NYC Settles For $10.5 Million With a Man Who Was Wrongfully Convicted For Murder

New York City will pay $10.5 million dollars to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by a man who spent 24 years in prison on a murder conviction that was overturned after a witness who had placed him at … Continue reading

Washington State Will Receive a $518 Million Opioid Settlement

Three opioid distributors Tuesday announced a $518 million settlement with Washington state. AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson settled following a lawsuit regarding the companies’ alleged role in fueling Washington’s opioid epidemic. Washington agreed to dismiss the current lawsuit upon the settlement becoming effective. McKesson’s … Continue reading

LinkedIn Agrees to a $1.8 Million Pay Discrimination Settlement

Career-networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay $1.8 million in back wages to almost 700 female workers to settle a pay discrimination complaint brought by U.S. labor investigators. The U.S. Labor Department announced Tuesday that it reached a settlement agreement with LinkedIn … Continue reading

NEW Material |The Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 6.0

Accomplished Texas attorney Mark Lanier is bringing his trial academy back to Houston, but this time it’s different. What: The Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 6.0 When: June 20 – 23, 2022 (NEW additional day!) Where: Marriott Marquis Houston, Texas … Continue reading

San Diego Tries to Void an $85 Million Award to the Family of a Man Who Died in Police Restraint

San Diego County lawyers are seeking to wipe out an $85 million jury award to the family of man who died after being restrained by sheriff’s deputies in 2015, or get a new trial in the lawsuit that generated the … Continue reading

Target Agrees to Pay $5 Million to Settle a Pricing Lawsuit

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $5 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging the retail chain changed prices on its mobile app after customers entered stores and charged them more than advertised. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Friday that the … Continue reading

The Michigan House Approves a $776 Million Opioid Settlement Plan

A three-bill package creating a framework for the distribution of about $776 million in opioid settlement funds in Michigan garnered widespread support as the state House approved it Thursday.  But several Republicans in more rural areas criticized the settlement’s lack … Continue reading

A Jury Awards Accusers of Paul Jones Nearly $9 Million in a Fertility Fraud Case

A jury has awarded nearly $9 million to families accusing a fertility doctor of impregnating women with his own sperm. Paul Jones, a former fertility doctor, will pay 30% of the total $8.7 million. The clinic in Grand Junction he used to work … Continue reading

Hawaii Agrees to a $328 Million Settlement With Homelands Waitlist Plaintiffs

Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Tuesday that the state has agreed to pay $328 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by 2,700 Native Hawaiians who languished on a waitlist to receive homestead leases and suffered other harms from the … Continue reading

Utah Will Receive $266 Million in a Landmark Opioid Settlement

In a landmark opioid settlement, Salt Lake County and 26 others are making Big Pharma pay for the opioid crisis in Utah. This is a major crackdown on drug abuse and a major settlement against drug companies to fight the … Continue reading