Massachusetts' top court on Friday opened the door for consumers to sue Merck & Co Inc and other makers of brand-name drugs over injuries blamed not on their own medications but on generic versions of their treatments made by other companies. Full Article
NEW YORK - A group of migrants seeking asylum in the United States sued the Trump administration on Thursday, claiming the government is unfairly keeping them in custody while they pursue their cases in immigration court. Full Article
Walmart Inc was sued on Thursday by a former executive who accused the world's largest retailer of issuing misleading e-commerce results, amid growing pressure from Amazon.com Inc , and firing him for complaining about it. Full Article
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Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan's made $17.6 million in 2017, up 35 percent from the previous year, despite opting out of the bank's annual incentive plan.
WASHINGTON A Virginia man sued two media outlets and seven individuals on Tuesday claiming he was defamed by false stories in which he was accused of helping stage unrest last summer in Charlottesville, Virginia, as part of an effort to undermine U.S. President Donald Trump.
PIERRE, South Dakota The woman walked into Cash Hogen's hardware store last fall to ask a single question about a KitchenAid mixer on display: What did the manufacturer call that color scheme? | Video
SAN FRANCISCO Women at Microsoft Corp working in U.S.-based technical jobs filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016, according to court filings made public on Monday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. A panel of three federal judges heard arguments on Friday in the latest attempt by Pennsylvania Republicans to block a court-imposed map of voting districts that could boost Democrats' chances of winning control of the U.S. Congress this year.
NEW YORK Martin Shkreli, the former drug company executive who made headlines by jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug before he was found guilty of defrauding investors, was sentenced to 7 years and a $75,000 fine on Friday. | Video
PROVIDENCE, R.I. A Rhode Island doctor was sentenced on Friday to more than four years in prison after admitting he took kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc to prescribe its fentanyl-based cancer pain drug to people who did not suffer from the condition.
Wynn Resorts Ltd has agreed to pay $2.6 billion to settle a lawsuit brought by Japan's Universal Entertainment Corp and its U.S. unit, ending a six-year old dispute that pitted casino mogul Steve Wynn against his former associate Kazuo Okada.
The U.S. Army confirmed on Monday that it had mishandled retired bomb-sniffing war dogs and said it would comply with recommendations in a Defense Department Inspector General’s report that called for reforms. | Video
WASHINGTON A former campaign aide to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would not comply with a subpoena to testify before a grand jury in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. | Video
A federal judge on Thursday ordered patent licensing company Acacia Research Corp to reimburse online retailer Newegg Inc for more than $500,000 in attorney fees and costs incurred in along-running patent infringement case between the companies. Full Article
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to broaden protections for corporate insiders who call out misconduct, throwing out a lawsuit brought against a real estate trust by a former employee who had reported alleged wrongdoing internally but not to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Full Article
President Donald Trump has nominated two Republicans to serve on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alongside a Trump-appointed acting chair, and two holdover Democrats from the Obama administration. (One of them has been re-nominated by Trump.) At their Senate confirmation hearing in September, the Republican EEOC nominees pointedly refused to commit to the commission’s position that Title VII of the Civil Right Act protects gay and lesbian employees against workplace discr