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News by subject: LAW

13 october 2023

10:05
Scott+Scott attorney and Southwestern Law School professor Victoria Burke has had her bill AB933 signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom in the state of California. This law, initially drafted and proposed by Victoria, is intended to strengthen...


12 october 2023

16:40
San Diego-based law firm CaseyGerry has filed a wrongful death lawsuit (Case number: '23CV1838 BAS AHG) in San Diego Federal Court on behalf of the family of Nico Carter, a young child who died in 2021 after falling from the ninth floor of Puerto...

16:31
The Tribunal issued an Order in the above named matter. A copy of the Order dated October 12, 2023 is available at capitalmarketstribunal.ca Registrar, Governance & Tribunal SecretariatOntario Securities Commission SOURCE Ontario Securities...

10:55
The Ontario Court of Justice at Kingston fined a corporation, STANDARD PAVING LIMITED, $17,500 for applying a facsimile of a professional engineer's seal to design drawings without the knowledge or consent of the professional engineer. Standard...

10:17
The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) has initiated enforcement action against Manpreet Kaur Dhillon (Dhillon)....

09:00
ASK LLP has filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Bronx, on behalf of a female plaintiff who accuses a captain, a guard and several employees at Riker's Island ? Rose M. Singer Center (RMSC) of sexual assault and...


11 october 2023

15:56
Consumer Watchdog today filed a Petition to Intervene in an enforcement action brought by the California Department of Insurance (CDI) against Mercury Insurance Group for overcharging, misleading and discriminating against California homeowners and...

11:03
Silver Miller (www.SilverMillerLaw.com) ? a South Florida-based law firm representing financial fraud victims around the globe ? is investigating claims on behalf of victims of online foreign exchange brokerage FxWinning. Ltd. ("FXWinning") and its...

10:30
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to protecting Canadians by keeping prohibited and restricted firearms and weapons out of our communities. The CBSA announced today that an arrest has been made for firearms, weapons and...

09:00
In a case involving a law enforcement decoy posing as a 13-year-old girl, Khalid M. was charged with three felonies involving contact with a minor to commit a sexual offense, for which he potentially faced prison time and lifetime registration as a...

08:00
The following statement is being issued by Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP regarding the Zymergen Securities Litigation: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION  BIAO WANG, Individually and on Behalf of   Case...


10 october 2023

17:02
Take notice that the merits hearing in the above-named matter scheduled to be heard on October 11, 2023 will not proceed as scheduled. Registrar, Governance & Tribunal SecretariatOntario Securities Commission SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission

15:27
In the class action against the Fédération des inventeurs du Québec (« FIQ ») and Christian William Varin, the FIQ consents that a decision be made against it for a part of the damages claimed by the class members. The FIQ consents to pay to the...

15:26
At this morning's Call to the Bar ceremony, the Law Society of Ontario conferred a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) upon Justice Steve Anthony Coroza who has helped shape Canadian law ? as both a lawyer and a judge ? as he sought to find...

14:55
The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) has initiated enforcement action against Preeti Amin (Amin), Raaj Vikash (Roger) Kalwaney (Kalwaney), and Canada Mortgage Group Inc. also operating as Dominion Lending Centres Canada...

13:19
The Tribunal issued an Order in the above-named matter.  A copy of the Order dated October 10, 2023 is available at capitalmarketstribunal.ca Registrar, Governance & Tribunal Secretariat Ontario Securities Commission SOURCE Ontario Securities...

13:15
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights today announced it has opened its 2024 RFK Book and Journalism Awards for submissions. Entries must have been published, aired, or broadcast in 2023 to be eligible for consideration. The deadline for book entries is...

12:10
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold a public hearing at  9:30 a.m. CST on October 11 on the case of Pérez Lucas et al. v. Guatemala, the four human rights defenders forcibly disappeared by the Guatemalan Army in 1989 whose whereabouts...

08:44
Employee lawyers have a playbook they use to win lawsuits. "Win or lose, defending a lawsuit by a disgruntled former employee with an attorney is costly, time-consuming, and affects all aspects of an otherwise thriving business," says Matthew...

08:10
A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed against The Toronto Dominion Bank alleging that it failed to pay or properly pay its mobile mortgage specialists vacation and/or public holiday pay on their commissions, volume bonuses and other variable...

08:00
Équité Association has released its First Half of 2023 Auto Theft Trend Report and it is clear that Canada's auto theft crisis is getting worse. Furthermore, according to a recent survey, the continued rise in auto theft is having a significant...

06:30
Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, a leader in lawsuit funding services and legal funding with the fastest approval process in the industry, announced today that they have launched a new site for commercial litigation case funding...

06:00
The hearings of the class action against the STM, the City of Montreal, the RTM and the Metropolitan Regional Transportation Authority for systemic discrimination in public transit will begin tomorrow at the Montreal Courthouse....


9 october 2023

15:08
On October 5, 2023, Kaneka Corporation filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York against Cocrystal Technology Co. Ltd. and Cocrystal Health Industry Co. Ltd. (collectively "CoCrystal") seeking an...

09:17
Recognized daycare injury attorneys Russell Button and Ashley Washington of The Button Law Firm are rallying to hold God's Little Tikes Childcare accountable for negligent practices that led to a 1-year-old boy breaking his femur at the daycare...

08:00
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. ("Hornbeck Offshore" or the "Company") announced today that it has entered into a final settlement agreement with the surety (the "Surety") for two Multi-Purpose Support Vessels (MPSVs) that had been under...

08:00
The following notice is being issued by the Court approved Settlement Administrator and has been authorized by the Florida Circuit Court of the Ninth Judicial Circuit In and for Orange County, Florida, in Hymes, et al v. Earl Enterprises Holdings,...

08:00
Roberts Law Firm US, PC and NastLaw LLC announce that a proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit (KPH Healthcare Services, Inc. v. Gilead Sciences, Inc., No. 20-cv-06961-EMC (N.D. Cal.) (coordinated with In re HIV Antitrust...

07:30
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has dismissed its administrative enforcement action against Axon Enterprise Inc., , the global public safety technology leader, regarding Axon's 2018 acquisition of failing body camera competitor Vievu. This action...


8 october 2023

21:00
Donus v. US Autism Homes Inc. (2:23-cv-05838) was filed by Christian Killoran, attorney, on behalf of client, Dimitri Donus, a congenial 21-year-old man with autism after he was evicted 6 months early from his rental unit in Southampton, NY....


6 october 2023

19:27
YourWay Cannabis Brands Inc. (the "Company" or "YourWay"), a consumer-centric House of Brands committed to redefining the way consumers and cannabis brands interact, announces the receipt of a complaint against the Company....

17:00
The statement by OSHA's Area Director was inflammatory, callous, and irresponsible.  RM Palmer stands by its safety program and policies and has already contested the OSHA citations in this matter. The Company disputes each of the citations and...

16:34
The Tribunal issued its Reasons for Decision in the above-named matter. A copy of the Reasons for Decision dated October 5, 2023 is available at capitalmarketstribunal.ca  Registrar, Governance & Tribunal SecretariatOntario Securities Commission...

14:48
A 29-year-old woman is facing a terrorism related offence following an investigation by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Federal Policing Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET). On April 4, 2023, Ammara Amjad returned to...

13:17
Aimia Inc. ("Aimia" or the "Company") today confirmed that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has formed a Special Committee of independent directors ("Special Committee") to consider the unsolicited take-over bid by an affiliate of Mithaq Capital...

12:55
Pekuakamiulnuatsh Takuhikan is well determined to gain a true recognition of its police services while the process to obtain fair funding for its police force continues before the highest court in the country. The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has...

07:30
Anywhere Real Estate Inc. ("Anywhere"), a global leader in residential real estate (formerly known as Realogy Holdings Corp.), today announced the terms of a settlement agreement the Company has entered into to settle all claims asserted against...

07:00
LXRandCo, Inc. ("LXR" or the "Company") , a digital-first omni-channel retailer of authenticated pre-owned luxury handbags and accessories, announced today that the Company and each of its Canadian operating subsidiaries, LXR Luxury Products...

06:37
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seeks to put an end to all forms of tax evasion schemes, regardless of their size or complexity. However, as of 2023, a heightened focus has been placed on high-income earners and pass-through entities. Pass-through...


5 october 2023

22:03
George Tyndall, the USC OBGYN who is alleged to have sexually abused and harassed thousands of women while at USC has died, and Mike Arias the co-liaison counsel for the plaintiffs in the civil case against Tyndall is offering a statement. "What...

16:37
Following is a statement from Eileen O'Reilly, president of the National Press Club, and Gil Klein, president of the National Press Club Journalism Institute, on Shane Jason Woods, the first Jan. 6 insurrectionist to be charged with assaulting a...

14:54
The Tribunal issued an Order in the above named matter.  A copy of the Order dated October 5, 2023 is available at capitalmarketstribunal.ca Registrar, Governance & Tribunal SecretariatOntario Securities Commission SOURCE Ontario Securities...

13:51
In the fall of 2022, the owner of the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA) passenger terminal, Nieuport Aviation Infrastructure Partners LP, obtained judgment against Porter Airlines Inc. relating to terminal fees at BBTCA. That judgment was...

10:00
A motion was filed on September 28, 2023, by Phillip White asking the court to dismiss his entire lawsuit against TW Garner Food Co. regarding the Texas Pete® brand. With TW Garner Food Co.'s approval, the court dismissed the lawsuit in its entirety...

09:03
Owners of more than 50 children's gyms across the United States have taken individual legal action against Unleashed Brands, contending the private-equity backed parent company that assumed ownership in 2021 is imposing "damaging changes" on the...

08:01
On August 22, 2023, Tecnología en Entretenimiento Caliplay, S.A.P.I. de C.V. ('Caliplay'), the leading Mexican online casino and sports betting company (known in the market as Caliente Interactive), issued legal proceedings before the 46th Civil...

08:00
Blackbaud , the leading provider of software for powering social impact, today announced it has reached a settlement with 49 state Attorneys General and the District of Columbia related to the previously disclosed multi-state investigation of its...

08:00
On September 11th, 2023, after a 5-week jury trial, Frantz Law Group won the largest jury verdict involving a wrongful death/tractor-trailer crash in the Superior Court of San Joaquin County in the City of Stockton's history. The case was filed by...

07:00
If a noncustodial parent fails to fulfill their child support obligations, the custodial parent may have the right to sue for unpaid child support. Before initiating a lawsuit, it is advisable for the custodial parent to explore other options to...


4 october 2023

15:42
AXS LAW Group is capitalizing on its recent successes?including two high profile federal jury trial victories (a $63.5 million First Amendment verdict and a $8.5 million trademark infringment verdict) and twice winning the Daily Business Review's...