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 21, 2020, 23:09 ET Greg Lindberg Attorney Issues Statement As Case Moves to Appellate Court: Says Lindberg's Actions 'Surely Not a Crime'

Brandon N. McCarthy, legal counsel for Greg Lindberg, issued the following statement today: "It is deeply disappointing that a man who managed to...


Aug 21, 2020, 10:57 ET Biotech Company Files Patent Infringement Suit Against RenovoDerm and its Related Companies

Acera Surgical, Inc. ("Acera," St. Louis, Missouri), announced that it has filed a patent infringement suit against RenovoDerm LLC and its related...


Aug 20, 2020, 17:31 ET TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, Issues Statement on Settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, a member of TD Bank Group (TSX and NYSE: TD), issued the following statement on a civil settlement with the ...


Aug 20, 2020, 17:23 ET IMCC Sues OCEMA to Stop Abuse of American Truckers

The American Trucking Associations' Intermodal Motor Carrier Conference filed suit with the Federal Maritime Commission this week, alleging...


Aug 20, 2020, 15:33 ET HHBZL Turns the Tide - Big Win for Florida Property Owners

When Brevard County filed a lawsuit in 2018 to take beachfront property rights as part of its "Mid-Reach Beach Restoration Project," it probably...


Aug 20, 2020, 14:13 ET In Win For Timeshare Exit Team, Judge Throws Out Washington AG's Preliminary Injunction

Timeshare Exit Team, the industry leader in timeshare exits, won a legal victory against the Attorney General of Washington State casting further...


Aug 20, 2020, 13:29 ET Statement From Corey M. Stern Regarding Flint Michigan Settlement

The announcement of today's $600,000,000 settlement closes the first chapter for the residents of Flint, who were devastated by the Flint Water...


Aug 20, 2020, 12:51 ET Takata Explosive Airbag Victims Suffer Again At The Hands Of Japanese Insurer

The Takata Tort Compensation Trust Fund has taken legal action against one of Takata's Japanese insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire...


Aug 20, 2020, 12:00 ET Jamul Casino® Files Lawsuit Against Lexington Insurance Company, A Subsidiary of AIG, for COVID-Related Losses

Jamul Indian Village Development Corporation (Jamul), a wholly-owned enterprise of Jamul Indian Village of California (Tribe) and the owner and...


Aug 20, 2020, 08:32 ET US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate Has Endorsed Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste To Go the Extra Mile to Ensure a Top Compensation Result for a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma Nationwide

The US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate says, "If you are a Navy Veteran with recently diagnosed mesothelioma in any state or their wife or...


Aug 20, 2020, 08:00 ET U.S. International Trade Commission Initiates Investigation Against L&L Candle Company, Shenzhen Liown Electronics and Luminara Worldwide Based on Sterno Home's Complaint

Sterno Home Inc. ("Sterno Home"), a worldwide leading innovator in flameless candles, today announced that the International Trade Commission ("ITC") ...


Aug 19, 2020, 15:52 ET TeamHealth ER Doctors' Group Wins $9.4 Million Arkansas Jury Verdict for Underpayment by Centene Corporation

A six-person jury on Tuesday awarded a $9.4 million verdict on behalf of Southeastern Emergency Physicians, LLC, a group of emergency room doctors...


Aug 19, 2020, 15:43 ET SEIU: First-in-the-Nation Lawsuit Against National Hospital Chain Alleges its Reckless Actions Spread COVID to Patients, Workers, Public

A lawsuit filed in Superior Court here is the first in the nation to allege that a major national hospital chain – HCA Healthcare, the country's...


Aug 19, 2020, 15:42 ET Mobile Attorney Russ Copeland discusses Important Things to Know Before Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

When someone gets hurt through no fault of their own, it can be difficult to decide whether they need to hire a lawyer, and if so, which lawyer to...


Aug 19, 2020, 14:48 ET Corruption alleged in construction contract bidding process in Bastrop County

According to complaints filed today with the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security and the Texas State Auditor's...


Aug 19, 2020, 14:15 ET Bailey, Javins, & Carter Secures Seven-Figure Settlement for Injured Coal Mine Worker

Some workplace injuries are not as cut and dry as they originally seem, and such was the case with a recent seven-figure settlement that Bailey,...


Aug 19, 2020, 11:05 ET IRS Changes Course, Extends Filing Deadline for Federal Benefit Recipients to Request $500 Pandemic Relief for Dependent Children

In response to a preliminary injunction motion filed by Berger Montague, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, and the Villanova Federal Tax...


Aug 19, 2020, 09:17 ET Organic Consumers Association Sues D'Artagnan for False Animal Welfare Claims

Organic Consumers Association (OCA) sued D'Artagnan, the largest distributor of foie gras in the U.S., for deceptive marketing and advertising of...


Aug 18, 2020, 10:43 ET BRK Updates Shareholders on Key Litigation

BRK, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC: BRKK) wishes to inform its shareholders that as per previous official communications, management views the overall...


Aug 18, 2020, 09:35 ET United Spinal Files Complaint Against Social Security Administration For Alleged 'Wet Ink' Signature Requirements and Noncompliance With Laws Protecting Rights To Representation In Securing Disability Benefits

United Spinal Association recently filed a complaint with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for the alleged unlawful "wet ink"...


Aug 18, 2020, 08:30 ET Anchin Welcomes Construction Industry Tax Specialist Joseph Molloy to the Architecture & Engineering and Construction Industry Groups

Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP ("Anchin"), a leading accounting and advisory firm based in New York City, announced that Joseph Molloy has joined its...


Aug 18, 2020, 07:00 ET Legal-Bay Lawsuit Funding Updates Child Sex Abuse Litigations Throughout the Country

Legal-Bay LLC, the Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced their commitment to providing pre-settlement funding for victims of sexual abuse...


Aug 18, 2020, 07:00 ET Children's Health Defense Legal Team Led by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Sues Facebook, "Fact-Checkers", Zuckerberg for Government-Sponsored Censorship, False Disparagement and Wire-Fraud

Children's Health Defense (CHD) filed a lawsuit on Monday in San Francisco Federal Court charging Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, and three fact-checking...


Aug 17, 2020, 16:58 ET Berg & Androphy: President Trump, Postmaster General DeJoy Are Accused of Voter Suppression Conspiracy in U.S. Postal Service Lawsuit

President Donald J. Trump and his campaign contributor Postmaster General Louis DeJoy are accused in a lawsuit filed today of conspiring to use the U....


Aug 17, 2020, 16:00 ET Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces Proposed Partial Settlement of the Insys Therapeutics, Inc. Securities Litigation

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF ARIZONA Richard Di Donato, Individually and On Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiff, v. Insys...