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Feb 22, 2017, 18:32 ET LUMOS NETWORKS INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Lumos Networks Corp.

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


Feb 22, 2017, 18:24 ET POPEYES INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.

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


Feb 22, 2017, 18:23 ET LMI AEROSPACE INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of LMI Aerospace, Inc.

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


Feb 22, 2017, 17:42 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Lumos Networks Corp.

Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Lumos Networks Corp. ("Lumos" or the...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:48 ET Na rechtszaken in Australië en de VS dient Ansell een derde rechtszaak in tegen Reckitt Benckiser in het VK wegens octrooi-inbreuk

Ansell Healthcare Products LLC en Ansell (UK) Ltd, volledige dochterondernemingen van Ansell Ltd., een wereldleider op het gebied van oplossingen...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:35 ET Suite à des procès en Australie et aux États-Unis, Ansell dépose une troisième action en justice pour violation de brevet contre Reckitt Benckiser au Royaume-Uni

Ansell Healthcare Products LLC et Ansell (UK) Ltd, filiales en propriété exclusive d'Ansell Ltd., un leader mondial dans les solutions de...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:34 ET RM LAW Announces Investigation of Cemtrex, Inc.

RM LAW, P.C. is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Cemtrex, Inc. ("Cemtrex" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CETX). Our...


Feb 22, 2017, 15:50 ET Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action Suit Against The Western Union Company

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP ("Robbins Geller") (http://www.rgrdlaw.com/cases/westernunioncompany/) today announced that a class action has...


Feb 22, 2017, 15:28 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $100,000 Investing In Ophthotech Corporation To Contact The Firm Before Lead Plaintiff Deadline

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Ophthotech Corporation ("Ophthotech" or the "Company")...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:52 ET Internal Affairs Investigating Community Care Licensing Department for Recklessly Endangering Children's Lives at a San Diego Mental Health Facility

The Internal Affairs Unit of the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) / Community Care Licensing Health Department (CCLD) has launched...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:31 ET IIO Charges Against Ken Hall Withdrawn

Statement regarding the withdrawal of charges by the Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) against General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall. By...


Feb 22, 2017, 13:30 ET Deltic Issues Statement

Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE: DEL) today issued the following statement in response to the filing made by Southeastern Asset Management, Inc....


Feb 22, 2017, 13:29 ET National Institute Of Justice Supports Advancements In DNA Technology Accuracy

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today announced the findings of research that will substantially improve...


Feb 22, 2017, 13:13 ET WEISSLAW LLP: Lumos Networks Corp. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of LMOS Shareholders

WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Lumos Networks Corp....


Feb 22, 2017, 12:44 ET Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Galena Biopharma Inc.

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


Feb 22, 2017, 12:19 ET Cypress Semiconductor's Largest Individual Stockholder, T.J. Rodgers, Nominates Two Highly Qualified Candidates For Board Of Directors

T.J. Rodgers, founder and former CEO, President and Director of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) ("Cypress" or "the Company") and the...


Feb 22, 2017, 12:09 ET Experienced Justice Department And Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Lawyer Kali Bracey Rejoins Jenner & Block In Washington, DC

Jenner & Block announced today that Kali Bracey, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Torts Branch of the US Department of...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:51 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Portland General Electric Company for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors

Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP, a class action law firm dedicated to representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating a potential breach...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:44 ET Corboy & Demetrio Welcomes Andrew P. Stevens as Associate Attorney

Corboy & Demetrio warmly welcomes attorney Andrew P. Stevens to its firm as an Associate Attorney. Andrew practices personal injury law in all...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:40 ET SGEN INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Commencement of a Class Action Involving Seattle Genetics Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 13, 2017

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


Feb 22, 2017, 11:39 ET NVO INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Commencement of a Class Action Involving Novo Nordisk A/S and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 13, 2017

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 of...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:36 ET AGRX SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Commencement of a Class Action Involving Agile Therapeutics, Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 7, 2017

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


Feb 22, 2017, 11:34 ET OPHT INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Commencement of a Class Action Involving Ophthotech Corporation and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 13, 2017

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...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:30 ET Fairway Energy Files Antitrust Lawsuit against Magellan Midstream Partners

In an antitrust lawsuit filed today in Harris County District Court, Fairway Energy Partners, LLC, alleges that Magellan Midstream Partners and its...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:30 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Trump Administration Leaks, Youth Incarceration, More

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the...