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November 22, 2013

In the News Today – November 22, 2013

Johnson and Johnson will pay around $2.5 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits over its artificial hips. Wall Street Journal ($)

Ford is asking a judge to dismiss a number of consumer class actions that allege the value of customers’ vehicles declined due to reports of unintended acceleration. National Law Journal ($)

In a deal announced on Tuesday, JPMorgan agreed to pay $13 billion to settle a DOJ investigation into its mortgage-related activities, the largest civil settlement ever paid by a single company to the government. Wall Street Journal ($)

A lawyer accused of judicial bribery as part of a $19 billion lawsuit in Ecuador testified that he has “no apologies” for the way he handled the litigation, although he did allow that he might have made inconsequential errors along the way. American Lawyer

The retiring chief justice of the Delaware Supreme Court said he expects more legal wrangling over the state’s business arbitration program. Associated Press

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