In the largest-ever settlement between the U.S. government and a single company, Bank of America Corp. on Thursday agreed to pay $16.6 billion in penalties and consumer relief for selling toxic mortgage-backed securities.
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District of Columbia Court of Appeals Judge Frank Schwelb, who served as a judge in the city’s local courts since 1979, died on Aug. 13.
Employers could end up paying 6.1 million more workers overtime if the U.S. Department of Labor moves ahead with a proposal to change salary regulations to adjust for inflation, according to an analysis [LINK: ] issued by a left-leaning think tank on Wednesday.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday fined an auto lender $2.75 million for providing inaccurate information about borrowers to credit-reporting agencies.
A family-run company in Ohio alleges in a new complaint that 17 clothing makers—including Abercrombie & Fitch, The Gap Inc., Levi Strauss & Co. and Lucky Brand Dungarees Inc.—infringed patents to make denim look worn.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has given a woman who lost part of her jaw another chance to prosecute a products liability case against Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
The tit-for-tat between an asbestos plaintiff and a defendant on whether a case should proceed in state court or federal court has ended in a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit that the case should move forward in Baltimore City Circuit Court.