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25 june 2020

12:30
A joint investigation by the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Ontario and BC has found that LifeLabs failed to protect the personal health information of millions of Canadians resulting in a significant privacy breach in 2019....

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The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has issued a Notice of Hearing alleging that Saint Jean Carbon Inc. and its CEO, Paul Anthony Ogilvie (Ogilvie) made misleading statements that would reasonably be expected to have a significant effect on the...

11:00
According to the Vaping Product Enforcement Report recently released by Health Canada, speciality vape stores are routinely ignoring strict government regulations around selling vaping products. Given the rise of youth vaping and recognized health...

09:49
Today we were forwarded a letter from the legal counsel representing Oak Hill Properties LLC, the landlord of 1222 Commonwealth Avenue where Great Scott has been a Boston institution for over 40 years, saying that they have entered into an LOI with...

09:30
DOAR, the nation's leading trial consulting company, today released important findings from a new study that measured the perceived prevalence of discrimination and harassment in the workplace and the effects on jurors' attitudes toward employment...

09:00
The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the health, safety, and environment of Canadians. Environment and Climate Change Canada enforces laws that protect Canada's air, water, and natural environment, and we take this responsibility very...

08:51
The City of Beaconsfield is protecting the second payment for quote-part to the Agglomeration of Montreal by legal protest, as it did in February, in order to recover the millions of dollars unduly collected by the City of Montreal from Beaconsfield...

08:31
The just-released report from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) claiming "nuclear verdicts" in the trucking industry require changes to the tort system is grossly misrepresentative of reality, according to a leading non-profit...

08:02
Attorney Mitchell Reed Sussman Provides a Guide To Timeshare Cancellation. As many Americans struggle to pay rent due to COVID-19...

07:08
A coalition of organizations that support free speech on campus has filed a petition in federal court asking to participate in litigation surrounding the Department of Education's new Title IX regulations....

06:00
On June 18, 2020, the United States Supreme Court struck down President Trump's order to end DACA. The majority opinion, authored by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., makes it clear that the decision was based solely on procedural grounds. Trump's...


24 june 2020

17:25
A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued its Decision and Reasons dated June 19, 2020 ("Decision and Reasons") in connection with a disciplinary hearing held by electronic...

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A settlement hearing in the matter of Jamie Lee Leonard ("Respondent") was held today in Toronto, Ontario by electronic hearing before a three-member Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada...

17:05
Leading plaintiffs' law firm Grant & Eisenhofer has filed suit today against Deerfield, Ill.-based Markel Insurance Co. for failing to accept claims from franchisees of national fitness chain Anytime Fitness that were shuttered and lost business due...

15:22
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  today stated there is no merit to the civil complaint filed by the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts. It is unfortunate that a misguided lawsuit is attempting to assign wrongful intent to entirely legal...

14:00
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had immense consequences for individuals, families, and businesses throughout the United States. As states begin the process of reopening, we are once again seeing COVID-19 infections and deaths spike,...

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In an age when journalism ethics are called into question on a daily bias, this lawsuit looms large.  Natalie Delgadillo, a staff reporter for DCist is accused of shoddy, immoral and illegal journalism that has led to a $25,000,000 lawsuit filed...

13:59
Precision Contracting Solutions "PCS" precisioncontractingsolutions.net and other Plaintiffs have filed a $25,000,000 lawsuit against the District of Columbia, Attorney General Karl A. Racine, Assistant AG Richard Rodriguez, DCist reporter Natalie...

09:36
Litigation Funding leader Tribeca Capital Group, LLC, announces that due to the recent decision of the Minnesota Supreme Court in Maslowski v. Prospect Funding Partners LLC, the company is now accepting applications from Minnesota residents who are...

08:38
20 years ago, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (See parts of Executive Order 13179 below) Due to bureaucratic red tape, thousands of former nuclear workers will die...

03:00
Art&Co., the world's largest online auction for supporting charities addressing the five D's of the Covid-19 virus: Disease, Death, Depression, Domestic Violence and Disproportionality for ethnic minorities, will host an online event on June 25...


23 june 2020

20:30
On Monday, June 22, 2020, the Plaintiffs' Leadership, spearheaded by Co-Lead Counsel Bobby Gilbert (Kopelowitz Ostrow Ferguson Weiselberg Gilbert), Mike McGlamry (Pope McGlamry), Tracy Finken (Anapol Weiss), and Adam Pulaski (Pulaski Kherkher), filed...

18:37
Aya Healthcare has been successful in preventing AMN Healthcare from using unlawful contractual restraints to limit employee mobility in the travel nurse industry. AMN originally sued Aya and our employees in an attempt to prevent AMN employees from...

18:29
The United Steelworkers (USW) union today applauded the U.S. Commerce Department's decision to initiate an investigation of Vietnam's currency manipulation as an illegal subsidy on passenger vehicle and light truck (PVLT) tires, as part of its...

17:57
The National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), an ethics watchdog group, along with Andrew Miller, a former aide to Roger Stone who challenged the constitutionality of Special Counsel Robert Mueller with NLPC's support, filed a complaint against...

17:21
OFT Food Safety & Injury Lawyers filed the first lawsuit against produce manufacturer Fresh Express arising from the multistate Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salads sold at Aldi, Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco stores. The lawsuit was filed in the...

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The Orange County employment law attorneys at Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP, filed a class action complaint alleging that Impact Group, LLC failed to provide their California employees with meal and rest periods as required by California...

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A former female attorney of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP has filed a lawsuit claiming she is a victim of defamation, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of her gender, marital status, disability, and after making...

13:04
Ontario Securities Commission Acting Chair and Chief Executive Officer Grant Vingoe today announced the appointment of Wendy Berman as Vice-Chair for a one-year term, and Cathy Singer as part-time Commissioner for a two-year term. Wendy Berman is a...

12:39
A Missouri appellate court has unanimously upheld a St. Louis jury's determination that Johnson & Johnson engaged in "reprehensible conduct" by manufacturing and selling asbestos-containing talcum powder products over the course of many decades. The...

09:00
Fish & Richardson, has obtained a major International Trade Commission (ITC) ruling for JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. , one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, in a patent infringement case brought against...

09:00
Cross Border Consultancy (CBC) is pleased to announce the launch of its business for private and corporate clients facing urgent or complex problems. ...

08:13
FSN Capital ("Buyer")* awarded ?87 million in compensation after Procuritas ("Seller")** was found liable for fraud and wilful misconduct by the international arbitral tribunal in Denmark today. The ruling is final and cannot be appealed. Today, the...

08:00
After years of advocacy, especially on behalf of low-income workers, United Ways of California applauds Governor Newsom and the California Legislature for extending the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) to working taxpayers whose...

08:00
A U.S. District judge yesterday granted judgment in favor of AMN Healthcare , ruling that Aya Healthcare failed to prove any anticompetitive behavior by AMN under federal antitrust laws....

07:30
Bay Street law firm Robins Appleby LLP has assembled a seasonal, multidisciplinary commercial "Real Estate Workout + Enforcement Team" to help solve the shared problems of lenders, developers, contractors, landlords, and tenants suffering from the...

04:00
Cross Border Consultancy (CBC) is pleased to announce the launch of its business for private and corporate clients facing urgent or complex problems. ...


22 june 2020

20:50
Enbridge Inc. (Enbridge) said today the temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction sought by the Attorney General of Michigan is legally unsupportable, unnecessary, and will be vigorously opposed by Enbridge....

20:00
Le Duff America, Inc. ("Le Duff") is providing notice of a recent data privacy event that may have affected certain personal information. The confidentiality, privacy, and security of information is one of Le Duff's highest priorities and the...

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Today, Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) filed suit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, the U.S....

16:53
The Fluoride Action Network (FAN) in a just-concluded trial (June 8 -17) on the neurotoxic risks posed by water fluoridation, was encouraged by a statement made by Judge Edward Chen after both sides had given their summations. According to FAN...

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Marble Ridge Capital LP ("Marble Ridge") today reported that, following its June 12, 2020 Letter to the Board of Directors of Philadelphia Energy Solutions (the "Company") in which it objected to Hilco Redevelopment Partners' ("Hilco") proposed...

16:10
Nationally known trial lawyer Geoffrey Fieger, along with Jon Marko has filed today a $100 Million Dollar lawsuit against Sequel Youth Services and Lakeside for Children, among others, as a result of the suffocation death of Cornelius Frederick, age...

16:04
Environmental racism, environmental justice, and environmental litigation are overlapping concepts rooted in the disproportionate burden of toxic pollution borne by low-income, heavily-minority communities. Industry has a record of targeting these...

16:00
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF ARIZONA Richard Di Donato, Individually and OnBehalf of All Others Similarly Situated,                    Plaintiff,      v.Insys Therapeutics, Inc.; Michael L. Babich;Darryl S. Baker; and John N....

14:39
Attorneys Jeremy Tor, Dennis Lansdowne, and Nick DiCello of Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP have brought a police brutality lawsuit against five officers of the Garfield Heights Police Department on behalf of a man with diagnosed mental illnesses who...

14:04
OFT Food Safety & Injury Lawyers filed the first lawsuit in the multistate Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salads sold at Aldi, Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco stores. The lawsuit was filed in Cook County, Illinois (File No. 2020L006616) on June 22, 2020....

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In the wake of today's groundbreaking DACA decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, we wanted to connect you with an expert resource who can speak on this topic. Elizabeth Ricci, a nationally-recognized immigration attorney is available by phone, video or...

12:22
Today the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons files its motion for a preliminary injunction to compel release to the public of hydroxychloroquine by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS),...

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Usher's New Look (UNL) today announced its collaboration with Cricket Wireless to host a Disruptivate Racial Inequity & Mental Health Trauma Summit for youth on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm ET. The virtual event will provide a forum...

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