P analyst, discuss the implications to follow the lawsuit against Roger Ailes, how to play Netflix and Brexit's impact on tech.

  • Fox News host Carlson sues for sexual harassment

    Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson has filed a lawsuit against Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, alleging he sexually harassed her during her tenure at the network.

  • A 'no trespassing' sign outside the proposed nuclear waste dump site of Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

    The Department of Energy has failed to make good on some of its most important contractual obligations for years.

  • Giuliani: Shocked at Comey's conclusion for 2 reaons

    Rudy Giuliani, Former New York City Mayor, explains why he is shocked by James Comey's statements on Hillary Clinton.

  • Ashley Madison apologizes for security flaws

    Executives of the infidelity dating site say more money could have been spent on security.

  • NEW YORK, July 1- A U.S. jury on Friday awarded $70 million to the family of a boy who developed breasts after taking Johnson& Johnson unit Janssen Pharmaceuticals' antipsychotic drug Risperdal. The jury in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas found that the company failed to warn the boy's healthcare providers about the risk of gynecomastia, which is breast...

  • The SEC, which confirmed the verdict on Friday, said the jury after several days of deliberation had been unable to reach unanimous verdicts on its fraud or lying to auditor claims. The SEC sued Goldstone, Simmons and former Thornburg chief accounting officer Jane Starrett in 2012, alleging they hid the company's fast-deteriorating financial condition at...

  • June 30- Bank of New York Mellon Corp has agreed to end eight years of litigation in which it sought unsuccessfully to recoup $312 million it lent a Chicago- area money manager that collapsed in 2007, and whose former chief is now in prison for fraud. According to a Wednesday court filing, Bank of New York Mellon will be treated as an unsecured creditor with a $312...

  • NEW YORK, June 30- A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a $7.25 billion antitrust settlement among Visa Inc, MasterCard Inc and millions of retailers over credit card fees. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said some of the retailers were inadequately represented in the litigation, which began in 2005. One class of merchants that accepted...

  • NEW YORK, June 30- A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a $7.25 billion antitrust settlement among Visa Inc, MasterCard Inc and millions of retailers over credit card fees. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said some of the retailers were inadequately represented in the case. It also decertified the case as a class action.

  • Repairing power lines, electricity, energy

    Energy Transfer Equity shares spiked 4 percent after it officially pulled out of a $33 billion merger deal with the Williams Companies.

  • June 29- Energy Transfer Equity walked away from its more than $20 billion takeover of Williams Cos Inc on Wednesday after months of lawsuits and heated arguments between the rival pipeline companies. A Delaware judge ruled last week that ETE could terminate the deal after Tuesday over tax issues that were raised by the company's lawyers.

  • Volkswagen

    Volkswagen U.S.-listed shares jumped nearly 2 percent after reaching a $15 billion settlement for a diesel engine scandal.

  • NEW YORK, June 28- Investors suing Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras to recoup billions of dollars in losses argued on Tuesday that the arrests and plea deals of top company executives prove that it knew of a massive bribery and political kickback scheme. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan to rule, ahead of a trial set for Sept. 19, on claims that the company...

  • WILMINGTON, Del., June 28- Jeffrey Katzenberg, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's chief executive, has been hit with a proposed class action lawsuit over what a minority shareholder called an "extraordinarily valuable" side deal he struck as part of the $3.8 billion sale of the studio to Comcast Corp.. Monday's class action complaint by Ann Arbor City Employees...

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear appeals by Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc and several U.S. banks seeking to throw out lawsuits claiming they conspired to inflate the prices of ATM access fees in violation of antitrust law. The high court will hear the companies' bid to overturn an August 2015 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to weigh Venezuela's bid to block a lawsuit filed by an American oil drilling company that claims the South American country unlawfully seized 11 drilling rigs six years ago. The high court will review a May 2015 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that allowed one of...

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear appeals by Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc and several U.S. banks seeking to throw out lawsuits claiming they conspired to inflate the prices of ATM access fees in violation of antitrust law.

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to weigh Venezuela's bid to block a lawsuit filed by an American oil drilling company that claims the South American country illegally seized 11 drilling rigs six years ago.