National litigation: Today’s top news on Westlaw News & Insight

December 29, 2010

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In the Madoff case, 'net winners' could get lucky In the Madoff case, ‘net winners’ could get lucky
The unexpectedly rapid pace of recovery in the Madoff case – including a recent $7.2 billion settlement – has raised the prospect that the victims could actually be made whole. It has also raised an intriguing legal question: Can the bankruptcy trustee continue to pursue assets after creditors are satisfied?
Ex-HP CEO Hurd fights to keep letter confidential Ex-HP CEO Hurd fights to keep letter confidential
Hewlett-Packard’s former chief executive, Mark Hurd, asked to intervene in a Delaware shareholder lawsuit as he tries to keep private a letter tied to his abrupt departure.
Allstate sues BofA, Mozilo over Countrywide losses Allstate sues BofA, Mozilo over Countrywide losses
Allstate has sued Bank of America and 18 other defendants over alleged losses on more than $700 million of mortgage securities it bought from Countrywide Financial Corp.

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