Verdicts & Settlements

Verdicts & Settlements

IOLTA programs will get part of Bank of America settlement

White-Collar Crime

Former US Attorney takes plea in tax-return case, agrees to pay $290K

Government Law

Federal judge says mom sued too late accusing Chicago officials of cover-up in son’s death

Constitutional Law

Federal gun ban applies even if domestic violence victim isn’t injured, state appeals court says

Labor & Employment

‘Seismic’ 9th Cir. rulings nix FedEx claim its drivers aren’t employees, could cost company millions

Constitutional Law

Judge nixes convicted murderer’s request for death penalty

Attorney Fees

Law firms that sued HP want to represent it as part of settlement; objecting lawyer says deal a joke

Banking Law

Bank of America to pay record $16.6B in mortgage-securities settlement with US

Trusts & Estates

Federal judge likens Anna Nicole Smith case to ‘Bleak House,’ says 20 years of litigation is enough

Trials & Litigation

Chicago woman found dead in suitcase in Bali had received $840K in cruise line settlement

Trials & Litigation

Man exonerated by own research gets $13M for wrongful conviction in rabbi slaying

Intellectual Property Law

Hacking software in Batman movie doesn’t infringe on real-life product, says 7th Circuit

Disability Law

Louisiana Supreme Court settles ADA probe by DOJ over mental-health queries on bar application

Civil Rights

Man who says he was arrested for taking cellphone photos of NYC cops gets $125K settlement

Family Law

Appeals court reverses $250K legal malpractice verdict to woman who wasn’t a client

Verdicts & Settlements

Ron Goldman’s mom puts unpaid OJ Simpson judgment up for auction

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit revives inmate’s suit alleging his letter to his lawyer was read by a prison guard

Celebrities

Judge Judy settles suit over ads with her likeness

Labor & Employment

Federal judge nixes $325M settlement by Apple, Google, others in claimed salary-cap conspiracy

Verdicts & Settlements

Insurance agency pays settlement with buckets of coins totaling an estimated $21K