Popular Litigation Topics & News

  • Tilton Says Zohar Funds Tried To Preempt Her Claims
    Private equity magnate Lynn Tilton asked a Delaware federal court Thursday to take over a state-court suit filed by three investment funds that are wrestling with her for control of several businesses, saying the funds are trying to undermine her action against them in New York federal court. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2017-12-15
    13 hours ago
  • Trustees Seek Help In Splitting $4.5B JPMorgan RMBS Deal
    Units of Wells Fargo and other banks went back to New York state court Friday to ask for guidance on how they, as trustees for a slew of residential mortgage-backed securities trusts, should distribute the $4.5 billion they expect to receive soon from a settlement between JPMorgan and a group of investors in the trusts. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2017-12-15
    13 hours ago
  • Broker With Criminal Past Fights Detention On Ponzi Charges
    A Boston magistrate judge hesitated Friday to release a Cape Cod resident charged with spending the last five years defrauding investors, apprehensive of the man’s criminal history. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2017-12-15
    14 hours ago
  • $75M Alliance HealthCare Merger Elicits Appraisal Suit
    An investor in radiology and oncology services firm Alliance HealthCare Services Inc. filed an appraisal petition Friday in Delaware Chancery Court, seeking a court valuation of the investor's shares in the company following its $75 million acquisition by investment holding funds. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2017-12-15
    14 hours ago
  • EU Mulling Crackdown On Retail Sales Of Risky Investments
    The European Union’s financial regulator on Friday said it is considering prohibiting the sale to retail investors of risky financial products known as binary options and placing restrictions on sales of another product called rolling spot forex contracts. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2017-12-15
    14 hours ago
  • Lanny Brown, et al.
    SEC Charges Former Employee and Friend with Insider Trading in Securities of International Rectifier Corporation ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2017-12-15
    18 hours ago
  • Justin D. Meadlin and Hyaline Capital Management, LLC
    Commission Obtains Judgments on Consent Against New York Investment Adviser and its Co-Founder, and Bars Co-Founder from Securities Industry ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2017-12-14
    2 days ago
  • Ray C. Davis and Behavioral Recognition Systems, Inc., n/k/a Giant Gray, Inc.
    Houston Technology Company, Former CEO Charged with Defrauding Investors ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2017-12-14
    2 days ago
  • Kenneth Peer
    Therapist Settles Charges of Insider Trading Ahead of Acquisition Announcement ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2017-12-14
    2 days ago
  • Potential Lawsuit: Health Insurers Denying Medical Claims
    Las Vegas, NV: Reports of denial of valid medical claims and high co-pays are being made by educators in Nevada, against Teachers Health Trust, its administrator, WellHealth, and its board of directors. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2017-12-14
    2 days ago
  • Kirkland Wins One for an Underdog
    When your client is a convicted drug dealer who got hurt playing basketball in prison, it's no easy feat to convince a jury to award damages using         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2017-12-14
    2 days ago
  • Louis G. Mohlman, Jr., Mohlman Asset Management, LLC, and Mohlman Asset Management Fund, LLC
    SEC Charges Investment Adviser with Fraudulently Engaging in Conflicted Transactions and Misleading Investors ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2017-12-14
    2 days ago
  • Litigator of the Week: A Mega-Bank Battle With Billion-Dollar Implications
    Given the magnitude, complexity and high stakes of the dispute, Joseph Frank, who is global co-head of Shearman & Sterling's securities litigation and enforcement practice, was our clear-cut choice for litigator of the week.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2017-12-14
    2 days ago
  • Daily Dicta: What’s the Opposite of Good Legal Writing? This Brief by Carter Page.
    This is why pro se defendants get a bad name.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2017-12-13
    3 days ago
  • Daily Dicta: The Expert Witness from Hell
    The Expert Witness from Hell There are good expert witnesses. There are bad expert witnesses. And then there is Michael Panish.A         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2017-12-12
    4 days ago
  • Daily Dicta: Unnaturally Stupid Lawsuits, Arbitrators Gone Wild and a Fond Farewell
    Unnaturally Stupid Lawsuits Of all the failed would-be class actions, the ones targeting food labels for false advertising strike         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2017-12-07
    1 week ago
  • Settlement: $28M Xarelto Verdict Against J&J and Bayer
    Philadelphia, PA: A jury has found against units of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Bayer AG in the fourth bellwether Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) case being heard as part of a Xarelto mass tort. The award, nearly $28 million, is the first favoring a plaintiff, in this case Lynn Hartman, who alleged she suffered a serious gastrointestinal bleed while using the blood thinning medication. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2017-12-05
    2 weeks ago
  • Settlement: Judge Doubles Jury Awards in Fracking Crane Operators Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit
    Pittsburgh, PA: Four fracking crane operators who sued a drilling company for failing to compensate them for overtime worked, have had their compensation awards doubled by the federal judge hearing their case. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2017-12-04
    2 weeks ago
  • Potential Lawsuit: Complicaciones de la Malla Quirúrgica
    La malla quirúrgica es un dispositivo médico diseñado para proporcionar soporte para tejidos y órganos que han sido debilitados o dañados. Entre los principales tipos de malla quirúrgica que se utilizan en diferentes cirugías está la malla abdominal, que se utiliza para reparar el abdomen después de una hernia. Se han presentado demandas de mallas quirúrgicas alegando que las diversas mallas no funcionan como estaban previstas y están relacionadas con complicaciones graves.. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2017-11-29
    2 weeks ago
  • Potential Lawsuit: Allergan Accused of Keeping Generic Restasis Off the Market
    Dallas, TX: Allergan could be facing a proposed antitrust class action lawsuit based on allegations made by direct purchases of the pharmaceutical company’s Restasis, a medication for dry eyes. The plaintiffs allege that Allergan blocked low-cost generic versions from entering the market. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2017-11-22
    3 weeks ago