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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Jun 24, 2018, 23:01 ET Sport Integrity-Hotline erhält in den ersten sechs Monaten mehr als 50 Hinweise auf Fehlverhalten

Die Sport Integrity-Hotline, die im Dezember 2017 gestartet wurde, um wachsende Herausforderungen in der Sportindustrie zu bewältigen, hat...


Jun 24, 2018, 18:13 ET La permanence téléphonique pour l'intégrité du sport a reçu plus de 50 allégations de mauvais comportements au cours de ses six premiers mois

La permanence téléphonique pour l'intégrité du sport (Sport Integrity Hotline), lancée en décembre 2017 pour répondre aux problèmes croissants...


Jun 24, 2018, 06:11 ET Sport Integrity Hotline Receives More Than 50 Allegations of Misconduct in First Six Months

The Sport Integrity Hotline, launched in December 2017 to address the growing issues confronting the sport industry, has already received over 50...


Jun 23, 2018, 10:00 ET ADT NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against ADT Inc. - ADT

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of ADT...


Jun 23, 2018, 05:01 ET Johnson Fistel Announces Investigations of Veevo Instruments Inc., Insys Therapeutics, Inc., TAL Education Group and Newell Brands Inc.; Investors Encouraged to Contact Firm

Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson Fistel, LLP is investigating potential claims against Veevo Instruments Inc., Insys Therapeutics, Inc., TAL...


Jun 22, 2018, 16:59 ET The China Fund, Inc. and City of London Investment Management Company Limited Announce the Mutual Agreement to Dismiss the Fund's and City of London Investment Management Company Limited's Lawsuits Related to the Fund's Annual Stockholders Meeting

The China Fund, Inc. (NYSE: CHN) (the "Fund") and City of London Investment Management Company Limited ("CLIM") today jointly announced that a...


Jun 22, 2018, 16:40 ET Supreme Court: States Can Collect Sales Tax from Online Retailers without Physical Presence States The Tax Law Offices of David W Klasing, PC

In a 5-4 vote on June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court narrowly ruled in favor of letting states collect sales tax from online retailers....


Jun 22, 2018, 15:49 ET U.S. District Court Rules in Favor of Lilly in Alimta Vitamin Regimen Patent Lawsuit

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana ruled in favor of Lilly that...


Jun 22, 2018, 15:44 ET AFGE Files Next Wave of Legal Action Challenging Trump Executive Orders

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) has filed a second lawsuit challenging two executive orders issued by President Trump that...


Jun 22, 2018, 12:00 ET Law Offices of Randolph Rice Voted Best Criminal Defense Firm

A statewide survey singled out the Law Offices of Randolph Rice as one of the best criminal defense firms in Maryland. The Daily Record asked...


Jun 22, 2018, 11:27 ET Federal Appellate Court Affirms Fees Award in Favor of Federal Signal Corporation in Firefighter Hearing Loss Cases

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, announced today that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...


Jun 22, 2018, 11:08 ET Supreme Court reverses Federal Circuit Court's decision that foreign lost profits are categorically unavailable to WesternGeco L.L.C. in patent litigation; case remanded to Federal Circuit for consideration of other arguments

ION Geophysical Corporation (ION) (NYSE: IO) today announced that the Supreme Court of the United States reversed a lower court's determination...


Jun 22, 2018, 10:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT - Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline: August 20, 2018

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


Jun 22, 2018, 10:03 ET FLEX PHARMA SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Securities Fraud Class Action Filed Against Flex Pharma, Inc. (FLKS); Block & Leviton Encourages Shareholders to Contact the Firm

Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a securities litigation firm representing investors nationwide, announces that a class action lawsuit...


Jun 22, 2018, 09:39 ET Monteverde & Associates PC Files Class Action Lawsuit On Behalf Of Shareholders Of Analogic Corporation In The District Of Massachusetts

Notice is hereby given that Monteverde & Associates PC has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for The District of...


Jun 21, 2018, 18:00 ET Class Action Lawsuit Brought Against TARGET and Maker of Potty Training Product Alleging Laceration of 15+ Toddler's Genitals

Kristensen Weisberg, LLP, and Carpenter Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP, on behalf of their clients announced that they have filed a class action...


Jun 21, 2018, 17:43 ET Ron Simon & Associates Files First Cyclospora Lawsuit

Today the national food safety law firm of Ron Simon & Associates, along with local counsel Egan & Richgels, S.C., filed the third lawsuit...


Jun 21, 2018, 17:28 ET National Association of College Stores Applauds Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of Fair Sales Tax Policy for all Retailers

In a substantial victory for higher education and college stores, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled Thursday that states have...


Jun 21, 2018, 16:14 ET EDGE JUNE 22 DEADLINE: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Edge Therapeutics, Inc. Investors of Important Deadline in Class Action - EDGE

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Edge Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: EDGE) from December 29,...


Jun 21, 2018, 16:08 ET Deloitte Responds to US Supreme Court Wayfair Ruling

Deloitte's National Multistate Tax Leader Valerie Dickerson, partner, Deloitte Tax LLP, offered the following statement in response to the U.S....


Jun 21, 2018, 15:23 ET United States Supreme Court Overrules 'Quill'

On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court ("Court") issued its long-awaited decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair—a test case to invalidate...


Jun 21, 2018, 15:12 ET Feldman Shepherd Files Lawsuit Against IKEA

The law firm of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Weinstock & Dodig LLP has filed a lawsuit against IKEA on behalf of a 2 year-old California boy...


Jun 21, 2018, 15:00 ET $16.5 Million Class Action Settlement About Certain DuraPro™ Toilet Connectors With Plastic Coupling Nuts

The following is being jointly released by the parties in the class action lawsuit captioned, Ajose, et al. v. Interline Brands, Inc., Case No....


Jun 21, 2018, 14:58 ET New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) Applauds Supreme Court Ruling in Lucia v. SEC

The U.S. Supreme Court today issued a decision confirming that the administrative law judges (ALJs) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...


Jun 21, 2018, 14:38 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Intel Corporation (INTC)

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