Legal Issues This category contains the most recent legal news, including releases regarding new and ongoing legal action and investigations, class-action suits, appeals processes, judgements and settlements. Also included are releases pertaining to the growth and performance of the legal sector and firms, with reports of office openings and expansions as well as significant new hires and partnerships. This section also includes the latest patent law news, with releases covering new applications, granted patents, appeals, and challenges.

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23 May, 2017, 13:33 ET Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Celadon Group, Inc. - CGI

The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that a shareholder class action lawsuit has been filed against Celadon Group, Inc....


23 May, 2017, 13:27 ET First Non-Indian Jury Trial Conviction In Indian Country Prosecuted At Tucson, Arizona's Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court

The first jury trial conviction of a non-Indian defendant under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) occurred on May 9 in the Pascua Yaqui Tribe...


23 May, 2017, 13:27 ET Response: Filing by DOJ-ENRD

FCA US today issued the following statement in response to a civil lawsuit filed against the company by the Environmental and Natural Resources...


23 May, 2017, 13:25 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Orbotech Ltd. (ORBK)

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23 May, 2017, 13:18 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Eco Science Solutions, Inc. (ESSI)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Eco Science Solutions,...


23 May, 2017, 13:11 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - ALXN

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Alexion" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ALXN). Such...


23 May, 2017, 13:11 ET Honeywell Files International Trade Commission Complaint Against Code Corp. Over Bar Code Reading Patent Infringement

Honeywell (NYSE: HON), an industry leader in scanning and productivity solutions, today took additional legal actions against Code Corp., a company...


23 May, 2017, 13:05 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of AirMedia Group Inc. - AMCN

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of AirMedia Group Inc. ("AirMedia" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: AMCN). Such investors...


23 May, 2017, 12:43 ET Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Barrick Gold Corp.

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick" or the...


23 May, 2017, 12:37 ET Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Akari Therapeutics, PLC

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Akari Therapeutics, PLC ("Akari" or the...


23 May, 2017, 12:31 ET Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. ("Dick's" or the...


23 May, 2017, 12:24 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Amgen, Inc. ("Amgen" or...


23 May, 2017, 12:06 ET Shareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. - SNOW

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


23 May, 2017, 11:36 ET Fried Frank Adds Real Estate Litigation Partner Matthew Parrott in New York

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today Matthew Parrott has joined the Firm as a partner in the Litigation Department in...


23 May, 2017, 11:36 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - THLD

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


23 May, 2017, 11:31 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Orbotech Ltd. - ORBK

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Orbotech Ltd. ("Orbotech" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ORBK). Such investors are...


23 May, 2017, 11:25 ET Shareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Advance Pierre Food Holdings, Inc. - APFH

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


23 May, 2017, 11:24 ET Shareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Mocon, Inc. - MOCO

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


23 May, 2017, 11:15 ET NUTRACEUTICAL INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Nutraceutical International Corporation

Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the...


23 May, 2017, 11:02 ET Millennials Petition Trump to Give Them Their Own Day

"Millennials are entitled, disloyal, selfie-talking narcissists that need participation trophies." Sound familiar? In popular culture, these types...


23 May, 2017, 10:57 ET INVESTOR ALERT: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Sunrun Inc.

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Sunrun Inc. ("Sunrun" or the "Company")...


23 May, 2017, 10:32 ET IMPORTANT EQUITY ALERT: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against OvaScience, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

Khang & Khang LLP (the "Firm") announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against OvaScience, Inc. ("OvaScience" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:...


23 May, 2017, 10:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT - Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against JBS S.A. (JBSAY) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: July 21, 2017

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC reminds investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against JBS S.A. ("JBS"...


23 May, 2017, 10:00 ET Parker Waichman Comments on Tobacco Ruling: Engle May Now Be Used to Prove Smoking Injury Liability

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers, comments on a recent tobacco ruling in which smokers may...


23 May, 2017, 09:42 ET TWILIO ALERT: J&W Announces Investigation of Twilio Inc.; Secondary Stock Purchasers Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP (J&W) is investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws by Twilio Inc....