Corporate legal affairs

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, file photo, Christine Gagnon of Southington, Conn., protests with other family and friends who have lost loved ones to OxyContin and opioid overdoses at Purdue Pharma LLP headquarters in Stamford, Conn. Gagnon lost her son Michael 13 months earlier. OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy after settlement talks over the nation’s deadly overdose crisis hit an impasse, attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in a message to their counterparts across the country. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
September 07, 2019 - 6:36 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy after settlement talks over the nation's deadly overdose crisis hit an impasse, attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday in a message to their counterparts across the country. The breakdown puts the first...
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FILE- In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli speaks during an interview by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. The imprisoned pharmaceutical entrepreneur, who is serving prison time for fraud, has filed a fraud lawsuit against one of his former investors. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 06, 2019 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Convicted former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli sued the son of one of his investors Friday in a dispute over losses from one of his failed hedge funds. The suit, filed in federal court in Brooklyn, claims that after investor George Yaffe lost a $100,000 investment in one of...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2019 file photo, New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a news conference in New York. James says a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general is investigating Facebook for alleged antitrust issues. James said Friday, Sept. 6, the probe will look into whether Facebook's actions endangered consumer data, reduced the quality of consumers' choices or increased the price of advertising. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 06, 2019 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two groups of states are targeting Facebook and Google in separate antitrust probes, widening the scrutiny of Big Tech beyond sweeping federal and congressional investigations into their market dominance. Facebook and Google are two of the world's largest and most ubiquitous tech...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017, file photo, a conference worker passes a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. New York Attorney General Letitia James says a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general is investigating Facebook for alleged antitrust issues. James said Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 the probe will look into whether Facebook's actions endangered consumer data, reduced the quality of consumers' choices or increased the price of advertising. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
September 06, 2019 - 1:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two groups of states are targeting Facebook and Google in separate antitrust probes, widening the scrutiny of Big Tech beyond sweeping federal and congressional investigations into their market dominance. Facebook and Google are two of the world's largest and most ubiquitous tech...
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September 06, 2019 - 1:08 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the largest makers of generic opioids has settled a lawsuit with two Ohio counties in a move that means the company will not be a defendant in next month's first federal trial over the toll of the opioid crisis. United Kingdom-based Mallinckrodt announced the deal with...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file, photo, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa pauses for a moment during a news conference at the global headquarters in Yokohama, west of Tokyo. Saikawa has acknowledged receiving inappropriate payments from the Japanese automaker but has denied he ordered it or knew about it. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
September 04, 2019 - 11:53 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The chief executive of scandal-plagued Nissan on Thursday acknowledged receiving inappropriate payments from the Japanese automaker but denied he ordered it or knew about it. Hiroto Saikawa said an internal company investigation found he had received the money, but he would return it...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2019 file photo is a makeshift memorial near the Walmart in El Paso, Texas, where 22 people were killed in a mass shooting that police are investigating as a terrorist attack targeting Latinos. A Texas couple, Guillermo and Jessica Garcia, who were injured in the shooting at the store last month, have filed a lawsuit Friday, Aug. 30, against the corporation alleging it did not have adequate security in place to prevent the attack that killed multiple people. The lawsuit is the first filed in the aftermath of the Aug. 3 shooting that also injured about two-dozen people, including the El Paso couple. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio, File)
September 04, 2019 - 6:31 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas couple who were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso last month has filed a lawsuit against the corporation alleging it did not have adequate security in place to prevent the attack that killed 22 people. The lawsuit submitted Friday by Guillermo...
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September 04, 2019 - 5:58 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas couple who were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso last month has filed a lawsuit against the corporation alleging it did not have adequate security in place to prevent the attack that killed 22 people. The lawsuit submitted Friday by Guillermo...
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Angela Martínez holds her son Uriel as they walk in a park in Granada, south of Spain, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Uriel's body is covered in hair due to taking a hair-growing medicine containing minoxidil, wrongly labeled as omeprazole. Parents of babies in Spain developing unusual levels of body hair say they are readying a joint lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company that mislabeled an anti-hair-loss drug as a stomach stabilizer. (AP Photo/Sergio Ruiz)
August 31, 2019 - 3:55 pm
GRANADA, Spain (AP) — Parents in Spain whose babies and toddlers developed abnormal body hair plan to sue a company that put a hair loss treatment into containers meant for a medicine, a mother of one of the children said Saturday. Spanish health authorities have blamed the packaging mix-up...
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Angela Martínez holds her son Uriel as they walk in a park in Granada, south of Spain, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Uriel's body is covered in hair due to taking a hair-growing medicine containing minoxidil, wrongly labeled as omeprazole. Parents of babies in Spain developing unusual levels of body hair say they are readying a joint lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company that mislabeled an anti-hair-loss drug as a stomach stabilizer. (AP Photo/Sergio Ruiz)
August 31, 2019 - 12:19 pm
MADRID (AP) — Parents of babies and toddlers in Spain who have developed abnormal body hair plan to sue a pharmaceutical company that put a treatment for hair loss into packages meant for addressing acid reflux and other conditions. Spanish health authorities have blamed the Minoxidil mix-up on...
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