President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that’s designed to streamline the approval process for building roads, bridges and other infrastructure by establishing “one federal decision’’ for major projects and setting an average two-year goal for permitting.
Big Pharma is having a Big Tobacco moment as litigation over opioids attract star lawyers and a growing list of states and local governments seeking their own multibillion-dollar payout to deal with costs of a burgeoning drug epidemic.
CVS Health Corp. was sued by a California woman who accused the drugstore operator of charging customers co-payments for certain prescription drugs that exceed the cost of medicines.
Student loan giant Navient Corp., the industry’s largest, has suffered a pair of courtroom defeats in its attempt to block government lawsuits alleging borrowers had been mistreated.
Early this year, Charlotte School of Law looked ready to collapse after losing access to federal student loans. Until Donald Trump took office.
Aviation regulators were ordered by a federal appeals court on Friday to consider setting minimum standards for the space airlines give passengers as carriers have steadily shrunk the width of seats and the distance between rows.
President Donald Trump is shaking up his legal team as he seeks to combat an expanding and intensifying Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller.
It typically takes years for presidents to kill federal regulations they dislike, but Donald Trump has found a shortcut: He’s just putting them on long-term hold.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is poised to announce a major law enforcement action this week targeting health-care fraud, focusing on opioid treatment programs exploiting Obamacare insurance plans, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Christopher Wray pledged “the impartial pursuit of justice” if confirmed as FBI director, as senators focused on his ability to pursue investigations independently against the backdrop of revelations about a meeting the president’s son held with a Russian lawyer during last year’s campaign.
Anthem Inc. has agreed to pay $115 million to resolve consumer claims over a 2015 cyber-attack that compromised data on 78.8 million people, marking what attorneys in the case called the largest data-breach settlement in history.
The U.S. Supreme Court gave companies a new tool to defeat some legal claims, siding with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. in a bid to limit a consumer lawsuit in California over its Plavix blood thinner.
Vice President Mike Pence has hired an outside legal counsel with deep experience in Washington, D.C., to assist with investigations into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
State attorneys general from across the U.S., including Indiana, have started a joint investigation into whether drug manufacturers are illegally marketing and selling opioids, a critical question as the country faces an epidemic leading to tens of thousands of overdose deaths each year.
The Trump administration laid out its highly anticipated plan for overhauling bank rules, calling on the government to ease, though not eliminate, many of the strictures that were imposed on Wall Street after the financial crisis.
President Donald Trump has hired one of his longtime lawyers, Marc Kasowitz, to help guide him through potentially wide-ranging probes of his campaign and Russian interference in the election, according to a person familiar with the matter.
The U.S. Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits.
A divided U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that debt collectors can use bankruptcy proceedings to try to collect liabilities that are so old the statute of limitations has expired.
Anthem Inc.’s nearly two-year effort to buy rival insurer Cigna Corp. is officially dead.