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26 february 2021

17:23
Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas ("VOACC") announced today a phishing email incident that involved a small number of email accounts in its computer environment. The phishing email incident resulted in unauthorized access to information...

14:50
The Minnesota Operators of Music & Amusement  Association (MOMA), which provides entertainment to thousands of bars and restaurants in Minnesota, along with several large restaurant and entertainment centers have filed a lawsuit today against the...

12:00
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that, on February 24, 2021, Michael Curt Helmut Scholz, of West Vancouver, was sentenced to 29 months in jail and fined $644,975.71. On June 18, 2020, Mr. Scholz was found guilty of three counts of committing...

11:15
The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of persons and entities that purchased or otherwise acquired Jianpu Technology, Inc. ("Jianpu" or the "Company") American Depositary Shares ("ADSs" or...

09:51
Irving H. Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), announced that the twelfth pro rata interim distribution from the Customer Fund to eligible BLMIS...

08:00
Yesterday, a Spolin Law client tearfully reunited with his mother after a long period of imprisonment for a murder he did not commit. The dismissal was formally handed down by Judge Shellie Samuels of Department 112 in Van Nuys Courthouse....

08:00
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN The deadline to register for the Settlement is March 29, 2021.To learn more, visit www.OfficialFlintWaterSettlement.com This notice explains a class action settlement in the Flint Water...


25 february 2021

17:04
1235 Fund LP ("1235") today announced that it has filed a Claim against SOL Global Investments Corp. ("SOL"), its current Chief Executive Officer and other Defendants seeking more than $550 million in damages, including for breach of contract. The...

16:33
The following is being released by Donlin, Recano & Company, Inc. the Court Appointed Claims and Noticing Agent for the Archdiocese of New Orleans (ANO). On May 1, 2020, the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans (ANO) filed for...

14:20
Rose, Klein & Marias partner Harry Samarghachian won a settlement of $11,300,000, the largest settlement in California Workers' Compensation history, for his client who suffered a catastrophic traumatic brain injury.   Rose, Klein & Marias Partner...

12:34
Today, Students for Fair Admissions petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to grant a writ of certiorari in Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard. The petition is attached....

11:30
The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of persons and entities that purchased or otherwise acquired SolarWinds Corporation ("SolarWinds" or the "Company") securities between February 24, 2020...

11:01
The Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) is encouraged by the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC)'s decision, announced this morning, to reject the large telecom incumbents' request to appeal their case against the CRTC's mandated wholesale rate...

11:00
The Intermediate People's Court of Zhengzhou, China has ordered that the BCA-T (Blue Ceramic Abrasive Triangle) abrasive grain made by Qingdao Sisa Abrasives Co., Ltd. infringes 3M's Chinese patents ZL200980155621.4 and ZL201080026268.2. These...

10:31
The Commissioner of Canada Elections has entered into a compliance agreement with Robert Gibbs for events that took place during the 42nd federal general election in October 2015. Robert Gibbs, co-owner of Romar Communications Ltd., has acknowledged...

08:00
Engine Capital LP (together with its affiliates, "Engine") and Hawk Ridge Capital Management LP (together with its affiliates, "Hawk Ridge"), significant stockholders of Adtalem Global Education, Inc. ("Adtalem" or the "Company") , today issued an...

07:00
Legal-Bay LLC, the Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced their commitment to providing loans for lawsuit funding for victims of wrongful imprisonment and prosecutorial misconduct. Our country's prison population currently stands at over two...

06:37
When a person accidentally does not report their foreign bank account, they could face several legal problems. It is important to resolve these issues quickly to avoid being subject to hefty civil penalties or possibly even criminal penalties. The...

01:58
Appellants challenging the removal of a trust manager have prevailed in a first-of-its-kind decision that sets new standards in California contract law. The defendant successfully asked the Second Appellate District to overturn an order from Los...


24 february 2021

20:28
The Government of Canada is committed to keeping Canadians safe and making the criminal justice system more accessible, efficient and effective. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt throughout the criminal justice system, and...

20:00
FlightHub, a leading online travel agency (OTA), has reached an agreement with the Canadian Competition Bureau that resolves all concerns related to certain representations on its platforms and paves the way for the company's emergence from its...

19:08
Nationally acclaimed, award winning law firm Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen has been retained to help the families of the late Sophia Lambert and Margaret "Maggie" Paxton receive justice for their deaths.  Attorneys Stuart Z. Grossman, Andrew B. Yaffa,...

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The Commission issued its Reasons for Decision in the above named matter. A copy of the Reasons for Decision dated February 23, 2021 is available at www.osc.ca OFFICE OF THE SECRETARYGRACE KNAKOWSKISECRETARY TO THE COMMISSION SOURCE Ontario...

15:59
In recent weeks, as the result of the vigilance of staff members, two packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Drummond Institution, a federal medium-security facility. On January 30, 2021, a package containing 215 grams...

15:51
Bayer, the maker of Roundup weedkiller, had hoped a proposed multibillion-dollar partial settlement with cancer victims would end its massive legal exposure to pending claims over the herbicide. However, efforts by Bayer to resolve lawsuits for...

14:30
A hearing has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in the matter of Neil DiCostanzo. The hearing concerns allegations that: (a)  Between December 2016 and March 2018, Mr....

13:00
PEN Canada has successfully intervened before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in the Canadian Constitution Foundation's (CCF) challenge to the constitutionality of section 91(1) of the Canada Elections Act. PEN Canada and CCF successfully...

12:18
The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against Ebix, Inc. ("Ebix") on behalf of those who...

09:00
A panel of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB), the appellate advertising law body of BBB National Programs, has recommended that AT&T Services, Inc. clearly and conspicuously disclose its material connection to Global Wireless Solutions...

08:31
Today, Khaled Salem, looking to unseat Chuck Schumer in the U.S. Senate race in 2022, today appealed to the United Nations to eliminate immunity for the Arab monarchies. Khaled calls on the revered body of international law to rescind immunity to...

08:01
The 800 registered nurses at St. Vincent Hospital (SVH), who are negotiating a new contract with Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, delivered the required 10-day notice to hospital management on Tuesday evening, notifying them of their intent to strike...

07:00
Piercy Stakelum, a personal injury attorney practicing in Central and Southwest Florida secured a high six figure confidential settlement for a client using a dash cam video to effectively rebut attempts to blame his client for the crash. The...


23 february 2021

18:35
Thirty-two residents are taking the owners of the Cortland at Stonebriar Apartment Complex in Frisco, Texas, to court today to recover in excess of $1 million in damages after fire alarms and sprinkler systems allegedly failed to engage during a fire...

14:42
The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been against Clover Health Investments, Corp. ("Clover") on behalf of those who purchased or acquired Clover publicly traded securities...

14:24
Staff of the Ontario Securities Commission filed an Amended Statement of Allegations dated February 18, 2021 with the Office of the Secretary in the above noted matter. A copy of the Amended Statement of Allegations dated February 18, 2021 is...

13:36
A Chambers County woman has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Griddy, alleging that the Texas power supplier engaged in unlawful price gouging during last week's statewide winter storm and power outages. Lisa Khoury, a Mont Belvieu...

09:17
The following statement is being issued by the law firms of Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith LLP and Barnow and Associates, P.C. regarding the Hy-Vee class action settlement. A Settlement has been reached with Hy-Vee, Inc. ("Hy-Vee") in a...

09:00
Politicon ? the company behind the bipartisan "Unconventional Political Convention" ? today formally announced their latest podcast #SistersInLaw, a roundtable-style podcast featuring a conversation between four legal heavyweights, including Boston...

09:00
The National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs recommended that T-Mobile, U.S., Inc. modify certain advertising claims that imply imminent availability of certain promoted benefits to T-Mobile customers as a result of the merger...

06:54
A Staten Island mother of a one year-old boy just filed a class action lawsuit against major baby food manufacturers, represented by her attorneys Pollock Cohen LLP. The suit alleges that some of the most popular baby foods ? often marketed as...

05:00
Caring.com, a leading senior living referral service and the nation's top site for senior care reviews, has published a comprehensive report from its annual Wills and Estate Planning Study. The 2021 study highlights the pandemic's impact on estate...


22 february 2021

18:45
Four attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will present Thursday, Feb. 25, at two virtual seminars hosted by Minnesota CLE. Tucker A. Chambers and Draeke H. Weseman, associates in the firm's Minneapolis office, will speak during the...

17:28
Following a written hearing, the Commission issued an Order in the above named matter approving the Settlement Agreement reached between Staff of the Commission and Moskowitz Capital Management Inc. and Brian Moskowitz. A copy of the Order dated...

17:00
Kinaxis® Inc. , the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, today filed its initial pleadings in response to the allegations filed in the Northern District of Texas by Blue Yonder in December 2020....

16:14
Susman Godfrey LLP filed a proposed class action against PornHub parent company MindGeek on February 19, 2021 alleging MindGeek has violated federal sex trafficking and child pornography laws by knowingly posting, enabling the posting of and...

12:49
The family of a 95-year-old Houston man who died in his frigid home after spending more than two days without electricity or natural gas has filed a lawsuit against electricity grid manager ERCOT and electricity transmission company CenterPoint...

11:33
Ademi LLP is investigating People's United  for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law in its transaction with M&T. Click here to learn how to join the action: http://ademilaw.com/case/peoples-united-financial-inc or call...

11:03
Nadine Jarrard, G/O Media's former Vice President West Coast Sales, has withdrawn her claims against the company after the evidence presented in the litigation showed she was compensated fairly.  G/O Media has released the following statement:...

02:00
No one could have predicted in January 2020 that COVID-19 would consume our world, or that the economy would be turned upside down by its impact. With ever-changing health guidelines and mandatory quarantine rules, employers need to continue to be...


19 february 2021

20:08
Texas' electricity grid manager ERCOT and electricity transmission company American Electric Power Company (AEP) consciously ignored repeated warnings about weaknesses in the state's power infrastructure and bear responsibility for property damage...

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