Archive for the ‘Corporate Misconduct’ Category

  • Eight Favorable Laws In The Plaintiffs’ Toolbox

    • 08/14/10
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    Studies suggest that juries most often return verdicts in favor of tort defendants in Massachusetts. But, Massachusetts plaintiffs and their lawyers have some laws for which they can be thankful. Laws providing for strict liability, multiple or punitive damages, 12% prejudgment interest and attorney’s fees help to balance the scales of justice. PREJUDGMENT INTEREST G.L. […]

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  • Execs In $500 Million Scam Receive Very Short Sentences

    • 05/05/09
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    A former executive at General Re Corp, who was deeply involved in a reinsurance scam that cost American International Group (AIG) shareholders $500 million, was sentenced on May 4, 2009 to 1 year in prison. ┬áRobert Graham, the defendant, was the the associate general counsel at Gen Re – an attorney. ┬áHe helped to draft […]

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