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BP Asks Judge to Toss Montana Lawsuit Over Cleanup

Lawyers for BP asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a Montana lawsuit that alleges the oil giant and its subsidiaries collected millions of dollars in insurance money while letting the state foot the bill for cleaning soil and groundwater contaminated …

GM Says Bankruptcy Excuses It from Impala Repairs

General Motors Co is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit over a suspension problem on more than 400,000 Chevrolet Impalas from the 2007 and 2008 model years, saying it should not be responsible for repairs because the flaw predated its bankruptcy. …

Maryland Councilwoman’s Blogger Suit to be Dropped

The attorney for a Baltimore councilwoman says she will dismiss her libel and defamation suit against a blogger. Councilwoman Belinda Conaway sued Examiner.com political blogger Adam Meister and his publisher for $21 million over a column that alleged she doesn’t …