Five Connecticut divorce lawyers have convinced the state’s high court that they enjoyed absolutely immunity when sued for fraudulently concealing the assets of a client.
Homeowners could not pursue state-law claims for the alleged wrongful denial of a mortgage modification under the federal Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
Drug maker Pfizer violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act by engaging in a fraudulent marketing scheme promoting the epilepsy drug Neurontin for “off-label” uses, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
An architect fired by the city of Alexandria, Va., has won the first case under a new whistleblower law that allows state and local government workers to sue for retaliatory job actions under the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act.
Federal consumer protection law does not completely preempt state-law claims brought by a plaintiff who allegedly she was fraudulently induced into accepting a home loan, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
Published: March 27, 2013
A debtor’s bankruptcy estate did not include an employment bonus she received after filing for Chapter 7 protection, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
A wife was not bound by a prenuptial agreement that she claimed she signed in response to false promises by her husband, the New York Appellate Division has ruled in affirming judgment.
An employer thought it had caught a supposedly disabled employee dead to rights when a private investigator’s surveillance video showed the employee working at her boyfriend’s herbal remedies store.
But a state top court decided Friday that her workers’ compensation benefits were safe because she hadn’t “knowingly” engaged in fraud.
Residents who claimed their groundwater was contaminated by an underground gasoline leak could not recover punitive damages from Exxon Mobil for fraud, Maryland’s highest court has ruled.
The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday suspended an attorney who failed to disclose two pending contingent fee cases as assets in his divorce.