Law Lawsuits

  • DMAA

    In a wake of a warning letter sent to them by the FDA, some companies whose pre-workout or weight loss products include the ingredient DMAA, are starting to move on with life without it.

  • A warning letter written by the Food & Drug Administration last week to ten companies that produce pre-workout supplements with the ingredient dimethylamyamine (DMAA) has sent shockwaves through the industry, not only to the producers of the products but to consumers who have taken them.

  • Chesapeake CEO Sued by Shareholder

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports that Chesapeake Energy is down about 10 percent this week since CEO Aubrey McClendon and his board were sued by a shareholder over loans McClendon took out with a private equity firm. Chris Jarvis, Caprock Risk Management founder & president, also weighs in on how to play energy stocks ahead of their earnings.

  • News Corp

    A lawyer representing the bulk of claimants in the hacking case against News Corp.'s UK newspaper business said the UK company, News International, faces 46 more civil lawsuits in British courts, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

  • Marijuana plant

    Several states with dispensaries have seen an increase in both arrests and the confiscation of  marijuana plants. However, a look at DEA records shows what appears to be an uneven enforcement policy among pot-friendly states over the past several years.

  • Sean Egan on Potential SEC Charges

    Sean Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings Co. president, discusses potential charges by the SEC against his company. The regulator is looking at whether the Egan-Jones made intentionally-false statements when it applied to become a nationally-recognized ratings agency in 2007.

  • Google vs. Oracle: Page Testifies

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the latest details on the trial between Oracle and Google.

  • NYSE traders

    U.S. securities regulators on Wednesday finalized long-awaited rules that will dictate which companies dealing in derivatives will be subject to costly capital, margin and business conduct requirements.

  • Oracle CEO Ellison Testifies

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Oracle building a case that Google really did need a license to use specific parts of the company's Java software. The FMHR traders discuss.

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    A small cadre of lawyers, some from out of state, are using New York City’s age and architectural quirkiness as the foundation for a flood of lawsuits citing violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act.

  • Google-Oracle Trial Begins

    The jury selection in a dispute over smartphone technology between Google and Oracle starts today. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports.

  • Dennis Kozlowski

    Imprisoned Ex-Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski begged for mercy from a parole board last week, before learning later that his plea had been rejected, a newly-released transcript of the proceeding showed Wednesday, USA Today reports.

  • Remington Guns

    Millions of Americans hunt, but it is fair to say none of them expect what happened to Justen Yerger of Monroe, Louisiana.

  • Apple's Antitrust Case

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight on the government's lawsuit against Apple.

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    The U.S. government has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and various electronic book publishers, claiming they conspired to raise prices and limit competition. 

  • American Apparel CEO Speaks

    One year ago, American Apparel was warning of a possible bankruptcy and facing a new round of sexual harassment allegations against its CEO. Have things changed? CNBC's Jane Wells spoke with Dov Charney, the company's CEO, to find out.

  • Nike Sues Reebok

    Nike's suit claims Reebok does not have license to use Tebow's name, with CNBC's Darren Rovell.

  • Rep. Neugebauer on MF Global Hearing

    A new panel of MF Global executives face lawmakers today. Insight with Rep. Randy Neugebauer, (R-TX).

  • 13-Year Sentence for Defense Contractor

    A defense contractor is sentenced to 13 years in prison for attempting to sell defense secrets, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • JPMorgan Chase Settles Suit for Defrauding Vets

    CNBC's Eamon Javers talks to two mortgage brokers who became millionaires after the settlement of a whistle-blower lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase. The company was said to be charging improper attorneys' fees to veterans in a VA home mortgage assistance program.