Santander Consumer Reaches $550M Settlement with State AGs

Santander Consumer USA will pay $65 million to states and forgive hundreds of millions more in consumer debt as part of a settlement with a group of attorneys general over practices in its subprime auto lending business.  The attorneys general, … Continue reading

Lawsuit Accuses Juul of Targeting Children With Marketing

Anne Arundel and Howard counties sued e-cigarette maker Juul Labs and affiliated companies, joining a growing onslaught against the billion-dollar company over claims that it marketed its products to children. They joined Garrett County in filing separate but identical federal lawsuits … Continue reading

Johnson & Johnsons Settles $3.9M Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

West Virginia has reached a $3.9 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit over the company’s marketing of a surgical mesh used to treat pelvic conditions in women, state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Monday. Morrisey filed a … Continue reading

$130.4M Settlement To Help Combat Smoking In Indiana

Indiana has secured $130.4 million from tobacco product manufacturers this year under the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, Attorney General Curtis Hill announced today. “Our office works diligently to enforce the terms of this settlement,” Attorney General Hill said. “Our efforts … Continue reading

Cure Boredom with Courtroom Video Coverage by CVN

  Tired of Netflix and itching to get back into court? Let the country’s top attorneys help.    CVN’s curated collection of trial videos highlights some of the nation’s best lawyers in critical moments of their biggest trials. With a … Continue reading

UCLA Professor Sues Seyfarth Claiming $24M Malpractice

A UCLA linguistics professor is suing Big Law’s Seyfarth Shaw and one of its former partners over their investigation of her discrimination and harassment complaints against her former employer, California State University at Fullerton. The professor, Natalie Operstein, seeks $24 million in … Continue reading

$1M Settlement in Wrongful Death Lawsuit For UConn Student Run Over by Fire Vehicle

The parents of a UConn student who was run over and killed by a campus fire department truck in 2016 have settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the state and other defendants for about $1 million, according to a probate … Continue reading

$4M Verdict Over Doctor’s Failed Attempts to Insert Catheter

West Palm Beach attorneys William D. Zoeller and Michael V. Baxter of Schuler Halvorson Weisser Zoeller Overbeck obtained a $4 million jury verdict for the family of a 72-year-old man who died after his doctor tried to insert a catheter 14 times—for … Continue reading

Canadian Couple Receives $9M Jury Verdict Over Bike Wreck

A jury has awarded greater than $9 million in damages to a person and girl from Vancouver, British Columbia, who had been struck by an 18-wheeler truck whereas using their bikes alongside Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge in … Continue reading

Rochester Settles Sex Harassment Case for $9.4M

The University of Rochester settled a long-running legal case over alleged sexual harassment within its brain and cognitive sciences program for $9.4 million, parties announced Friday. In a joint statement, Rochester thanked the nine former students and professors who sued it in 2017, alleging misconduct by … Continue reading