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With Opioid Litigation Mounting, Purdue Pharma Exploring Bankruptcy: Reuters

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is exploring filing for bankruptcy to address potentially significant liabilities from thousands of lawsuits alleging the drug manufacturer contributed to the deadly opioid crisis sweeping the United States, people familiar with the matter said on …

Judge: Gawker Founder Can’t Halt Hulk Hogan From Enforcing Verdict

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton lost his latest bid to halt enforcement of the $140 million verdict won by Hulk Hogan in an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit, according to a court document provided by the former pro wrestler’s attorney. Florida Judge Pamela …

Hulk Hogan Moves to Take Down Gawker’s Liability Shield in Bankruptcy

Hulk Hogan, stymied by the bankruptcy filing of Gawker Media in the midst of a legal battle over a sex tape, is fighting back using the tools of Chapter 11 law. Hogan, unable to collect a $140 million jury verdict …

Losing Bankruptcy Liability Shield Could Cost GM $2 Billion

Jesse Salazar III says an ignition- switch flaw in his 2008 Chevrolet HHR has depressed its value, and he wants manufacturer General Motors Co. to make it up to him. GM will argue in court filings later today that it …