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Jan 16, 2017, 20:01 ET CLAYTON WILLIAMS (CWEI) ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc.; Are Shareholders Getting a Fair Price?

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


Jan 16, 2017, 11:29 ET Derek Potts Appointed Liaison Counsel in California Xarelto JCCP Cases

Derek H. Potts, founder and national managing partner of Potts Law Firm, was recently appointed Liaison Counsel in California's Judicial Council...


Jan 14, 2017, 11:02 ET DEADLINE (ZBH) ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (ZBH) and January 31, 2017 Lead Plaintiff Deadline

Johnson & Weaver, LLP announces that a class action complaint was filed on behalf of purchasers of Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZBH)...


Jan 13, 2017, 20:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in General Cable Corporation of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - BGC

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


Jan 13, 2017, 19:45 ET Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC files first nationwide Class Action Complaint against Fiat Chrysler for Emissions Cheating

Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC law firm has filed the first nationwide class action complaint against Fiat Chrysler for illegal diesel emissions. The...


Jan 13, 2017, 18:35 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Derma Sciences, Inc. -DSCI

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


Jan 13, 2017, 17:18 ET ARIAD SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIA) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Nadeem Faruqi, founding partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating...


Jan 13, 2017, 17:11 ET VCA SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of VCA Inc. (WOOF) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Mars, Inc.

Nadeem Faruqi, founding partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating...


Jan 13, 2017, 17:10 ET SAF Attorneys File For Summary Judgment In Seattle Records Lawsuit

Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and its news publication, TheGunMag.com, today filed for summary judgment in a lawsuit...


Jan 13, 2017, 17:06 ET DERMA SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of Derma Sciences, Inc. (DSCI) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation

Nadeem Faruqi, founding partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating...


Jan 13, 2017, 16:57 ET SURGICAL CARE SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (SCAI) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to UnitedHealth Group Incorporated

Nadeem Faruqi, founding partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating...


Jan 13, 2017, 15:00 ET Elderly Woman Who Was Raped by a Former Sacramento Police Officer Receives $1.35 Million Settlement from City of Sacramento and Apartment Complex, According to Eric Ratinoff Law Corp

The elderly, stroke-disabled woman who was raped numerous times by a now imprisoned, ex-Sacramento beat cop received a $1.35 million settlement...


Jan 13, 2017, 14:49 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Lannett Company Inc.

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


Jan 13, 2017, 13:15 ET EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against TreeHouse Foods, Inc. - THS

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of TreeHouse Foods, Inc....


Jan 13, 2017, 13:11 ET EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated - LGND

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Ligand Pharmaceuticals...


Jan 13, 2017, 13:02 ET EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against TerraVia Holdings, Inc. - TVIA

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of TerraVia Holdings,...


Jan 13, 2017, 12:48 ET EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against GoPro, Inc. - GPRO

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of GoPro, Inc. securities...


Jan 13, 2017, 12:34 ET EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - ARWR

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Arrowhead...


Jan 13, 2017, 11:40 ET Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces That Only Four Days Remain To File A Motion For Lead Plaintiff In A Class Action Suit Against Lannett Company, Inc.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP today announced that only four days remain to file a motion for lead plaintiff in a securities class action pending in the...


Jan 13, 2017, 11:19 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Novo Nordisk A/S - NVO

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Novo Nordisk A/S ("Novo Nordisk" or the "Company") (NYSE: NVO). Such investors...


Jan 13, 2017, 11:09 ET ZBH INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of a Class Action Involving Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of January 31, 2017

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


Jan 13, 2017, 10:46 ET Taxotere Lawsuit Attorneys at Bernstein Liebhard LLP Note Issuance of Several New Orders in Federal Taxotere Hair Loss Litigation

Lawsuits filed on behalf of cancer patients who allegedly experienced permanent hair loss due to treatment with Taxotere continue to move...


Jan 13, 2017, 10:15 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Fenix Parts, Inc. (FENX) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline: March 13, 2017

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


Jan 13, 2017, 10:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Fiat Chrysler...


Jan 13, 2017, 09:55 ET National Institute of Justice Releases Review of Financial Barriers to Re-Entry

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today released "Shackled to Debt: Criminal Justice Financial Obligations and...