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Federal judge OKs 'least bad option' settlement deal to end class action over American Express gift cards

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 4, 2016, 5:06pm

Thousands who had American Express gift cards could be in for a bit of money, after a federal judge signed off on a settlement agreement to end a class action over claims American Express had misled card holders. Lawyers were poised for a lesser payday than they had requested, as the judge adjusted down their fee request to be more in line with the total settlement.

Lloyd’s of London rejects indemnity claim by Wunderland Group

Robert Hadley Jan. 7, 2016, 3:10pm

CHICAGO – Lloyd’s of London is suing Chicago tech staffing firm, alleging a cyber risk policy does not require them to indemnify it from a claim against two workers for breach of an employment contract.

Appeals court upholds dismissal of asbestos-related legal malpractice lawsuit

Dan Churney Nov. 16, 2015, 11:10am

A state appeals panel kept the door shut on a legal malpractice action brought against the firm of Cascino Vaughan by a family whose legal action over asbestos exposure was tossed, saying a circuit court was correct in finding that, no matter how plaintiffs juggled the calendar, they still brought their lawsuit too late. .