Articles by Chris Dolmetsch, Erik Larson and Polly Mosendz

Sandy Hook Families Can Sue Gunmaker Remington, Court Rules

The gun industry suffered a stinging setback as Connecticut’s top court said families of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre could move ahead with their lawsuit against Remington Arms Co. over its marketing of military-style Bushmaster weapons. …

Goldman Sachs Wants Whistleblower’s Claims Sent to Arbitration

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. says claims by a former executive that the bank retaliated against him for blowing the whistle on its failure to comply with anti-money-laundering policies should be heard outside of court or dismissed. The former executive, Chris …

Uber CEO Claims Venture Capital Lawsuit Against Him Should Go to Arbitration

Ex-Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick said the lawsuit brought by venture-capital firm Benchmark seeking his ouster from the company’s board should be heard in private arbitration. In a letter Monday to a Delaware judge, an attorney for …

Greenberg Fights New York AG’s Spin on Reinsurance Saga

Almost a dozen years ago, then-New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer filed a fraud lawsuit against former American Insurance Group Inc. CEO Maurice “Hank” Greenberg over two reinsurance transactions that purportedly gave an improper boost to the company’s financial statements. …

Greenberg, New York AG Settle Long-Running Reinsurance Dispute

Ex- American International Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Maurice “Hank” Greenberg admitted to taking part in two deals to make the insurer’s financial condition look better than it was as part of a $9.9 million settlement with New York that …

First Consumer Class Action Filed Over Samsung Note 7 Smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co.’s woes over the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone have moved into the courtroom. Three people who bought the phones, which were recalled because the Note 7 is prone to catching on fire and exploding, sued the electronics maker’s …

11 Years After Spitzer Sued, Greenberg’s Trial Over Reinsurance Begins

It’s a day of reckoning — or the moment of truth — for former American International Group Inc. head Maurice “Hank” Greenberg. More than 11 years after he was sued by former New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Greenberg went …

Liability Insurers Win Right to Question NFL Executives, Doctors in Concussion Cases

National Football League executives may for the first time have to testify about what they knew of concussion risks after a judge cleared the way for questions from insurers who are suing to avoid paying more than $1 billion in …

Prosecutors Plan to Retry Former Dewey & LeBoeuf Executives

Three former top executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP are likely to face another jury after prosecutors said they plan to retry them on charges tied to the largest law-firm bankruptcy in history. The government intends to “proceed to a …

Dewey Case Ends with Hung Jury; Top Execs Avoid Jail

Three former top executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP avoided potential prison terms after a Manhattan jury failed to agree on whether they lied to investors in the run-up to the largest law-firm bankruptcy in history. The mistrial followed weeks …