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Feb 09, 2016, 10:15 ET

$4.2MM Settlement for Family of Wrongfully Imprisoned Man, Now Deceased

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that the wife and daughter of William Lopez were awarded a $4.2 million...

Feb 08, 2016, 09:51 ET

Eclipse Announces Increasing Take-up of Secure Document Sharing and Digital Sign-ups

Eclipse Legal Systems, the sole Law Society endorsed legal software provider, has announced an increase in take-up of its SecureDocs document...

Feb 05, 2016, 15:00 ET

Legal-Bay Reports Breaking News: One Dead in New York City Crane Collapse in Tribeca

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reports breaking news that at least one person is dead and several others are injured...

Feb 04, 2016, 10:15 ET

Reported NFL Concussions Up by 32% in 2015

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that the NFL recently released data that shows a 32% increase in...

Feb 04, 2016, 08:00 ET

Wilson Legal Solutions Pursues Areas of Growth with Promotions of Greg Murphy and Shishir Shetty

Wilson Legal Solutions, a best-in-class provider of business of law and technology services and solutions to global law firms, is pleased to...

Feb 04, 2016, 00:45 ET

Breaking News from Legal-Bay: PA Judge Rules Sexual Assault Case Against Bill Cosby to Move Forward

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that a Pennsylvania judge ruled on Wednesday to move forward with the...

Feb 03, 2016, 10:15 ET

Breaking News from Legal-Bay: Johnson & Johnson Settles for $120MM in First Big Transvaginal Mesh Settlement

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that Johnson & Johnson has finally made its first serious attempt to...

Feb 03, 2016, 05:47 ET

Swiss Affiliate Bank in Middle East Responsible for Financial Mis-selling Fails to Comply With Court Ruling

One of two defendants in the biggest ever financial mis-selling case in the GCC region, Bank Sarasin-Alpen (ME) Limited, the former Middle East...

Feb 03, 2016, 05:44 ET

Swiss Affiliate Bank in Middle East Responsible for Financial Mis-selling Fails to Comply With Court Ruling

One of two defendants in the biggest ever financial mis-selling case in the GCC region, Bank Sarasin-Alpen (ME) Limited, the former Middle East...

Feb 02, 2016, 11:07 ET
Holly Scimeca, Social Media Strategist and Editor at Androvett Legal Media and Marketing in Dallas and Houston

Androvett Legal Media & Marketing Hires Social Media Strategist

 The Texas-based legal public relations and marketing firm Androvett Legal Media & Marketing is proud to announce the addition of Holly...

Feb 02, 2016, 10:15 ET

Ford Recalls Approximately 391K Ranger Pickup Trucks After 10th Takata Air Bag Related Death

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that Ford has recalled almost 391,000 Ranger pickup trucks after the...

Feb 01, 2016, 10:49 ET

Legal Sea Foods Jumps Into Leap Year With "An Extra Day, An Extra Lobster" One-Day Special

 With this year's calendar featuring an extra day, Legal Sea Foods is giving everyone the chance to get an extra lobster with its Leap Year...

Jan 28, 2016, 10:15 ET

$45K Settlement Reached in NYPD Racial Profiling "Shop and Frisk" Case

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reports today that New York City has recently settled its portion of a lawsuit for...

Jan 28, 2016, 07:06 ET

Agenda 2016 de políticas públicas sobre el trabajo sexual para la atención de los legisladores

 The Erotic Service Providers Legal Education and Research Project (el Proyecto de Investigación y Sensibilización Legislativas de...

Jan 27, 2016, 21:10 ET

Sexwork 2016 Policy Agenda For Legislators

 The Erotic Service Providers Legal Education and Research Project (ESPLERP) today released its 2016 Policy Agenda, which provides a roadmap...

Jan 27, 2016, 11:51 ET

New Polling Shows Broad Support for Expanding Addiction Treatment; Report Offers Policymakers a Roadmap for a More Effective National Drug and Alcohol Policy

 A survey commissioned by Legal Action Center (LAC) and released today finds strong support among Americans for expanding addiction treatment...

Jan 27, 2016, 10:37 ET
January 27, 2016- Account Executive James Kim; Senior Legal Recruiter Didi Gooch; Account Executive Ashley Clinkenbeard; Metro Market Manager SunMi Kim; Michael Naranjo; Senior Legal Recruiter Jennifer Cotton; Account Executive Ani Karian will form the Robert Half Legal team in the newly launched offices in Irvine, CA. Photo credit: Robert Half

Robert Half Legal Opens In Irvine

Robert Half, the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm, today announced that Robert Half Legal is launching dedicated operations in...

Jan 27, 2016, 08:00 ET
The Robert Half Legal Chicago North Team. From left to right: Kirby Grossman, Monique Cornelio, Anthony May, Katie Hoffman, Jenni Betts, Marisa Sniff and Daisy Chase.

Robert Half Legal Announces Chicago North Expansion

Robert Half Legal, a leading staffing service specializing in project attorneys and legal support personnel, has announced that it recently...

Jan 26, 2016, 10:15 ET

Legal-Bay Announces Focus on California Lawsuit Settlement Funding

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announces today their new California Lawsuit Funding division. This division is...

Jan 26, 2016, 08:00 ET

Securities Attorney Laura Anthony Talks Accredited Investor Definition; Quoted in PIPEs Report

According to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the definition of "accredited investor" provides the backbone to the Regulation D...