Category: Cases

Judge seeks funding information in opioid-manufacturer lawsuits

A U.S. District judge wants information about the funders behind hundreds of lawsuits against manufacturers and distributors of opioids. “The judge overseeing more than 600 lawsuits targeting opioid makers is demanding local governments’ lawyers turn over information about… Read More

Fusion GPS faces RICO lawsuit from human rights activist

A self-described whistleblower is using a racketeering law, usually affiliated with prosecution of the Mafia, to sue two founders of Fusion GPS in a civil suit claiming a conspiracy of retaliation. “A prominent human rights activist is suing… Read More

Bolivian ex-heads of state convicted in U.S. civil trial

An April 3 guilty verdict in a civil trial in Florida marked something unique in case law: “The case marks the first time that an ex-head of state was forced to face his accusers in a US court… Read More