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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Mar 29, 2017, 15:08 ET FANG NOTIFICATION: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Investing In Fang Holdings Limited To Contact The Firm

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud at Fang Holdings Limited ("Fang" or...


Mar 29, 2017, 13:44 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Fang Holdings Limited (SFUN)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Fang Holdings Limited...


Mar 29, 2017, 13:26 ET Majority of Adults in Favor of the Law Legalizing Abortion

The Harris Poll has been measuring attitudes toward the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion for many years. With the...


Mar 29, 2017, 12:42 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Fang Holdings Limited - SFUN

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Fang Holdings Limited ("Fang" or the "Company") (NYSE: SFUN). Such investors are...


Mar 29, 2017, 12:23 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT - Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Inventure Foods, Inc. (SNAK) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline - May 29, 2017

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


Mar 29, 2017, 12:10 ET Court Overseeing Federal Taxotere Hair Loss Lawsuits to Convene Science Day in May, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

The federal multidistrict litigation established for Taxotere lawsuits involving allegations of permanent alopecia is continuing to progress in the...


Mar 29, 2017, 11:59 ET The National Institute Of Justice Examines Multi-Agency Coordination In Testing Sexual Assault Kits

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today published an article online describing how agencies can work together to...


Mar 29, 2017, 11:40 ET Air Force Colonel Punished For His Religious Beliefs About Sexuality

WHAT: Colonel Michael Madrid is a decorated Air Force veteran who has served in the military for 26 years. In 2014, a service member undergoing a...


Mar 29, 2017, 11:39 ET Lightking receives patent for its revolutionary Air Series LED billboard

Large, medium, and small billboard operators have begun placing dozens of orders for Lightking's Air Series LED billboard. Through its light-weight...


Mar 29, 2017, 11:31 ET Kutak Rock Co-Authors Report for U.S. Department of Energy Detailing Federal Agency Options for Purchasing Power Produced by Small Modular Reactors

A new report created for the U.S. Department of Energy on financing small modular reactors ("SMRs") highlights the role that federal agencies play...


Mar 29, 2017, 11:25 ET Air Force Colonel Punished For His Religious Beliefs Fights Back

Today, First Liberty Institute, a national religious freedom law firm, sent a demand letter to the United States Air Force on behalf of its client,...


Mar 29, 2017, 10:46 ET Woman's Murder Prompts First Texas Lawsuit Targeting Businesses That Profit From Sex Trafficking

The mother of 21-year-old Natalie Irene Fisher, who was murdered in Houston in September of 2016, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the woman's two...


Mar 29, 2017, 09:09 ET Duke Energy seeks insurance money to help offset coal ash costs

Duke Energy today issued the following statement in connection with legal action the company is taking against some of its insurance companies...


Mar 29, 2017, 09:03 ET Law Offices of Leah V. Durant, PLLC: Sweeping Changes to the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Make It Easier for Individuals to Obtain Monetary Compensation for Vaccine-Related Injuries

Americans receive millions of doses of the flu vaccine every year. Many millions of other vaccines are also administered to adults and children...


Mar 29, 2017, 09:00 ET Apartment Hunters Held Liable for Publishing Stolen Listings from CoStar Group's Apartments.com

CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP) today announced that a federal judge in Los Angeles has entered a wide-ranging injunction against Apartment...


Mar 29, 2017, 08:35 ET Leopard Solutions Launches International Database of Attorneys

Leopard Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of international data to its legal search database, adding 34,000 international attorneys...


Mar 29, 2017, 08:30 ET Corporate Whistleblower Center Highlights Reward Given to a Whistleblower Who Called Out China for Dumping Their Products on the US, Urges the Trump Administration to Get Serious

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "In 2015 the Department of Justice announced a whistleblower had received $2.25 million for turning in a...


Mar 29, 2017, 08:26 ET EXAR ALERT: J&W Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Exar Corporation; Is $13 a Fair Price?

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP (J&W) has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Exar Corporation...


Mar 29, 2017, 08:00 ET Fifteen Bus Crash Victims Sue For $250 Million

Texas trial lawyer Tony Buzbee has filed suit for fifteen passengers who were aboard the charter bus hit by a freight train on March 7, 2017 in...


Mar 29, 2017, 07:14 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Rubicon Technology, Inc. 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...


Mar 29, 2017, 07:13 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Lightwave Logic, Inc. 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...


Mar 29, 2017, 05:00 ET Chris Aire Defeats LVMH, Hublot & Co. In Trademark Case

The King of Bling, Chris Aire, and his company Solid 21 Inc., defeats Hublot of America, Inc., LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Inc., LVMH...


Mar 29, 2017, 04:20 ET Pineapple Express Inc. Announces USPTO Notice of Patent Allowance for its "Top-Shelf" Safe Display System for Use in Dispensaries

PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, INC. (OTC Grey: PNPL) (the "Company"), a publicly traded company that offers consulting, technology, investments, turn-key...


Mar 28, 2017, 18:04 ET Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Stonegate Bank

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


Mar 28, 2017, 17:45 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings LTD To Contact The Firm

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings LTD ("Kitov" or the...