- Pfizer to pay N.Y. $55.6M to resolve Wyeth lawsuit
New York is in line to get a $55.6 million as the state’s share of a $784.6 million settlement between Pfizer Inc.’s Wyeth subsidiary and federal and U.S. state governments, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Wednesday.
- Kodak settles class action suit with employees for $9.7 million
Workers who sued Eastman Kodak Co. in a 2012 class action after seeing their retirement savings dwindle as the value of their Kodak stock evaporated, have agreed to a $9.7 million settlement.
- Court clash over bagel firm
- Rochester Top 100: Law firm adjusts path amid market changes
- LLCs should carefully choose an incentive compensation plan
- Leader devoted to law firm
Craig Wittlin was elected in January as managing partner at Harter Secrest
- Goldman Sachs agrees to pay $5 billion in settlement
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has agreed to pay $5 billion to settle claims that its practices helped fuel the U.S. economy’s 2008 meltdown, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday.
- DEC files suit against firm over pollution
An Ontario County contractor is responsible for at least $1.4 million in costs the state Department of Environmental Conservation has racked up so far to protect the town of Victor’s water supply, the state regulator claims.
- Bankruptcy filings climb again in March
Rochester-area bankruptcies rose for the second month in a row in March, bringing the region’s first-quarter filings into positive territory.
- Karma Culture fights battles over trademark
- Five questions leaders should ask to ensure effective compliance
- Spat over Santiago artwork sales moves to court
A two-year-old spat between the widow and nephew of deceased artist Ramon Santiago has moved into federal court.
- Valeant shares plunge on risk of default on bonds
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.’s shares plunged to their lowest point in months on Tuesday after Bausch & Lomb Inc.’s parent said delay of its annual report is putting it in danger of defaulting on bonds.
- N.Y. takes aim against transgender discrimination in the workplace
- Lawsuit targets state's reform of Medicaid
- D4 acquires Philadelphia legal services firm
D4 LLC has acquired Landmark Legal Solutions, D4 officials said Wednesday. Terms of the transaction were not announced.
- Bankruptcy filings jump 32 percent in February
Rochester-area bankruptcy filings surged in February, showing a more than 30 percent gain over new cases filed in the same month last year.
- Legal clash sets estate against California fund
- Most oppose Citizens United decision
Six years after Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, most respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll—nearly 85 percent—oppose the high court ruling.
- FDA takes steps to define 'natural' on food labels