Florida high court sides with widows, tells Geico to pay $8.5 million in bad faith claim

The Florida Supreme Court ordered Geico insurance to pay more than $8.5 million to a Loxahatchee woman who lost her 51-year-old husband in a 2006 crash. Attorney Sean Domnick, who represented Tracey Potts in the long and convoluted legal battle,... Read On

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Florida high court sides with widows, tells Geico to pay $8.5 million in bad faith claim

The Florida Supreme Court ordered Geico insurance to pay more than $8.5 million to a Loxahatchee woman who lost her 51-year-old husband in a 2006 crash. Attorney Sean Domnick, who represented Tracey Potts in the long and convoluted legal battle,...

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Jury Awards Boy $30 Million In Botched Circumcision by Midwife

A jury in Clayton County, Georgia has awarded a boy $30 million for a botched circumcision by a midwife, and the award could rise even higher as deliberations continue. The boy was 18-days-old in October 2013 when the flick of a...

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Jury awards $3.5 million to man permanently injured in I-20 trucking accident

A federal court jury in Mississippi awarded Derrick Franklin a $3.5 million verdict for severe and permanent injuries that he sustained in a 2016 trucking accident involving three tractor-trailers and two collisions on Interstate 20 near Lake, MS. Franklin was...

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Nebraska upholds $109 million judgment against ConAgra for factory explosion

The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld a nearly $109 million jury verdict against ConAgra Foods for a 2009 fatal explosion at a North Carolina factory. The high court unanimously affirmed what is believed to be a record civil judgment in Nebraska following...

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Ford: Zero Chance That I Would ‘Confuse’ Attacker

Christine Blasey Ford, the Palo Alto University professor who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when the two were in high school, has shot down claims that it may have been ...

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Death Row Records’ Suge Knight Gets 28 Years in Prison

Death Row Records co-founder Marion “Suge” Knight pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter on Thursday. He now faces 28 years in state prison. The years-long case involving rap mogul Knight, 53, came to an end this ...

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Pension Plan Trustees Hit With $73M Lawsuit Over Funding Status

The Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific National Pension Plan’s trustees were hit with a lawsuit seeking to hold them personally liable for allegedly allowing the plan to be underfunded by $73 million. The lawsuit, ...

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How to Create and Continuously Improve Your Antitrust and Anti-Corruption Compliance Program

Among the biggest risks facing companies today are investigations and violations of criminal antitrust and anti-corruption laws. Investigations by the Antitrust and Criminal Divisions of the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) can last years, ...

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Consumer Law

California Lawmakers Pass Union Shielding Bill

Under the guise of a tool meant to execute the state’s budget, California is trying to shield labor unions from...

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Texas A&M Research Foundation Settles Grant Fraud Claims

The Texas A&M University Research Foundation will pay the federal government $750,000 to resolve fraudulent grant charges brought by two...

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Trump admin makes use of Medicare law in blunt warning to asbestos lawyers

The Justice Department last week used a law guaranteeing repayment of Medicare and Medicaid expenses to lay down a far...

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Owner of Michigan property files wrongful foreclosure suit against law firm

A California man alleges a property he purchased in Michigan was wrongfully foreclosed upon. Alireza Parsad filed a complaint on...

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Criminal Law

Men who allegedly shot neighbor in Texas mattress dispute arrested — again — after video surfaces

Two men charged with murder in a deadly dispute between neighbors in Abilene, Tex., were arrested for a second time...

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Exonerations Raise Questions About Oregon’s Controversial Jury System

Two Oregon men have been exonerated of crimes this year that they say they never committed. In both cases, the...

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Death Row Records’ Suge Knight Gets 28 Years in Prison

Death Row Records co-founder Marion “Suge” Knight pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter on Thursday. He now faces 28 years...

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Jury shown shooting video repeatedly at Chicago cop’s trial

The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder, with...

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Big Law

Servers, Bartenders Win Wage Fight at Ninth Circuit

The en banc Ninth Circuit on Tuesday reversed a federal judge’s dismissal of consolidated labor violation lawsuits filed by servers...

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Insurer Loses Appeal Over Pedophile-Priest Settlements

The Second Circuit affirmed Wednesday that an insurer should have indemnified the Hartford Roman Catholic Diocese for its settlements with...

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Court Urged to Clear Way for AT&T-Time Warner Merger

AT&T accused the Justice Department Thursday of mischaracterizing and ignoring key findings by the judge who cleared the way in...

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$270M Lidoderm Antitrust Settlements Finalized

A federal judge in San Francisco finalized two class action settlements worth $270 million, ending four years of litigation over...

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Minnesota legislator quits race after daughter says he molested her

A Minnesota state representative has ended his reelection campaign after his daughter alleged that the Republican lawmaker touched her inappropriately for more...

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Indicted lawmaker angers GOP with decision to run for reelection

Rep. Chris Collins ’ (R-N.Y.) decision to remain on the ballot this fall despite his indictment on insider trading charges...

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Ford: Zero Chance That I Would ‘Confuse’ Attacker

Christine Blasey Ford, the Palo Alto University professor who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when...

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Three decades doesn’t make the cloud over Brett Kavanaugh any less toxic

If you believe her, and I do, the question becomes "Does something that happened 30 years ago reflect on a...

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