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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23 May, 2017, 17:12 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Eco Science Solutions, Inc. - ESSI

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Eco Science Solutions, Inc. ("Eco Science" or the "Company") (OTCMKTS: ESSI)....


23 May, 2017, 16:45 ET Rosen Law Firm Reminds Wins Finance Holdings Inc. Investors of Important June 5, 2017 Deadline in Class Action Filed by Firm - WINS

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of Wins Finance Holdings Inc. securities (NASDAQ: WINS) from October 29, 2015...


23 May, 2017, 15:48 ET INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of an Investigation Involving Possible Securities Fraud Violations by Certain Officers and Directors of Forterra, Inc. -- FRTA

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces it has commenced an investigation of Forterra, Inc. ("Forterra") (NASDAQ: FRTA) concerning possible violations...


23 May, 2017, 15:34 ET Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP Announces the Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against JBS S.A. - JBSAY

Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP ("Scott+Scott"), a national shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm, announces that a class action...


23 May, 2017, 15:23 ET The Final Nail in the Michigan Coffin

After several postponements on May 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ("Court") has denied certiorari in several cases challenging Michigan's...


23 May, 2017, 15:05 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN)

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


23 May, 2017, 15:05 ET Shareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Akorn, Inc. - AKRX

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


23 May, 2017, 15:00 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Charitable Organizations

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against two charitable organizations, professional solicitors and...


23 May, 2017, 14:58 ET Shareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates Pc Announces An Investigation Of Alliance Healthcare Services, Inc. - AIQ

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


23 May, 2017, 14:57 ET Shareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Cabela's Incorporated. - CAB

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


23 May, 2017, 14:49 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of AirMedia Group Inc. (AMCN)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of AirMedia Group, Inc....


23 May, 2017, 13:33 ET Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Celadon Group, Inc. - CGI

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


23 May, 2017, 13:27 ET First Non-Indian Jury Trial Conviction In Indian Country Prosecuted At Tucson, Arizona's Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court

The first jury trial conviction of a non-Indian defendant under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) occurred on May 9 in the Pascua Yaqui Tribe...


23 May, 2017, 13:27 ET Response: Filing by DOJ-ENRD

FCA US today issued the following statement in response to a civil lawsuit filed against the company by the Environmental and Natural Resources...


23 May, 2017, 13:25 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Orbotech Ltd. (ORBK)

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


23 May, 2017, 13:18 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Eco Science Solutions, Inc. (ESSI)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Eco Science Solutions,...


23 May, 2017, 13:11 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - ALXN

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Alexion" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ALXN). Such...


23 May, 2017, 13:11 ET Honeywell Files International Trade Commission Complaint Against Code Corp. Over Bar Code Reading Patent Infringement

Honeywell (NYSE: HON), an industry leader in scanning and productivity solutions, today took additional legal actions against Code Corp., a company...


23 May, 2017, 13:05 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of AirMedia Group Inc. - AMCN

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of AirMedia Group Inc. ("AirMedia" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: AMCN). Such investors...


23 May, 2017, 12:43 ET Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Barrick Gold Corp.

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick" or the...


23 May, 2017, 12:37 ET Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Akari Therapeutics, PLC

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Akari Therapeutics, PLC ("Akari" or the...


23 May, 2017, 12:31 ET Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc.

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. ("Dick's" or the...


23 May, 2017, 12:24 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Amgen, Inc. ("Amgen" or...


23 May, 2017, 12:06 ET Shareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. - SNOW

Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State...


23 May, 2017, 11:36 ET Fried Frank Adds Real Estate Litigation Partner Matthew Parrott in New York

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today Matthew Parrott has joined the Firm as a partner in the Litigation Department in...