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Feb 24, 2017, 20:22 ET URGENT: Monteverde & Associates PC Invites Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation Shareholders with Losses To Contact The Firm Immediately - ITEK

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


Feb 24, 2017, 19:45 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Egalet Corporation of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - EGLT

Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Egalet Corporation ("Egalet" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: EGLT) and...


Feb 24, 2017, 19:30 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in USANA Health Sciences, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - USNA

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


Feb 24, 2017, 19:15 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Dollar General Corporation of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - DG

Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Dollar General Corporation ("Dollar General" or the "Company") (NYSE:...


Feb 24, 2017, 19:00 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Under Armour, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - UA - UAA

Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Under Armour, Inc. ("Under Armour" or the "Company") (NYSE: UA), (NYSE:...


Feb 24, 2017, 17:19 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of DigitalGlobe, Inc.

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


Feb 24, 2017, 16:47 ET Viamedia's Antitrust Case Against Comcast Moving Forward

Viamedia, the largest independent cable TV ad management company, issued the following statement regarding the Wednesday, February 22, decision in...


Feb 24, 2017, 16:00 ET Notice of Dismissal Without Prejudice of Luger v. Rackspace Hosting, Inc. Putative Class Action and Agreement Upon Attorneys' Fees

If you held shares of Rackspace Hosting, Inc. between August 26, 2016 and November 3, 2016, this Notice contains important information regarding...


Feb 24, 2017, 14:49 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Capital One Financial Corporation (COF)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Capital One Financial...


Feb 24, 2017, 13:55 ET Kentucky and Texas Reject Sale-for-Resale Claims by Service Providers

In recently published hearings, Kentucky and Texas rejected sale-for-resale claims. (See Kentucky Claims Commission Tax Appeals File Number...


Feb 24, 2017, 13:11 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Capital One Financial Corporation - COF

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Capital One Financial Corporation ("Capital One" or the "Company") (NYSE: COF)....


Feb 24, 2017, 12:42 ET Health Coalition Endorses Comprehensive Medical Liability Bill

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today announced its support of the Protecting Access to Care Act, a comprehensive medical liability...


Feb 24, 2017, 12:18 ET WEISSLAW LLP: FBR & Co. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of FBRC Shareholders

WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of FBR & Co. ("FBRC" or...


Feb 24, 2017, 10:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Rentech, Inc. (RTK) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline - April 24, 2017

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Rentech, Inc....


Feb 24, 2017, 10:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (ENT) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline - April 24, 2017

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Global Eagle...


Feb 24, 2017, 10:06 ET UPCOMING DEADLINE: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of PayPal Holdings, Inc. of Commencement of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of February 27, 2017 - PYPL

The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To all persons or entities who (1) purchased or otherwise acquired eBay,...


Feb 24, 2017, 10:06 ET INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of USANA Health Sciences, Inc. of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of April 4, 2017 - USNA

The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired securities...


Feb 24, 2017, 10:04 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of General Cable Corporation of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 6, 2017 - BGC

The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired securities...


Feb 24, 2017, 09:55 ET Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is Investigating Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) on Behalf of its Shareholders

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential misconduct at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation...


Feb 24, 2017, 08:15 ET Schwab Founder in Court of Appeal on March 3, 2017

The Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District has set a March 3, 2017 hearing date in Los Angeles Superior Court. The hearing is in connection...


Feb 24, 2017, 08:06 ET DigitalGlobe(DGI) Alert: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of DigitalGlobe, Inc.; Are Shareholders Getting a Fair Price?

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


Feb 24, 2017, 08:01 ET Lehman Brothers Inc. Trustee Plans Additional $228 Million Distribution to Unsecured General Creditors

James W. Giddens, Trustee for the liquidation of Lehman Brothers Inc. (LBI) under the Securities Investor Protection Act, today sought Court...


Feb 24, 2017, 08:00 ET Shoulder Replacement Lawsuit Attorneys at Bernstein Liebhard LLP Investigating Potential Legal Claims Related to Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder Recall

The nationwide law firm of Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating potential shoulder replacement lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered...


Feb 24, 2017, 08:00 ET NXT-ID, Inc. Responds to Law Firm Press Release

NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD)("NXT-ID" or the "Company"), a security technology company, responded to a press release issued on February 23, 2017,...


Feb 24, 2017, 08:00 ET Moroccanoil® And Zotos International, Inc. Settlement Agreement

The Moroccanoil® group of companies ("Moroccanoil") and Zotos International, Inc. ("Zotos") have recently resolved certain disputes, which...


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