Baseball Star’s Inside-Trading Case Sent to Jury

Defense attorneys spent five hours Wednesday telling a federal jury that prosecutors have produced no evidence that former Major League third baseman Doug DeCinces and two co-defendants used inside information to buy stock in a medical device company just before it was acquired, more than doubling their money.

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CashCall Blames Law Firm For Staggering Loss

Asserting damages of more than half a billion dollars, consumer lender CashCall has sued Katten Muchin Rosenman and a top partner for malpractice, claiming the law firm steered the company to partner with a Cheyenne tribal businessman in a scheme to avoid state lending laws – a scheme courts and regulators later struck down.

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