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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Feb 17, 2017, 11:49 ET Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuits Move Forward, As Pennsylvania Mass Tort Program Schedules March Meeting, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Risperdal lawsuits involving gynecomastia (male breast growth) and other side effects allegedly associated with use of the atypical antipsychotic...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:34 ET Präsident aserbaidschanischer NGO weist Korruptionsvorwürfe zurück, verweist auf Mailänder Gerichtsurteil

Aserbaidschan hat die Korruptionsvorwürfe der Parlamentarischen Versammlung des Europarates (PACE) zurückgewiesen und auf ein italienisches...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:50 ET FENX INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving Fenix Parts, Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 13, 2017

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


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Litigator Jason Yardley Joins Jenner & Block In Its London Office

Jenner & Block is pleased to announce today that Jason Yardley, a leading lawyer with more than two decades of international litigation and...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces the Commencement of an Investigation Involving Possible Breaches of Delaware Law by the Board of SeaChange International, Inc. -- SEAC

Levi & Korsinsky announces it has commenced an investigation of SeaChange International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEAC) concerning possible breaches of...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:30 ET US Navy Mesothelioma Center Urges Families That Recently Lost Their Loved One to This Cancer to Call Them First for Instant Access to The Nation's Top Lawyers

The US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Center says, "If your US Navy Veteran husband or dad just died of confirmed mesothelioma before the financial...


Feb 17, 2017, 06:43 ET Citing Milan Court Decision, President of Azerbaijani NGO Rejects Corruption Allegations

Azerbaijan has rejected allegations about corruption at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), pointing to a court decision...


Feb 17, 2017, 06:30 ET Cypress Semiconductor Responds to Attempt by Departed Former CEO to Regain Influence

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation ("Cypress") (NASDAQ: CY) today confirmed that former CEO and Director T.J. Rodgers, who stepped down last year...


Feb 16, 2017, 23:02 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $100,000 Investing In Yahoo! Inc. To Contact The Firm Before Lead Plaintiff Deadline

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Yahoo! Inc. ("Yahoo!" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:YHOO) of the...


Feb 16, 2017, 21:44 ET Cinnos Announces the Issuance of a Major Patent: The Smart Mission Critical Rack

Cinnos Mission Critical Incorporated (Cinnos), a technology startup based in Hamilton, ON continues to demonstrate their innovation. Having...


Feb 16, 2017, 18:16 ET Danziger & De Llano law firm announce redesigned website

The personal injury lawyers at Danziger & De Llano have long been committed to helping those who have been seriously injured by wrongful...


Feb 16, 2017, 18:13 ET U.S. Joins Constantine Cannon Whistleblower's Suit Against UnitedHealth Group for Allegedly Overcharging Medicare Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

Constantine Cannon LLP announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice has joined its client's whistleblower lawsuit claiming that UnitedHealth...


Feb 16, 2017, 17:58 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces an Investigation of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. - FOX

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


Feb 16, 2017, 17:04 ET URGENT: Monteverde & Associates PC Encourages TG Therapeutics, Inc. Shareholders with Losses To Contact The Firm Immediately - TGTX

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


Feb 16, 2017, 17:02 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces an Investigation of VCA Inc. - WOOF

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


Feb 16, 2017, 14:32 ET Nature's Bakery Confirms Termination Of Stewart-Haas Racing Sponsorship - Family Owned Business Seeks To Resolve Issues Caused By Team Owners

Family-owned Nature's Bakery, maker of leading fig and fruit bars, is confirming media reports that it has discontinued its relationship with...


Feb 16, 2017, 13:40 ET PA Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Licensed, Commissioned Professionals

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 132 licensed or commissioned professionals and notaries public during the...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:57 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Helios and Matheson Analytics, 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...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:44 ET Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action Suit Against Harman International Industries, Incorporated

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP ("Robbins Geller") today announced that a class action has been commenced on behalf of holders of Harman...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:34 ET FRC Stunned By Washington State Court Ruling that Puts Florist's Own Home at Risk of Seizure

Family Research Council (FRC) expressed outrage after the Washington State Supreme Court issued a ruling today that puts at risk the home and...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:30 ET PennDOT, State Police Highlight Highway Law Updates, Urge Public Attention for Safety

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards and State Police Commissioner Tyree Blocker today urged drivers to...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:06 ET Aimco Sues Airbnb, Inc. for Promoting and Participating in Lease Violations Causing Disruptions to Residents in Florida and California

Apartment Investment & Management Company (NYSE: AIV), one of the country's largest owners and operators of apartment homes, has filed suit in...


Feb 16, 2017, 11:44 ET SK Stiftung Kultur: The August Sander Estate Remains in Cologne

The SK Stiftung Kultur in Cologne has taken note of Gallery Hauser & Wirth's press information, announcing a co-operation with Julian Sander,...


Feb 16, 2017, 10:10 ET NAK LOSS NOTICE: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: April 17, 2017

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


Feb 16, 2017, 09:45 ET Dallas Attorney Sawyer Neely Promoted to Shareholder at Sayles Werbner

The nationally known law firm Sayles Werbner is pleased to announce the promotion of associate Sawyer Neely to shareholder. "Sawyer has amassed...