Category: Cases

Yahoo data-breach settlement filed for $117.5 million

A class action settlement for $117.5 million has been filed following data breaches affecting billions of Yahoo accounts. The Recorder at law.com reports on the $117.5 million settlement, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the… Read More

Lawsuits pile up against Purdue Pharma, other drug companies over OxyContin

Amid hints of a pending bankruptcy filing, officials are weighing their options in a mounting legal push against Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the narcotic prescription painkiller, OxyContin. Oklahoma settled for $270 million with Purdue and the company’s owners,… Read More

In California, new privacy, data protection rules could fuel lawsuits

California’s new privacy law could spur a rash of class action lawsuits against companies, officials warn. The Recorder at law.com reports that the regulations, due to go into effect Jan. 1, 2020, “will bear more than a passing… Read More