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Injured Workers Pharmacy Paying $11M to Settle Complaint

A mail-order pharmacy that fought frequent court battles against workers’ compensation insurers will pay $11 million and change its business practices to settle a civil complaint by the Massachusetts attorney general’s office. Injured Workers Pharmacy, or IWP, improperly dispensed opioids …

Woman Struck by Telephone Pole to Receive $125M From Verizon

NEWARK, N.J. — The family of a woman who was paralyzed when she was struck by a falling telephone pole as she waited for a bus is to receive $125 million to settle a lawsuit against Verizon. Maria Meister was …

Uber’s Introduction of Dashboard Cameras Raises Privacy Worries

Uber Technologies Inc. is adding video and audio recording for more trips — a move designed to make the service safer and help settle disputes, but which has triggered privacy concerns about the personal information the ride-hailing giant collects. Uber …

Viewpoint: Equitable Subrogation Useful Tactic When Insurer Won’t Settle

Every policyholder will likely face a scenario where its primary insurer refuses a settlement offer within limits. The primary insurer is potentially liable for that excess verdict if it acted in bad faith by refusing to settle within limits. Sometimes, …

Kansas Will Pay $350K to Settle Lawsuit Against Former Attorney General

Kansas will pay $350,000 to a woman fired by former Attorney General Phill Kline to settle the sex discrimination lawsuit she later filed against him, Gov. Sam Brownback and top legislative leaders decided Wednesday. Brownback and the legislators approved the …

Illinois State Police Settle Wrongful Conviction Suit

The Illinois State Police agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a former death row inmate who spent almost two decades in prison for the 1986 murders of a newlywed couple before a judge released him …