Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month.
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The Natural Resources Defense Council and other environmental groups had argued that the standard weakened an earlier EPA rule for cement plants that the industry had successfully challenged.
A federal judge on Thursday declined to toss out decade-old lawsuits that accuse IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Co. of supporting apartheid by letting their subsidiaries sell computers and cars to the South African government.
The U.S. government says a former BP employee who was a coordinator during the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has settled federal charges of using confidential information on the seriousness of the spill to profit illegally from trading in BP stock.
We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer — only known now as "Company Doe" — in a product safety case that has been linked to a child's death.
The nation's top cigarette makers say they've made annual payments as part of a settlement in which some companies are paying states billions for smoking-related health care costs.
Key questions remain unanswered, including what sparked the fire and what firefighters knew about the chemicals inside the plant.
Some lawyers have argued that the families could still sue in America if they alleged the plane's U.S. manufacturer, the Boeing Co., was somehow responsible for the disaster.
A U.S. federal grand jury has indicted one current and two former Japanese executives of Bridgestone Corp. for their involvement in automobile parts price-fixing in the United States, the Department of Justice announced.
The judge issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday after pharmaceutical company, Zogenix, argued in a lawsuit that the ban issued by Gov. Deval Patrick in March is unconstitutional.
General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy.
A federal appeals court has upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
An environmental group is suing a factory in southeast Georgia, accusing the company of discharging colored waste and odors in the Altamaha River.
The construction and operation of what has become the Kingdom Community Wind project generated fierce opposition from a number of people who claimed the project marred the pristine ridgeline for no environmental benefit.
Parents of a Georgia teenager who suffered a severe brain injury in a 2009 car crash say General Motors knew of a defect in her car but took steps to conceal it.
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A Cologne appeals court ruled Friday that the Swiss company's gold-foil wrapped chocolate teddy doesn't violate Haribo's copyrighted "Gold Bear" name for its gummy bears.
Federal court records show that rapper 50 Cent has been ordered to pay a Bradenton earphone manufacturer more than $16 million in connection with a failed partnership to produce the entertainer's line of headphones.
A federal judge in Kansas has set a hearing in the lawsuit against Boeing brought by two unions over pensions and retiree medical benefits.
A man who was indicted earlier this year for lacing frozen food products with pesticide at a factory in Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo, says he had no trouble doing so because of loose security.
Randall Rahal of Nantucket, Mass., was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison. Prosecutors say the former SK Foods broker bribed buyers at food giants such as Kraft Foods, Safeway Inc. and Frito-Lay.
A judge with the National Labor Relations Board is considering a complaint filed by union supporters at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama, where labor has failed to gain a foothold despite past organizing attempts.
North Carolina regulators are joining with Duke Energy in appealing a judge's ruling on cleaning up groundwater pollution leeching from the company's coal ash dumps.