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Epstein Becker & Green: Suspect Toxic Mold Suit Reinstated
Posted on 22 Mar 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By Andrea J. Lawrence Guest Blogger ANDREA J. LAWRENCE is a Senior Counsel at Epstein Becker & Green in New York. She provides legal advice and counsel to clients in the real estate industry. Andrea has extensive commercial litigation experience... Read More

Greenberg Traurig Agrees To Pay $61 Million To Settle Ponzi Claims
Posted on 22 Jun 2012 by Michael J. Lello

By Michael J. Lello HOENIX - (Mealey's) The law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP on June 20 agreed to pay $61 million to settle a suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona alleging that it aided an alleged Ponzi scheme that bankrupted... Read More

Massachusetts Jury Awards $63 Million To Girl, Parents For Children's Motrin Injuries
Posted on 14 Feb 2013 by Tom Moylan

BROCKTON, Mass. - (Mealey's) A Massachusetts state court jury on Feb. 13 awarded $63 million to a family whose young daughter was severely injured by a reaction to Children's Motrin ( Lisa Reckis, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson, et al. , No.... Read More

Abbey Spanier: Chipping Away at AT&T v. Concepcion
Posted on 25 Jan 2012 by Abbey Spanier

By Joshua Druckerman In Feeney v. Dell , we spotted a ray of hope piercing the clouds of the Supreme Court's holding in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion . In Concepcion , the Supreme Court struck a significant blow against the rights of consumers... Read More

2011 Fulbright Litigation Trends Survey: A Little Less Litigation; More Regulation
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Businesses in the United States and United Kingdom initiated and faced slightly less litigation in 2011 than in 2010. But regulatory actions and internal investigations are climbing, according to the 2011 Fulbright Litigation Trends Survey . More... Read More

Department of Justice Sues Apple, 5 Publishers Over Alleged E-Books Price-Fixing Scheme
Posted on 12 Apr 2012 by Joan Grossman

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) The U.S Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, sued Apple Inc. and five book publishers in federal court in New York on April 11, alleging that Apple and the publishers engaged in a conspiracy to fix prices of digital books... Read More

Litigation Comes Full Circle According To PwC's 2011 Securities Litigation Study
Posted on 25 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

\ NEW YORK - Federal securities class action cases increased for the third consecutive year in 2011 with nearly 200 cases representing a 10 percent increase over 2010 and 22 percent increase over 2009, according to the 16th annual Securities Litigation... Read More

Johnson & Johnson Reserves $600M To Settle Risperdal, Invega, Natrecor Civil Cases
Posted on 11 Jun 2012 by Tom Moylan

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - (Mealey's) Johnson & Johnson (J&J) expects to incur a special charge against earnings of about $600 million in the second quarter for the potential settlement of civil litigation related to Risperdal, Invega, Natrecor... Read More

Keller & Heckman LLP: Now on Japanese Food Packaging Regulations Update; Commentary on Proposed FCN User Fees in U.S.
Posted on 8 Jun 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

With an efficient food distribution system in Japan, and emphasis on food safety and quality of packaging, Japan continues to be an attractive market for exporters of food products and food packaging materials. A new article on, The Regulations... Read More