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Summary: BP has been hit with the largest fines in history for penalties to the federal Clean Water Act and Natural Resources Damages protections over the 2010 oil spill. Five years after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP has…>read moreNo Comment July 2, 2015
Summary: A judge must now approve the settlement reached between the state of New Jersey and ExxonMobil Corporation, a settlement that many feel is too small. Many have criticized New Jersey’s decision to agree to settle a multibillion-dollar lawsuit with…>read moreNo Comment March 10, 2015
Summary: The multibillion-dollar divorce between Sue Ann Arnall and Harold Hamm may have finally reached a conclusion. You may recall that, a couple of months ago, JDJournal reported the story of the divorce of Sue Ann Arnall and oil tycoon…>read moreNo Comment January 9, 2015
Summary: AT&T will pay $105 million as settlement for claims that it added unauthorized charges to customers’ bills and refused to issue refunds. The Huffington Post reports that AT&T has agreed to pay $105 million as part of a settlement in…>read moreNo Comment October 9, 2014
Summary: Halliburton oilfield service provider has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle claims against them for involvement in 2010’s Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Halliburton Co, the largest oilfield service provider in the U.S., and one of…>read moreNo Comment September 2, 2014
Summary: Samsung settles False Claims Act allegations for $2.3 million without any determination of liability or admission of having caused alleged violations of the TAA. Samsung Electronics America Inc. has agreed to pay $2.3 million to resolve allegations that it…>read moreNo Comment August 20, 2014
Barneys is the latest of New York stores to admit racial profiling, and in their case, they agreed to pay $525,000, after complaints arose that their store detectives targeted minorities. Both shoppers and former employees noted that minorities were followed…>read moreNo Comment August 11, 2014
This week, Judge Rakoff of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan finally approved SEC’s $285 million deal with the Citigroup that let the company off the hook without denying or admitting any guilt. Rakoff had earlier blocked the deal as “pocket change”…>read moreNo Comment August 6, 2014
The federal government’s first lawsuit under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) was settled as soon as it was filed and a milestone in justice over student loans established within a few hours and without much ado. First, the DOJ…>read moreNo Comment May 14, 2014
Patton Boggs has recently been in the news time and again for seemingly wrong reasons, but this time no one can deny the reasons are right, except affected clients. On Wednesday, both Chevron and Patton Boggs proposed to settle their…>read moreNo Comment May 8, 2014
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