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Securities Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Deepwater Horizon Rig Operator
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BENSALEM, Pa. — A class action lawsuit on behalf of the purchasers of the common stock of Transocean Ltd. between Aug. 5, 2009, and May 7, 2010, was filed May 13 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana ( Yuen, et al. v.... Read More

Marler Clark Files Salmonella Lawsuit For Man Allegedly Sickened By Marie Callender’s Frozen Meal
Posted on 30 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTLAND, Ore. - The first lawsuit was filed June 22 in the outbreak of Salmonella linked to Marie Callender's Frozen Cheesy Chicken and Rice dinners. Attorneys at Marler Clark , the Seattle-based food safety law firm, filed the Salmonella lawsuit... Read More

BP Shareholders File Lawsuit Over Gulf Oil Spill In Eastern District Of Louisiana
Posted on 11 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Citing the company's history of safety lapses, cost cutting and workplace disasters, shareholders who purchased stock in BP on June 10 filed a class action lawsuit based on claims that the company mislead investors before the Deepwater... Read More

SAF Sues In New York To Void 'Good Cause' Gun Carry Permit Requirement
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BELLEVUE, Wash. - The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) has filed a federal lawsuit against Westchester County, New York, and its handgun permit licensing officers, seeking a permanent injunction against enforcement of a state law that allows carry licenses... Read More

Jersey City Residents Sue Over Alleged Chromium Dumping
Posted on 26 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Jersey City residents have filed a lawsuit against Honeywell International of New Jersey and PPG Industries of Pennsylvania for allegedly dumping and failing to clean up cancer-causing hexavalent chromium waste in their neighborhoods... Read More

Kendall Law Group Files Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit Against Toyota Motor Corp.
Posted on 11 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DALLAS — Kendall Law Group announced Feb. 11 that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of shareholders who have suffered a loss in Toyota Motor Corp. American Depository... Read More

Professor Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Against LSU
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS — Dr. Ivor van Heerden, a disaster science specialist, hurricane researcher, author and former deputy director of the LSU Hurricane Center, on Feb. 10 filed a wrongful termination lawsuit in Louisiana state court alleging that... Read More

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Over Allegedly Defective Motorcycle
Posted on 13 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FORT WORTH, Texas — A Granbury, Texas, woman has filed a lawsuit against Harley-Davidson after a crash on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle allegedly caused by a malfunctioning electronic throttle killed her husband. The woman was also seriously injured... Read More

Commercial Fisherman Files Class Action Suit Against BP Over Oil Spill
Posted on 13 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. — On April 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, Brad Bradford of Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, along with Mat Richardson of Jackson, Foster & Richardson, filed a class action lawsuit... Read More

Philip Morris USA Sues Retailer For Allegedly Selling Counterfeit Cigarettes
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RICHMOND, Va. - Philip Morris USA (PM USA) on July 8 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York against Mastic, N.Y.-based G Talks Smoke Shop for allegedly selling counterfeit versions of the company's Marlboro... Read More

Chesley Files Federal Zicam Lawsuits
Posted on 11 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CINCINNATI — Stanley M. Chesley from the Cincinnati-based law firm of Waite, Schneider, Bayless & Chesley Co. L.P.A. on March 3 filed federal lawsuits in Ohio and Kentucky against Matrixx Initiatives, the manufacturer of Zicam, on behalf... Read More

Lawsuit Filed After First-Grader Handcuffed To Chair
Posted on 14 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - Children at an elementary school here are subjected to unlawful seizures and arrests - including handcuffing and shackling - for minor violations of school rules, according to a class action lawsuit filed July 8 by the Southern Poverty Law... Read More

Procter & Gamble Sued By Fixodent Users
Posted on 11 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Parker Waichman Alonso LLP has announced that it has filed two lawsuits against Procter & Gamble on behalf of two women diagnosed with copper deficient neuropathy attributed to their use of Fixodent denture adhesive cream... Read More