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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12:06 ET Bloomberg Law's Enhanced Litigation Analytics Enables Legal Professionals To Compare Judges To Jurisdictional And National Benchmarks

A new enhancement to Bloomberg Law's Litigation Analytics solution allows litigators to easily compare active federal district judges and...


11:56 ET Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey Lawyers Win Appeal in Houston Lawyer's Defamation Case

A Texas appeals court upheld a take-nothing summary judgment in favor of a Houston lawyer sued for defamation by a law school professor for a...


11:04 ET Double Win for SodaStream's Environmental Campaign

SodaStream International Ltd. (Nasdaq: SODA), the world's number-one sparkling water brand, won the 2017 European Effie marketing award in the...


10:01 ET Exactech (EXAC) Alert: Johnson Fistel Investigates Proposed Sale of Exactech, Inc.; Is $42 A Fair Price?

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Exactech, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXAC)...


10:00 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Axon Enterprise, Inc. (AAXN)

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


09:51 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Hold Rally with Community Supporters on Tuesday, Oct. 24

Berkshire Medical Center nurses and supporters from throughout Berkshire County will hold a rally in front of the hospital on Tuesday,...


09:30 ET AAXN Investor Alert: Hagens Berman Alerts Axon Enterprise, Inc. Investors to Investigation into Potential Accounting Improprieties in Violation of Securities Laws

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP alerts investors in Axon Enterprise, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAXN) to the SEC's review of the Company's historical financial...


09:29 ET Big Law Business Summit - West To Feature Corporate Legal & Law Firm Leaders Discussing Changes To The Business Of Law

Bloomberg Law today announced that the 2nd annual Big Law Business Summit – West will be held on Wednesday, November 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m....


09:29 ET BrainStorm Expands Its Patent Portfolio to Include a New US Patent For Its NurOwn® Technology for Parkinson's Disease And ALS

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, announced...


09:19 ET BroadSoft (BSFT) Alert: Johnson Fistel Investigates Proposed Sale of BroadSoft, Inc.; Are Shareholders Getting a Fair Deal?

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT)...


08:30 ET Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges a Navy Veteran With Mesothelioma to Hire the Very Best Lawyers and to Call About a Targeted Approach for Much Better Compensation Result

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We have a targeted approach for a US Navy Veteran who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma that...


08:30 ET Analytics Leader FICO Awarded Eight New Patents for Decision Management Innovations

Highlights: - Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO has been awarded eight new patents related to its decision management platform,...


Oct 21, 2017, 09:45 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Sunshine Bancorp, Inc. - SBCP

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


Oct 20, 2017, 22:50 ET TECH DATA SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Tech Data Corporation - (TECD)

ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors that they have until November 24, 2017 to file lead plaintiff applications...


Oct 20, 2017, 22:50 ET UNITED STATES STEEL INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of United States Steel Corporation - (X)

Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF"), announces that...


Oct 20, 2017, 17:52 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Ruby Tuesday, Inc. - RT

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


Oct 20, 2017, 13:11 ET ABOTA asks Senate to continue allowing states to govern med-mal cases

The American Board of Trial Advocates has adopted a resolution that calls on the United States Senate to reject the Protecting Access to Care Act...


Oct 20, 2017, 12:17 ET EQUITY ALERT: Goldberg Law PC Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Navient Corporation

Goldberg Law PC, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against Navient Corporation...


Oct 20, 2017, 12:11 ET Talcum Powder Lawsuit Trials Continue, As California Plaintiff Claims Asbestos in Johnson & Johnson Products Caused Mesothelioma, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Another talcum powder lawsuit is at trial in California, this time involving a woman who claims her long-time use of Johnson & Johnson's talcum...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:30 ET Salas Wang LLC, Eccleston Law, LLC, and Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, P.C. Announce Shareholder Settlement with Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc.

The following statement is being issued by Salas Wang LLC, Eccleston Law, LLC, and Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, P.C.:...


Oct 20, 2017, 10:34 ET Lawyers For Victim Of Mass Shooting Win Temporary Restraining Order Against MGM

Lawyers representing a woman who suffered three gunshot wounds to the chest during the massacre at the Route 91 Harvest Festival won an important...


Oct 20, 2017, 10:05 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Charitable Organizations

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 11 charitable organizations, professional solicitors and professional...


Oct 20, 2017, 09:08 ET Câmara aprova relatório de Alexandre Baldy ao texto que define regras para processo administrativo do Banco Central

O plenário da Câmara dos Deputados aprovou nesta quarta-feira (18) o projeto de lei que aumenta o poder de Banco Central do Brasil (BACEN) e CVM...