Compensation

Why A Company Sued Its Own GC For Malpractice

The internecine dispute followed a period of cash flow problems and resulting difficulties in making payroll at the plaintiff finance company. The company then, at…

Google Street View Cy Pres Settlement Likely Will Stand (Better Than 22 Cents To The Plaintiffs, Said Judge)

In a case that pits Google against a class of around 60 million plaintiffs, a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel signaled “a strong reluctance”…

20-Year-Old Hacker & Crew Find “Critical Vulnerabilities” At Apple, Collect $288,500

A 20-year-old and a team of fellow hackers he assembled after reading about Apple’s bounty program discovered 55 vulnerabilities at Apple. Eleven of them were…

Malpractice Lawyer Indicted – Was It Extortion Or A Consulting Fee?

One of Maryland’s leading medical malpractice attorneys has been charged by federal prosecutors with attempted extortion. Allegations are that he demanded $25 million, couched as…

Bill-Collecting Law Firm Sued Over Court Debts

A firm that is one of the nation’s largest collectors of debt owed to municipalities and other government entities has been sued for what plaintiffs…

Was “Build The Wall” GC Asleep At The Wheel?

Four principals of crowdfunding organization “We Build the Wall,” including former Trump compadre and campaign manager Stephen Bannon, have been indicted on fraud charges. We…

State Dept Puts $10M Bounty On Election Meddlers

The Diplomatic Security Service of the U.S. State Department is offering a reward of up to $10 million “for information leading to the identification or…

A Women-Owned Law Firm’s Perspective

The authors, co-founders of a woman-owned and operated firm, note that while women-owned businesses comprise almost 40 percent of privately owned businesses in the United…

MN Climate Lawsuit First To Target Koch

A lawsuit filed by the state of Minnesota names as a defendant, for the first time in the short history of climate change litigation, Koch…

Former CEO Of Municipal Utility In FLA Is Sued, Massive Fraud Alleged

The largest municipal utility in Florida has sued its former CEO, alleging he attempted to orchestrate a privatization plan what would pay him and other…