Settlement

Johnson & Johnson reaches $300m settlement over pelvic mesh implants

Pelvic mesh implant manufacturer Johnson & Johnson group has reached a $300m settlement in two class actions, after thousands of women worldwide reported complications from the mesh products including chronic pain, painful sexual intercourse and incontinence. It marks the largest settlement in a product liability class action in Australian history, and is subject to federal …

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Juul to pay $439 million in settlement over marketing to teens

Juul to pay $439 million in settlement over marketing to teens

Comment on this story Comment E-cigarette company Juul, which at the height of its success dominated the market with its sweet flavors, has agreed to pay $438.5 million in a settlement with 33 states and one territory over marketing its product to teens. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong (D), who led the plaintiff effort, said …

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Juul agrees to pay $438.5M in a record settlement, while a newer vape maker gains steam

Juul agrees to pay $438.5M in a record settlement, while a newer vape maker gains steam

Juul has long argued that it’s trying to save lives; meanwhile, its own existence seems precarious at times. Right now is one of those times. As reported earlier today by numerous outlets, the once high-flying e-cigarette company just agreed to a $438.5 million settlement with 33 states that alleged the company marketed its product to …

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Attorney General Bonta Announces Settlement with Sephora as Part of Ongoing Enforcement of California Consumer Privacy Act

Attorney General Bonta Announces Settlement with Sephora as Part of Ongoing Enforcement of California Consumer Privacy Act

Marks strong second year of CCPA enforcement with update on enforcement efforts and new investigative sweep of businesses failing to process opt-out request via a user-enabled global privacy control  OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced a settlement with Sephora, Inc. (Sephora), resolving allegations that the company violated the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California’s first-in-the-nation …

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US judge freezes Ben & Jerry bid to halt settlement sales during legal battle

US judge freezes Ben & Jerry bid to halt settlement sales during legal battle

NEW YORK — A US federal judge on Monday shot down an injunction request from Ben & Jerry’s that sought to temporarily halt sales of its products in West Bank settlements, part of an ongoing legal battle between the ice cream maker and its parent company. Ben & Jerry’s had sought to prevent its parent …

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Meta Agrees to Alter Ad Technology in Settlement With U.S.

Meta Agrees to Alter Ad Technology in Settlement With U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO — Meta on Tuesday agreed to alter its ad technology and pay a penalty of $115,054, in a settlement with the Justice Department over claims that the company’s ad systems had discriminated against Facebook users by restricting who was able to see housing ads on the platform based on their race, gender and …

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Charles Schwab Paying More Than $186 Million in Settlement Over Robo-Adviser Business

Charles Schwab Paying More Than $186 Million in Settlement Over Robo-Adviser Business

WASHINGTON— Charles Schwab SCHW 1.44% & Co. Inc. will pay more than $186 million to settle a regulatory investigation that found it didn’t adequately disclose how keeping a big share of clients’ assets in cash could hurt investment returns. The Securities and Exchange Commission said Schwab’s robo-adviser portfolios kept between 6% and 29.4% of assets …

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