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FOX ROTHSCHILD: Fox Rothschild To Merge With Smith Moore Leatherwood

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

In what will be its largest combination, Fox Rothschild LLP will merge with Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, effective November 1.

MORGAN LEWIS: Morgan Lewis Partner Joins US Trademark and Trial Appeals Board

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

The TTAB is an administrative tribunal within the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that hears and decides trial-level adversary proceedings regarding trademarks.

Consumer Reports subscriber alleges 'barrage' of junk mail caused by disclosure of information

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Rhode Island magazine subscriber alleges he now receives unwanted junk mail because the magazine disclosed his personal reading information.

Stock owner alleges Philip Morris violated securities laws

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A purchaser of Philip Morris common stock alleges that it purchased stock at artificially inflated prices earlier this year because of the company's misleading statements.

NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL: A.G. Underwood Announces $1.65 Million Joint State-Federal Settlement With Centers Plan For Healthy Living Over False Medicaid Billing

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced today a joint state-federal settlement with Centers Plan for Healthy Living LLC (“Centers Plan”) over allegations that its managed long-term care plan (“Centers Plan MLTCP”) submitted fraudulent requests to New York’s Medicaid program for monthly premiums, violating the state and federal False Claims Acts.

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Recognized Three Schiff Attorneys

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

JACKSON LEWIS: Jackson Lewis Named an Innovation Champion by BTI

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce it has been featured as a firm that is “Best in Innovation” by the BTI Consulting Company in the company’s inaugural edition of BTI Legal Innovation and Technology Outlook 2019: Clients Rank Their Needs and Law Firm Performance.

Common stock purchasers allege Skechers stock was artificially inflated

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A footwear company is alleged to have artificially inflated the price of its common stock.

AriZona beverages mislead consumers regarding sugar, calories, Washington woman alleges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 11, 2018

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Spokane, Washington consumer alleges the makers and marketers of AriZona drinks mislead consumers regarding the amount of sugar and calories in the drinks.

New York nonprofit alleged to have exposed clients' personal information online to pay $200,000

By Marian Johns | Sep 7, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The New York attorney general has reached a settlement with a Buffalo nonprofit, The Arc of Erie County, to resolve allegations the charity exposed the personal information of clients online for several years.

Former CEO files suit against Barnes & Noble over termination

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A former CEO of a retail bookstore chain alleges he was terminated without cause and defamed by the company.

Texas law firm alleges it was not paid fees after obtaining settlement in New York case

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 6, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Texas law firm alleges a New York man, a New Jersey man and a business have defaulted on their agreement regarding legal services.

NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL: A.G. Underwood Announces Arrest Of WWJ Construction, Inc. Owner For Failure To Pay Workers Over $29K In Wages

By Press release submission | Sep 5, 2018

Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced the arrest and arraignment of Shing Tung Wong, 63, of Queens, owner of WWJ Construction, Inc. for allegedly failing to pay five construction workers for hourly work.

Woman alleges she purchased mislabeled glucosamine supplement from Walgreens

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 5, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York woman alleges that a supplement she purchased at a Walgreens location did not contain the ingredient as advertised.

HomeAway alleges New York City ordinance is unconstitutional

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – An online marketplace for searching and booking short-term and vacation housing alleges a New York City ordinance is unconstitutional.

Rutland Medical alleged to have improperly billed inter-insurance exchange

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A reciprocal inter-insurance exchange and its subsidiaries alleges a New York professional service corporation improperly billed it for services it is not entitled to recover.

U.S. nationals allege Jordanian bank provided services to terrorist organizations

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A bank headquartered in Amman, Jordan with a federal agency in New York is alleged by U.S. nationals to have provided and administered financial services to terrorist organizations.

Financial Trust investors allege Ponzi scheme caused damages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 31, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Two investors in a hedge fund allege they have been damaged because of a Ponzi scheme.

Consumers allege Jamba Juice falsely represents smoothies are made with whole produce

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Two consumers allege that the ingredients in Jamba Juice smoothies are falsely marketed.

Bronx HELP USA employee alleges supervisor made sexual advances

By Marian Johns | Aug 29, 2018

NEW YORK — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing a national provider of housing and support services, alleging a Bronx, New York, housing facility employee was subjected to unwelcome sexual advances.

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