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Law Lawsuits

  • HOUSTON, Sept 20- Air monitoring company Bureau Veritas SA has been added to a negligence suit, lawyers for Texas police and emergency workers said on Wednesday, after the first responders alleged they inhaled dangerous fumes during a fire at a chemical plant. The suit, filed in Harris County District Court, seeks at least $75,000 for injuries caused by the...

  • Sept 20- Drugmaker Pfizer Inc on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Johnson& Johnson, saying its rival's contracts with health insurers for blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, were anticompetitive and blocked sales of Pfizer's new biosimilar. "To date Pfizer has failed to demonstrate sufficient value to patients, providers, payers and employers,"...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20- Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit is seeking about $2.6 billion from Uber for the alleged theft of one of several trade secrets in a lawsuit over self-driving cars, a lawyer for Uber said on Wednesday. Uber Technologies Inc attorney Bill Carmody disclosed the figure in a hearing in federal court in San Francisco, where both companies are...

  • John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo speaks at a press conference at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, January 8, 2017.

    Both companies are discussing whether a trial in the case will begin next month.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20- An Uber lawyer on Wednesday said Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit is seeking about $2.6 billion for the alleged theft of one of several trade secrets in a lawsuit over self-driving cars. Uber Technologies Inc attorney Bill Carmody disclosed the figure in a hearing in federal court in San Francisco, where both companies are discussing whether a...

  • Sept 20- Drugmaker Pfizer Inc on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Johnson& Johnson, saying its rival's contracts with health insurers for blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, were anticompetitive and blocked sales of Pfizer's new biosimilar. The contracts with insurers- including UnitedHealth Group, Anthem Inc, Aetna Inc and Cigna Corp- covered...

  • Sept 20- Drugmaker Pfizer Inc on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Johnson& Johnson, saying its rival's contracts with health insurers for blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, were anticompetitive and blocked sales of Pfizer's new biosimilar. The contracts with insurers including UnitedHealth Group, Anthem Inc., Aetna Inc and Cigna Corp.,...

  • Sept 20- Pfizer Inc on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Johnson& Johnson, saying that the drugmaker's anticompetitive contracts with health insurers prevented biosimilar competition to its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade. Remicade generated U.S. sales of $4.8 billion in 2016.. The case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern...

  • Sept 19- Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against credit reporting firm Equifax Inc following a breach that exposed the personal data of up to 143 million people, including 3 million in the state. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, called the breach a "nightmare" and said credit reporting companies should...

  • LIMA, Sept 19- A farmer in Peru is suing Newmont Mining Corp in U.S. federal court, claiming the miner used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home to make way for a gold project, the environmental group representing her said on Tuesday. The lawsuit filed last Thursday by Maxima Acuna and her family in U.S. District Court in Delaware, where Newmont is...

  • Mass. AG Maura Healey: Equifax needs to pay for their mistakes

    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey discusses the state's lawsuit against Equifax over its massive data breach.

  • Sept 19- Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against credit reporting firm Equifax Inc following a breach that exposed the personal data of up to 143 million people, including 3 million in the state. Equifax's share price has fallen by about one-third since it disclosed the data breach, among the largest ever recorded, which...

  • Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against credit reporting firm Equifax.

  • Sept 19- Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against credit reporting firm Equifax Inc following a breach that exposed the personal data of as many as 143 million people, including 3 million in the state. Equifax's share price has fallen by about one-third since it disclosed the data breach, which included sensitive data...

  • LIMA, Sept 19- A farmer in Peru is suing Newmont Mining Corp in U.S. federal court over allegations the miner used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home to make way for a gold project, the environmental group representing her said Tuesday. The lawsuit filed on Sept. 15 by Maxima Acuna and her family in the U.S. district court for Delaware, where Newmont is...

  • Justin Trudeau says Canada will not buy from Boeing while it is 'busy trying to sue us'

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will not buy Boeing's Super Hornet jets if it continues to pursue a lawsuit against Bombardier.

  • LEBANON, Ind.— An Indiana judge has heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's ex-wife alleging the company knew of Fogle's sexual interest in children but continued promoting him as its spokesman. WXIN-TV reports the judge didn't rule immediately Tuesday after opposing attorneys presented arguments on Subway's request...

  • Equifax

    Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen discusses how he's worked with other state AGs to file a lawsuit against Equifax and to stop the company from charging consumers for monitoring fees and credit freezes.

  • INDIANAPOLIS— A nursing home management firm in Indiana has sued several former executives who are already criminally charged with embezzling more than $16 million from the company. American Senior Communities filed the lawsuit Friday against several individuals, including former CEO James Burkhart, and 16 shell companies, The Indianapolis Star...

  • Carson Block speaking the SOHN Conference in New York on May 4th, 2016.

    The Muddy Waters Research founder says investors will punish the stock further if liabilities become massive.