Judge dismisses ‘qualified immunity’ claim in suit against ex-prosecutor in drug lab scandal

A federal judge has rejected claims from an embattled former state prosecutor that she is protected from liability in the fallout over a Massachusetts drug lab scandal. The civil lawsuit was one of the last tied to prosecutors’ disputed handling of the case against disgraced ex-chemist Sonja Farak, who was convicted in 2014 of ingesting drugContinue reading “Judge dismisses ‘qualified immunity’ claim in suit against ex-prosecutor in drug lab scandal”

Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states’ teen vaping probe

by the Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs has agreed to pay nearly $440 million to settle a two-year investigation by 33 states into the marketing of its high-nicotine vaping products, which have long been blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong announcedContinue reading “Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states’ teen vaping probe”

Millions of Capital One Customers Are Eligible for $190 Million Settlement: Learn How to Claim It

The deadline for claiming a share of the bank’s massive data-breach settlement is drawing near. In March 2019, more than 100 million Capital One banking customers had personal information exposed in a huge data breach. The payback for victims of that hack will soon arrive, as Capital One’s proposed $190 million settlement is set to receiveContinue reading “Millions of Capital One Customers Are Eligible for $190 Million Settlement: Learn How to Claim It”