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Perry Weitz of Weitz & Luxenberg to Co-Moderate Sessions at Trend-Spotting ...Merck Legal Settlement To Bolster Clinical Data ReportingPureDiscovery Teams up with LexisNexis to Bring Semantic Discovery Technology ...Burford Capital Completion of AcquisitionGenetic Technologies Provides Update on U.S. and Australian Gene Patenting ...Genetic Technologies Provides Update on US and Australian Gene Patenting ...AccessData Selected as a KMWorld Company That Matters in Knowledge ManagementWebinar: Nasuni to Explain How Information Technology Can Help Law Firms ...OC Register Carriers Lawsuit Finally Delivers an EndingStockton Voting Mediation Before Bankruptcy May Be Followed in CaliforniaCallahan & Blaine Announces $30 Million Settlement of Orange County Register ...Renowned Litigator Steve Susman Launches "Trial by Agreement" WebsiteGenetic Technologies Provides Update on US and Australian Gene Patenting ...Lee Byrd Elected President Of Sands Anderson Law FirmSteven M. Harris and Richard N. Kessler of McDonald Hopkins Law Firm Named ...

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K12, Inc. Shareholder Investigation -- The Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 2, 2012

2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe, founder of The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP announce that the firms are ...more »

Complete Discovery Source Expands Into San Francisco and Chicago
MarketWatch (press release)February 2, 2012

The company partners with law firms and corporate legal departments to provide electronic discovery services for litigation and investigations. The addition of these offices is a direct response to client demand and will allow CDS to better support ...more »

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Perry Weitz of Weitz & Luxenberg to Co-Moderate Sessions at Trend-Spotting ...
Albany Times UnionFebruary 29, 2012

The event – “Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation” produced by Perrin Conferences and set to take place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel – aims to educate plaintiffs' and defense attorneys about mesothelioma lawsuits, asbestosis lung-cancer cases ...more »

Merck Legal Settlement To Bolster Clinical Data Reporting
Wall Street JournalFebruary 29, 2012

The settlement ends part of the litigation that followed the 2008 release of results of the "Enhance" clinical trial of Merck's cholesterol drug Vytorin, which raised questions about its efficacy, nearly two years after the study was completed in 2006.more »

PureDiscovery Teams up with LexisNexis to Bring Semantic Discovery Technology ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)February 29, 2012

The integration between the two products will help litigation discovery professionals find the most relevant documents faster than ever before by integrating PureDiscovery's LegalSuite product with LAW PreDiscovery. PureDiscovery's semantic technology ...more »

Burford Capital Completion of Acquisition
Wall Street JournalFebruary 29, 2012

Burford Capital Limited ("Burford Capital" or "Burford" or "the Company"), the world's largest provider of investment capital and risk solutions for litigation, today announced that it had completed its previously announced acquisition of Firstassist ...more »

Genetic Technologies Provides Update on U.S. and Australian Gene Patenting ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, Feb 29, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Genetic Technologies Limited (asx:GTG) (UTD:GENE) wishes to update the Market on its position with respect to US and Australian legislation, litigation and case law regarding gene patenting.more »

Genetic Technologies Provides Update on US and Australian Gene Patenting ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, Feb 29, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Genetic Technologies Limited (asx:GTG) (UTD:GENE) wishes to update the Market on its position with respect to US and Australian legislation, litigation and case law regarding gene patenting.more »

AccessData Selected as a KMWorld Company That Matters in Knowledge Management
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

LINDON, Utah, Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AccessData, a pioneer of digital investigations and litigation support, today announced that the company has been named by KMWorld magazine as a Company that Matters in Knowledge Management for 2012.more »

Webinar: Nasuni to Explain How Information Technology Can Help Law Firms ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

Nasuni(R), a next-generation enterprise storage company, today announced that it will present a Webinar on March 7, 2012 titled, "How Do You Budget for Litigation Support? Storage, Storage, Storage." In the Webinar, Nasuni's Chris Glew will show how ...more »

OC Register Carriers Lawsuit Finally Delivers an Ending
OC Weekly (blog)February 29, 2012

His Santa Ana law firm then formed a litigation trust that "uncovered substantial evidence that the [Freedom] board put their own self interest above the best interests of the company and even changed its own board meeting minutes, after the fact, ...more »

Stockton Voting Mediation Before Bankruptcy May Be Followed in California
BloombergFebruary 29, 2012

Stockton, an agricultural and shipping hub of 292000 people about 80 miles (130 kilometers) east of San Francisco, yesterday became the first city to use a state law approved last year to avert municipal bankruptcies by appointing an outsider to ...more »

Callahan & Blaine Announces $30 Million Settlement of Orange County Register ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)February 29, 2012

California business litigation firm Callahan & Blaine announced today that a final settlement in the Orange County Register class action lawsuit has been reached, resulting in a total payment of $30 million to resolve the newspaper carriers' class ...more »

Renowned Litigator Steve Susman Launches "Trial by Agreement" Website
Sacramento BeeFebruary 29, 2012

28, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen Susman, a nationally known litigator based in Houston Texas, has launched TrialbyAgreement.com, a groundbreaking website aimed at ultimately transforming litigation in the United States into a process that is more ...more »

Genetic Technologies Provides Update on US and Australian Gene Patenting ...
Marketwire (press release)February 29, 2012

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Feb 29, 2012) - Genetic Technologies Limited ( ASX : GTG) ( NASDAQ : GENE) wishes to update the Market on its position with respect to US and Australian legislation, litigation and case law regarding gene patenting.more »

Lee Byrd Elected President Of Sands Anderson Law Firm
PR Web (press release)February 29, 2012

L. Lee Byrd, former chair of the Business and Professional Litigation practice and current member of the Board of Directors of the law firm of Sands Anderson PC, has been elected President of the firm, reported M. Pierce Rucker, immediate past ...more »

Steven M. Harris and Richard N. Kessler of McDonald Hopkins Law Firm Named ...
Sacramento BeeFebruary 29, 2012

Peter T. Berk, Member, Litigation Department Berk represents individuals, business and corporate plaintiffs, and defendants in intellectual property, internet and technology issues, and other civil matters. Lisa S. Lauer, Associate, Business Law...more »

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