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Alere merger with Abbott Labs lands in federal court

Seth Sandronsky Oct. 28, 2016, 3:01pm

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) -- In a class-action complaint filed in a Massachusetts federal court, shareholders allege Alere, Inc., a global diagnostic device and service provider, violated several laws in a proposed merger with Abbott Laboratories, a global health care company.

Consolidated complaint filed in securities fraud class action against diagnostics company Alere

Jessica Karmasek Oct. 20, 2016, 1:22pm

The plaintiffs in the proposed class action, originally filed in a Massachusetts federal court in April, argue they purchased Alere Inc. common stock and suffered damages as a result of the company’s alleged federal securities law violations and false and/or misleading statements and/or material omissions amid a failed merger with Abbott Laboratories Inc.

Customer accuses Subaru of selling defective vehicle

Wadi Reformado Oct. 10, 2016, 11:43am

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — A Massachusetts woman is suing Subaru, alleging the defendant sold her a defective vehicle. 

Zipcar alleges former employee breached contract

Wadi Reformado Oct. 4, 2016, 3:09pm

The car-sharing company is suing a former employee, alleging he disclosed confidential information to his new employer. 

Spokeo defense not good enough for Gannett in class action over USA Today app

Tara Mapes Sep. 30, 2016, 11:26am

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) -- Gannett Satellite Information Network has suffered a second denial of a motion to dismiss a case filed against it alleging violations of the Video Protection Privacy Act (VPPA). 

Priest and hedge fund manager files defamation lawsuit against Bloomberg over news article

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 1, 2016, 2:32pm

Father Emmanuel Lemelson, the chief investment officer of Lemelson Capital Management, argues the article, published in March, has hurt his business and his standing within the Eastern Orthodox Church. Bloomberg had the lawsuit removed to a Massachusetts federal court in August.

Two engineers accuse former employer of violating wage law

Michael Abella Aug. 22, 2016, 1:14pm

BOSTON (Legal Newline) — Two Massachusetts engineers are suing a technology company, alleging violation of the company's paid time off plan.