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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Apr 30, 2016, 21:58 ET Philadelphia Trial Lawyer Urges Moratorium On All Amphibious Tourist Duck Boat Operations Following Today's Deadly Crash In Downtown Boston

 Attorney Robert J. Mongeluzzi, expressing his deepest sympathies over the loss of life today in Boston following a fatal accident involving a...


Apr 30, 2016, 06:00 ET Groundbreaking Settlement to End Discrimination Against Blind Uber Riders Who Use Guide Dogs

 In an unprecedented settlement announced today, Uber has agreed to take affirmative steps to prevent discrimination against blind riders who...


Apr 29, 2016, 22:07 ET BRIXMOR 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 Brixmor Property Group Inc. - BRX

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


Apr 29, 2016, 22:07 ET MENTOR GRAPHICS 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 Mentor Graphics Corp. - MENT

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


Apr 29, 2016, 16:22 ET Thomas J. Henry Secures Texas' #1 Auto Accident Verdict for 2015

 Thomas J. Henry has been recognized for achieving the #1 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdict in Texas for 2015. The $67 million verdict,...


Apr 29, 2016, 16:20 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Parkway Properties, Inc.

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


Apr 29, 2016, 16:11 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of TiVo Inc.

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


Apr 29, 2016, 16:02 ET National Federation of the Blind Condemns Delay of Web Accessibility Regulations

The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for equal access by the blind to information and...


Apr 29, 2016, 15:38 ET EXTERRAN NOTIFICATION: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $100,000 Investing In Exterran Corporation To Contact The Firm

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud at Exterran Corporation ("Exterran"...


Apr 29, 2016, 13:46 ET Tactical Rabbit - "America's Private CIA" - Reveals Troubling Results of Intelligence Operation Related to Banking Industry in Open letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

 After working with a well-placed confidential source, Tactical Rabbit has concluded that potentially nefarious activities are underway at...


Apr 29, 2016, 11:50 ET ACMA and NetChoice File Legal Challenge against South Dakota's "Blatantly Unconstitutional" Internet Sales Tax Law

 The state of South Dakota's new Internet sales tax mandate – to force out-of-state sellers to collect South Dakota sales tax – is...


Apr 29, 2016, 11:50 ET Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is Investigating PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) on Behalf of its Shareholders

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential misconduct at PayPal Holdings, Inc. ("PayPal" or the...


Apr 29, 2016, 11:30 ET SandRidge Energy, Inc. Announces Proposed Settlement of Shareholder Derivative Litigation

The following statement is being issued by SandRidge Energy, Inc.: IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF...


Apr 29, 2016, 10:34 ET Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of St. Jude Medical Inc.

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of St. Jude Medical Inc. ("St. Jude Medical" or the...


Apr 29, 2016, 10:15 ET New Study Exposes the Growing Problem of Patent Aggregators and Aggregators' Negative Impact on Innovation in the United States

 The new study, co-authored by Professor Lauren Cohen of Harvard Business School, Professor Umit Gurun of the University of Texas at Dallas,...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:30 ET Winners of Fleming Faculty Awards at Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Announced

 George Fleming, Managing Partner of the Houston-based law firm Fleming | Nolen | Jez, L.L.P., congratulates the winners of the Fleming faculty...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:39 ET TiVo (TIVO) ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of TiVo Inc.; Are TiVo Shareholders Getting a Fair Price?

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


Apr 29, 2016, 08:35 ET Ban on Speech Forces Minnesota Woman to Leave State

 Faith is losing her mind. And she knows it. Faith has a degenerative brain disease. Her doctor has spelled out the brutal effects of it,...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:35 ET Comba Telecom verzeichnet Sieg gegen Commscope bei Rechtsstreit über Antennentechnologie-Patentverletzung

Richter lehnt Klage des Tochterunternehmens von Commscope, Andrew, ab Gerichtsexperte kommt zum Schluss, dass sich die Antennentechnologie...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:30 ET American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Opposes Legislation that Restricts Patient Choice

 In a landscape of special interest legislation, a problematic trend is appearing in the world of medicine. A series of state-level legislative...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:00 ET Claims Administrator Angeion Group Announces Settlement In Ixia Securities Class Action

 Angeion Group today announced that a proposed settlement has been reached in a securities class action lawsuit class action lawsuit concerning...


Apr 29, 2016, 07:00 ET Hastings & Hastings Offers Phoenix Drivers Awesome Safety Tips

 Hastings & Hastings is always trying to combat drowsy driving. It is one of the leading causes of accidents. Driving fatigue can cause...


Apr 29, 2016, 06:00 ET Ameranth Files New Patent Application for its 21st Century Communications™ Intelligent Automated Assistant (IAA) Data Synchronization Inventions

Ameranth, Inc. announced today that it has filed a new patent application with 20 claims - which it anticipates receiving an allowance for in 2017...


Apr 28, 2016, 22:26 ET Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios And NAAAOM Urge FCC And Commissioner Mignon Clyburn To Reject FCC Chairman's Draft Order Approving Charter/Time Warner Cable Merger

Entertainment Studios Networks (ES) and The National Association of African American-Owned Media (NAAAOM) on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, filed an ex...


Apr 28, 2016, 21:27 ET ACLJ Calls Decision By Army To Retain Decorated Green Beret Hero A "Significant Victory" Saying "Justice Has Been Served"

 The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ), which has been advocating for Sergeant First Class (SFC) Charles Martland – a...