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.
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 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.
Two former employees of Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. who sued the company over the target date funds in their 401(k) plan asked a Massachusetts federal judge to certify the case as a class action covering more than 8,000 people.
Wells Fargo & Co. workers who secured a $32.5 million settlement with the bank over the affiliated mutual funds in their 401(k) plan asked a Minnesota federal judge to award their lawyers about $11 million in attorneys’ fees and costs.
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.
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.