A Joint Letter to the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority Answers Questions About a $46.5 Million Settlement for United Illuminating Customers

 In a joint letter filed Wednesday with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, Attorney General William Tong, United Illuminating, and other settling parties clarified questions and reaffirmed their commitment to a proposed $46.5 million COVID relief bill credit to decrease and … Continue reading

Judge Considers Adding a Safety Warning Label as Bayer Awaits a Decision on Its $2 Billion Settlement

A U.S. judge suggested on [May 19] that Bayer include a warning label on Roundup as part of a proposed $2 billion settlement to resolve future claims that the top-selling weedkiller causes cancer. Bayer asked U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria … Continue reading

A Man Will Receive an $11 Million Settlement from the California GOP for a Traffic Accident That Left Him Quadriplegic

The California Republican Party has agreed to an $11 million dollar settlement with a Riverside County motorcyclist who suffered life-altering injuries in an Orange County freeway crash that a lawsuit says was caused by an unlicensed campaign worker employed by … Continue reading

A Judge Has Granted Preliminary Approval for Southern New Hampshire University’s $1.25 Million Settlement Over Its COVID-19 Closure

A judge granted preliminary approval for a $1.25 million settlement offered by Southern New Hampshire University to students who were booted off campus when the university went all-online in response to the pandemic last spring. Tuition for the university’s on-campus … Continue reading

Powerbeats 2 Owners Begin Receiving Money from Apple’s $9.75 Million Settlement

Apple customers who own faulty Powerbeats 2 devices have begun receiving payouts from a class action lawsuit that Apple settled last year, according to multiple MacRumors readers that have started receiving funds. Powerbeats 2 owners sued Apple after it was found that some of … Continue reading

Hawaii Will Receive $20 Million in a Settlement Over a Failed Project to Overhaul Hawaii’s DOT Financial System

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) and the Department of the Attorney General are pleased to report that the State has successfully resolved its litigation stemming from a failed project to upgrade the HDOT Highways Division financial management system. The … Continue reading

Asbestos Exposure: What You Need to Know

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was utilized in numerous structure materials and other items for years since of its toughness and fireproof properties. Asbestos is located in rocks and soil. Due to its flexibility and resistance to heat, … Continue reading

Reopening the Vault at the Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 5.0

On June 2 – 4, 2021, The National Trial Lawyers will present the Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 5.0, hosted at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Houston, Texas. This conference, exclusively for plaintiff lawyers, will offer an intensive two-day trial … Continue reading

DUI vs. DWI

The acronyms DUI and DWI express the language used by different authorities for drunk and drugged driving offenses; however, these are not the only terms used to describe impaired driving. DUI is often used to describe drunk driving laws in … Continue reading

The City of Columbus, Ohio Agrees to Pay $10 Million to the Family of an Unarmed Black Man Who Was Killed by Police

The city of Columbus, Ohio, has agreed to pay the family of Andre Hill $10 million, City Attorney Zach Klein announced on Friday, May 14. “We understand that because of this former officer’s actions, the Hill family will never be whole,” Klein said … Continue reading