Schools Sue Juul Labs Over Youth Vaping Epidemic

San Diego’s public school schools have filed suit against Juul Labs, Inc., the largest U.S. producer of e-cigarettes, accusing the company of deliberately marketing its vaping products to young people, effectively rolling back years of progress made by anti-smoking campaigns. … Continue reading

Ford to pay $30M for Lawsuit Over Transmissions

Ford will pay at least $30 million in a proposed settlement over a class-action lawsuit related to failing transmissions in its Fiesta and Focus vehicles. The lawsuit represents nearly 2 million owners and former owners of the cars, which had … Continue reading

The Nexus 6P $9.75M Settlement Pay Out

Recently, the Google/Huawei Nexus 6P was the subject of a class action lawsuit in which the claimants experienced a disproportional amout of battery drain, bootloops or both. This case was settled, and the beneficiaries have now been informed that they … Continue reading

Deceased Radiologist’s Estate on the Hook for $8.1M Jury Verdict

The estate of deceased radiologist Palmer Jane Blakley, MD, and the corporation tied to her defunct practice must pay $8.125 million to remedy a missed cancer diagnosis in 2013, an Illinois jury determined last month.  Althea Wright first visited the … Continue reading

$3.55M Settlement Reached in Medical Malpractice Suit

A medical malpractice lawsuit will settle out of court for $3.55 million, an amount both sides had asked to keep confidential. Last month, U.S. District Court Chief Judge J. Randal Hall denied the request to seal the settlement reached between … Continue reading

Sears Corp. Reaches $18M Settlement of Sale Dispute

Deal requires Transform Holdco to hand over $12 million in cash to Sears Sears Holdings Corp., the estate of the iconic department store left behind in bankruptcy, has agreed to settle litigation over new owner Edward Lampert’s $5 billion purchase … Continue reading

$248 Million Chinese Drywall Settlement

 A proposed $248 million settlement has been filed in a decade-old federal court case over defective Chinese drywall blamed for damaging home appliances and sickening residents. The proposed settlement between property owners and Taishan Gypsum Co. was filed in U.S. … Continue reading

Company Agrees to $5M Settlement Over Fatal Crash

An Idaho company has agreed to pay $5 million to the daughters of a woman killed by one of its employees in a drunk-driving crash.  The Idaho-Press Tribune reported BSR Ventures and former employee Larry Halbert agreed to pay the … Continue reading

CNN Agrees to $76M Labor Settlement

CNN has agreed to pay $76 million in backpay as part of a record settlement with the federal labor board after the cable television network terminated the contracts of unionized camera operators in 2003. The settlement is the “largest monetary … Continue reading

Wells Fargo to Pay USAA $200M for Patent Infringement

Wells Fargo was ordered to pay $200 million to USAA for infringement of its patents on mobile deposit capture technology may have significant ripple effects across the industry. The technology at issue was developed by Mitek and is used by … Continue reading