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07:59 ET AEP INDUSTRIES (AEPI) ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of AEP Industries Inc.; Are Shareholders Getting a Fair Deal?

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of AEP Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:...


Aug 24, 2016, 18:15 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Goldcorp, Inc. - GG

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Goldcorp, Inc. ("Goldcorp" or the "Company") (NYSE: GG). Such investors are advised...


Aug 24, 2016, 16:47 ET Mylan Invalidates Two of Teva's Copaxone® 40 mg/mL Patents Via U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Inter Partes Review Proceeding

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ, TASE: MYL) today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has ruled in favor of Mylan in its inter partes...


Aug 24, 2016, 16:44 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Goldcorp, Inc. (GG)

 Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Goldcorp, Inc....


Aug 24, 2016, 14:48 ET Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Corrections Corporation of America - CXW

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


Aug 24, 2016, 12:38 ET La Sté Artprice prend bonne note de la décision de l'AMF du 5/07/2016 qui confirme en tous points le mécanisme décrit dans sa plainte d'abus de marché

La société Artprice et son PDG Fondateur thierry Ehrmann prennent bonne note de la décision de l'AMF du 5 Juillet 2016 et ne...


Aug 24, 2016, 12:13 ET New York Personal Injury Lawyers Munawar & Andrews-Santillo File Lawsuit Against Popular Eatery Pret a Manger and Others

 New York-based personal injury law firm, Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, has commenced a lawsuit on behalf of New York City resident, David...


Aug 24, 2016, 11:20 ET Live Nation, Snoop Dogg, and Wiz Khalifa Among Defendants in First Lawsuits Filed Following Camden Concert Venue Railing Collapse that Injured Dozens

 Fourteen patrons and three workers – one who suffered a fractured spine - injured at Snoop Dogg's High Road Tour concert in Camden...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:42 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Corrections Corporation of America (CXW) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: October 24, 2016

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:59 ET LRN INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of a Class Action Involving K12 Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of September 19, 2016

 The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Northern District of California on...


Aug 24, 2016, 09:52 ET INSM INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of a Class Action Involving Insmed Incorporated and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of September 13, 2016

 The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the District of New Jersey on behalf...


Aug 24, 2016, 08:40 ET Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Urges a Refinery or Oil and Gas Production Worker with Mesothelioma to Call Them About How to Get an Optimal Financial Settlement-Note Less

According to the Mesothelioma Compensation Center, "We are the best branded source in the United States when it comes financial compensation...


Aug 24, 2016, 08:35 ET Raising An Olympic Hopeful: Family Law Expert Offers Advice for Divorced Parents

For every child athlete inspired by the Rio Summer Olympics, there is a parent wondering how much the training required to compete at this elite...


Aug 24, 2016, 08:30 ET New Jersey Law Firm Expands Litigation Group

Scarinci Hollenbeck is pleased to welcome Joseph H. Tringali, who has joined the firm as Counsel to the litigation practice group. Tringali brings...


Aug 24, 2016, 08:27 ET Tel Aviv District Court Overrules Ramot's Lawsuit Against StoreDot Over License Agreement

StoreDot, (http://www.store-dot.com/) the nanotechnology materials pioneer known for its super-fast battery charging technology, is announcing...


Aug 24, 2016, 08:00 ET Byrd Campbell, P.A. Announces Investigation Of AT&T's Suspected Abuses Of E-Rate Program

The law firm of Byrd Campbell, P.A., in conjunction with the telecommunications and utilities audit firm of Troy & Banks, announces an...


Aug 24, 2016, 07:10 ET Federal Injunction Case Could Redirect Billions to Middle Class Economy, ASBL Reports

 A case to be heard by the Federal District Court in San Francisco in October, could bring an end to a twenty-year-old federal contracting...


Aug 24, 2016, 06:00 ET Investel Capital Corporation Files Patent Infringement Suit Against SnapChat, Inc. in the Federal Court of Canada

VANCOUVER, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Vancouver-based Investel Capital Corporation (''Investel''), the developer of iFramed(TM), an Internet...


Aug 23, 2016, 22:49 ET CARDINAL FINANCIAL INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Cardinal Financial Corporation

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


Aug 23, 2016, 22:48 ET PROVIDENCE & WORCESTER RR INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Providence and Worcester Railroad Company

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


Aug 23, 2016, 22:48 ET CST BRANDS INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of CST Brands, Inc.

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


Aug 23, 2016, 20:43 ET SHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Medivation, Inc. -MDVN

 Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Medivation, Inc....


Aug 23, 2016, 20:27 ET Médicos y Proveedores Acusados o Declarados Culpables Presentaron Derechos de Retención de Compensación de Trabajadores por $600 Millones

El Departamento de Relaciones Industriales (DIR) y su División de Compensación de Trabajadores (DWC) anunciaron hoy que derechos de...


Aug 23, 2016, 19:45 ET Lawyer Robert J. Mongeluzzi To Provide Update On Investigation Into Snoop Dogg Concert Railing Collapse

 Robert J. Mongeluzzi, Esq., of Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, P.C., and members of his team will hold a news conference tomorrow...


Aug 23, 2016, 17:31 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Hampton Creek, Inc.

 Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Hampton Creek, Inc. ("Hampton Creek" or...


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