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Monsanto Roundup Lawsuits Move Forward, as Federal MDL Preps for First Bellwether Trial

The federal court overseeing hundreds of cancer lawsuits involving Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer will convene its first bellwether trial in February 2019. More than 560 Roundup lawsuits are currently pending in the U.S. District Court, Northern ...

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Baker McKenzie Admits It Botched Handling Of Sexual Assault Allegation Against A Partner

Baker McKenzie released a joint report last week that admits the way the firm handled the alleged sexual assault by a partner at the firm involved “a number of shortcomings… which we very much regret.” A ...

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Democrats should thank McConnell for the last-minute assist

In the past week, Democrats have received an embarrassment of riches from their Republican rivals. President Trump is back to insulting women, reminding female voters why they are fleeing the GOP in droves; he’s shown ...

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5 Binge-Worthy Fall Shows for Lawyers and Law Students

When it comes to television programming for lawyers and law students, not every show about lawyers and the justice system are going to hit the mark. After all, entertainment is rather subjective. But, if you crave ...

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Senate Aide Pleads Guilty to Lying to FBI

Former Senate intelligence Staffer James Wolfe pleaded guilty Monday to one count of lying to the FBI about his contacts with reporters during a classified leak investigation. His guilty plea came as a surprise – Monday’s ...

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DeLorean Widow Loses Bid for ‘Back to the Future’ Royalties

A federal judge on Friday dismissed a royalties lawsuit brought by the widow of the inventor of the DeLorean, the car made famous as the time machine in the “Back to the Future” movies, finding ...

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Former BigLaw partner is sentenced to five years in prison in $7.8M scheme

A former partner at Hunton & Williams and Willkie Farr & Gallagher has been sentenced to five years in prison for a phony invoice scheme that bilked her firms out of about $7.8 million. Keila ...

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Wall Street scores a win over stock exchanges in market-data fee battle

Wall Street brokerages scored a big win over the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Inc. Tuesday when a US regulator said the exchanges failed to justify fee increases that are crucial to their businesses. The ...

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Mo’s Seafood in Maryland to Pay $1M to Workers Who Sued Over Pay

The company operating Mo’s Seafood restaurants will pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit with 34 former employees who said they were underpaid. In the collective-action lawsuit filed against Mo’s Fisherman Exchange Inc. and owner Mohammed ...

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Insurer Anthem Will Pay Record $16M for Massive Data Breach

The nation’s second-largest health insurer has agreed to pay the government a record $16 million to settle potential privacy violations in the biggest known health care hack in U.S. history, officials said Monday. The personal information ...

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    Group sues Georgia secretary of state, elections board, county over ballot rejections

    Voting advocates and civil rights groups have homed in on Gwinnett County and what they deem to be its “excessive rejection of mail ballots because of voters’ innocent errors and discrepancies.” Late Monday, a ...

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    Suspect in Louisiana murder-for-hire plot takes plea deal, divulges new details in 2015 killing

    One of four men charged in a 2015 murder-for-hire plot has agreed to divulge details of the killing in exchange for a plea deal. According to court documents, Daniel Richter has agreed to plead guilty to ...

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    Chris Pratt and Anna Faris finalize divorce after agreeing joint custody of son Jack

    Anna, 41, hired famous celebrity divorce lawyer, Laura Wasser, to ask the judge on Monday to remove the case from the court system so a private judge can handle the final stage of proceedings. It’s ...

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    Condo Owners Vote to Remove “Trump Place” from New York Building

    Hundreds of condo owners in New York City voted to have the president’s name removed from the building and the letters spelling out “Trump Place” were taken down Thursday. The building is on the Upper West ...

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    Machine operator fired for reporting on the job injuries to receive $100,000

    A machine operator employed by Wisconsin-based Dura-Fibre LLC has been awarded $100,000 in back wages by U.S. District Court for the Eastern Division of Wisconsin to resolve charges the company fired the employee for reporting injuries ...

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    Government separated immigrant family, asked 5-year-old to sign away hearing rights

    A 5-year-old Honduran asylum seeker was separated from her grandmother after the Trump administration officially ended its policy of separating families—and asked to sign away her right to a bond hearing, the New Yorker reported ...

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    White House shelves rescue plan for coal, nuclear: report

    The White House has shelved a proposed effort to prop up coal and nuclear power plants at risk of closure. Trump ’s advisers in the White House National Security Council and National Economic Council oppose Energy ...

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    Chicago Jury grants $50 Million to Child who Suffered Birth Injury

    A Cook County jury awarded $50 million Tuesday to a child who suffered a severe and permanent brain injury due to a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of hypoxia (oxygen deficiency) prior to his ...

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    $10-million malpractice verdict against prominent doctor stemming from patient’s suicide

    A Staten Island jury has awarded a medical-malpractice verdict of nearly $10 million to the family of a Prince’s Bay man, who alleged he committed suicide six years ago after a prominent physician failed to ...

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    Texas man convicted of killing 4-year-old girl ‘should die in a locked closet,’ judge says

    A judge told a Texas man convicted of brutally killing a 4-year-old girl that he "should die in a locked closet" as he sentenced him to life in prison on Monday. Charles Phifer, found guilty of ...

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    Former owner of notorious Georgia apartments will pay $3M in teen’s death

    Now, the lawyers have not only found the owner -- whose name turned out to be Cheskel Meisels, not “Chester,” as residents had thought -- but have also reached a $3 million settlement for a death at ...

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    Sessions Slams Judge’s Decision To Order Ross Deposition In Census Case

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday bashed the move by a district judge — which was upheld by an appellate court — to order that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross sit for a deposition in the ...

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    Mississippi Supreme Court reverses lower court ruling in medical malpractice case over expert testimony

    The Mississippi Supreme Court recently found in favor of a group of health care defendants in the medical malpractice case of a woman who ended up on a ventilator days after knee surgery. The high court ...

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    Jurors Urge SF Judge to Not Dismiss $289M Roundup Verdict

    Jurors who found that agribusiness giant Monsanto's Roundup weed killer contributed to a school groundskeeper's cancer are urging a San Francisco judge not to throw out the bulk of their $289 million award in his ...

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    Trump praises McConnell: He ‘stared down the angry left-wing mob’ to get Kavanaugh confirmed

    Brett Michael Kavanaugh Trump says GOP wouldn't have won on Kavanaugh without speech mocking Ford Former campaign aide to New Jersey governor says she was sexually assaulted by his ex-staffer Flake: Congress should not ...

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