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T-Mobile Says Data on 37 Million Customers Stolen

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile said Thursday that an unidentified malicious intruder breached its network in late November and stole data on 37 million customers, including addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth. T-Mobile said in a …

Monitors Show Months-Old Alabama Landfill Fire Polluting Air

MOODY, Ala. (AP) — An underground fire at an Alabama landfill has continued to pollute the air in eastern parts of the Birmingham region more than 50 days after a fire began underground, according to air quality monitors. The monitors …

Proposed Class Action Alleges Liberty Mutual Website Violates Pa. Law

Liberty Mutual Insurance is the target of a proposed class action alleging that the company uses spyware on its website that violates Pennsylvania’s electronic surveillance law. The suit claims the company uses “session replay” spyware, namely Clicktale and Datadog, to …

Lawsuit Accuses Largest US Meat Producers of Wage Fixing

DENVER (AP) — Three meat plant workers have filed a federal lawsuit accusing 11 of the United States’ largest beef and pork producers of conspiring to depress wages and benefits. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Denver on Friday, …

Judge Approves $230M Settlement in California Oil Spill Case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has approved a $230 million lawsuit settlement by the owners of a pipeline that spilled more than 140,000 gallons of crude oil into the ocean off California in 2015, lawyers announced Thursday. A federal …

Detroit-Area Utility Denies Flooding Claims from 2021 Storm

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area water utility said Tuesday that it will deny flooding claims stemming from a damaging storm last summer based on an independent review that found the flooding was caused by the amount of rainfall and not …

Arkansas Supreme Clears Way for Class-Action Suit Against Shelter Mutual

A divided Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday that plaintiffs may proceed with a class-action lawsuit that accuses Shelter Mutual Insurance Co. of illegally discounting payments for medical treatment provided to automobile insurance claimants. In a 4-3 decision, the high court …

Attorneys in Florida Condo Collapse Seek About $100M in Fees

Attorneys who worked to secure settlements topping $1 billion in the collapse of a beachfront Florida condominium building in which 98 people died are requesting about $100 million in fees and costs, according to a new court filing. The total …

Bayer Reaches $80M PCB Contamination Settlement With Ohio

Bayer AG reached an $80 million settlement with Ohio to resolve environmental damage allegedly caused by polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, made by the company’s Monsanto business, the state attorney general said on Thursday. The funds from the German company, which …

Air Pollution Settlement Will Average $3,500 per Household

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Precision Castparts Corp. has agreed to pay $22.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused its metal casting facility in Southeast Portland, Oregon, of polluting nearby homes with toxic metals. The settlement includes millions of …