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Law Lawsuits

  • *SHFE COPPER: The most-traded copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange gained just over 2 percent to 55,820 yuan a tonne. *CHINA REFINED COPPER OUTPUT: Data released on Monday showed China's refined copper output was the highest since December 2014. *RIO TINTO CLASS ACTION: A U.S. law firm has filed a class action suit against mining giant Rio Tinto,, which is...

  • BOSTON, Oct 23- Marcato Capital Management sued Deckers Outdoor Corp on Monday to force the maker of UGG boots to hold its annual meeting and classify the hedge fund's board nominees so the company could avoid millions of dollars in financial penalties. The lawsuit filed in Delaware Chancery Court heightens tensions between Deckers and the hedge fund, which...

  • *Co-founder of Red Kite known as Mr. LONDON, Oct 23- Hedge fund Red Kite has filed a lawsuit against Barclays Plc, alleging the bank manipulated the copper market to its advantage, causing the hedge fund to lose $850 million. In court papers, Red Kite alleges that Barclays committed market abuse by manipulating market prices and using information from Red Kite about...

  • BOSTON, Oct 23- Marcato Capital Management sued Deckers Outdoor Corp on Monday to force the maker of UGG boots to hold its annual meeting and classify the hedge fund's board nominees so the company could avoid millions of dollars in financial penalties. The lawsuit filed in Delaware Chancery Court heightens tensions between Deckers and the hedge fund, which...

  • BOSTON, Oct 23- Marcato Capital Management sued Deckers Outdoor Corp on Monday to force the maker of Ugg boots to hold its annual meeting and classify the hedge fund's board nominees so the company could avoid millions of dollars in financial penalties. The lawsuit filed in Delaware Chancery Court heightens tensions between Deckers and the hedge fund, which...

  • In this Sept. 28, 2017, photo, Twila Lake pauses while talking during an interview as the noise from a passenger plane taking off from the Phoenix airport flies near her home in Phoenix.

    The new procedures use more precise, satellite-based navigation that saves time, increases the number of planes airports can service, and reduces fuel burn and emissions.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- A Japanese software company is suing Apple Inc in a U.S. court over the trademark for the term "animoji", alleging the U.S. technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone X. Tokyo- based Emonster kk sued Apple on Wednesday in federal court in San Francisco, saying it holds the U.S. trademark on the term animoji and that Apple's use of the...

  • Prague resident Sandra Ladra filed the lawsuit in 2014 against New Dominion LLC, Spess Oil Co. and 25 other unnamed companies, The Oklahoman reported. Lincoln County District Court Judge Cynthia Ferrell Ashwood dismissed the case in October 2014, saying the district court does not have jurisdiction and that the case should instead be handled by the Oklahoma...

  • A glass of champagne sits on a tray table in the cabin of a corporate jet on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

    A Canadian man has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Sunwing Airlines after being served sparkling wine rather than Champagne.

  • Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Chief Eric Thompson next to the Saint Lawrence River in upstate New York. The tribe aims to diversify its economy through patent partnerships with technology companies.

    The tribe is a co-plaintiff with SRC Labs, which claims its data processing technology patents have been infringed for years.

  • *Australia a key market for third-party litigation funding. SYDNEY, Oct 18- After Australian internet company Vocus Telecommunications Ltd gave its second profit warning in seven months, fund manager David Pace received an email from a law firm asking him to join a shareholder class action. Pace's response reflects a growing impatience in Australia's listed...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. federal court in Manhattan, the SEC said Rio Tinto,...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. federal court in Manhattan, the SEC said Rio Tinto,...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— A New Jersey man is suing United Airlines, claiming a drunken fellow passenger urinated on him as their cross-country flight was taking off. Chicago- based United Airlines said Tuesday it had not been served with the lawsuit. United's parent company is United Continental Holdings Inc..

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Latest on Missouri appeals court ruling that vacated a $72 million award in an Alabama's woman's lawsuit that claimed talcum powder and other Johnson& Johnson products contributed to her cancer.:. A spokeswoman for Johnson& Johnson says the company is pleased with a Missouri appeals court ruling that threw out a $72 million award for an...

  • Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York.

    Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder.

  • TULSA, Okla.— The former mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, is suing an insurance company and broker because she says the $4 million she received for a lost blue diamond ring isn't enough. The Tulsa World reports that Kathy Taylor's federal lawsuit filed in Tulsa seeks more than $75,000. It alleges AIG Property Casualty Co. paid $4 million for loss of the ring her husband gave...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 16- The fate of one of the largest U.S. nursing home operators, HCR ManorCare, will reach a critical court deadline on Thursday in a battle over months of unpaid rent, a growing problem in an industry where eviction would put thousands of elderly out on the street. In a lawsuit filed in August, HCR ManorCare's landlord, Quality Care Properties Inc, said the...

  • Colin Kaepernick files suit against NFL alleging collusion

    Mike Francesa, WFAN radio host, discusses former NFL player Colin Kaepernick filing a lawsuit claiming the league colluded with teams to not hire Kaepernick and how it can impact the business of the NFL.

  • Lab beakers at Spark Therapeutics in Philadelphia, PA.

    Shifts in the patent system over the past decade have weakened companies' abilities to protect innovations, the Financial Times reports.