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 16, 2019, 21:15 ET Court of Appeals Orders that Minor League Baseball Players Can Proceed as a Class Action

In a win for minor league baseball players seeking to raise their wages, a federal court of appeals ordered today that a 2014 lawsuit brought by...


Aug 16, 2019, 21:00 ET Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating SAExploration Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAEX) on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages SAExploration Investors to Contact the Firm

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is investigating potential claims against SAExploration (NASDAQ: SAEX) on behalf of SAExploration investors. Our...


Aug 16, 2019, 15:24 ET Emerson Straw trial lawyers file wrongful death lawsuit in Pinellas County, Florida circuit court against St. Anthony's Hospital and Baycare Health System after patient dies from injuries caused in a slip and fall accident

On April 4, 2019, the daughter of a patient who died in a Pinellas County, Florida hospital sued St. Anthony's Hospital, Inc. and Baycare Health...


Aug 16, 2019, 08:48 ET New Book "Money, Morality, and Law: A Case for Financial Crisis Accountability" Released by Dr. Gerald Nels Olson

The 2008 financial crisis was the result of intentional violation of law involving manipulation of asset values by Washington and Wall Street,...


Aug 15, 2019, 21:46 ET Gross & Klein LLP: Three Former Officials Plead Guilty to Embezzling Millions of Dollars from the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians and Related Tax Fraud, Admitting the Existence of Decade-Long Conspiracy to Steal from the Tribe

Three former officials of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians pled guilty to engaging in conspiracy to embezzle millions of dollars from the Tribe...


Aug 15, 2019, 18:45 ET Rosen, a Globally Recognized Law Firm, Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Pluralsight, Inc.; Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100K to Contact the Firm - PS

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 15, 2019, 16:28 ET Attorneys for Plaintiffs Issue Statement in Sexual Assault Case Against Masterson and Scientology

Today, attorneys representing four sexual assault survivors filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles against the Church of Scientology, the de facto leader of...


Aug 15, 2019, 10:33 ET Burns & Levinson Announces 32 Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America® 2020

Burns & Levinson announced today that 32 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. We proudly...


Aug 15, 2019, 10:05 ET Dallas Police Sergeant Files Defamation and Civil Rights Complaint Against Dallas Morning News and Others for $290 million

Larry Klayman, a former federal prosecutor and founder of both Judicial Watch and now Freedom Watch, in his private capacity filed a complaint in the ...


Aug 15, 2019, 10:00 ET DEADLINE ALERT - Pivotal Software, Inc. (PVTL) - Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors Class Action and Lead Plaintiff Deadline: August 19, 2019

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that at least two class action lawsuits have been filed against Pivotal ...


Aug 15, 2019, 09:52 ET Eight Olshan Lawyers Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2020

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP today announced that partners Steve Wolosky, Andrew B. Lustigman, Thomas D. Kearns, Eric L. Goldberg, Thomas J. Fleming,...


Aug 15, 2019, 07:00 ET Estar Medical: Regenlab is in Breach of UK Court Orders Following Revocation of its PRP Patent

Estar Technologies Ltd. (Estar Medical) announced today that Regenlab failed to pay legal costs resulting from two orders made by the UK High Court...


Aug 14, 2019, 15:00 ET Vapor Technology Association And Vapor Stockroom File Lawsuit Against FDA

Today, the Vapor Technology Association (VTA) and Vapor Stockroom (VSR) filed a lawsuit in federal court against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration...


Aug 14, 2019, 14:38 ET Amazon Withdraws Claims Seeking to Impose Charon Intl. Trading, Inc.'s Debt, Rosenbaum Famularo, P.C.

In light of undisputed evidence that Amazon failed to comply with consumer lending laws, Amazon withdrew its attempt to hold an individual person...


Aug 14, 2019, 13:41 ET Banker Law Group, P.C.: Alaska Supreme Court Upholds Rights of Elderly, Disabled, Poor Tort Victims

The Alaska Supreme Court overturned a ruling that would not allow anyone to discuss the actual cost of medical care at trial – only the amount paid...


Aug 14, 2019, 11:09 ET Shiner Law Group Files Lawsuit Against Palm Beach County Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center Alleging False Advertising and Deceptive Business Practices

Cody Graham, through his counsel, Shiner Law Group, P.A., has filed a lawsuit against Beachway Therapy Center, LLC ("Beachway"), alleging that he was ...


Aug 14, 2019, 08:37 ET Carrying the Cuban flag on your shoulders could take you to jail in Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba, Aug. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- Cuban independent artists have launched a challenge #TheFlagBelongsTo All"...


Aug 14, 2019, 08:33 ET Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Appeals to a Coal Miner or a Coal Fired Power Plant Worker with Mesothelioma Nationwide to Call Them for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst for Better Compensation Results

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "We are the top branded source on the Internet for power plant workers and any type of energy worker with...


Aug 14, 2019, 08:00 ET Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP and Rochon Genova LLP Commence a Class Action on Behalf of Shareholders of CannTrust Holdings Inc.

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - THORNTON GROUT FINNIGAN LLP AND ROCHON GENOVA LLP have together commenced a class action in Ontario on behalf...


Aug 13, 2019, 15:48 ET Toptal Files Lawsuit Against Former COO, Breanden Beneschott

Toptal, LLC yesterday filed a lawsuit against former Chief Operating Officer, Breanden Beneschott, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District ...


Aug 13, 2019, 11:00 ET Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP Announces Proposed Settlement of In re SunEdison, Inc. Securities Litigation

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK IN RE: SUNEDISON, INC. SECURITIES LITIGATION This Document Relates To: Horowitz et ...


Aug 13, 2019, 09:17 ET Reminder of October Deadline to File Injury or Loss Claims Resulting from Northern California Fires

PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (together "PG&E") shared a reminder about the bankruptcy court-approved deadline,...


Aug 13, 2019, 09:17 ET Recordatorio sobre la fecha límite de octubre para presentar reclamaciones por lesiones o pérdidas como resultado de los incendios en el norte de California

PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) y Pacific Gas and Electric Company (conocidas conjuntamente como "PG&E") compartieron un recordatorio sobre la fecha...


Aug 13, 2019, 07:00 ET Judge to Hear Oral Argument on the Repeal of the Religious Exemption to Vaccination for New York Children

On July 10, attorneys Sussman and Kennedy filed a lawsuit in New York State (NYS) Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the...


Aug 12, 2019, 15:31 ET U.S. Conference of Mayors Joins Nationwide Coalition to Intervene in Census Challenge

The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) today joined a 26-member coalition from around the country — including 15 states, the District of...