Novartis Pharmaceuticals Enters into $11.8M Settlement California

On September 14, 2020, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced an $11.8 million settlement against Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation related to Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act violations. According to the allegations, from January 2002 through November 2011, Novartis engaged in a kickback … Continue reading

West Virginia Hospital Agrees to $50M Settlement to Resolve Allegations

On September 9, 2020, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $50 million settlement with Wheeling Hospital, Inc. of West Virginia to resolve False Claims Act allegations that Wheeling Hospital violated the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) and Stark Law. Broadly speaking, … Continue reading

Louisville Agrees to Settle Breonna Taylor’s Wrongful Death for $12M

(CNN)The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has agreed to pay $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor and institute sweeping police reforms in a historic settlement of the family’s wrongful death lawsuit. Mayor Greg Fischer, Taylor’s family and their attorneys announced the … Continue reading

Woman Receives $1.25M Settlement After Cop Rips Her Eye Out

A Bronx woman named Johanna Pagan-Alomar suffered the loss of her left eye while being arrested by an NYPD police officer in 2018 and will now be the recipient of a $1.25 million settlement, New York Daily News reports. The incident began when Pagan-Alomar … Continue reading

“How do YOU fit into the J&J Talcum Powder Litigation”

Many medical research studies reveal that asbestos can  trigger cancer cells that emerge in some cases years after being exposed. A unusual as well hostile cancer, mesothelioma is specifically brought on by direct exposure to asbestos. Asbestos can additionally trigger … Continue reading

Walmart Settles EEOC Claims for $20M

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Kentucky has signed off on Walmart Inc’s $20 million settlement of an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit claiming the company’s practice of giving physical ability tests to applicants for grocery warehouse jobs made it … Continue reading

KAABOO Owner Settles for $7M Over Canceled Festival

Kansas promoter Brett Mosiman was ready to chase former KAABOO owner Bryan Gordon to the end of the earth to collect a $7 million judgement delivered by a Kansas jury in February, but that will no longer be necessary after the men settled their … Continue reading

$10M Settlement in FTC Automatic Renewals Suit

We’ve written about automatic renewals before, but the $10 million price tag in the FTC’s settlement with the operators of ABCmouse should grab your attention. The FTC alleged that over a three-year period, the company advertised membership programs without clearly … Continue reading

Man Reaches $1.6M Settlement in Lawsuit following Rough Arrest

Kameron Boudin sued the county earlier this year, alleging that Otter Tail County sheriff’s deputy Jeremias “J.J.” Krupich punched Boudin several times in the face and forehead while Boudin was lying on his back during a December 2018 incident, restrained … Continue reading

Lawsuit Against Several Railway Suppliers Settled for $489M

A class-action lawsuit against several railway equipment suppliers has received final court approval. Agreement on a final settlement of the suit between Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. (Wabtec), Knorr-Bremse AG and subsidiaries and law firms Hartley LLP and Fine Kaplan and Black was achieved in February. U.S. District … Continue reading