Latest Corporate legal affairs News

Motor vehicle head resigns over fatal crash that killed 7

Jun. 25, 2019 10:36 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division has resigned after her agency failed to terminate the commercial driving license of a man whose collision with a group of motorcyclists on a rural New Hampshire road left seven bikers dead. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, pleaded not...

China suspends Canadian meat imports amid Huawei dispute

Jun. 25, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — China is suspending all meat imports from Canada amid their dispute over the Canadian detention of a top executive at the Chinese tech company Huawei. The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa said in a statement on its website Tuesday that the move follows Chinese customs inspectors' detection of...

FedEx sues US government over export rules in Huawei case

Jun. 25, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A lawsuit filed by FedEx against the U.S. government over export rules follows a dispute over diverted shipments that were intended for Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications-equipment giant. The lawsuit challenges changes to export rules designed to keep technology out of the...

Lawyers pause plan to divide any national opioid settlement

Jun. 25, 2019 2:21 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — State and local governments suing over the toll of a nationwide opioid crisis agree that companies in the drug industry should be held accountable, but they have differences on who should have the power to strike any settlement, and how it should work. Those disputes had been mostly in the...

Lawsuit: 83-year-old woman was left in senior facility's van

Jun. 24, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The family of an 83-year-old woman has filed a lawsuit against an Alabama assisted living community accusing them of leaving the senior citizen in a van for six hours. News outlets report the lawsuit was filed against Elmcroft of Montgomery, LLC, following a field trip with other...

House owner sues Penn St. over ban of frat where pledge fell

Jun. 24, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The shuttered Penn State fraternity where a pledge suffered severe injuries during a night of drinking and hazing is suing the school, arguing the university banned it as a way to obtain the real estate. The corporation that owns the Beta Theta Pi house sued the school in federal...

Lawsuit could halt spread of video gambling terminals

Jun. 24, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A western Missouri prosecutor's lawsuit against a gambling machine provider could halt the proliferation of video gambling terminals in the state. Eric Zahnd, prosecuting attorney for Platte County, is accusing Kansas-based Integrity Gaming LLC of installing illegal machines in...

High school Student sued for activating hotel room sprinkler

Jun. 24, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

DUMFRIES, Va. (AP) — A hotel's insurance company has sued a high school student it claims caused more than $690,000 in damage by activating a sprinkler inside one of its rooms. The Virginian-Pilot reports Landstown High School senior Cade Anderson stayed at the hotel in Dumfries on Oct. 20, 2017, ahead of...

Supreme Court to review insurers' Obamacare claims for $12B

Jun. 24, 2019 11:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama. The justices say Monday that they will hear appeals in the fall from insurers...

'We all feel it': Bikers mourn 7 of their own killed on road

Jun. 22, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

RANDOLPH, N.H. (AP) — Investigators pleaded Saturday for members of the public to come forward with information that could help them determine why a pickup truck hauling a trailer collided with a group of 10 motorcycles on a rural highway, killing seven bikers. The crash in remote northern New Hampshire...