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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Apr 26, 2020, 22:50 ET TIVITY HEALTH 24 HOUR DEADLINE ALERT: FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL AND KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMIND INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Tivity Health, Inc. - TVTY

Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have only...


Apr 24, 2020, 16:47 ET TransPerfect Wins Legal Victory Over Lionbridge And H.I.G. In Federal Court As Trade Secret Case Is Permitted To Advance Toward Trial

TransPerfect, the world's largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced that it achieved a significant...


Apr 24, 2020, 13:32 ET NMC HEALTH PLC UPDATE: Berger Montague Updates Investors Regarding Securities Fraud Claims Against NMC Health Plc. U.S. Class Action Lead Plaintiff Deadline is May 11, 2020

Berger Montague updates investors regarding its securities fraud investigation into NMC Health Plc ("NMC" or the "Company") on behalf of investors...


Apr 24, 2020, 10:55 ET U.S. Manufacturers of Glass Containers Applaud Commerce Department's Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination, Wiley Reports

The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued an affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation into Chinese imports...


Apr 23, 2020, 19:24 ET Hackard Law Launches Investigation Into California Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities Amid COVID-19

Hackard Law, a California estate, trust and elder rights litigation firm, today opened an investigation into California nursing homes and assisted...


Apr 23, 2020, 13:12 ET ROSEN, A TOP RANKED FIRM, Reminds VMware, Inc. Investors of Important June 1st Deadline in Securities Class Action Lawsuit

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of VMware, Inc. between March 30, 2019 and February 27, 2020, ...


Apr 23, 2020, 12:54 ET ROSEN, A TOP RANKED LAW FIRM, Reminds Gulfport Energy Corporation Investors of Important Deadline in Securities Class Action - GPOR

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: GPOR) between May 3,...


Apr 23, 2020, 12:27 ET Lawsuit Filed Against Real Estate Company for Firing Employee Who Asked to Work Remotely During 'Shelter-in-Place' Orders

The former general counsel for Frisco, Texas-based real estate investment and development company Tekin & Associates has filed suit against her...


Apr 23, 2020, 10:34 ET Despite April Being Child Abuse Prevention Month, Michigan Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Sexual Assault Case

Earlier this week, the Michigan Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in a negligence lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids...


Apr 22, 2020, 10:25 ET Classic Brands Responds to U.S. Department of Commerce Initiation of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations

Classic Brands, ("Classic" or the "Company"), a leading designer, distributor, and manufacturer of sleep products, sleep accessories, and furniture,...


Apr 22, 2020, 09:36 ET Another Sunbeam Products Lawsuit Filed After Crock Pot Pressure Cooker Explosion

The Law Offices of Jason Turchin announces that another product liability lawsuit has been filed against Sunbeam Products, Inc. and Newell Brands,...


Apr 22, 2020, 09:00 ET New Compacts signed by Otoe-Missouria Tribe, Comanche Nation Will Improve Economic Support for Tribal Members

Leaders of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe and Comanche Nation on Tuesday signed new compacts with the State of Oklahoma that will help them expand their...


Apr 22, 2020, 08:00 ET Why Dominica's Citizenship by Investment is a Benchmark for Countries Considering Investor Immigration Programmes

Overcoming Hurricane Maria's widespread devastation in 2017, the Commonwealth of Dominica set an example of crisis management, resilience and...


Apr 22, 2020, 06:00 ET English Court Weighs In on US$530 Million Attachment of Kazakh National Fund Assets

On April 22, 2020, the High Court of Justice of London handed down its judgment in the matter of National Bank of Kazakhstan and the Republic of...


Apr 22, 2020, 06:00 ET Chipotle hit with $25 Million Fine for Food Safety Violations

"Although there was no intentional criminal behavior like there was in the Peanut Corporation of America case that sickened several hundred, killing...


Apr 22, 2020, 05:00 ET Radiko Holdings and La Vida Verde Jointly Announce Withdrawal of Respective Legal Actions

International Cannabrands Inc. dba Radiko Holdings (CSE: RDKO) (the "Company") wishes to announce the settlement and withdrawal of the respective...


Apr 21, 2020, 22:15 ET JUMEI ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces That It Has Filed a Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Jumei International Holding Limited Shareholders and Announces a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of June 22, 2020

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S....


Apr 21, 2020, 19:10 ET American Mattress Manufacturers and Unions Applaud the Commerce Department Decision to Initiate Dumping and Subsidy Investigations on Imports of Mattresses from Eight Countries

A group of US mattress manufacturers, including Brooklyn Bedding, Corsicana Mattress Company, Elite Comfort Solutions, FXI, Inc., Kolcraft...


Apr 21, 2020, 18:58 ET Hayman Capital Management: Whitley Penn LLP (Auditor) and United Development Funding (UDF) Engagement Partners Sanctioned, Barred, and Fined by Public Company Accounting Oversight Board for Violations of PCAOB Rules and Standards

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) announced sanctions imposed upon Whitley Penn LLP, the independent auditor of United...


Apr 21, 2020, 17:13 ET Actualización del coronavirus (COVID-19): Juez federal emite una orden temporal en contra de Genesis II Church of Health and Healing que previene la venta de productos de cloro dióxido para tratar el COVID-19 equivalentes al blanqueador industrial

Un tribunal federal ha emitido una orden temporal en contra de Genesis II Church of Health and Healing (Genesis) y cuatro individuos asociados con la ...


Apr 21, 2020, 16:50 ET Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Federal judge enters temporary injunction against Genesis II Church of Health and Healing, preventing sale of Chlorine Dioxide Products Equivalent to Industrial Bleach to Treat COVID-19

A federal court has entered a temporary injunction against the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing (Genesis) and four individuals associated with ...


Apr 21, 2020, 16:44 ET Pandemic Delays U.S. Supreme Court Arguments Over Effort by Ford to Limit Legal Scrutiny for Defective Products

A COVID-19-related delay in the U.S. Supreme Court's spring docket includes an important automotive defect case in which Ford Motor Co. is attempting ...


Apr 21, 2020, 15:36 ET Transperfect Victorious Over Skadden In Delaware Chancery Court As "Pointless" Letter Motion Sought To Circumvent Court Procedures

TransPerfect, the world's largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced another Court victory for the...


Apr 21, 2020, 15:34 ET IQIYI, INC. CLASS ACTION ALERT: Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP reminds investors that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York against iQIYI, Inc.

Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that a federal securities class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court ...


Apr 21, 2020, 13:54 ET Ammons Law Firm Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Insurance Company for Failure to Pay Coronavirus-Related Business Interruption Claims

The Ammons Law Firm has filed one of the country's first class action lawsuits against an insurance company for failure to pay coronavirus-related...