Category: National

Okla. judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for opioid crisis

Johnson & Johnson must pay the state of Oklahoma $572 million in the first opioid-related state case to go to trial. Cleveland County (Okla.) District Judge Thad Balkman found the pharmaceutical company responsible for the opioid crisis in… Read More

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement

“This company’s ineptitude, negligence, and lax security standards endangered the identities of half the U.S. population,” said the New York Attorney General in a statement reported by NBC news. Reuters reports, “The largest-ever settlement for a data breach… Read More

Court rebukes President Trump for blocking followers on Twitter

How the First Amendment functions in the social media age gained further clarity this week when a federal appeals court ruled that President Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people from following his Twitter account. “Because Mr. Trump… Read More

Multibillion-dollar insurance corporation sued for data breach

Insurance giant First American Financial faces a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, claiming the company “left more than 885 million sensitive documents dating as far back as 2003 exposed online,” Forbes.com reported on May 28. “Now the company is facing a… Read More