Johnson & Johnson has filed motions to toss a record $417 million talcum powder verdict based in part on the alleged misconduct of jurors in the deliberations room.
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National security lawyer Mark Zaid and former State Department employee John Tye launched Whistleblower Aid on Monday.
The Trump administration's two nominees to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission told U.S. senators Tuesday they were personally opposed to workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, but they could not assure lawmakers that they would support the agency's view that adverse actions against gay or transgender workers violates federal civil rights laws.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has returned billions of dollars to consumers while confronting abuses carried out by large banks, mortgage lenders and law firms—successes that are reflected in the agency's court record and settlements. But the CFPB has also suffered a string of setbacks this summer. Proponents of the agency caution not to read too much into the losses—the CFPB, they say, is willing to litigate. Still, others see an agency that's still pushing the limits of its authority.
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Among the lawsuits piling up against Equifax Inc. stemming from the massive data breach that put approximately 143 million consumers' data at risk are proposed class actions filed by investors who said the credit reporting agency broke securities laws.
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