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Virginia's 2-Year Statute Of Limitations Dooms Swedish Firm's Negligence Lawsuit
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Lee Berlik

A Swedish law firm has failed in its effort to sue a director of a former client for "misrepresentation" in Virginia federal court after the court ruled the claim was barred by Virginia's two-year statute of limitations applicable to negligence... Read More

Thomas O. Gorman Covers This Week In Securities Litigation
Posted on 8 Apr 2011 by Thomas O. Gorman

Prosecutors concluded their case-in-chief in the Galleon insider trading trial this week. SEC enforcement, in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Jersey, brought an insider trading case against an attorney, a former associate of three... Read More

Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $258M To Louisiana
Posted on 17 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OPELOUSAS, La. - (AP) A Louisiana jury says health products maker Johnson & Johnson owes the state nearly $258 million for misleading doctors about the possible side effects of one of its anti-psychotic medications. Full version available to lexis... Read More

Amway Settles Lawsuit, To Replace $20 Million In Gift Cards
Posted on 7 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Amway has agreed to redeem more than $20 million in gift cards to settle a lawsuit claiming they improperly included a redemption date. Lawyers who filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court announced the settlement this week.... Read More

2nd Sex Abuse Suit against Santa Rosa Diocese
Posted on 27 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A man who claimed he was sexually abused as a child by an Irish priest filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa the second such suit alleging the church knew the priest faced abuse charges in Ireland... Read More