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Burdette & Rice Announces Mark Caldwell Presentation on Guardianship and Guardianship Disputes Under Texas LawBigLaw to Smaller Law: Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Exits to Start Litigation BoutiquePesch: Litigation needed to expose abuseTop Bay Area Litigation BoutiquesTupac Biopic Lawsuit to Reconsider Law Firm ConflictLawsuit reform protects consumers after storm damageEQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit AgainstEQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against SCYNEXIS, Inc. - SCYXCourt freezes Clean Power Plan lawsuit, signaling likely end to Obama's signature climate policyTrump EPA Delays Ongoing Obama-Era LitigationNavigating Transition Litigation Process to Minimize Costs and Maximize Potential RecoveryPTO Litigation Report – April 27, 2017 | The National Law ReviewRM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Celadon Group, Inc.RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against TherapeuticsMD, Inc.EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Citizens Financial ...

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RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Kandi Technologies Group, Inc.
Yahoo FinanceApril 3, 2017

BERWYN, Pa., April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased Kandi Technologies ...more »

Recent Court of Appeals Case Sheds Light on Scope of Champerty Doctrine
New York Law Journal (registration)April 13, 2017

The New York Court of Appeals recently issued an important new opinion on the reach of New York Judiciary Law §489, which bars certain forms of trading in litigation claims. The decision, in the Justinian Capital case,1 breathes new life into what is ...more »

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Burdette & Rice Announces Mark Caldwell Presentation on Guardianship and Guardianship Disputes Under Texas Law
BenzingaApril 30, 2017

quipped Elliott Burdette, Managing Director of Probate Litigation at Burdette and Rice. "Mark keeps up-to-date with changes and trends in Texas guardianship law, with an eye to guardianship disputes and litigation. Everyone who was in attendance was ...more »

BigLaw to Smaller Law: Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Exits to Start Litigation Boutique
PR Web (press release)April 30, 2017

After joining Herbert Smith Freehills in 2012, he successfully represented key clients of the firm, including major food and beverage companies, in U.S. class actions and commercial disputes. Before that, Wallace spent 25 years at Chadbourne & Parke ...more »

Pesch: Litigation needed to expose abuse
Pacific Daily NewsApril 30, 2017

As I near the end of my series on family-related laws passed by the 33rd Guam Legislature, I turn my attention to statute that's received tremendous public attention since its passage in September 2016 — Public Law 33-187. This law removed the statute ...more »

Top Bay Area Litigation Boutiques
JDJournal.comApril 29, 2017

The cases they take on include class actions, intellectual property litigation, and bankruptcy matters. With offices in San Francisco and New York City, the small boutique prides itself on winning tough cases against much bigger ... According to the ...more »

Tupac Biopic Lawsuit to Reconsider Law Firm Conflict
BillboardApril 29, 2017

An L.A. County Superior Court judge should have looked a little harder at the relationship between law firm Glaser Weil and its former client before denying a motion for disqualification, an appellate panel has ruled. The firm represented Randall ...more »

Lawsuit reform protects consumers after storm damage
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)April 29, 2017

Next, we get soaked by personal injury lawyers looking to line their pockets by filing skyrocketing numbers of hailstorm-related lawsuits — many of which show a nearly identical, cookie-cutter pattern in approach, claims and demands. A recent report ...more »

EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against
PR Newswire (press release)April 28, 2017

(formerly NYSE: HXM; formerly OTCMKTS: DHOXQ; formerly OTCMKTS: DHOXY) from April 30, 2012 through May 5, 2016, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Homex investors under the federal securities laws.more »

EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against SCYNEXIS, Inc. - SCYX
PR Newswire (press release)April 28, 2017

NEW YORK, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of SCYNEXIS, Inc. securities (NASDAQ: SCYX): (1) pursuant or traceable to SCYNEXIS's ...more »

Court freezes Clean Power Plan lawsuit, signaling likely end to Obama's signature climate policy
Washington PostApril 28, 2017

“The Supreme Court is clear that EPA has a duty to protect Americans from dangerous climate pollution under our nation's clean air laws, and Environmental Defense Fund will take swift action to ensure that EPA carries out its responsibilities under the ...more »

Trump EPA Delays Ongoing Obama-Era Litigation
The National Law ReviewApril 27, 2017

In 2015, the EPA promulgated a rule using its Clean Air Act authority, informally called the Clean Power Plan. The rule established carbon dioxide emissions guidelines for existing fossil fuel fired electricity generators under Section 111(d) of the ...more »

Navigating Transition Litigation Process to Minimize Costs and Maximize Potential Recovery
The National Law ReviewApril 27, 2017

It involves very technical issues in the disciplines of not only civil law, but construction, architecture, mechanical engineering and insurance. Boards are smart to hire construction lawyers who specialize, rather than dabble, in Transition litigation ...more »

PTO Litigation Report – April 27, 2017 | The National Law Review
The National Law ReviewApril 27, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM). Since the last report, ...more »

RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Celadon Group, Inc.
PR Newswire (press release)April 26, 2017

This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made false and/or ...more »

RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against TherapeuticsMD, Inc.
PR Newswire (press release)April 26, 2017

BERWYN, Pa., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased TherapeuticsMD, Inc.more »

EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Citizens Financial ...
Yahoo FinanceApril 26, 2017

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. securities (CFG) from March 18, 2016 through March 29, 2017, inclusive (the “Class Period”). The ...more »

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