As of now, April 22, 2014 will mark an end to what is quite possibly the most significant monetary settlement in United States history. Almost any business in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi... Read more
As we reported previously, all businesses in the affected Gulf Coast states have potential claims arising from the 2010 disaster in the Gulf. To date, our firm has filed claims for businesse... Read more
Hopefully, the $20 billion fund that BP has set aside to pay for losses caused by the disaster in the Gulf will start making payments this month. Ken Feinberg told a meeting of government of... Read more
The House Judiciary Committee said last month that data it collected shows that BP has paid less than 12% of claims submitted by people and businesses arising from the gulf oil spill. Accord... Read more
David Byrne, a lawyer in our firm’s Toxic Torts Section, has been very busy lately and that’s actually a gross understatement. He and several other lawyers in the Section are now hard at wor... Read more
NHTSA released some documents last month that are extremely damaging to Toyota’s claims that it has never hidden anything from the federal government concerning its safety issues. Letters se... Read more
On May 13th Transocean filed for protection from lawsuits by claiming Limitation of Liability under a 150-year-old maritime law. As previously stated, Transocean owns the oil drilling platfo... Read more
The Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis AG will pay $72.5 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit accusing it of improperly billing government programs for unapproved uses of a cystic fi... Read more
The U.S. Department of Justice has reached two settlements with pharmaceutical companies that will call for a total of more than $100 million in penalties under the False Claims Act and the... Read more
United States District Judge James V. Selna has appointed Dee Miles from our firm to the very important Liaison Committee in the litigation against Toyota. As we reported last month, the U.S... Read more
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