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Calif. Appeals Court Strikes Down $577M Judgment In Breach Of Contract, Fraud Suit Against Boeing, Boeing Satellite Systems International
Posted on 25 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

On April 13, 2012, The Boeing Company and a subsidiary, Boeing Satellite Systems International, Inc., successfully wiped out a $577,000,000 judgment that ICO Global Communications, Ltd. had obtained in 2008. 2012 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 4281 . In an unpublished... Read More

$26 Million Settlement Reached In Mortgage-Backed Securities Shareholder Class Action
Posted on 1 Aug 2012 by Timothy Raub

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) Lead plaintiffs in a securities class action lawsuit against The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and others have agreed to settle their claims for more than $26 million, according to court documents filed July 31 in a New York federal... Read More

So Sorry You Just Spent A Decade In Jail For A Crime You Didn't Commit. Can We Make It Up With A Million Or So Dollars?
Posted on 18 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

We'd like to believe that everyone who ends up in jail deserves it. After all, there are safeguards in place - a professional police force to investigate, an impartial judge to oversee the case, and a jury of peers to review the evidence. Unfortunately... Read More

Billion Dollar Verdict Against Nursing Home Continues Law Firm’s Impressive Win Streak
Posted on 22 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

In yet another case against former nursing home giant Trans Healthcare, Inc., Tampa law firm Wilkes & McHugh has obtained its fourth multi-million verdict, this one actually reaching $1.1 billion, including punitive damages, in Polk County Circuit... Read More

More Than 1 Million Cases With Verdict & Settlement Analysis Now Available From LexisNexis
Posted on 27 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

What is the LexisNexis Verdict & Settlement Offering? The LexisNexis Verdict & Settlement Offering is the combination of the largest, most comprehensive collection of verdict content COMBINED with a powerful new tool, Verdict & Settlement... Read More

New Enhancements Now Available At Lexis.com
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

You asked and WE LISTENED - new enhancements now available at www.lexis.com . Several new enhancements were released this week based on your feedback which include: E-Mail Forgotten ID LexisNexis ID can be retrieved just like forgotten passwords... Read More

Verdict & Settlement Analyzer Now Available
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Saturday, Aug. 14, marked the long-anticipated release of Verdict & Settlement Analyzer (VSA), a timesaving case valuation tool that quantifies judgments and awards, so attorneys can easily analyze exposure and communicate case strategy options to... Read More

Gulf Oil Spill Plaintiffs' Steering Committee Announces Finalized Settlement With BP
Posted on 19 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Joint Motions Seek Preliminary Court Approval NEW ORLEANS -- The Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (PSC) leading the litigation surrounding the 2010 BP Gulf Oil Spill announced April 18 that it has finalized its settlement with BP. The PSC has... Read More

AIG Securities Class Settles For $725 Million
Posted on 20 Jul 2010 by Dylan McGuire

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) American International Group Inc. (AIG) has agreed to pay $725 million to resolve a class action brought against it in a New York federal court by investors who allege that the company engaged in bid-rigging and accounting improprieties... Read More

$37 Million Settlement Reached In Tronox Investor Class Action Lawsuit
Posted on 8 Aug 2012 by Timothy Raub

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) Shareholders and defendants in a securities class action lawsuit against a chemical company, certain of its officers and directors and others have agreed to a $37 million settlement of all federal securities law claims, according... Read More

$550M Settlement For Family Secured By Madoff Trustee
Posted on 8 Dec 2010 by Timothy Raub

NEW YORK -- (Mealey's) The bankruptcy trustee for the investment company once run by convicted Ponzi scheme operator Bernard L. Madoff has secured $550 million in a settlement with the family of one of Madoff's earliest investors, according to... Read More

Judge Approves $730 Million Securities Settlement With Citigroup, Shareholders
Posted on 21 Aug 2013 by Timothy Raub

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) A federal judge in New York on August 20 granted final approval of a securities class action settlement between investors and Citigroup Inc. and others, ruling that the terms of the settlement meet the statutory guidelines... Read More

Philadelphia Housing Authority, Others Settle Mold-Related Claims For $11.78 Million
Posted on 5 May 2010 by Lisa M. Hickey

PHILADELPHIA — (Mealey’s) The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and others on May 3 agreed to settle for more than $11 million claims alleged by a tenant that unsafe conditions, including mold contamination, in a home rented through a federally... Read More

Tribune Co., Former Employees Reach $32 Million Agreement On ERISA Claims
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by James Cordrey

CHICAGO - (Mealey's) The Tribune Co., which is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, announced Oct. 20 that it has reached a $32 million settlement with former employees who had sued the company alleging violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act... Read More

Wellnx Settles Slimquick Consumer Litigation
Posted on 4 Aug 2011 by Michael Lefkowitz

BOSTON (Mealey's) - Citing the risks of protracted litigation and the small recoveries likely to individual plaintiffs, the parties in litigation over Wellnx's diet supplements such as Slimquick and Liquid Hoodia in the U.S. District Court for... Read More