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J&J to contribute up to $5 billion to potential U.S. opioid settlement

13 Oct 2020

Johnson & Johnson said on Tuesday it will contribute up to $1 billion more to a potential settlement of lawsuits alleging it and other companies fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, bringing its total payment to $5 billion.

Former eBay workers plead guilty to cyberstalking campaign against couple

08 Oct 2020

BOSTON Two former eBay Inc workers pleaded guilty on Thursday to participating in an extensive cyberstalking campaign against a Massachusetts couple whose online newsletter was viewed by top executives as critical of the e-commerce company.

Former eBay workers plead guilty to cyberstalking campaign against couple

08 Oct 2020

BOSTON, Oct 8 Two former eBay Inc workers pleaded guilty on Thursday to participating in an extensive cyberstalking campaign against a Massachusetts couple whose online newsletter was viewed by top executives as critical of the e-commerce company.

Duane Morris partner fights longer suspension for overbilling at ex-firm

07 Oct 2020

A Duane Morris litigation partner got off too easy with a six-month rather than two-year suspension for overbilling clients at her prior law firm, a lawyer for Massachusetts' attorney disciplinary authority told the state's top court on Wednesday.

U.S. asks top court to reinstate Boston marathon bomber's death penalty

07 Oct 2020

BOSTON The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to reinstate Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's death sentence for helping carry out the 2013 attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.

Ex-Aveo CFO's lawyer faces tough questions in SEC fraud verdict appeal

06 Oct 2020

A federal appeals court on Tuesday appeared unlikely to disturb a jury's verdict finding that Aveo Pharmaceuticals Inc's ex-chief financial officer misled investors about the prospects for regulatory approval of its flagship drug under development.

Former CEO to serve home confinement in U.S. college admissions scandal

05 Oct 2020

BOSTON The former chief executive of a staffing and information technology services provider was sentenced on Monday to a year of home confinement after admitting he participated in a vast U.S. college admissions and fraud scheme.

Former CEO to serve home confinement in U.S. college admissions scandal

05 Oct 2020

BOSTON, Oct 5 The former chief executive of a staffing and information technology services provider was sentenced on Monday to a year of home confinement after admitting he participated in a vast U.S. college admissions and fraud scheme.

Stephen Barnes, of famed personal injury firm Cellino & Barnes, dies in plane crash

03 Oct 2020

Stephen Barnes, the co-founder of the prominent personal injury law firm Cellino & Barnes, died along with his niece on Friday in a plane crash in upstate New York, his longtime law partner Ross Cellino confirmed.

Acacia Research general counsel settles with SEC over hedge fund records probe

01 Oct 2020

The general counsel of patent licensing firm Acacia Research Corp will pay $25,000 to resolve charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that she backdated and withheld records during the agency's examination of a hedge fund where she previously worked.

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