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15 11, 2019

Opinion: Gun Control Will Protect Our Right to Bear Arms

By |2019-11-15T20:02:37+00:00November 15th, 2019|Gun Violence|0 Comments

Ten years ago this month, 13 Americans died and more than 30 were wounded when one of our own opened fire at Fort Hood. Speculation immediately began as to then-U.S. Army Major Nidal Hasan's motive for attacking the military base in Texas. At his trial, [...]

12 11, 2019

Supreme Court allows Sandy Hook families to sue Remington

By |2019-11-12T17:33:55+00:00November 12th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff, F-NRA, Gun Violence|0 Comments

The Supreme Court rules it will not stop the lawsuit by Sandy Hook victims' families against Remington Arms Co., the manufacturer of the semi-automatic rifle used in the 2012 shooting at an elementary school. The Court decided not to take up an appeal by Remington. [...]

30 10, 2019

$242M settlement against 15 drug companies in Medicaid Fraud

By |2019-10-30T03:41:53+00:00October 30th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul today announced he has recovered $242 million for the state of Illinois in a settlement with numerous drug companies, which resolves allegations the companies inflated the wholesale prices used in setting the rates for Medicaid reimbursements. The companies in today’s [...]

30 10, 2019

$12.5 electrocution verdict upheld against Florida utility

By |2019-10-30T03:42:32+00:00October 30th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

A Florida appeals court upheld a $12.5 million jury verdict in a Lee County teen’s electrocution death — but overturned part of the decision that would have required Florida Power & Light to pay an additional $15 million in punitive damages. The ruling by a [...]

30 10, 2019

$34M verdict to woman injured by IVC Filter

By |2019-10-30T03:42:15+00:00October 30th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

A Philadelphia jury on Monday awarded nearly $34 million to a Georgia woman who was seriously injured by a device that was supposed to save her life. Surgeons operated on Tracy Reed-Brown in 2010 to place a blood clot-catching “Option IVC” filter manufactured by Rex Medical LP [...]

30 10, 2019

Court revokes Arizona law that caps damages paid in auto accidents

By |2019-10-30T03:18:41+00:00October 30th, 2019|Consumer Law|0 Comments

Arizona lawmakers cannot limit how much money errant drivers have to pay relatives of the people they kill or injure, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled. The judges voided a law first enacted in 2006 that requires those who are convicted of a traffic [...]

30 10, 2019

$17M settlement with Bayer over Yasmin and Yaz

By |2019-10-30T04:03:38+00:00October 30th, 2019|Consumer Law|0 Comments

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear reported securing a $17 million settlement with Bayer Corp., a U.S. subsidiary of Germany-based Bayer AG, over claims that it misled Kentucky women about risks associated with its birth control drugs Yasmin and Yaz. The settlement resolves a 2013 lawsuit, [...]

30 10, 2019

$6.4M settlement with CH2M over overbilling on gov’t contracts

By |2019-10-30T03:18:54+00:00October 30th, 2019|Consumer Law|0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Justice and CH2M Hill have reached a $6.4 million settlement to resolve allegations that CH2M Hill overbilled the U.S. Air Force for environmental consulting work and then continued to overbill despite an audit highlighting the problem, announced U.S. Attorney Brian T. [...]

30 10, 2019

A Review of Recent Whistleblower Developments

By |2019-10-30T03:19:03+00:00October 30th, 2019|Criminal Law|0 Comments

Whistleblower Developments is a periodic report covering significant cases, decisions, proposals, and legislation related to whistleblower statutes and how they may impact your business. In late September, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced the Whistleblower Programs Improvement [...]

30 10, 2019

Teen Gets Up To 20 Years in Prison For Throwing Rock at Van, Killing Man

By |2019-10-30T04:03:34+00:00October 30th, 2019|Criminal Law|0 Comments

A 19-year-old Michigan man was sentenced to 39 months up to 20 years in prison Tuesday for taking part in a 2017 incident that left one man dead after a group of teenagers threw objects off a freeway overpass. Kyle Anger, of Clio, Michigan, was [...]