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Dispute between law firms over fee-sharing agreement transferred to New Jersey court

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A judge has granted a transfer motion filed by law firm Stull, Stull & Brody in a lawsuit against it filed by The Whitehead Law Firm and Goforth, Lewis & Sanford.

Law firms butt heads over share of fees in Vioxx class action settlement

Kahn Swick & Foti LLC, considered one of the nation’s premier boutique securities litigation law firms, filed its lawsuit against Milberg LLP in November. The Louisiana firm contends Milberg owes it millions in fees from work it did on litigation concerning Merck’s painkiller Vioxx.

Settlement reached in Advanced Care Scripts class action over faxes

The settlement totals $9.25 million, with each member of the class who received an unsolicited fax from Advanced to be awarded $500 to $1,500.

Court reporting firm accuses board of examiners of unlawful conspiracy

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) — A New Jersey court reporting firm is suing members of a Louisiana board of examiners, alleging unlawful behavior.