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Lyft violates Washington DC sick day law during pandemic, lawsuit claims

30 May 2020

NEW YORK Lyft Inc was sued on Friday by a former driver who accused the ride-sharing company of failing to provide required paid sick leave to drivers in Washington, D.C., a policy she said could fuel the spread of the coronavirus.

Roche's Genentech unit to face renewed Herceptin breast cancer drug litigation

30 May 2020

A federal appeals court revived nationwide litigation accusing Roche Holding AG's Genentech unit of failing to ensure that vials of its Herceptin breast cancer drug contained the labeled amount of the active ingredient, and that the labels misstated the drug's concentration and volume.

U.S. judge orders 15 banks to face big investors' currency rigging lawsuit

29 May 2020

NEW YORK A U.S. judge on Thursday said institutional investors, including BlackRock Inc and Allianz SE's Pacific Investment Management Co, can pursue much of their lawsuit accusing 15 major banks of rigging prices in the $6.6 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market.

Bank of America faces racketeering lawsuit over private mortgage insurance

29 May 2020

A new lawsuit accuses Bank of America of violating a federal anti-racketeering law by failing to tell borrowers about their right to cancel private mortgage insurance for their homes.

Occidental is sued by shareholders, bondholders over Anadarko merger

28 May 2020

NEW YORK Occidental Petroleum Corp has been sued by investors who claim they suffered billions of dollars of losses because the heavily indebted company concealed its inability to weather plunging oil prices, after paying $35.7 billion to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

Fourteen banks settle foreign exchange rigging lawsuits by 'indirect' purchasers

27 May 2020

Fourteen banks have agreed to pay a combined $12.7 million to settle investor claims that they conspired from 2007 to 2013 to rig foreign currency prices.

Occidental is sued by shareholders, bondholders over Anadarko merger

27 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 27 Occidental Petroleum Corp has been sued by investors who claim they suffered billions of dollars of losses because the heavily indebted company concealed its inability to weather plunging oil prices, after paying $35.7 billion to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

Used car dealer charged with price gouging New York City on 3M's N95 masks

27 May 2020

NEW YORK A New Jersey used car dealer was criminally charged on Tuesday with exploiting the coronavirus pandemic by trying to defraud and price gouge New York City into buying N95 respirator masks in a roughly $45 million scheme.

UPDATE 1-Used car dealer charged with price gouging New York City on 3M's N95 masks

27 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 26 A New Jersey used car dealer was criminally charged on Tuesday with exploiting the coronavirus pandemic by trying to defraud and price gouge New York City into buying N95 respirator masks in a roughly $45 million scheme.

Harvey Weinstein is sued for unpaid legal fees

27 May 2020

A law firm that once represented Harvey Weinstein, who is appealing his 23-year prison sentence following his conviction on sexual assault and rape, sued the former Hollywood movie producer on Tuesday to recoup $423,316 for legal services related to civil litigation.

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