By Jonathan Stempel

Pimco says Bill Gross leaked bonus data, showed bad faith

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Pacific Investment Management Co accused former star bond fund manager Bill Gross of leaking confidential bonus data and exercising "bad faith" in pursuing a $200 million lawsuit over his sudden departure from the firm in...

Thursday, September 15, 2016, 7:12 AM

Bill Gross wants Pimco, lawyers punished for 'bad-faith' tactics

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Bond fund manager Bill Gross on Friday said Pacific Investment Management Co and its lawyers should be punished for unfairly impeding him from pursuing his $200 million lawsuit against the asset management firm, which he co-...

Saturday, September 10, 2016, 2:25 AM

U.S. court voids $655 million verdict against PLO over Israel attacks

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday threw out a $655.5 million verdict against the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization for damages suffered by American families from terrorist attacks in Israel...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 7:29 PM

U.S. court voids $655 million verdict against PLO over Israel attacks

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday threw out a $655.5 million verdict against the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization for damages suffered by American families from terrorist attacks in Israel...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 7:29 PM

Christian woman told to remove headscarf for license: ACLU lawsuit

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday filed a lawsuit accusing Alabama county officials of violating a Christian woman's religious rights by forcing her to remove her headscarf before taking her driver's license photo...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 2:42 AM

Valeant is sued over Philidor ties, alleged racketeering

By Jonathan Stempel Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc <VRX.TO><VRX.N> was sued on Monday by buyers of its drugs, who accused the Canadian company of racketeering by forcing them to pay exorbitant prices. The proposed class-...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:28 AM

Valeant is sued over Philidor ties, alleged racketeering

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc was sued on Monday by buyers of its drugs, who accused the Canadian company of racketeering by forcing them to pay exorbitant prices. The proposed class-action...

Monday, August 29, 2016, 11:52 PM

Judge dismisses Citizens United challenge to New York donor rules

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit in which Citizens United sought to block New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman from enforcing rules requiring the conservative group to disclose more information about...

Monday, August 29, 2016, 11:01 PM

Apple is sued over unresponsive iPhone 6 touchscreens

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Apple Inc <AAPL.O> has been sued by owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones who say a design defect causes the phones' touchscreens to become unresponsive, making them unusable. According to a proposed...

Monday, August 29, 2016, 9:06 PM

Apple is sued over unresponsive iPhone 6 touchscreens

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Apple Inc <AAPL.O> has been sued by owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones who say a design defect causes the phones' touchscreens to become unresponsive, making them unusable. According to a proposed...

Monday, August 29, 2016, 9:03 PM

Uber wins halt to N.Y. price-fixing lawsuit during appeal

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday granted a request by Uber Technologies Inc and its chief executive officer to put a passenger's price-fixing lawsuit against them on hold, while they appeal his refusal to let them arbitrate the...

Friday, August 26, 2016, 10:22 PM

Uber wins halt to N.Y. price-fixing lawsuit during appeal

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday granted a request by Uber Technologies Inc and its chief executive officer to put a passenger's price-fixing lawsuit against them on hold, while they appeal his refusal to let them arbitrate the...

Friday, August 26, 2016, 10:21 PM

Uber wins halt to N.Y. price-fixing lawsuit during appeal

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday granted a request by Uber Technologies Inc and its chief executive officer to put a passenger's price-fixing lawsuit against them on hold, while they appeal his refusal to let them arbitrate the...

Friday, August 26, 2016, 10:17 PM

U.S. fines big Nebraska bank over credit card, ID theft marketing

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - First National Bank of Omaha will pay $35.25 million of fines and refunds to settle charges by two U.S. regulators that it duped hundreds of thousands of customers into buying credit card and identity theft services they did not...

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 11:28 PM

New York City hospitals settle Medicaid repayment fraud charges

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three hospitals in New York's Mount Sinai Health System will pay $2.95 million to settle Medicaid fraud charges for taking two years to repay more than $844,000 of improper billings that had been flagged by a whistleblower,...

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 12:52 AM

Victims of attacks in Israel lose U.S. appeal vs Lebanese bank

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by victims of Hezbollah rocket attacks in Israel who sought to hold Lebanese Canadian Bank SAL liable for financing Hezbollah through its New York account with American Express...

Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 8:06 PM

Residency where marijuana is legal no reason for police search: U.S. court

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday said police officers cannot stop and search vehicles belonging to out-of-state motorists simply because of where they reside, including states where marijuana use is legal. By a 2-1 vote...

Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 2:49 AM

Gillette sues Schick maker over claims for Mach3 rival

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co's <PG.N> Gillette unit on Tuesday sued the maker of Schick razors, claiming it falsely marketed a line of private label three-blade razors and cartridges as being equal to or better than its...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 11:58 PM

Monsanto beats cities' lawsuits over San Francisco Bay pollution

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits in which the California cities of San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley sought to force agricultural company Monsanto Co <MON.N> to help pay for reducing PCB contamination to San Francisco Bay...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 8:37 PM

Monsanto beats cities' lawsuits over San Francisco Bay pollution

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits in which the California cities of San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley sought to force agricultural company Monsanto Co <MON.N> to help pay for reducing PCB contamination to San Francisco Bay...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 8:27 PM