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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03:00 ET Amsterdam & Partners LLP erwirkt eine wichtige Wettbewerbsrechtsentscheidung in Florida für die Südamerikanische Fußball-Konföderation

Eine Wettbewerbsrechtklage von GolTV und Global Sports Partners KKO gegen die Südamerikanische Fußball-Konföderation (CONMEBOL), dem Dachverband...


Sep 24, 2017, 16:17 ET Scrappy Elegant Gaming serves Notice of Patent Infringement to International Game Technology

Scrappy Elegant Gaming, a gaming technology innovation studio, today announced that it has formally noticed International Game Technology of their...


Sep 23, 2017, 11:18 ET Johnson Fistel Announces Investigations of CenturyLink, Inc., AmTrust Financial Services Inc., and Ellie Mae Inc.; Investors Encouraged to Contact Firm

Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson Fistel, LLP is investigating potential claims against CenturyLink, Inc., AmTrust Financial Services Inc., and...


Sep 23, 2017, 08:00 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Sequans Communications S.A. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - SQNS

Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Sequans Communications S.A. ("Sequans" or the "Company") (NYSE: SQNS)...


Sep 23, 2017, 08:00 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Zillow Group, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - Z

Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Zillow Group, Inc. ("Zillow" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: Z) and certain...


Sep 23, 2017, 08:00 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline- HIIQ

Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. ("Health Insurance Innovations" or...


Sep 22, 2017, 22:50 ET TOP SHIPS SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Top Ships Inc. - (TOPS)

ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors that they have until October 23, 2017 to file lead plaintiff applications in...


Sep 22, 2017, 22:50 ET VITAMIN SHOPPE SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. - (VSI)

ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors that they have until October 27, 2017 to file lead plaintiff applications in...


Sep 22, 2017, 22:50 ET DR. REDDY'S SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. - (RDY)

ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors that they have until October 24, 2017 to file lead plaintiff applications in...


Sep 22, 2017, 22:50 ET PETMED SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against PetMed Express, Inc. - (PETS)

ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors that they have until October 24, 2017 to file lead plaintiff applications in...


Sep 22, 2017, 22:50 ET TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited - (TEVA)

ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors that they have until October 23, 2017 to file lead plaintiff applications in...


Sep 22, 2017, 17:28 ET Criminal and civil actions filed against Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Today, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. agreed to plead guilty in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts to two...


Sep 22, 2017, 17:12 ET Facebook Shareholders Secure Total Win on Eve of Trial as Company Drops Plan to Issue Separate Class of Non-Voting Stock - Shareholders Represented by Grant & Eisenhofer and Kessler Topaz

In a stunning shareholder victory on the eve of trial, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) announced it was dropping plans to issue a new class of stock that...


Sep 22, 2017, 16:50 ET Chemours Files Appeal Concerning SNAP 20 Rule to Regulate HFCs

The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts, and...


Sep 22, 2017, 16:48 ET Honeywell Seeks Rehearing of D.C. Circuit Court Decision Regarding EPA's SNAP Program

Honeywell and Chemours today filed a petition for rehearing of the August D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling regarding the EPA's Significant New...


Sep 22, 2017, 15:59 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Calgon Carbon Corporation

Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Calgon Carbon Corporation ("Calgon" or the...


Sep 22, 2017, 15:21 ET Stephen D. Enz Recognized for 50 Years of Service to the Bar

Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP is proud to announce that Stephen D. Enz will be honored at the Annual Columbus Bar Foundation's Luncheon Honoring...


Sep 22, 2017, 14:52 ET Block & Leviton LLP Investigates MiMedx Group, Inc. (MDXG) Following Revelation Of SEC Investigation

Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a securities litigation firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating whether MiMedx Group,...


Sep 22, 2017, 12:40 ET Texas Jury Awards Matrix Petroleum Nearly $100M in Eagle Ford Accounting Fraud Case

A South Texas jury has awarded Matrix Petroleum nearly $100 million in lost proceeds from wells in the Eagle Ford Shale, finding that exploration...


Sep 22, 2017, 12:23 ET Fourth DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Heads to Trial in Federal Multidistrict Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

The fourth federal bellwether trial involving an allegedly defective metal-on-metal version of DePuy Orthopaedics' Pinnacle Hip Replacement System...


Sep 22, 2017, 11:30 ET Kentucky Attorney General Taps Morgan & Morgan to Lead Opioid Litigation

Morgan & Morgan is proud to announce that the Kentucky Attorney General's office has selected the firm to lead litigation against opioid...


Sep 22, 2017, 08:35 ET Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges an Employee of a Home Builder or Flipper to Call About Rewards If the Employer Is Paying Cash to Avoid Worker Tax or Laundering Drug Money

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We are now urging an employee or a subcontractor to call us at 866-714-6466 about potential whistleblower...


Sep 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Meeschaert Group Appointed Special Advisor by the Luxalpha SICAV

The Luxalpha SICAV (investment fund) has given the Meeschaert Group a mandate to help find an amicable solution with United States trustee...


Sep 22, 2017, 07:30 ET Shulman Rogers' client recognized among StartRight! business plan winners

Four local, women-owned businesses were awarded cash prizes by the Maryland Women's Business Center in their StartRight! Business Plan Competition...