The Seventh Circuit observed that nothing in the venue provision's text expressly invalidated forum selection clauses in ERISA plans. Read more
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals granted a HSBC Holdings PLC unit a new trial in the securities lawsuit that had resulted in a record $2.5 billion verdict against its mortgage unit. The... Read more
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently invalidated a nationwide settlement agreement covering six consumer fraud class actions (“Settlement Agreement”) brought against NBTY, Inc., Rex... Read more
There was another significant case last month involving insurance coverage issues. In that case, two Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. units and the makers of caffeinated malt liquor beverage Fou... Read more
An Illinois federal judge ordered Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH (BII) last month to reimburse Plaintiffs for the offices they rent for European depositions in the multidistrict lit... Read more
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