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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18:30 ET Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Northern Oil and Gas, Inc.

 Ryan & Maniskas, LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Southern District of New...


17:38 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of AEP Industries Inc.

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


17:04 ET Shareholder Class Action Filed Against The GEO Group, Inc. - GEO

 The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that a shareholder class action lawsuit has been filed against The GEO Group,...


15:26 ET Attorney Jonathan Emord Takes on the FDA Over Electroshock (ECT) Device

 In December 2015, the FDA issued a proposed order to down-classify the device used to deliver electroshock therapy. Today, Attorney Jonathan...


14:51 ET Vanda Patents Found Valid and Infringed in Fanapt® ANDA Litigation

 Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA) today announced that Judge Gregory M. Sleet of the United States District Court for the...


14:34 ET California Revises Regulation 1590 Addressing Lump-Sum Charges for Printed and Digital News Content

 California Regulation 1590 has been amended in an effort to clarify its application to sales of newspapers made available in tangible and...


13:00 ET Theodora Oringher Obtains $26 Million Settlement For Its Client County of Orange Against Tata Consultancy Services

Theodora Oringher PC has secured a $26 million settlement for its client County of Orange in a lawsuit filed by the firm against global IT services...


12:51 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Express Scripts Holding 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...


11:49 ET Citizens For A Pro-Business Delaware Releases Ad Stating The Court Appointed Custodian's Costs Are 'Out Of Control' In TransPerfect Case

Starting this week, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD), an advocacy group focused on saving the jobs of 4,000 TransPerfect employees, is...


11:00 ET Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Statement on $19.5 Million Qualcomm Gender Discrimination Suit Settlement

 Carney Shegerian, founder of Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, recently commented on the $19.5...


10:33 ET Dr. Vincent Makhlouf de Magnifica Figura Recibe la Patente para Instrumento de Aumento de Glúteos

Dr. Vincent Makhlouf, cirujano de Magnifica Figura, un centro de cirugía plástica con sede en Chicago, cree que los hombres y las...


10:28 ET Paralyzed Motorcycle Rider Sues Yamaha Over Throttle Defect

A Texas man is suing Yamaha Motor Co. claiming a defective motorcycle throttle that was the subject of a safety alert to dealers but not to...


10:00 ET NMB Dismisses Challenges Against Teamsters At Flexjet, Flight Options

On Monday, the National Mediation Board (NMB) dismissed challenges filed by Flexjet and Flight Options against the International Brotherhood of...


09:30 ET McGlinchey Stafford Launches "Flood Law Blog": Business Source for Louisiana Flood Recovery Legal News and Opinion

McGlinchey Stafford, a national law firm with offices in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana, has launched the Flood Law...


09:00 ET John B. Manning Returns as Co-Chair of Perrin Conferences' National Asbestos Litigation Conference

John B. Manning of Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP (MG+M) will serve as co-chair of Perrin Conferences' Asbestos Litigation Conference: A...


08:53 ET Navico: ITC Bolsters Ban on Garmin® DownVü™ Products

Navico – the world's largest manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and...


08:30 ET Pingtan Marine Enterprise Announces Dismissal of a Securities Class Action by Federal Court

Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (Nasdaq: PME) ("Company") a global fishing company based in the People's Republic of China (PRC), today announced...


07:59 ET AEP INDUSTRIES (AEPI) ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of AEP Industries Inc.; Are Shareholders Getting a Fair Deal?

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


Aug 24, 2016, 18:15 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Goldcorp, Inc. - GG

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Goldcorp, Inc. ("Goldcorp" or the "Company") (NYSE: GG). Such investors are advised...


Aug 24, 2016, 16:47 ET Mylan Invalidates Two of Teva's Copaxone® 40 mg/mL Patents Via U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Inter Partes Review Proceeding

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ, TASE: MYL) today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has ruled in favor of Mylan in its inter partes...


Aug 24, 2016, 16:44 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Goldcorp, Inc. (GG)

 Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Goldcorp, Inc....


Aug 24, 2016, 14:48 ET Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Corrections Corporation of America - CXW

The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that a shareholder class action lawsuit has been filed against Corrections...


Aug 24, 2016, 12:38 ET La Sté Artprice prend bonne note de la décision de l'AMF du 5/07/2016 qui confirme en tous points le mécanisme décrit dans sa plainte d'abus de marché

La société Artprice et son PDG Fondateur thierry Ehrmann prennent bonne note de la décision de l'AMF du 5 Juillet 2016 et ne...


Aug 24, 2016, 12:13 ET New York Personal Injury Lawyers Munawar & Andrews-Santillo File Lawsuit Against Popular Eatery Pret a Manger and Others

 New York-based personal injury law firm, Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, has commenced a lawsuit on behalf of New York City resident, David...


Aug 24, 2016, 11:20 ET Live Nation, Snoop Dogg, and Wiz Khalifa Among Defendants in First Lawsuits Filed Following Camden Concert Venue Railing Collapse that Injured Dozens

 Fourteen patrons and three workers – one who suffered a fractured spine - injured at Snoop Dogg's High Road Tour concert in Camden...


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