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The Cost Of Environmental Damage: Refineries, Pesticide Manufacturer Pay Out $150 Million In Recent Settlements Of Separate Suits
Posted on 20 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

While the Gulf Oil Spill has communities and government agencies focusing on mitigation and prevention, not to mention restitution, the United States is joining with states around the country to ensure that environmental laws are being enforced for everyday... Read More

LexisNexis Selected By U.S. Justice Department To Provide E-Discovery Processing, Imaging Software For U.S. Attorneys
Posted on 24 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Company's innovative LAW PreDiscovery product designated as solution for DOJ litigation professionals NEW YORK - LexisNexis ® (www.lexisnexis.com), a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, has announced that the Executive... Read More

Former Acting Chief Counsel Of FDA, Jeffrey M. Senger, Joins Sidley Austin LLP
Posted on 10 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sidley Austin LLP has announced that Jeffrey M. Senger, former acting chief counsel and Deputy Chief Counsel of the Food and Drug Administration, has joined Sidley as a partner in the global food, drug and medical device regulatory... Read More

Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General For DOJ Rejoins Sidley Austin
Posted on 9 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sidley Austin LLP has announced that Joseph R. Guerra has rejoined the firm in Washington, D.C., as a partner in the firm's appellate practice. He recently completed approximately two years of service as the principal deputy associate... Read More

Immigration Law To Get First Major Court Hearing
Posted on 15 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday over whether Arizona's new immigration law should take effect later this month, marking the first major hearing in one of seven challenges to the strict law. U.S. District Judge... Read More

Arizona Judge Raises The Realities Of Porous Border
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) The judge who will decide whether Arizona's new immigration law is constitutional hasn't indicated whether she'll put the statute on hold before it takes effect next week and had some pointed questions Thursday for challengers... Read More

Lawsuit: Mentally Ill U.S. Citizen Wrongly Deported
Posted on 15 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) A mentally disabled U.S. citizen who spoke no Spanish was deported to Mexico with little but a prison jumpsuit after immigration agents manipulated him into signing documents allowing his removal, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges. His... Read More

Allergan To Pay $600M For Off-Label Marketing Of Botox
Posted on 1 Sep 2010 by Tom Moylan

IRVINE, Calif. (Mealey's) - Allergan Inc. said Sept. 1 that it will plead guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge related to off-label marketing of Botox and will pay a total of $600 million to the federal government in criminal and civil penalties... Read More

Capital One Settles Service Member Credit Violations For $12 Million
Posted on 27 Jul 2012 by Michael J. Lello

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (Mealey's) Capital One Financial Corp. has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a suit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice alleging that it violated credit protections granted to U.S. military members by the Servicemembers Civil... Read More

Well Investor Agrees To Pay $90 Million To Resolve Gulf Oil Spill Claims
Posted on 21 Feb 2012 by Shane Dilworth

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) MOEX Offshore 2007 LLC has agreed to pay $90 million to resolve liability and pay civil penalties under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to settle claims asserted against it by the government and five states over the explosion of... Read More

Countrywide Agrees To Pay $335 Million To Settle Government's Discriminatory Lending Claims
Posted on 23 Dec 2011 by Shane Dilworth

LOS ANGELES - Countrywide Financial Corp. has agreed to pay $335 million to settle claims by the U.S. government that the lender and its subsidiaries engaged in discriminatory lending practices by steering African-American and Hispanic borrowers toward... Read More

Federal Government, State AGs Reach $25 Billion Agreement With Banks Over Foreclosures
Posted on 9 Feb 2012 by Shane Dilworth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Feb. 9 that the federal government, attorneys general from 49 states and five national banks have reached a $25 billion settlement to resolve issues stemming from the lenders'... Read More

Former BP Engineer Arrested For Obstructing Justice In Oil Spill Investigation
Posted on 24 Apr 2012 by Shane Dilworth

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) The U.S. Department of Justice on April 24 announced that a former engineer for BP PLC was arrested for two counts of obstructing justice in the criminal investigation of the April 20, 2010, explosion of the Deepwater Horizon... Read More

Medical Device Manufacturer To Pay $30M For Role In Securities Fraud Scheme
Posted on 8 Jan 2014 by Timothy Raub

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) Medical device manufacturer ArthroCare Corp. will pay a $30 million monetary penalty to settle claims that certain of its senior executives engaged in a securities fraud scheme that bilked the company’s... Read More

AstraZeneca Finalizes $520M Settlement Over Seroquel Off-Label Marketing Claims
Posted on 27 Apr 2010 by Tom Moylan

PHILADELPHIA - (Mealey's) The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Care Fraud Enforcement Action Team on April 27 announced the finalization of AstraZeneca LP and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP's... Read More