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Law Lawsuits

  • Exxon

    Exxon has been battling subpoenas from NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is probing the company for fraud in its public statements about climate change.

  • SANTA ANA, Calif.— The Latest on a jury awarding more than $256 million in a lawsuit against Nissan:. Nissan says it will appeal a jury's award of more than $256 million to a California auto dealer who claimed the company put him out of business during the recession. The Orange County panel ruled Monday in favor of Michael Kahn, who owned seven Nissan and other...

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. government filed a civil lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of illegally using software to bypass emission controls in 104,000 diesel vehicles sold since 2014.. It said on Tuesday it was disappointed the Justice Department filed suit and would vigorously defend itself against claims "it engaged in any...

  • "I saw a lot of anti-patent people doing a victory dance yesterday without really understanding what this decision means," said David Pridham, chief executive of Dominion Harbor Group, a Texas- based company that buys patents and seeks to license them to other companies. "According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, 39 percent of all patent lawsuits in fiscal year 2016...

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. government filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of illegally using software to bypass emission controls in 104,000 diesel vehicles sold since 2014.. The U.S. Justice Department lawsuit, filed in U.S. It said Tuesday it was disappointed the Justice Department filed suit and would vigorously defend...

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. government filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of using software to bypass emission controls in 104,000 diesel vehicles sold since 2014.. The U.S. Justice Department lawsuit, filed in U.S. It said Tuesday it was disappointed the Justice Department filed suit and would vigorously defend itself...

  • Peter Luger Steak House in Brooklyn, New York.

    Peter Luger has sued a rival restaurateur for running a similarly named restaurant in Pennsylvania, with plans to expand into Florida.

  • LONDON, May 22- Royal Bank of Scotland is close to settling a costly and potentially embarrassing case alleging it misled shareholders during a 12 billion pound fundraising at the height of the financial crisis, sources familiar with the talks said on Monday. Trevor Hemmings, a multimillionaire businessman whom Reuters previously reported is one of the main...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court on Monday made it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits in a ruling that places strict limits on where such cases can be filed. The case involved an appeal from TC Heartland, an Indiana- based food sweetener company sued by Kraft Foods in Delaware. But the Supreme Court's ruling will have the...

  • SUPREME COURT TIGHTENS RULES OVER WHERE PATENT LAWSUITS MAY BE FILED.

  • A tech inventor said Visa began work on the Apple Pay technology with Apple, MasterCard and American Express, after talks to work with him.

  • NEW YORK, May 19- Peter Luger, the famed Brooklyn steakhouse, has sued a rival restaurateur for running a similarly named restaurant in Pennsylvania, with plans to expand into Florida. The trademark infringement lawsuit filed late Thursday said Robert Dickert has run a "deliberate campaign to confuse consumers" into believing his Carl von Luger Steak and...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline against Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman David Archambault and four others. The Bismarck Tribune reports that the company claimed they interfered with pipeline work, threatening the safety of workers and costing the company more than $75,000 a day.

  • SEOUL, May 19- A unit of healthcare conglomerate Johnson& Johnson filed a lawsuit to block a copy of its rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade made by South Korea's Samsung Bioepis Co Ltd from being sold in the United States. Janssen's lawsuit comes about a month after Samsung, an unlisted subsidiary of contract drug maker Samsung BioLogics Co Ltd, said it got U.S....

  • May 18- Billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman and his firm Omega Advisors Inc agreed on Thursday to pay $4.95 million to settle the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's insider trading lawsuit against them. Omega has also suffered, with assets under management falling to about $3.6 billion as of March 31 from about $5.4 billion when the SEC sued in...

  • May 18- Billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman and his firm Omega Advisors Inc agreed on Thursday to pay $4.95 million to settle the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's insider trading lawsuit against them. Omega has also suffered, with assets under management falling to about $3.6 billion as of March 31 from about $5.4 billion when the SEC sued in...

  • Mallinckrodt shares hit a session low of $39.60 after the comments and were last down 3.5 percent. The U.S. Justice Department has been investigating Mallinckrodt along with other drug companies like Gilead, Valeant and Celgene for drug pricing practices. Earlier this year, Mallinckrodt agreed to pay $100 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that a company it...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn dismissed a $3 billion damages lawsuit by relatives of American victims of...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn dismissed a $3 billion damages lawsuit by relatives of American victims of...

  • WASHINGTON, May 18- Four automakers agreed to a $553 million settlement to address class-action economic loss claims covering owners of nearly 16 million vehicles with potentially defective Takata airbag inflators, according to court documents filed on Thursday. Toyota Motor Corp's share of the settlement costs is $278.5 million, followed by BMW AG at $131...