Consumer Law

Cybersecurity

Home Depot confirms data breach

Verdicts & Settlements

IOLTA programs will get part of Bank of America settlement

Consumer Law

Are you allergic to your technology? Suit seeks information on recalled Fitbit Force wristbands

Consumer Law

Louisiana suit claims State Farm emphasizes costs over safety with preferred auto repair shops

Trusts & Estates

Delaware is first state to adopt model law that says social media accounts can be inherited

Law Firms

Suit claims boiler room operation recruited plaintiffs in alleged law firm mortgage rescue scam

Bar Exam

Law grads sue over ‘Barmageddon,’ seek refund of software fee and punitive damages

Consumer Law

Quaker Oats settles case with agreement to remove trans fats

Trials & Litigation

Financier backs Austrian law student’s class action against Facebook; it seeks damages under US law

White-Collar Crime

Judge cites danger of ‘sucker lists’ in refusing to release names of ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ victims

Consumer Law

Feds and 15 states sue law firms and attorneys, alleging mortgage-relief scams

Real Estate & Property Law

Murder-suicide does not have to be disclosed to home buyer, state supreme court says

Corporate Law

Plaintiffs lawyers fight ‘loser-pays’ bylaw adopted in middle of shareholder suit

Trials & Litigation

Suit says law firm removed estate administrator in effort to block $2M malpractice case

Trials & Litigation

Johns Hopkins to pay $190M to settle case over gynecologist’s secret photos of patients during exams

Verdicts & Settlements

$23.6B in punitives awarded to smoker’s widow; tobacco lawyer says ‘runaway verdict’ won’t stand

Product Liablity

Company co-founder is personally liable for Buckyballs recall refunds

Corporate Law

As leaders blame GM lawyers for ignition woes, lawmaker asks: Why wasn’t general counsel fired?

Trials & Litigation

State AG sues 2 foreclosure law firms; one agrees to pay $10M and sell or close down

Antitrust Law

Apple OKs high-low settlement of as little as zero and as much as $400M in e-book price-fixing case