A bid by MF Global Holdings Ltd.’s brokerage unit bankruptcy trustee to recover about $700 million in disputed assets will be determined in a London trial set for April 2013, according to a statement today from his office.
Pfizer Inc. isn’t liable for the breast-cancer death of a woman who died after taking menopause drugs made by the company’s units, a Connecticut jury ruled in a victory for defense lawyers at Kaye Scholer LLP, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and Snell & Wilmer LLP.
John Price, a consultant on industrial accidents and former safety policy staffer at the U.K.’s National Nuclear Corp., said Japan is making progress in cooling its damaged nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant as water is dumped on the units. He spoke by telephone from Melbourne.
More workers were drafted for the frontline of Japan’s biggest nuclear disaster as radiation limits forced Tokyo Electric Power Co. to replace members of its original team trying to avert a nuclear meltdown.