Jesuits established a trust to answer for their history of enslaving Black people. But frustrated descendants tell Rome the order is “not delivering in deed.”
The suit, filed by Dominion Voting Systems, could be one of the most consequential First Amendment cases in a generation.
Tests for dementia were rescored under the N.F.L.’s concussion settlement to avoid race-based criteria.
What is the significance of the defamation case against America’s most prominent conspiracy theorist?
The parents of a child killed in the school shooting were awarded the punitive damages at the conclusion of the defamation trial against the conspiracy theorist.
The decision was in the first of three trials to determine how much the Infowars conspiracy theorist must pay relatives of victims for spreading lies about the 2012 school shooting.
A new report asserts that ordering juvenile offenders to pay compensation to their victims often derails their lives, and victims’ rights groups see shortcomings as well.
The state attorney general says employees at the Manhattan bar were subjected to repeated slurs and sexual harassment.
Ownership of the property, known as Bruce’s Beach, will be transferred to descendants of Charles and Willa Bruce, who bought the land in 1912 and built a resort.
The settlement was reached months after a former Brooklyn Center police officer was sentenced to two years in prison for the fatal shooting of Mr. Wright during a traffic stop.
A jury in California sided with Judy Huth, who accused Mr. Cosby of molesting her at the Playboy Mansion in 1975, when she was 16.
As young girls, the Relf sisters were sterilized without consent. What does the government owe them — and the thousands of other living victims?
The settlement announced by the Archdiocese of Santa Fe is among the largest of its kind involving the Catholic Church in the United States.
At least 84 veterans died after the outbreak at the state-run Holyoke Soldiers’ Home in March 2020. Massachusetts will pay their families a minimum of $400,000 each under the settlement.
The settlement, which includes insurance companies, developers and other defendants, comes nearly a year after the tragedy killed 98 people.
Scrambling to shield a fortune built on misinformation, the Infowars broadcaster is seeking legal protection from the federal government he scorns.
An arbitrator found Mr. Trump’s campaign owes the former White House aide and “Apprentice” star for legal fees, after he sued her for writing a tell-all book.
The man asked a manager not to have a party because he had an anxiety disorder. What followed spiraled into a legal dispute over whether the man had a panic attack or a violent outburst.
The California utility settled civil charges and avoided criminal prosecution over the role of its equipment in igniting the blazes.
Julian Edward Roosevelt Lewis, 60, was killed in August 2020 after a Georgia state trooper stopped him for a broken taillight.
A request for dismissal, which still requires a judge’s signature, would resolve a lawsuit filed by Ms. Giuffre last year that accused Andrew of sexually abusing her when she was 17.
The agreement brought holdout states on board, and would settle thousands of lawsuits over the company’s and family’s roles in the opioid epidemic. The Sacklers agreed to pay an extra billion dollars.
The proposed settlement, which requires a judge’s approval, would resolve a legal battle that began after the company, in 2016, raised the price for two EpiPens to $608 from $100.
The first checks could be cut in April. The money — from the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors and Johnson & Johnson — will be used for addiction treatment and prevention.
The verdict was the first of hundreds of cases pending against the company hired to oversee medical care and safety for workers at a mine and mill in Libby, Mont.
Ju’Zema Goldring, 29, was walking in Atlanta with her friends when police officers arrested her for jaywalking and claimed that there was cocaine inside her stress ball. They were wrong, a federal judge said.
The payout will be the second in a case in which a gynecologist at U.C.L.A. is accused of sexual misconduct.
A federal judge on Monday ruled that the U.S. Air Force must pay survivors and families of the 26 people killed in the attack in Sutherland Springs, Texas, for its failure to report the gunman’s criminal history.
Nearly 300,000 people are involved in lawsuits accusing 3M of having sold the military defective combat earplugs that left service members with tinnitus and hearing loss.
The accord is among the largest ever agreed-to by an American university to compensate victims of sexual abuse.
The New Jersey nursing home settlement is believed to be the first of its kind nationwide.
The case was the first of its kind, targeting every point of the prescription opioid supply chain, from manufacturers to pharmacy chains that filled prescriptions.
A court-approved settlement will compensate Indigenous people for the decades that many have lived with dirty water, and will also fund the clean up.
The government said it was unable to reach a global settlement with parents and children who were separated at the border under a Trump administration policy.
A federal civil rights suit had accused Joseph Centanni of demanding sexual acts from tenants in Elizabeth, N.J. He denied wrongdoing, but agreed to pay.
Seizing on premature news of potential $450,000 payments, conservatives have added new complications to an effort to compensate migrant families separated by the Trump administration.
She was the quieter half of a law partnership with her husband that pursued a suit against cigarette companies on behalf of Florida smokers.
No one was reported injured, but prosecutors say that the recall prompted by Nicholas Mitchell’s tampering resulted in nearly $230,000 in losses to a Maine-based supermarket chain.
Lesleigh Nurse said she was wrongfully accused of stealing groceries from the Walmart in Semmes, Ala., in 2016. The retailer said it would appeal the verdict.
The company will pay out successful compensation suits and allow victims’ families to file those suits in Illinois. Families agreed not to sue for punitive damages.
The jury award for David Duvall, who was fired from his job at Novant Health in North Carolina in 2018, is likely to be reduced under federal law.
The settlement comes more than three years after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., when 17 people were killed.
An Australian man claimed a real estate agent did not pay its “employees” retirement funds. The lack of a punctuation mark may cost him thousands.
Erika Girardi is famous for her lavish lifestyle. Now her husband’s law firm has been accused of misappropriating millions of dollars. It’s all unfolding on TV.
Many of those now eligible for reparations are Russian Jews who survived the Nazi siege of Leningrad. They will receive annual pensions of about $5,200, or 4,500 euros.
A jury agreed with Owen Diaz that Tesla had created a hostile work environment at its factory in Fremont, Calif.
The Academy Award-winning director accused a Lithuanian company of falsely claiming that he had endorsed CBD products.
Right groups warned that a proposed new law would discourage the media from reporting critically on powerful people.
The Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case settlement protected the wealthy and ignored those who suffered.
The settlement comes more than a year after Karen Garner, then 73, was grabbed by a police officer and flung to the ground for allegedly shoplifting from a Walmart.