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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Aug 18, 2018, 09:00 ETRMTI LOSS NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Rockwell Medical, Inc. - RMTI

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...


Aug 17, 2018, 18:07 ETDallas Jury Returns $242.1 Million Verdict in Toyota Product Defect Trial

A jury awarded a combined verdict of more than $242.1 million to a Dallas-area couple and their children on Friday after finding that defects to the...


Aug 17, 2018, 17:21 ETRosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Flex Pharma, Inc.; Important Aug. 20 Deadline - FLKS

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 Flex...


Aug 17, 2018, 17:07 ETShegerian & Associates, Inc.: Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against 'League of Legends' Developer Riot Games

A former Riot Games employee filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, alleging disability discrimination, wrongful termination, and...


Aug 17, 2018, 16:40 ETWiley Rein Secures Dismissal of Clients from Lawsuit Involving Hacked Emails

Wiley Rein today secured the dismissal of a lawsuit against clients Stonington Strategies LLC and Nicolas D. Muzin, the company's founder, in a case...


Aug 17, 2018, 14:24 ETSAF Applauds Thurston County Court Judge For Striking Down Initiative

A Thurston County Superior Court judge this morning disqualified a Washington State gun control initiative because it was improperly presented to...


Aug 16, 2018, 15:06 ETLarry Nassar, USA Gymnastics, World Sport Chicago & International Federation Of Gymnastics Sued For Sexual Assault Of Gymnast During Chicago Competition In Civil Rights Suit

Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, the law office of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz, and attorney Michelle Simpson Tuegel, representing...


Aug 16, 2018, 14:53 ETLawyers for Family of Worker Killed in Oklahoma Gas Well Blow-Out Point to New Findings by Chemical Safety Board

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board's update of its investigation of the fatal Jan. 22 gas well blow-out near Quinton, Oklahoma, has identified multiple...


Aug 16, 2018, 13:57 ETLEAD PLAINTIFF DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 In PolarityTE, Inc. To Contact The Firm

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


Aug 16, 2018, 11:00 ETRaines Feldman LLP Named to the Los Angeles Business Journal's List of Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

Raines Feldman LLP, a Century City based business law firm, announced today that it was named as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. This...


Aug 16, 2018, 08:12 ETMagnolia Medical Countersues Kurin for False and Misleading Advertising and Unfair Competition

Magnolia Medical Technologies announced today it has sued Kurin Inc. for false and misleading advertising and promotion of its Kurin Lock product,...


Aug 15, 2018, 17:12 ETSAF, Partners Seek Preliminary Injunction In California Case

Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation and three other advocacy groups have filed an amended complaint against California Attorney General...


Aug 15, 2018, 16:18 ETTeamsters Push Back On Corporate Opposition To Supreme Court's Landmark Dynamex Decision

Dozens of Teamsters from locals throughout Northern California, as well as port drivers from L.A./Long Beach, took part in a lobby day in Sacramento...


Aug 15, 2018, 15:54 ETMicah Dortch Appointed Special Receiver in Federal Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo

Micah Dortch, managing partner of the Dallas office of the Potts Law Firm, has been appointed as a Special Receiver in litigation originally brought...


Aug 15, 2018, 12:52 ETDiebold Nixdorf Prevails In Federal Circuit Appeal, Invalidating Nautilus Hyosung's Sole Patent In Its Dispute

Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) announced today that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the decision issued by the International...


Aug 15, 2018, 12:49 ETMarler Clark Files First Lawsuit in Hy-Vee Salmonella Outbreak

A lawsuit was filed today against Hy-Vee, Inc. on behalf of Margaret Reiner, Tyler Rogers, and Kami Rogers who were all infected with Salmonella...


Aug 15, 2018, 12:09 ETDallas Attorney Brad Jackson Named Among Nation's Top Lawyers

Dallas attorney Brad Jackson of The Law Offices of Brad Jackson is being recognized as one of the nation's top trial lawyers for commercial disputes...


Aug 15, 2018, 10:10 ETAttorney Jonathan Schochor Receives Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

Jonathan Schochor is a distinguished biographee of Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are...


Aug 15, 2018, 08:33 ETCorporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges a Company Owner to Call About Rewards and Getting Even If They Have Proof a Competitor or Chinese Company is Violating US Anti-Dumping Rules

According to the Corporate Whistleblower Center, "We are urging a company owner or executive to call us anytime at 866-714-6466 if they can prove a...


Aug 15, 2018, 08:12 ET9 Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf NYC Personal Injury Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

The New York Personal Injury Law Firm Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf is pleased to announce that 9 Lawyers...


Aug 15, 2018, 07:30 ETSex Trafficked Woman's Murder Prompts First Montgomery County Lawsuit

Today, Aug. 15, 2018 Ashley Minga filed a lawsuit on behalf of her 19-year-old daughter Hayley Farr, who was murdered in the North Houston suburb of...


Aug 15, 2018, 06:00 ETEndo Lifts Temporary Stay of FDA Litigation Following the Launch of a Bulk-Compounded Vasopressin Product by a Section 503B Outsourcing Facility

Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) today announced that it is lifting a temporary stay of its litigation against the U.S. Food and Drug...


Aug 15, 2018, 01:00 ETRare Minnesota Trademark Nears Registration Status

The United States Patent & Trademark Office is expected to register WRB, Inc. of Minnesota as the sole owner of a specific three-dimensional...


Aug 14, 2018, 16:45 ETVanda Wins Denial of Petition For Rehearing on Fanapt®

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (Nasdaq: VNDA) announced today that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied petitions for panel...


Aug 14, 2018, 13:00 ETGeoffrey Gold of Ervin Cohen & Jessup Selected for LABJ's Top Litigators List

The Los Angeles Business Journal has named Ervin Cohen & Jessup Partner Geoffrey M. Gold one of California's top litigators. "This honor reflects the ...