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As part of an investigation conducted by Hydro-Québec, five members of a single network were arrested Monday and will appear in court to answer to criminal charges involving electricity theft. This investigation is one of dozens led by our corporate...


21 september 2020

17:36
A Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) found Alvin Rupert Jones liable for conducting outside business that involved two of his clients without informing and without the approval of his employer.   The...

15:46
The Ammons Law Firm LLP won an appeal in favor of their client, Jennifer Kwas, against Lone Star Disposal, LLC, Lone Star Disposal, L.P. and Lone Star Disposal dump truck driver Julio Martinez in a case of gross negligence, No. 01-18-01085-CV. It was...

15:10
On September 9, 2020, a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) accepted a Settlement Agreement, with sanctions, between IIROC staff and Aaron Jay Rowlatt. Mr. Rowlatt admitted that he failed to fulfill his...

13:27
San Francisco juries have awarded up to $1 billion to persons claiming their cancer resulted from exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weedkiller Rounduptm. In the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, Paul...

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Pope McGlamry, P.C. and Moss & Gilmore LLP are pleased to announce that a $10.02 million settlement has been reached between Argos USA LLC, ("Argos") and the plaintiff class ("Plaintiffs") (the "Settlement").  The litigation stems from Plaintiffs'...

08:32
The US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate says, "We are appealing to the wife or adult son-daughter of a Navy Veteran who had significant exposure to asbestos on a navy ship or submarine in the 1960s or 1970s and who now has lung cancer to please...


20 september 2020

18:20
In the wake of inaction by the Government of Canada and escalations from Indigenous Peoples, the Coalition of Atlantic and Québec Fishing Organizations is calling for the peaceful de-escalation of tensions by putting a spotlight on illegal fishing...

16:15
Texas Lawyer has selected Mary-Olga Lovett, Senior Vice President of global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, among its 2020 "Best Mentors." Lovett has been actively involved in mentoring young associates and students both inside and outside of...


19 september 2020

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Siskinds LLP and Siskinds, Desmeules s.e.n.c.r.l. announced today court approval of a Canada-wide settlement reached in a class action related to certain women's transvaginal mesh devices for treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse ("POP") and Stress...


18 september 2020

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The National Apartment Association (NAA) today joined the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) in their lawsuit challenging the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) national eviction moratorium. The CDC's overreaching order directly...

15:52
The investigation into the very serious allegations against Winston Sutton of the Professional Theatre (Acting) Program has concluded. Effective today, Winston Sutton is no longer employed by Dawson College. "I would like to acknowledge receipt of...

12:56
The Educational Publishers Enforcement Group (EPEG) publishers, consisting of Cengage, Elsevier, Macmillan Learning, McGraw Hill and Pearson, have obtained a Preliminary Injunction from the United States District Court for the Southern District of...

11:00
BidPrime Inc. today announced it is suing Seattle-based DemandStar Corp. and the County of Ramsey, Minnesota, for alleged intentional violations of Minnesota state law requiring access to specification documents that prospective government vendors...

10:38
Dr. Tre Pennie, U.S. Congressional Candidate for District 30 (TX) was invited to Denver to speak at the home of Vicki and Rob Schwartz. Dr. Pennie is a nationally-recognized, African-American, law enforcement advocate, who has appeared on many...

09:00
Newton Group, an industry leader in timeshare exit, received a favorable ruling as a federal court recently denied an argument by Diamond Resorts that a Newton Group advertisement was "literally false." In the July 31, 2020 ruling, the federal court...


17 september 2020

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The Government of Canada is committed to the goal of achieving a judiciary that reflects the diversity of Canadian society. Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, led a virtual forum with lawyers...

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Today, two sets of parents have filed a lawsuit against Logan Cook, Donald J. Trump, and Donald J. Trump For President, Inc. in the Supreme Court of the State of New York for, among other things, violation of New York Civil Rights Laws 50 and 51....

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A hearing has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in the matter of Bardya Ziaian. The hearing, which was adjourned on March 30, 2020, has now been rescheduled to commence on...

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An independent report commissioned by the Office of BC Container Trucking Commissioner confirms that there is a growing two-tier system of "off-dock" container shipping at Port Metro Vancouver and that many current licensees are actively involved in...

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Following a penalty hearing held on July 20, 2020, a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) imposed the following penalty on Shirley Locke: (a)         A total fine of $90,000 as follows:              ...

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Bradford Lund, grandson of the late Walt Disney, today announced the filing of his objection to a settlement of the litigation over his inheritance of the estate of his mother Sharon Lund, daughter of Walt Disney, that is being proposed by the...

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The Notice Agent of the settlement reached in Williams v. BASF Catalysts LLC, et al., C.A. No. 2:11-cv-01754 (D.N.J.) releases this information about the settlement. Magistrate Judge Joseph A. Dickson of the United States District Court for the...

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The National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians (NSICOP) today announces two reviews of national security and intelligence activities.  These reviews will be conducted over the next few months and concluded in 2021.  The...

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California attorney Douglas Borthwick has been selected as a 2020 Top 100 member of American Academy of Attorneys. Less than 1% of all attorneys are nominated to become a top tier member.  The American Academy of Attorneys is a national organization...

08:38
The US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate says, "We do not want a Navy Veteran with confirmed mesothelioma or their family to make the huge mistake of ordering 'free' packages or calculators on the Internet--unless they want to create a lawyer...

08:02
Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Timeshare Exit Attorney, Mitchell Reed Sussman. "Timeshare developers are bullies," says Attorney,...


16 september 2020

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Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman filed a Gardasil vaccine injury lawsuit today against manufacturer Merck on behalf of a young man who sustained life-altering injuries he alleges were caused by the HPV vaccine....

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Trial attorneys from Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky (SMB), national authorities on catastrophic building construction and crane failures, such as today's mass-casualty, dual-crane disaster in suburban Austin, Texas, today, are available to discuss the...

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Manhattan attorney Jon Norinsberg of Norinsberg Law today filed a $100 million civil rights action in the District of New Jersey on behalf of his client, New Jersey pain management Doctor Terry Ramnanan. The suit was filed against the New Jersey...

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Métis Nation ? Saskatchewan ("MN-S") has turned to the courts to address the Government of Saskatchewan's ("Province's") continuing use and reliance on the 2010 First Nation and Metis Consultation Policy Framework ("2010 Policy").  ...

09:02
The processes by which lawyers are licensed to practice law?and most specifically, the bar exam?have come under sharper focus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions that already existed about the legitimacy and validity of the bar exam are being...

09:00
IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- x In re:   THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY HOLDINGS, LLC, et al.,...

03:30
IDnow, a leading Identity verification specialist, welcomes that Germany's 16 states have agreed to a transition period incorporating the new and upcoming legal framework by October 15th. This transition clarifies existing and new mandates including,...


15 september 2020

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A New York federal judge recently granted Shenzhen Smoore Technology Limited (belonging to Smoore International Holdings Limited, hereinafter referred to as "Smoore", stock code: 6969.HK), the company behind the globally recognized Vaporesso...

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Today, in Rimini Street, Inc. v. Oracle International, the District Court for the District of Nevada ruled decisively in Oracle's favor on seven separate motions for partial summary judgment, granting in full or in part every Oracle motion and...

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Today, Online Trading Academy (OTA) opens the next chapter of its relentless commitment to serving its community of students by announcing a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for what primarily amounted to a dispute over...

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Newton Group, a leading timeshare exit company, has published on newtongroup.com their client's story of disenchantment, deception and regret resulting from the nearly five hour high-pressure Diamond Resorts sales presentation they suffered through...

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Michael J. Epstein of the Epstein Law Firm, P.A. is pleased to announce that he will be the moderator for the upcoming Tort Law Conference provided by the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE). The live broadcast will take place...

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Centre Law and Consulting, LLC (Centre) has been awarded a potential $69.9 million subcontract from FSA Federal to provide professional support services to the federal law enforcement community under a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) contract.  The...

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John Deere , the National Black Growers Council (NBGC), and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced today they are establishing a coalition focused on the work needed to improve the livelihoods of Black farmers with a particular...

10:07
In a criminal complaint filed with the civil rights division of US Department of Justice, Lamar Burks, a Texas prisoner serving a 70 year sentence for murder, alleges an attempt on his life was made upon his arrival at the Harris County Jail for an...

09:50
Diamond Resorts®, a global leader in the hospitality, vacation ownership and entertainment industries, and victims of a timeshare "exit" scams are warning timeshare owners not to work with fraudulent third-party exit companies. Diamond has filed a...

09:00
Multiple Survivors of The Children's Village have contacted Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP, a law firm based in New York City, alleging sexual assault at The Children's Village of Dobbs Ferry, NY.  Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP has filed the 5th, 6th, 7th,...

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The movement to achieve global fairness for music creators gained ground today when a broad spectrum of organizations representing artists, musicians, and managers called for the end of the practice by some countries to refuse to pay creators for...

08:00
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) this week are encouraging state legislators to help sustain the momentum behind a critical public health message: getting the flu...

07:00
Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ("Seoul") (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that it has successfully obtained a permanent injunction in a patent infringement lawsuit against The Factory Depot...

06:00
Recently the CDC and Federal government enacted an eviction moratorium that will protect millions of potentially at-risk renters affected by loss of income due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. Adam Almeida, President and CEO of...

05:00
Central Florida Bonding announces their newest blog entitled "How To Handle Yourself If You Get Arrested." This Orlando based bail bonds agency has been providing fast, confidential, and professional bail bond services for over 40 years. As seasoned...

05:00
Jim A. Meron had served about a third of his 33-month federal prison sentence for two counts of wire fraud (Case # 2:18-cr-00209-KJM) when Allen Sawyer's efforts led Chief District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller to grant Meron's compassionate release from...

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