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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Dec 14, 2017, 00:01 ET DEADLINE (QD) ALERT: Johnson Fistel, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Action against Qudian Inc. and Lead Plaintiff Deadline; Investors Encouraged to Contact Firm

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP announces that a class action complaint has been filed on behalf of all purchasers Qudian Inc....


Dec 13, 2017, 20:38 ET Silver Miller Fighting for Tezos Investors' Rights As Tezos Director and Auditor Resign Amidst Lawsuits and Infighting

Silver Miller (www.SilverMillerLaw.com), a securities fraud and investment loss contingency-fee law firm based in South Florida, working with the...


Dec 13, 2017, 17:29 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Qudian Inc. - QD

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Qudian Inc. ("Qudian" or the "Company") (NYSE: QD). Such investors are advised to...


Dec 13, 2017, 17:07 ET LEAD PLAINTIFF DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $100,000 In INC Research Holdings, Inc. To Contact The Firm

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in INC Research Holdings, Inc. ("INC" or the "Company")...


Dec 13, 2017, 17:00 ET Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company Files Uncontested Rate Case Settlement Agreement

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG), its interstate natural gas transmission...


Dec 13, 2017, 16:15 ET Personal Injury Attorney Belal Hamideh: Disability Discrimination a Common Occurrence After Workplace Injuries

Attorney Belal Hamideh, a leading Southern California personal injury attorney based out of Long Beach, said that his office has observed a steady...


Dec 13, 2017, 12:46 ET Caio Asfor defende avanços da reforma trabalhista com arbitragem

O jurista Caio Asfor, um dos principais especialistas em arbitragem do Brasil, acredita que um dos maiores avanços da reforma trabalhista aprovada...


Dec 13, 2017, 11:00 ET If you paid for Solodyn®, a class action lawsuit may affect your rights

You may be affected by a class action lawsuit against Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp., and Impax Laboratories, ("Defendants"). The lawsuit claims that...


Dec 13, 2017, 11:00 ET Si usted pagó por Solodyn®, es posible que una demanda colectiva afecte sus derechos

Si usted pagó por Solodyn®, es posible que una demanda colectiva afecte sus derechos Es posible que usted esté afectado por una demanda...


Dec 13, 2017, 10:48 ET Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Goes to Trial in New Jersey, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

New Jersey has convened its second trial of a transvaginal mesh lawsuit involving devices manufactured by Ethicon, Inc. According to court...


Dec 13, 2017, 10:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Qudian Inc. (QD) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline - February 12, 2018

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


Dec 13, 2017, 09:44 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., Aetna, Inc., General Cable Corporation, Sigma Designs, Inc., Entellus Medical, Inc., and Regal Entertainment Group

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


Dec 13, 2017, 09:40 ET Tuft & Needle fordert Abweisung der Klage von Steinhoff-Tochterfirma Mattress Firm

Als neueste Entwicklung in der zunehmenden Neuausrichtung der traditionellen Matratzenbranche hat der Prozessanwalt von Tuft & Needle, Charles...


Dec 13, 2017, 09:30 ET America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®

Announcing the selection of Jeffrey S. Bagnell among America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2017. Selection to America's Top 100 High...


Dec 13, 2017, 09:21 ET Tuft & Needle demande le rejet de l'action en justice intentée par la filiale de Steinhoff Mattress Firm

Dernier événement dans le bouleversement accéléré du secteur du matelas traditionnel, l'avocat plaidant de Tuft & Needle, Charles « Chip »...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:30 ET Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Urges Oil Field Workers with Mesothelioma to Call for On The-Spot Access to Some of The Nation's Top Attorneys for Financial Compensation Results

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is saying, "The biggest mistake we see oil field or production workers with mesothelioma make is they do not...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:30 ET Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges an Employee of a Contractor Violating Davis Bacon Prevailing Wage Laws to Call About What Could Be a Significant Whistleblower Reward

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We are urging an employee of a highway, building contractor or company that is involved in providing...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Spherix Holds Annual Shareholder Meeting

Spherix Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPEX) a technology development company committed to the fostering of innovative ideas, today announced that it held...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Capricor Therapeutics Announces Issuance of Key U.S. Patent on Exosome Technology

Capricor Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CAPR) today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent 9,828,603, which includes...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:00 ET alpha-Encorp files additional patents and expands its Intellectual Property

alpha-En Corporation is pleased to announce that it has filed through it's subsidiary CLC a number of patent applications which relate to and claim...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:00 ET ASU Law establishes First Amendment clinic with gift from the Stanton Foundation

The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is establishing a legal clinic focused on First Amendment protections, thanks to a nearly $1 million gift...


Dec 13, 2017, 07:58 ET The Forex Peace Army Editor Says Publicity Is The Best Way to Deal With SLAPP-Type Legal Threats

ForexPeaceArmy.com is the largest forex review site providing traders with the platform to share their experiences with forex services since 2006....


Dec 13, 2017, 07:05 ET Legal-Bay Pre Settlement Lawsuit Funding Announces Major Car Companies Settle Takata Airbag Lawsuit For $553 Million

Legal-Bay, The Pre Settlement Funding Company, reports today that four major car manufacturers have resolved a class action lawsuit with over $550...


Dec 13, 2017, 07:02 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Immunomedics, 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...


Dec 13, 2017, 05:47 ET Liberty Tax (TAX) Alert: Johnson Fistel Investigates Liberty Tax, Inc.; Should Management be Held Accountable for Investors Losses?

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of Liberty Tax, Inc. ("Liberty Tax") (NASDAQ: TAX)...