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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Dec 02, 2016, 23:53 ET NEW ORIENTAL NOTIFICATION: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $100,000 Investing In New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. To Contact The Firm

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud at New Oriental Education &...


Dec 02, 2016, 22:07 ET EXXON SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Exxon Mobil Corporation - XOM

Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have...


Dec 02, 2016, 22:07 ET LANNETT INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Lannett Company, Inc. - LCI

Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF"), announces that...


Dec 02, 2016, 18:35 ET SHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Universal American Corp. - UAM

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


Dec 02, 2016, 17:42 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Blue Nile - NILE

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


Dec 02, 2016, 17:41 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Inteliquent - IQNT

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


Dec 02, 2016, 17:06 ET Jacqueline Cote and Walmart Announce Class Settlement Over Health Insurance Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses of Walmart Associates

Former Walmart associate Jacqueline Cote and her lawyers filed a motion today asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts to...


Dec 02, 2016, 17:03 ET Securus Successfully Defends United States Patent Before Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and...


Dec 02, 2016, 16:41 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Vascular Solutions, Inc.

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


Dec 02, 2016, 15:56 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Lannett Company, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - LCI

Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Lannett Company, Inc. ("Lannett" or the "Company")(NYSE: LCI) and...


Dec 02, 2016, 14:27 ET Funding For Lawsuits Extends Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Funding

Funding for Lawsuits (www.fundingforlawsuits.com), LLC, the nation's fastest growing pre settlement funding firm, announces today that they...


Dec 02, 2016, 11:34 ET XRX INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving Xerox Corporation and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of December 23, 2016

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


Dec 02, 2016, 11:33 ET TARO INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of December 27, 2016

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


Dec 02, 2016, 10:36 ET Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of CLARCOR Inc.

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of CLARCOR Inc. ("CLARCOR" or the "Company") (NYSE: CLC)...


Dec 02, 2016, 08:05 ET VASCULAR (VASC) ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Vascular Solutions, Inc.; Is $56.00 a Fair Price?

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Vascular Solutions, Inc....


Dec 02, 2016, 07:00 ET Allergan Announces Settlement of a DELZICOL® (mesalamine) Patent Litigation

Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, and its subsidiaries today announced that they, along with Qualicaps Co., Ltd.,...


Dec 01, 2016, 21:05 ET SHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Synutra International, Inc. -SYUT

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


Dec 01, 2016, 21:02 ET Family Research Council Statement on House Select Panel Referring Planned Parenthood for Criminal Prosecution

The House Energy & Commerce Committee's Select Investigative Panel announced today they have referred Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast for...


Dec 01, 2016, 20:37 ET USPTO Confirms Patentability of Over 350 Amino Acid/Nitrate claims in 10 of ThermoLife International's Patents

ThermoLife International, LLC announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Notices of Intent to Issue Ex...


Dec 01, 2016, 20:28 ET Simmons Hanly Conroy Helps Secure Staggering $1 Billion Bellwether Trial Verdict Over Faulty DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement Device

Simmons Hanly Conroy, one of the nation's largest mass torts firms, is pleased to announce that six plaintiffs have won a staggering $1 billion...


Dec 01, 2016, 18:36 ET Dallas Jury Returns $1 Billion-Plus Verdict in Defective DePuy Hip Implants Lawsuit

A federal jury in Dallas has returned a combined verdict of more than $1 billion on behalf of six people who suffered serious medical complications...


Dec 01, 2016, 18:27 ET SHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Harman International Industries, Incorporated - HAR

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


Dec 01, 2016, 18:00 ET Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Lannett Company, Inc.

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Eastern District of...


Dec 01, 2016, 17:57 ET Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission Holds Corporate Officers Personally Liable for Sales Tax

On November 4, 2016, the Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission (WTAC) in Heckel v. Wisconsin Department of Revenue held corporate officers of a group of...