Litigation

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…

Fines, Restitution, “Recommended” For Law Firm Owner In Wayward Investment Scheme

A South Carolina law firm and its attorney/owner are among respondents who could face nearly $3 million in fines and restitution, in a matter before…

How Overreach Can Sink An In-House Privilege Claim

In-house legal at Dartmouth college was brought up short, when a judge ruled its privilege claim for a trove of in-house communications exceeds the privilege’s…

Big Retailers, Landlords, On Collision Course

By early summer the statistics were already grim, with fewer than a third of retail tenants paying as little as 75 percent of their rent,…

StockX Facing Class Action For Breach It Denied

StockX, a trading platform for fashion and sneakers, is facing a class action lawsuit after a data breach this past spring. TechCrunch reported the breach…

Healthcare Clobbered By Ransom Attacks, No End In Sight

A healthcare industry security publication reports a spate of apparently successful ransomware attacks, in which hackers posted some of the data they claim to have…

“Disturbing Images”: A Beleaguered Content Moderator Sues YouTube

The same lawyer who won a $52 million settlement earlier this year for a Facebook employee is representing a woman who did similar content moderation…

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…

Tesla
Tesla Wins In Ruling Vs Ex-Employee

In the latest turn in a protracted legal battle, a federal judge dismissed a defamation claim by a former Tesla employee, while allowing the company’s trade secrets case…

Elevator Repairmen Allege Years Of Blatant Racism On The Job

It’s inherently dangerous work, but when it also includes confronting things like “noose” graffiti, the n-word scrawled playfully backwards, racist insults and clueless or actively…

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