Law Lawsuits

  • Toyota Motor eliminated a huge obstacle with a U.S. settlement over unintended acceleration in its cars and trucks, leaving it to fight smaller cases that will be harder for plaintiffs to prove and less likely to damage the company's growing sales.

  • A federal jury on Wednesday found that Marvell Technology Group infringed two patents held by Carnegie Mellon University, and ordered the chipmaker to pay $1.17 billion in damages.

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    Toyota Motor plans to spend $1.1 billion to resolve sweeping U.S. class-action litigation over claims that millions of its vehicles accelerate unintentionally, as the Japanese automaker looks to turn the page on the biggest safety crisis in its history.

  • Settlement Reached in Strauss-Kahn Civil Suit

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports a settlement has been reached in the Strauss-Kahn civil lawsuit.

  • Negative Yelp Review Spurs Lawsuit

    Christopher Dietz, Dietz Development owner, explains why he filed a defamation claim after a woman posted a negative review of his work.

  • SAC Fallout Could Reverberate Throughout Fund

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the latest details from the insider trading case and possible investor redemptions.

  • HP's Blame Game

    Both Autonomy and Hewlett-Packard are prepared to fight, and now a class action shareholder lawsuit has been filed against HPQ. Quentin Hardy, New York Times, and Jake Zamansky, securities lawyer and plantiffs' attorney, provide perspective.

  • Intrade In Trouble

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the CFTC is charging Intrade and its operator TEN for selling investment contracts that are technically options. The companies agreed not to sell options in a 2005 settlement.

  • Insider Trading Legal Strategies: Judge

    Richard Holwell, Holwell Shuster & Goldberg partner, explains the courts view of insider trading, and how the government may build its case against former fund manager, Mathew Martoma, who is accused of making more than $276 million in illicit profits.

  • Holder on BP: Case Is Not Closed

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Attorney General Eric Holder says the criminal investigation regarding BP remains ongoing.

  • BP Pays Record Fine

    BP will pay a total of $4.52 billion over five years to resolve charges from the Department of Justice and the SEC, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • MF Revelations: 'This is Corzine's Fault!'

    "I am 100 percent convinced he is a criminal and he does belong in jail," said James Koutoulas, Commodity Customer Coalition co-founder, discussing Jon Corzine's blunders which eventually took the company into bankruptcy.

  • BP Agrees to Pay a Record Criminal Fine

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports BP has resolved its 2010 spill claim with the U.S. Department of Justice for $4 billion.

  • No More 'Thermonuclear War' For Apple?

    Discussing whether Apple's patent settlement with HTC signals a change in strategy under Tim Cook, with Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein senior analyst.

  • Apple is trying to expand an existing California lawsuit against Samsung by adding on patent infringement claims, trying to ensnare both Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 and Google's Android 4.1 operating system, called Jelly Bean.

  • Lance Armstrong's Livestrong in Jeopardy?

    Asset protection isn't only for the well-off. Anyone with a nice home and a couple of cars should consider taking a few simple steps.

  • Federal Agents Arrest Paul Ceglia

    Federal agents have arrested Paul Ceglia, the man who sued Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • No Huddle Offense: Justice Dept. Sues Bank of America

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • Next Insider Trading Trial to Begin

    A look ahead to next week's insider trading trial of Anthony Chaisson, Level Global Investors co-founder, with CNBC's Gary Kaminsky.

  • Gupta to Prison in January

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports tonight's major headlines, including Rajat Gupta was sentenced to two years in prison today, and a $5 million fine for his part in feeding Goldman secrets to Hedge Fund Operator Raj Rajaratnam.