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April 21, 2017

Family Awarded $41.6 Million over Infant Brain Injury

Donnett Hickson, Legal Staff Writer On Thursday April 20, 2017, a family was awarded $41.6 million in federal court for the tragic brain injuries their baby […]
April 10, 2017

Twitter Sues Trump For Alleged 1st Amendment Violation

Donnett Hickson, Legal Staff Writer On April 6, 2017 social media giant Twitter Inc. sued the Trump Administration in California Federal Court to block a government […]
April 3, 2017

Volkswagen Agrees to $157 Million Deal with Ten States

Donnett Hickson, Legal Staff Writer On March 30, 2017, Volkswagen AG (“VW”), Audi AG and Porsche AG agreed to pay $157.45 million in penalties as part […]
March 29, 2017

Increasing Reports of IVC Filter Complications

Helen Jones, Executive Vice President Four additional IVC Filter lawsuits have reportedly been filed in March 2017, in addition to the over 3,000 suits filed against […]
March 20, 2017

The $10 Million Comma

Donnett Hickson, Legal Staff Writer On March 13, 2017, a federal appeals court in Maine ruled for the plaintiffs’ in a case concerning unpaid overtime and […]
March 17, 2017

Class Action Suit Filed Against Ginger Ale Makers Claiming Product Contains No Ginger

Donnett Hickson, Legal Staff Writer Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. faces another class action suit contending that the company falsely advertises that Ginger Ale is made […]
March 16, 2017

Hey, District Court Judges Can Feel Frisky Too!

Donnett Hickson, Legal Staff Writer This past week, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Posner struck down certification of a class action involving eye drops that were […]
March 3, 2017

Uber and Text Recipients Agree to Mediate TCPA Disputes

Donnett Hickson, Legal Staff Writer On March 2, 2017, Uber Technologies Inc. and an Illinois woman agreed to enter mediation to start to bring to a […]
February 24, 2017

$153 Million Settlement Reached in Gas Explosion Lawsuit

Donnett Hickson, Legal Staff Writer On Thursday, February 16, 2017, the State of New York and Con Edison reached a historic $153 million settlement. The amount […]