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Beasley Allen files class action lawsuit on behalf of Honda owners affected by defective Takata airbags

November 5, 2014 - Lawyers from Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., along with co-counsel, have filed a class action lawsuit for economic losses related to potentially defective airbags... Read More


Data Security Act would rob consumers of access to justice in cases of data theft, security breaches similar to Target incident

January 17, 2014 - The proposed Data Security Act of 2014, introduced in the U.S. Senate this week, appears to provide consumer protections in the event of security breaches like the recent Target data theft,... Read More


Toyota proposes settlement of more than $1 billion in sudden unintended acceleration cases

December 27, 2012 - Toyota Motor Corp has agreed to a $1.1 billion charge to settle hundreds of U.S. consumer claims related to sudden unintended acceleration in its vehicles. Read More


Wal-Mart to face class action suit alleging pay discrimination against female workers

April 27, 2010 - A sharply divided federal appeals court on Monday exposed Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to billions of dollars in legal damages when it ruled a massive class action lawsuit alleging gender... Read More


Federal investigators questioning Gen Re about dealings with failed insurer ROA, Racketeering suits

March 7, 2005 - OMAHA, Neb.-Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said federal investigators have made several requests for information from Berkshire subsidiary General Reinsurance Corp. related to an investigation of... Read More


State alleges insurer fraud:Lawsuit names Berkshire unit Seeks damages of $1 billion dollars U.S.

February 21, 2004 - NASHVILLE, TENN. – Bershire Hathaway Inc.'s General Re Corp. conspired to fool regulators into allowing a failing insurance firm to stay in business, according to a $1 billion (U.S.)... Read More


Reinsurance company faces lawsuits

February 20, 2004 - Stamford- based General Reinsurance Corp., a reinsurance company owned by billionaire Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is under legal fire for its alleged role in the collapse of... Read More


Collapsed liability insurers case is industry’s Enron

February 18, 2004 - A lawyer leading the civil prosecution of those alleged to have caused the collapse of five US liability insurers has described the case as the insurance industry's Enron, write Richard... Read More


Tenn. Commissioner Files Suit on Behalf of Reciprocals’ Policyholders

February 11, 2004 - Tennessee Insurance Commissioner Paula Flowers, Acting as liquidator for three failed malpractice insurance firms, has filed suit in U.S. District Court seeking to recover damages on behalf... Read More


Insurance commissioner suing Virginia insurance company

February 9, 2004 - Tennessee Insurance Commissioner Paula Flowers has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Richmond, Va. – based Reciprocal of America and its network of companies and two... Read More


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