The settlement of the class action lawsuit against DuPont for making the chemical C8 may be a sign of things to come as two other communities across the country have proceeded with lawsuits of their own.
Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a 27 page opinion that affirmed a Magistrate Judge's orders requiring insurers to answer broad discovery requests related to their business practices, procedures and policies for claims handling.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Discount retailer Dollar General will contest a court ruling allowing employees to opt into a lawsuit challenging the company's decision to exclude store managers from overtime pay.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Supreme Court overturned an $82 million verdict against General Motors on Friday because of problems with the selection of jurors for the case.
The financially troubled state government won an $11.9 billion verdict against Exxon Mobil Corp. Friday in a suit over disputed natural gas royalties.
With the filing deadline fast approaching, thousands of mortgage customers in Florida have yet to claim their share of a $23 million predatory-lending settlement with finance giant Household International, Inc., state officials say.
<p>ANNISTON, ALA (August 26, 2003) – In a landmark case involving approximately 18,000 plaintiffs, The Cochran Firm announced that they have reached a $700 million environmental case settlement against defendant Monsanto, Pharmacia and Solutia, Inc. The plaintiffs, consisting of Anniston, Alabama…</p>
PCBs: Monsanto Co. and Solutia, Inc. sign an agreement that could cost more than $700 million to settle two lawsuits accusing the companies of polluting the town of Anniston, Alabama, with polychlorinated biphenyls over a period of decades. (Tolbert v Monsanto, N.C. Ala., No. CV-01-C-1407-W, 8/20/3003: Abernathy v Monsanto, Ala., Cir. Ct., No. CV-2001-832, 8/20/2003). […]
BIRMINGHAM – Solutia, Inc. and Monsanto, Co. have agreed to pay $700 million to settle claims by more than 20,000 Anniston residents over PCB contamination, plaintiff's attorneys said Wednesday. The agreement, which will end a long-running trial in state court over decades –old pol…
<p>James E. Bell, Kim L. Easley-Bell and Windel McCaskill each met with an agent of Ozark National Life Insurance Company about purchasing a unique type of life insurance from Ozark, one that allows investments in a mutual fund with Pioneer Services Corporation, allegedly to provide for their retiremen…</p>
Both sides agree that it was a terrible tragedy the night Christopher Torrence drunkenly drove his high-end Mercedes down North Boulevard at about 125 MPH and crashed, killing himself and one of his passengers and crippling another.
Alabama’s growing number of rock quarries has sparked the public interest in these excavation sites. Our state, with its large deposits of limestone and granite, is one of the nation’s leading producers of sand, rock and gravel. It is third in the country for limestone, and is among the top five masonry cement-producing states, according […]