GM settles hundreds of ignition switch lawsuits
NEW YORK General Motors Co has agreed to settle federal lawsuits by as many as 203 plaintiffs over defective ignition switches in its vehicles, a Friday court filing shows.
NEW YORK Chesapeake Energy (CHK.N) said a leak of natural gas and oil-based drilling mud from a well near Douglas, Wyoming on Tuesday led to the evacuation of 67 residents from nearby homes.
The company said on Wednesday there were no injuries to workers on the drilling rig and that it was preparing to "bring the well under control."
The cause of the incident is under investigation, the company said in a statement.
The incident occurred in the promising oil and gas prospect called Niobrara, that stretches across Wyoming and Colorado.
(Reporting by Selam Gebrekidan and Joshua Schneyer; Editing by Marguerita Choy)
Anthem Inc , the largest U.S. health insurance company, has agreed to settle litigation over hacking in 2015 that compromised about 79 million people's personal information for $115 million, which lawyers said would be the largest settlement ever for a data breach.