AIG’s Lavastone bought nearly 7,000 life settlements from Coventry with a total face value of $20 billion from 2001 to 2011, when AIG stopped acquiring life settlements. Read more
A lawsuit was filed last month against U-Haul International Inc., its affiliates and the general managers of the agency’s Philadelphia retail stores. The wrongful death suit, filed in a Penn... Read more
A new hurdle to Amtrak’s automated solution to prevent high-speed train derailments like the fatal accident in Philadelphia emerged at a Congressional hearing last month. The Federal Communi... Read more
The Amtrak train crash that occurred in Philadelphia on May 12 has received tremendous media coverage. It also has caused the federal government to look seriously at a number of issues that... Read more
Judge Arnold New, who is in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, has ruled that the Plaintiffs in the pelvic mesh injury cases had sufficient connections to Philadelphia to properl... Read more
A $2.3 million verdict was returned against Takeda Pharmaceuticals Inc. last month in an Actos case. A Philadelphia jury concluded that the diabetes drug had been a significant cause of a re... Read more
A Philadelphia jury returned a $2.5 million in damages against a Johnson & Johnson unit in the first verdict over the antipsychotic drug Risperdal’s connections to abnormal breast... Read more
The former residents of a West Philadelphia apartment complex that was destroyed in a 2011 fire have agreed to a $4.75 million settlement. The building owners had been accused of failing to... Read more
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson (J&J) unit, has agreed to settle with plaintiffs in 76 suits pending in Pennsylvania court over alleged birth defects in the babies... Read more
There have now been two wrongful death lawsuits filed arising out of the June building collapse in downtown Philadelphia. The family of Mary Lea Simpson, a 24-year-old woman who was killed,... Read more
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