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Jeffrey Epstein's estate faces new lawsuit from accuser

19 Sep 2019

NEW YORK A woman on Wednesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying the financier sexually abused her for years when she was a teenager.

Factbox: The U.S. opioid epidemic in the courts

17 Sep 2019

NEW YORK As opioid-related deaths have soared, thousands of lawsuits have been filed seeking damages from drugmakers and distributors. The following is a summary of where and how the opioid litigation is playing out across the United States:

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping

16 Sep 2019

Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid increasing scrutiny. The following is a summary of how the litigation is playing out across the United States:

Factbox: The U.S. opioid epidemic in the courts

16 Sep 2019

NEW YORK As opioid-related deaths have soared, thousands of lawsuits have been filed seeking damages from drugmakers and distributors. The following is a summary of where and how the opioid litigation is playing out across the United States:

Factbox: The U.S. opioid epidemic in the courts

16 Sep 2019

NEW YORK As opioid-related deaths have soared, thousands of lawsuits have been filed seeking damages from drugmakers and distributors. The following is a summary of where and how the opioid litigation is playing out across the United States:

CORRECTED: GSK loses bid to overturn $89.7 mln verdict based on lawyer's statements at trial

16 Sep 2019

A federal judge has rejected GlaxoSmithKline PLC's bid to overturn an $89.7 million verdict after a jury found its Ellipta inhaler infringed a patent belonging to rival drug company Vectura Ltd.

U.S. court upholds ex-HSBC executive's conviction for foreign-exchange scheme

13 Sep 2019

NEW YORK A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld the conviction of a former HSBC Holdings Plc executive who was sentenced to two years in prison for defrauding Cairn Energy Plc in a $3.5 billion currency trade.

U.S. court upholds ex-HSBC executive's conviction for foreign-exchange scheme

12 Sep 2019

NEW YORK, Sept 12 A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld the conviction of a former HSBC Holdings Plc executive who was sentenced to two years in prison for defrauding Cairn Energy Plc in a $3.5 billion currency trade.

U.S. judge approves novel framework for opioid settlement talks

12 Sep 2019

A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every state and municipality in the country into their settlement talks.

11th Circuit revives U.S. hospice fraud case against AseraCare

10 Sep 2019

A federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit by the federal government accusing AseraCare Hospice of fraudulently billing Medicare for providing hospice care to patients who were not terminally ill.

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