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Opioid Distributors Win Case Alleging They Fueled Drug Abuse

A federal judge rejected claims that the three largest US opioid distributors ignored warning signs when they sent millions of pills to a West Virginia community, handing the companies a win in a rare trial associated with the drug epidemic.

Northeastern Is Latest Boston School to See Retirement Plan Suit

A former Northeastern University employee accuses the Boston-based school of filling its $1.9 billion retirement plan with high-cost and underperforming investments and allowing the plan to pay excessive administrative fees, according to a proposed class action filed in federal court.

Google Agrees to Pay $22 Million to Resolve Race, Sex Bias Suit

Google has agreed to pay $22 million to resolve claims that it systematically discriminated against women and employees of color by assigning them lower job levels upon hire than they qualified for, according to a proposed settlement filed in New York state court.

Walmart Workers’ $35 Million Paystub Settlement Wins Early OK

Walmart’s proposed $35 million settlement to resolve workers’ claims that it violated California law when it failed to provide employees with accurate written wage statements won federal district court approval, but only after the parties agreed to tweak the language of the release.

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Coronavirus Is Taking Its Toll On Big Law

The economic fallout of the Covid-19 crisis has reached America's top grossing law firms. In this video, legal industry experts assess the impact on Big Law and what might happen if the crisis lingers.

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