Judge Denies Sutter Health’s Request to Delay $575M Settlement

A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Thursday denied Sutter Health’s request to delay preliminary approval of a $575 million antitrust settlement with California amid the uncertainty and financial upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic. The approval process and settlement agreement are flexible … Continue reading

Florida Spends $8.6M of Volkswagen Settlement on Vehicle Charging Stations

While Gov. Ron DeSantis says he can’t afford a Tesla, he’s all in on adding electric-vehicle charging stations to the state’s highways. On Friday, DeSantis announced the state will spend $8.6 million from a legal settlement with Volkswagen to add … Continue reading

$192M Shareholder Settlement Reached Over Failed NC Nuclear Project

A federal judge signed off on a $192.5 million legal settlement Thursday between the former shareholders of SCANA Corp. and the company’s new owner Dominion Energy. The deal, which is being celebrated as the largest investor-related settlement in South Carolina … Continue reading

Oklahoma City Hospital Reaches $72.3M Settlement Over Alleged Kickback Scheme

An Oklahoma City hospital, physician group and management company have reached a $72.3 million settlement over allegations of a kickback scheme brought forth by a whistleblower. Oklahoma Center for Orthopaedic and Multi-Specialty Surgery, and its part-owner and management company, USP … Continue reading

Deutsche Bank to Pay $150M Settlement Over Jeffrey Epstein Lapses

Deutsche Bank AG agreed Tuesday to pay a $150 million penalty to settle “significant compliance failures” in its dealings with convicted sex offender and financier Jeffrey Epstein.  The New York State Department of Financial Services said the bank did not … Continue reading

Major Orthopedic Provider Faces $99M Lawsuit After Patients’ Info Stolen

One of Florida’s largest orthopedic providers is facing a class-action lawsuit after hackers stole personal information from potentially thousands of patients. Attorney John Yanchunis of Morgan & Morgan filed the lawsuit against the Florida Orthopedic Institute, seeking at least $99 … Continue reading

$6.25M Settlement Reached in Subaru Starlink Lawsuit

The class-action lawsuit that claimed Subaru’s Starlink infotainment systems are defective has reached a final settlement. The agreement affects the 2018 Subaru Forester, 2018 Subaru Outback, 2018 Crosstrek, 2018 Legacy, 2017-2018 Impreza, and 2018 BRZ. A New Jersey Judge signed the order this week that is … Continue reading

Norvartis to Pay $729M to Settle Kickback Charges

Novartis agreed to pay more than $729 million to settle U.S. government charges it paid illegal kickbacks to doctors and patients to boost drug sales, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday. The Swiss drugmaker will pay $678 million to … Continue reading

Harvey Weinstein Victims Awarded $19M Settlement

The Harvey Weinstein survivors who experienced sexual misconduct and harassment by the now-convicted rapist have been awarded a $18.875 million settlement, as part of a class-action lawsuit, aided by the New York Attorney General. The payments, which still await approval by the … Continue reading

National Mail-Order Pharmacy to Pay $11M Settlement

A national mail-order pharmacy based in Andover has reached an $11 million settlement over a lawsuit brought by the state of Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey said last week. Injured Workers Pharmacy has agreed to pay the money to the … Continue reading