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PG&E to Avoid Criminal Charges in Settlements Over 2 Major Wildfires

California utility PG&E Corp. has reached settlement agreements with district attorneys representing Northern California counties to avoid prosecution over two major wildfires, with the company agreeing to pay $55 million. “As a result of these agreements, no criminal charges will …

Mediator Ousted in Boy Scouts Bankruptcy; Deadline Extended

DOVER, Del. (AP) –The judge presiding over the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy issued a ruling Tuesday removing a former Delaware bankruptcy judge as a mediator, saying a court filing by the Boy Scouts raised questions about his impartiality. Judge …

Settling Subrogation Claims and the Dreaded Release

The bane of any subrogation professional’s existence is the dreaded release. It is no coincidence that when Zeus uttered the words, “Release the Kraken!” in the 1981 fantasy adventure film The Clash of the Titans, he chose the word “Release.” …