IN THE NEWS
September 15, 2023 at 3:45:00 PM
Justice Department and Department of the Navy Announce Voluntary Elective Option for More Efficient Resolution of Camp Lejeune Justice Act Claims
The Justice Department and the Department of the Navy (DON) today announced the finalization and publication of a voluntary process, called the “Elective Option,” to help veterans and others more quickly resolve qualifying claims under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act (CLJA) of 2022.
July 31, 2023 at 11:30:00 AM
J&J’s Effort to Resolve Talc Lawsuits in Bankruptcy Fails for the Second Time
A U.S. judge on Friday shot down Johnson & Johnson’s second attempt to resolve tens of thousands of lawsuits over its talc products in bankruptcy, imperiling a proposed $8.9 billion settlement that would stop new lawsuits from being filed.
July 21, 2023 at 6:15:00 PM
Plaintiff in a Church Sex Abuse Case Awarded a $40 Million Settlement
This week, a Circuit Court awarded the plaintiff known only as “N.D.” a total of $40 million dollars in damages in connection with N.D’s claims that the Defendant, Keneth L. Apana, raped and sexually abused her in 1992 when she was just 12.