A $100 million settlement involving NuvaRing, a birth-control device linked to sometimes-fatal side effects, will stand now that enough claimants have chosen to opt into the agreement.
Federal prosecutors have accused a Kansas firearms dealer of paying more than $1 million bribes and kickbacks to two high-ranking executives of Glock Inc. in exchange for preferential treatment and access to confidential company information.
Nearly 15 years after the closure of a chemical plant that dumped mercury into Maine's Penobscot River, a federal trial began Tuesday to determine whether the company now responsible for it must pay to clean up the downriver contamination that advocates say puts humans and wildlife at risk.
The settlement resolves allegations that GSK illegally marketed Advair, Paxil and Wellbutrin for purposes that had not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
New York City officials are trying to convince the state's top court to reinstate their ban on big sodas, which was blocked by lower courts.
The captain of a tugboat whose barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel says the larger vessel increased its speed in foggy conditions and she couldn't turn quickly to avoid the crash.
A federal jury has convicted the former top two executives of a Texas medical device company for taking part in a scheme that defrauded shareholders and investors out of more than $400 million.
The city of Chicago is seeking damages in a lawsuit accusing five drug makers of deceptively marketing a class of prescription painkiller that can be highly addictive.
It may seem like a good sign when everyone wants a piece of an emerging product category even before ascertaining its market share. But it’s probably not a good sign when that category is littered with lawsuits.
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that a company is not liable for inducing patent infringement if someone other than the company carries out some of the steps leading to infringement.
An Iowa company has agreed to pay $6.8 million in fines for crimes that include selling the tainted eggs that caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010.
Ten Arch Coal employees at a West Virginia mine are charged with pocketing almost $2 million from vendors in a pay-to-play kickback scheme, federal prosecutors said Friday.
A Cambodian court on Friday convicted almost two dozen factory workers and rights activists for instigating violence during protests that rocked the government earlier this year, but in a surprise move gave them suspended sentences.
A $2.1 million bankruptcy trial against a failed beef packing plant in South Dakota is expected to last through the rest of week.
Italy's health ministry is seeking $1.63 billion in damages from Swiss pharmaceutical giants Novartis and Roche after an anti-trust court ruled the two companies colluded to prevent the distribution of an eye medication.
German drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim has agreed to pay $650 million to settle thousands of U.S. claims questioning the marketing and safety of its popular blood thinner Pradaxa.
BP PLC must resume paying claims while it asks the U.S. Supreme Court to review its settlement with businesses over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal appeals court panel said Wednesday.
A college student sickened at a Detroit-area restaurant has sued a packing company that recalled 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli.
The city of Irwindale, Calif., has been squabbling with the company for months after residents complained that spicy odors burned their throats and eyes.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency was justified in not establishing a new air quality standard for acid rain.
Singapore's antitrust authority on Tuesday fined three Japanese companies a total of $7.2 million for price-fixing of ball and roller bearing products in the Singapore market.
A woman severely sickened after eating tainted eggs in 2010 says she welcomes criminal charges against the corporate executives blamed for a salmonella outbreak.
According to an indictment, Hitoshi Hirano fixed prices of heater control panels sold to Toyota Motor Corp. between 2003 and 2010. The panels were used for vehicles made in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Beef Products Inc. sued the television network in 2012 seeking $1.2 billion in damages for the coverage of the meat product called lean, finely textured beef, which critics dubbed "pink slime."
Two California counties have filed a lawsuit accusing five drug companies of waging a campaign of deception to boost the sales of painkillers behind the nation's prescription drug addiction problem.