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LexisNexis Launches Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Module for Lexis Practice Advisor
Posted on 3 May 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Easy access to practical guidance and "on point" legal content and analysis help law firms increase productivity and bring junior attorneys up to speed quickly NEW YORK - LexisNexis ® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content... Read More

Video: LexisNexis Launches Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Module For Lexis Practice Advisor
Posted on 3 May 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Lexis® Practice Advisor is an easy to use, intuitive practical guidance product that brings together key practical information and tools including practice notes, checklists and forms for attorneys who handle transactional matters. This video is a... Read More

Texas Rangers Sued By Prospective Buyers
Posted on 12 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FORT WORTH, Texas - (AP) The group backed by Major League Baseball to buy the Texas Rangers sued the team on Monday, hoping to force the long-delayed sale and put a halt to the fresh round of bidding that was opened up unexpectedly in the team's bankruptcy... Read More

Tribune Co. Creditors Sue Banks Behind 2007 Buyout
Posted on 31 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A group of Tribune Co. creditors filed a lawsuit Friday alleging the media company's nearly two-year stint in bankruptcy protection might have been averted if not for the greed of big banks who saddled the business with more debt than... Read More

Tobey Maguire, Other Celebrities Sued Over Poker Winnings
Posted on 27 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) "Spider-Man" star Tobey Maguire and other celebrities have been caught in a web of lawsuits seeking to reclaim more than $4 million won during unlicensed poker matches at upscale Beverly Hills hotels, court records show. The... Read More

Judge Recommends $12M Settlement On Bad Peanuts
Posted on 26 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RICHMOND, Va. - (AP) A federal judge is recommending approval of a $12 million settlement for those sickened or killed in last year's salmonella outbreak tied to a Virginia-based peanut processor. U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Urbanski in Lynchburg... Read More

Lehman Brothers Trustee Sues Citibank For $1.3 Billion
Posted on 22 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) The trustee overseeing the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers' brokerage unit is suing Citibank for more than $1.3 billion. Trustee James Giddens said in a lawsuit filed Friday in Manhattan that he seeks to recover a $1 billion deposit... Read More

Judge Hears From Farmers In Lawsuit Against Pilgrim's Pride
Posted on 21 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FORT WORTH, Texas - (AP) A federal judge heard more testimony Friday from farmers who allege poultry giant Pilgrim's Pride closed plants and ran them out of business to manipulate commodity chicken prices, which they say violated a Depression-era... Read More

N.Y. Trustee Seeks $1 Billion From 7 International Banks
Posted on 9 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Seven global banking institutions enabled disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme by "creating and offering derivative investment products linked to various Madoff feeder funds," a court-appointed trustee alleged... Read More

Huge Verdict Shakes Up Nursing Home Industry
Posted on 29 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) During Cindy Cool's almost daily visits to the nursing home, she would routinely find her Alzheimer's-suffering father wearing urine-soaked clothes. The Blue Lake, Calif. resident said it would take upwards of 20 minutes for... Read More

Lehman Brothers Estate Sues JPMorgan Chase
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK — (AP) The estate of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. claims that JPMorgan Chase & Co. helped drive Lehman into bankruptcy by forcing it to give up billions of dollars in cash reserves that it otherwise could have used to stay afloat.... Read More

Pennsylvania Lawsuit Targets Philly Firm's Foreclosures
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - (AP) A Pittsburgh attorney says a Philadelphia law firm used nonlawyers to file untold numbers of mortgage foreclosures across the state and therefore fraudulently collected attorney's fees in such cases. The lawsuit comes as a bankruptcy... Read More

Former Staff Files Suit Against Closed N.Y. Hospital
Posted on 17 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) The now-defunct St. Vincent's Hospital was destroyed by mismanagement as it teetered at the edge of bankruptcy including a $278,000 golf outing and more than $100 million in unspecified spending for just one year, according to a lawsuit... Read More

Feds Appeal Bankruptcy Court Ruling Against Gay Marriage Ban
Posted on 1 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) The Obama administration appealed a bankruptcy court ruling that found the federal ban on gay marriage unconstitutional. The Justice Department filed the appeal Monday, even though President Barack Obama said he agrees the Defense... Read More

Texas Rangers Sue Former Owner In Parking Dispute
Posted on 14 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DALLAS - (AP) The Texas Rangers and former owner Tom Hicks are fighting over a stadium parking agreement, less than a year after both sides worked together to push the team through bankruptcy. Rangers Baseball Express filed a state district lawsuit in... Read More