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Fifth Circuit clarifies four-year statute of limitation rule for home equity loans

Charmaine Little Apr. 12, 2017, 9:49am

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A four-year statute of limitations was the key factor in a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in an appeal concerning a home equity loan.

Texas federal judge upholds DOL’s fiduciary rule, denies motion to stay case

Jessica Karmasek Feb. 10, 2017, 4:17pm

Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn, in a detailed 81-page order released Wednesday, shot down each of the plaintiffs’ major arguments, most notably deciding that the rule does not exceed the U.S. Department of Labor’s authority.

Shareholder alleges ExxonMobil misstated finances, affected stock price

Robert Lawson Jan. 4, 2017, 9:31am

DALLAS (Legal Newsline) – A shareholder for ExxonMobil is suing the company, alleging its board members communicated misleading financial information about the company.

Stockholder accuses Exxon Mobil, board members of misleading public

Louie Torres Nov. 16, 2016, 9:25am

DALLAS (Legal Newsline) — A stockholder is suing Exxon Mobil and board members, alleging they made false and misleading statements about the company's financial condition. 

Texas attorney hit with unsolicited call from firm over IVC litigation files class action

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 6, 2016, 1:43pm

Plaintiff John R. MacLean filed his lawsuit against defendants Arentz Law Group and The Johnston Law Group in Texas federal court last week. He contends the firms are ignoring laws on soliciting clients.