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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11:02 ET Michigan Township Files New Suit Against Visteon Corporation

Van Buren Charter Township has filed a complaint in Michigan's Wayne County Circuit court against Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ: VC), which is...


10:54 ET Long Island Students Head to Congress to Discuss Health Effects, Financial Costs of JUUL and Vaping in High Schools

Students and principals from two Long Island public high schools will testify before members of Congress on Tuesday about the destructive and...


10:00 ET Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP Files Lawsuits Against CHURCH OF THE TRANSFIGURATION PARISH Under New York's Child Victims Act

Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP, a law firm based in New York City, has filed a lawsuit in Monroe County Supreme Court (E2019010848), alleging that while...


09:02 ET The HydraFacial Company Announces Settlement of Patent Litigation With Venus Concept

Edge Systems LLC DBA The HydraFacial Company ("the Company") had filed a lawsuit against Venus Concept USA Inc. ("Venus Concept") alleging that Venus ...


Dec 09, 2019, 15:54 ET Cutter Law issues tips to keep women safe in Uber or Lyft rideshares

Following news that Uber announced more than 3,000 sexual assaults reported in US rides in 2018, Cutter Law P.C. is issuing a list of tips for...


Dec 09, 2019, 14:00 ET FutBolr Global LLC Successfully Defends Trademarks Against Imitator

FutBolr Global LLC ("FutBolr Global"), a leading soccer-inspired apparel brand, was victorious in its lawsuit against FTBLR, a California Partnership....


Dec 09, 2019, 08:52 ET "Most Innovative Toy" Wins Court Battle Against Knockoff in Prime Holiday Season

Air Hogs Zero Gravity® Laser Zaps Imitation TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Spin Master Ltd. maker of Air Hogs Zero Gravity® Laser, had its...


Dec 09, 2019, 08:33 ET US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate Now Offers a Navy Veteran or Industrial Worker with Lung Cancer Because of Asbestos Exposure to Call Them for Direct Access to the Lawyers at Karst von Oiste to Discuss Possible Compensation

The US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate says, "We are urging a US Navy Veteran or any type of person with lung cancer to call us anytime at...


Dec 09, 2019, 03:00 ET Consequence of Industrial Action in Finland

The Finnish Industrial Union has launched industrial actions at national level that affects Boliden's copper and nickel smelter in Harjavalta, the...


Dec 08, 2019, 16:06 ET RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Grubhub Inc.

RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased Grubhub Inc. ("Grubhub" or the...


Dec 08, 2019, 16:03 ET RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against The RealReal, Inc.

RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased The RealReal, Inc. ("RealReal"...


Dec 08, 2019, 16:00 ET RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Prudential Financial, Inc.

RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased Prudential Financial, Inc....


Dec 06, 2019, 19:18 ET Ericsson Reaches Resolution on U.S. FCPA Investigations

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today announced the resolution of the previously disclosed investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the...


Dec 05, 2019, 18:57 ET Korean War Vet Denied VA Benefits for 50 Years, Granted His Retroactive Due - 5 Years after his Death

Thomas Nielson, a veteran who served the U.S. military in Korea from 1950 to 1954, first applied for VA disability benefits in 1960 when an...


Dec 05, 2019, 18:44 ET ATA Pleased by Appeals Court Victory in Its Challenge to RhodeWorks Tolls

Today, the American Trucking Associations hailed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit that held the trucking group's lawsuit ...


Dec 05, 2019, 17:29 ET Medicure Files Patent Infringement Action

WINNIPEG, Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Medicure Inc. ("Medicure") (TSXV: MPH, OTC: MCUJF), a cardiovascular pharmaceutical company, today announces...


Dec 05, 2019, 16:05 ET Papa John's Founder Files Lawsuit Against Ad Firm "Laundry Service"

Today, John Schnatter, the iconic founder and former brand spokesman for Papa John's International, announced the filing of a lawsuit in Louisville,...


Dec 05, 2019, 15:59 ET OFT Food Safety Lawyers File First Lawsuit In 2019 Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

OFT Food Safety & Injury Lawyers filed the first lawsuit in the multistate 2019 E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Salinas,...


Dec 05, 2019, 14:36 ET Byron Allen Statement Regarding The Comcast/Brian Roberts Announcement Of David Cohen Stepping Down

With David Cohen out of the way, this is a pivotal moment in the history and legacy of Comcast and Brian Roberts. Mr. Roberts and the Comcast board...


Dec 05, 2019, 14:12 ET Xilinx Issues Statement in Response to Analog Devices Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, today issued a response to the patent infringement lawsuit filed today ...


Dec 05, 2019, 12:25 ET The CROWN Coalition Celebrates Landmark Milestone In Its Efforts To End Hair Discrimination With The Introduction Of Federal Legislation

The CROWN Coalition, a national alliance of organizations working to advance anti hair discrimination legislation, is celebrating a major victory...


Dec 05, 2019, 08:03 ET Wilshire Law Firm Wins Class Certification for Unpaid Bank of America Workers

In an important victory that will benefit thousands of workers and protect countless others, Wilshire Law Firm secured class certification on Tuesday ...


Dec 04, 2019, 15:53 ET Shegerian & Associates: Riot Games To Pay $10 Million Settlement From Gender Discrimination Suit

Riot Games has agreed to pay a settlement of $10 million to women who worked for the company resulting from alleged gender discrimination. Newly...


Dec 04, 2019, 13:33 ET George Zimmerman Sues Trayvon Martin's Parents, Florida Prosecutors, Benjamin Crump, Rachel Jeantel and Others for $100 Million

Larry Klayman, founder of Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch and a former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor is representing George Zimmerman...


Dec 04, 2019, 10:33 ET National Butterfly Center Obtains Temporary Restraining Order Against Brian Kolfage and We Build the Wall

The North American Butterfly Association has been granted a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit filed in state district court in Texas to stop...