Until recently, the e-cigarette industry has had virtually no oversight by government agencies. Read more
Plaintiffs in seven suits in December 2015 sought to centralize litigation over the erectile dysfunction drug in the Northern District of California. Read more
Current CPSC Chair Elliot Kaye recently stepped back from the agency’s previous position that crumb rubber posed no significant health risk. Read more
The settlement came as Western Sugar Cooperative, Michigan Sugar Co., C&H Sugar Co. and the other sugar Plaintiffs – who manufacture more than 70 percent of the nation’s sugar production – w... Read more
It took three attempts, but the $227-million settlement by FedEx with California FedEx Ground drivers, who said the company misclassified them as independent contractors, has finally receive... Read more
A man who was injured when he tripped and fell on trolley tracks in San Diego has received a $21.5 million insurance settlement. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that 57-year-old David L... Read more
Schneider National Carriers Inc. has agreed to pay $28 million to a certified class of thousands of California truckers who alleged their employer violated state wage-and-hour laws and faile... Read more
A California judge has ruled that Lloyd’s of London and other insurers can’t apply an intentional acts of employees exclusion to recoup $132.5 million paid toward a train crash s... Read more
Bumble Bee Foods will pay a record $6 million to settle criminal charges filed after a worker burned to death nearly three years ago inside an industrial oven packed with canned tuna. The se... Read more
FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. has been ordered to pay $1.75 million as part of a settlement in a lawsuit that accused the company of illegally transporting and storing hazardous waste, a... Read more
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