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Add lawsuit filed over alleged escheatment of shares to Alere’s list of woes

Jessica Karmasek Feb. 6, 2017, 2:35pm

A Swiss doctor filed his lawsuit against Alere Inc. and Computershare Limited in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware last month. In 2008, the plaintiff acquired 11,931 shares in Alere, and held those shares until, he claims, they were wrongfully escheated, or seized by the State of Delaware, in February 2013.

Alere's troubles, stock drop leave Abbott Labs attempting to terminate merger

John O'Brien Dec. 13, 2016, 2:03pm

WILMINGTON,Del. (Legal Newsline) – Global health care company Abbott Laboratories is asking a Delaware court to terminate its proposed merger with Alere because, it says, the company has been so poorly run that it no longer resembles its former self.

Makers of Clearblue pregnancy test sued over alleged false claims about product

Robbie Hargett Dec. 15, 2015, 9:45am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California woman is suing several consumer diagnostic products companies over allegedly misrepresenting the efficacy of a certain pregnancy test product.