Bill Ackman, founder of activist hedge-fund manager Pershing Square Capital Management LP, said he would avoid investing in Hewlett-Packard Co. because the cost of evaluating the company would outweigh the benefits.
Allergan Inc. was ordered by a Virginia jury to pay $212 million to a 67-year-old man who said he got permanent brain damage after being injected with Botox to treat cramps and tremors in his hand in 2007.
A National Football League retirement board gave at least $2 million in disability payments to former players in the 1990s and 2000s after concluding that the sport caused their brain injuries, according to ESPN and the PBS television program “Frontline.”
In life, Irzen Octa ranked among the least significant of Citigroup Inc.’s 200 million customers. In death, the cash-strapped small-businessman from Jakarta has come to haunt the reputation of the world’s 8th-biggest bank.