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General Motors Agrees To $120 Million Ignition Switch Settlement With States

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, November 16th, 2017

General Motors Co. (GM) will pay $120 million to state attorneys general to settle claims that the automaker concealed the now well-known ignition-switch defect. The settlement, announced on Oct. 18, comes three years after GM issued recalls for more than 9 million vehicles in the U.S. for a defect that could cause cars to suddenly […]

University To Pay $2.3 Million For Safety Violations Exposing Employees To Asbestos

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Asbestosis, Uncategorized on Monday, November 13th, 2017

California’s Sonoma State University will have to pay employees potentially exposed to asbestos and other toxins due to occupational health and safety violations, a judge ordered at the end of last month. Employees will split a portion of the $2.3 million penalty the school faces for its environmental violations, according to The Press Democrat. The […]

Bosch Agrees To $33.4 Million Settlement In Auto Parts Price-Fixing MDL

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Monday, November 6th, 2017

Robert Bosch GmbH and Robert Bosch LLC have agreed to pay $33.4 million to settle antitrust lawsuits involving four different types of auto parts. Consumers are seeking preliminary approval of the settlement. The settlement would resolve the end-payor Plaintiffs’ claims against Bosch in the massive automotive parts antitrust litigation alleging a conspiracy to fix prices […]

AmerisourceBergen To Pay $260 Million After Mislabeling Drugs

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Friday, October 27th, 2017

AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group (ABSG), a subsidiary of pharmaceutical giant AmerisourceBergen Corp., has pled guilty in a Brooklyn federal court to violating federal rules on the packaging and distribution of drugs. The company agreed to pay $260 million in fines and forfeiture. The guilty plea was entered before U.S. District Judge Nina Gershon. ABSG will pay […]

Honda Settles Takata Airbag MDL For $605 Million

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Honda Motor Co. Ltd. has agreed to pay $605 million to settle claims pending in multidistrict litigation (MDL) surrounding exploding Takata airbags. Beasley Allen lawyers Dee Miles, Archie Grubb and Clay Barnett were part of the MDL discovery team in this litigation. Dee, who is head of the firm’s Consumer Fraud & Commercial Litigation Section, […]

Fred’s Stores Recalls Charcoal Grills Due To Fire Hazard

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Friday, October 13th, 2017

Fred’s Stores of Tennessee Inc., of Memphis, Tennessee, has recalled about 2,000 ini barrel charcoal grills. The exterior paint on the grill can ignite, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves Living Traditions mini barrel charcoal grills. The black steel grills measure about 18 inches by 15 inches by 18.5 inches. They have a black […]

Lawsuit Against CVS Says Chain Charges More For Customers With Insurance

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

A lawsuit was filed against CVS, the country’s largest pharmacy chain, claiming CVS charges customers with insurance more than it does those without. The suit, filed Monday in Rhode Island, accuses CVS Health Corporation of overbilling customers who used insurance to pay for certain generic drugs. The chain also failed to disclose that medicines’ cash […]

Promising New Mesothelioma Drug Discovered

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Friday, October 6th, 2017

Scientists at the University of Salento in Italy have found a platinum-based drug that successfully slows the growth of the most aggressive type of mesothelioma cancer. Mesothelioma is a fast-growing cancer caused by asbestos that attacks the mesothelium, which is the tissue that lines the lungs and other organs. Sarcomatoid mesothelioma is the least common […]

TVA Must Move Coal Ash Waste

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

A federal judge has ordered the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to move coal ash waste currently located in pond disposal areas to a lined impoundment area, handing a win to environmental groups that brought the Clean Water Act (CWA) suit. U.S. District Judge Waverly D. Crenshaw Jr. directed the entry of judgment to the Tennessee […]

Wal-Mart and Insurers Settle Lawsuits Over Tracy Morgan Vehicle Crash

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, September 28th, 2017

It appears that the litigation involving Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart Stores has now come to an end. A lawsuit filed by two insurers sought to avoid covering the retailer’s multi-million-dollar payout to Tracy Morgan for injuries he suffered in a 2014 crash involving one of the retailer’s trucks. That lawsuit has now been settled. U.S. […]

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