The U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote this week on Senate-passed legislation that would allow families of the Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for liability in the attacks.
Uber Technologies Inc. was dealt a second rejection of a legal settlement, this time in a case over claims the company misled riders when it charged them a $1 “safe rides fee” that earned the company almost half a billion dollars.
Alere Inc. sued Abbott Laboratories claiming the medical-device maker failed to get U.S. antitrust clearance for their $5.8 billion merger agreement, potentially scuttling the controversial deal.
General Motors Co.’s victory in a Houston courtroom Thursday makes the carmaker three for three in trials related to an ignition-switch defect, but its legal entanglements may stretch on for years.
France’s top court struck down a push by local governments to ban the “burkini” from the nation’s beaches, saying the Muslim-style full-body swimming outfits don’t create a public threat that justifies impinging on freedom of religion.
New lawsuits filed Wednesday target what they say are small amounts of the world's most popular pesticide in granola bars ostensibly "made with 100% natural whole grain oats."
A Brazilian judge has issued an order to seize the passports of U.S. swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feigen as part of an investigation into an alleged armed robbery that targeted the athletes on Sunday.
Judges can’t rely on common sense alone when analyzing the validity of a patent, an appeals court ruled last week in a loss for Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.
General Motors Co. failed to designate a flawed ignition switch linked to multiple deaths and injuries as a safety concern, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra told jurors at a Texas trial.
A Justice Department lawyer on Friday told the judge in the antitrust case over Anthem Inc.’s $48 billion takeover of Cigna Corp. that the government was willing to hear settlement offers from the companies.
Wahby Park in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, used to be a quiet spot for a dozen or so residents to go for a stroll around sunset. Then came hundreds of smartphone-wielding, garden-stomping Pokemon players.
General Motors Co. has put two civil trials over its defective ignitions behind it without a loss. A third trial started Tuesday in what could be one of its toughest cases: a Texas teenager arrested for manslaughter in a death later linked to the faulty switch seeks compensation.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association must face claims by tens of thousands of current and former students testing the limits on how much compensation they can get for years of playing basketball and football.
Whirlpool Corp. has filed 40 lawsuits to protect one replacement part: a $50 refrigerator water filter.
The judge overseeing two U.S. cases challenging mergers among four of the biggest health insurers gave up one case, improving the odds for rulings on both tie-ups by the end of the year and reducing the chance they fall apart beforehand.
Anthem Inc. says its planned takeover of Cigna Corp. is in danger of collapsing unless there’s a quick trial to resolve a U.S. lawsuit seeking to block the deal.
JPMorgan agreed on July 28 to pay $950,000 to settle claims by the Indiana secretary of state that the bank failed to disclose conflicts of interest to wealthy clients.
A New Jersey resident with a pocket monster in his backyard filed what may be the first lawsuit against Niantic Inc. and Nintendo Co. for unleashing Pokemon Go across the U.S., claiming that players are coming to his home uninvited in their race to “catch ’em all.”
Uber Technologies Inc.’s message to the judge who must approve its $100 million settlement with drivers is clear: take it or leave it.
Problems with recovering court-awarded assets — and efforts to tackle them — are widespread and potentially growing.