Investors finance lawsuits for potentially big returns

Nov 22, 2018
The practice of advancing portions of expected personal injury settlements to plaintiffs draws scrutiny from states.
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The economics of Israeli settlements

Dec 27, 2016
Settlers may benefit from cheaper home prices.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairing a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday.
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Herbalife and the FTC agree to settle

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Jul 15, 2016
Paying a $200 million fine may be the easy part of the company's deal with the feds
The Herbalife logo can be seen at during a match between Vasco da Gama and Ponte Preta as part of Copa do Brasil 2014 in 2014. The company has agreed to pay $200 million to compensate consumers as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.
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The high price of alleged police misconduct

Aug 12, 2014
What's the cost of lawsuits, settlements, or disorder from alleged misconduct?

Hospital agrees to pay $190 million for recorded exams

Jul 22, 2014
Johns Hopkins settles with victims of gynecologist who secretly filmed exams.

Who needs insurance? GM paying victims on its own.

Jul 14, 2014
General Motors isn't using liability insurance to pay ignition switch claims.

What did $13 billion just buy J.P. Morgan?

Nov 19, 2013
Most banks with legal exposure to the financial crisis are dealing with the lawsuits one-by-one. Not J.P. Morgan Chase.

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