Latest Corporate lawsuits News

Ex-employee sues Pratt & Whitney over jet engines

Aug. 21, 2018 11:16 AM EDT

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former engineer for jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney has filed a federal false claims lawsuit alleging the company knowingly sold "flawed" engines to the U.S. Air Force, which resulted in the likelihood of premature wear or even "catastrophic failure." The Journal Enquirer...

Herbalife distributors claim in $1B suit events were a sham

Aug. 21, 2018 11:16 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Patricia and Jeff Rodgers figured they did everything right to get rich beyond their wildest dreams selling Herbalife health and personal care products. They attended all of the "Circle of Success" events, brought in new recruits, met their quotas on buying Herbalife goods to sell and even set...

Georgia company sues R. Kelly over damage to rental homes

Aug. 17, 2018 3:24 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta-area property company is suing Grammy-winning R&B artist R. Kelly for $203,400 over "extensive damage" to two homes he rented. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports SB Property Management Global, LLC., based in East Point, filed the lawsuit Wednesday. It says one home...

Vegas victims' attorneys criticize MGM's legal maneuver

Aug. 16, 2018 9:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting harshly criticized MGM Resorts International this week over its legal maneuver seeking to consolidate multiple lawsuits stemming from the massacre. The victims' attorneys in court documents filed Tuesday say the casino...

Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers

Aug. 16, 2018 12:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids. Speaking during a Cabinet meeting Thursday, Trump said he's directing Sessions to file a separate lawsuit, rather than joining existing...

Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match Group

Aug. 14, 2018 2:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some of its employees, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary for allegedly bilking them by manipulating financial information to create a lowball estimate of Tinder's value....

Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny

Aug. 11, 2018 6:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk used Twitter late Friday to taunt investors who have bet against his company, even though his previous Twitter comments have spurred a government investigation and shareholder lawsuits. The tweets are aimed at "shorts," or investors who borrowed shares of Tesla and...

The Latest: Man hopes Monsanto verdict boosts other cases

Aug. 10, 2018 9:29 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on jury $289 million verdict against Monsanto in a lawsuit accusing its Roundup weed killer contributed to cancer (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The former school groundskeeper who won a $289 million verdict in a lawsuit alleging Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal...

Judge refuses to halt Nebraska's 1st execution since 1997

Aug. 10, 2018 6:47 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday refused to block Nebraska from carrying out the state's first-ever lethal injection despite a German pharmaceutical company's lawsuit that claims the state illicitly obtained its drugs. U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf denied the company's request to...

The Latest: Drug company appealing Nebraska execution ruling

Aug. 10, 2018 5:18 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge deciding whether to allow Nebraska to carry out its first execution since 1997 (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Attorneys for a German pharmaceutical company say they're filing an immediate appeal after a judge denied their request to block Nebraska from...