Deadlines loom for Covid-19 Business Interruption Claims
Deadlines loom for filing Covid-19 business interruption claims. Most policies feature a deadline to file claims. Individual deadlines depend on policy language and the unique facts of each case. But one fact applies to
Two brothers allege sex abuse by the Rev. Michael Pfleger
(Jan. 27, 2021) A 61-year-old Texas man and his 63-year-old brother have accused a famous Catholic priest of clergy sex abuse. The younger brother filed a lawsuit complaint in Jan. 2021 which alleges that
Judges dismiss most Covid-19 Business Interruption Lawsuits as fight continues
The Insurance Journal reported last month that judges have dismissed more than four times as many Covid-19 business-interruption lawsuits as they’ve allowed to move forward. The Insurance Journal reported the analysis from the University
ViacomCBS Sues Over Covid-19 Coverage Denial
Last week in California federal court, ViacomCBS sued over Covid-19 Coverage Denial. The mainstream media giant alleges Great Divide Insurance Co. reneged on its coverage agreement by refusing to cover business losses.  The Covid-19
Catholic Priest sues Vatican as McCarrick Scandal Grows
A current Catholic priest is among four accusers who have filed a new sex abuse lawsuit against the Vatican this week. The filing marks the first time an active clergy member has sued the
Lawsuit seeks Justice for Calif. Family harmed by Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continues to ignore its own scientists’ chlorpyrifos findings, several lawsuits against the pesticide’s maker are being filed in central California. On of the first of these lawsuits was
More than 230 NJ Sex Abuse Suits filed against Catholic Church
More than 230 sex abuse lawsuits against Catholic priests in New Jersey have been filed over the past 12 months. The Record and NorthJersey.com reported on some of the varied and more egregious cases
First Covid Business Interruption Insurance Case set for trial in NOLA
One of the first insurance cases in the country filed over Covid lockdown losses is scheduled for trial next week. Oceana Grill in New Orleans, La., was among the first businesses in the U.S.
Monsanto’s glyphosate may interfere with human hormones
Monsanto’s glyphosate – the only active ingredient listed in Roundup – disrupts hormones, suggests a new review of research. The most widely-used weedkilling chemical, glyphosate has been shown in prior studies to affect hormones,
Lloyds of London warned by U.K. Gov’t. over Covid Lockdown Business Claims  
Insurance Bosses warned over COVID-19 Claims November 24, 2020 – The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority said it will hold Lloyd's of London and the heads of other  insurance companies responsible if FCA finds evidence
Salinas, Calif. Office opens for Pesticide Lawsuits
Matthews & Associates Law Firm has opened a new office in Salinas, Calif. to handle pesticide lawsuits. It is the second California office the firm has opened since it established a branch in Chico,
Plaintiffs win ruling on a COVID-19 Business Interruption Case 
Two recent rulings in North Carolina have given business owners a significant win in Covid-19 business interruption litigation. The rulings could potentially alter the trajectory of similar lawsuits across the USA. North Carolina State
New Mexico Priests, Nuns accused of abusing orphans
A New Mexico orphanage group of Catholic priests and nuns stand accused of abusing orphans in their charge. A lawsuit filed this last summer claims the priests and nuns in Albuquerque abused the orphans
Cardinal McCarrick Scandal Haunts Catholic Church Hierarchy   
Pedophile Priest Ran Sex Ring from Beach House [caption id="attachment_38256" align="alignright" width="300"] Pope Francis touches boys at St. Peter's Square.[/caption] The Cardinal Theodore McCarrick scandal haunts the Catholic church hierarchy as sex abuse lawsuits
Google Sued in Antitrust Case
  The United States Government filed suit today against Google in what may well become an historic antitrust case. The filing accuses Google, the world’s largest tech giant, of violating antitrust law to stifle