Popular Litigation Topics & News

  • Lawyers in USC Sex Abuse Settlement Revise $240M Deal After Judge Rejects It
    The revised deal was filed one day after law firms called for Michigan officials to investigate a $500 million settlement for sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-05-18
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  • Pelvic Mesh Plaintiff Secures $80M Verdict Against J&J Subsidiary From Phila. Jury
    A Philadelphia jury has awarded more than $80 million to a woman who claimed a pelvic mesh device developed by a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary eroded and caused injury.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-05-17
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  • Greg Craig’s Lawyers Say Nothing ‘Tawdry’ About Helping Manafort’s Daughter ...
    The new court filings, which include email correspondence and memos, offered a peek inside the hiring practices of one of the country's highest-grossing law firms.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-05-17
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  • Gov’t Must Provide Info In Challenge To 2-For-1 Rule Order
    The D.C. federal judge presiding over public interest groups' challenge to President Donald Trump's executive order requiring that for every new regulation, two rules must be eliminated, said Friday that federal agencies must do a better job complying with discovery. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-05-17
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  • Ex-Pierce Bainbridge Partner’s Suit Targets Ties With Litigation Funder
    The lawsuit raised serious allegations about Pierce Bainbridge's relationship with a litigation funder and questioned the background of name partner Jim Bainbridge.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-05-17
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  • And the LOTW Runners Up…
    Honorable mention goes to lawyers from Quinn Emanuel and Kellogg Hansen.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-05-17
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  • Conn. State Court Grants Post-Cyan Discovery Stay
    A Connecticut state judge addressed one of the biggest questions created by last year's controversial Cyan ruling when he granted a bid to halt discovery pending a decision about whether to dismiss a case over allegedly misleading public offering documents. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-05-17
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  • Alix Co. Lacks Standing In ANR Ch. 11 Fight With McKinsey
    A Virginia bankruptcy judge ruled Friday a company owned by restructuring adviser Jay Alix can't continue to take part in the Alpha Natural Resources bankruptcy it fought to reopen to investigate alleged conflicts of interest by rival consultant McKinsey & Co. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-05-17
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  • Andrew I. Farmer, Scott R. Sieck, Eddie D. Austin, Jr., Carolyn P. Austin, and John D. Brotherton
    SEC Charges Five Individuals with Running a Pump-And-Dump Scheme ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-05-17
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  • Platinum Exec Says Co-Founder Misled Investors
    A former Platinum Partners executive on Friday told a New York federal jury that the firm’s co-founder and others misled potential investors about the financial health of Platinum’s main fund while the hedge fund manager was struggling to pay back tens of millions of dollars to its limited partners. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-05-17
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  • Global Brass Hit With Investor Suit Over $963M Deal
    Global Brass and Copper Holdings Inc. failed to give stockholders enough information about its proposed $963 million tie-up with Wieland-Werke AG for them to make an informed vote on the transaction, an investor told a Delaware federal court Friday. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-05-17
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  • Collector’s Coffee (d/b/a Collectors Café), and Mykalai Kontilai
    SEC Freezes Assets of Online Auction Portal and Its CEO Associated with $23 Million Offering Fraud ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-05-15
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  • Brian Fettner, et al.
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-05-14
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  • Robert M. Morano
    Court Orders Robert M. Morano to Pay Insider Trading Penalty ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-05-13
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  • Danny R. Williams
    SEC Charges Former Executive of Indianapolis-Based Truckload Freight Company with Accounting Fraud ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-05-09
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