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Thomas O. Gorman
2 SEC Insider Trading Cases Filed

The SEC filed back to back insider trading cases just prior to the Christmas holiday against unknown option purchasers. Each centers huge option trading positions. Each was brought to obtain a freeze of the trading profits. These cases contrast sharply...

Timothy Raub
High Court Hears Oral Argument In Securities Class Action Against Drug Maker

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument Jan. 10 in a securities class action brought by shareholders of a drug maker that allegedly failed to properly disclose that one of its products caused adverse effects in violation...

Margie Searcy Alford
Toxic Tort Attorney Margie Searcy Alford On E. Coli Poisoning Litigation

In this analysis, toxic tort and product liability attorney Margie Searcy Alford looks at the most important E. Coli opinions handed down over the past several years and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed include: diversity...

Margie Searcy Alford
Toxic Tort Attorney Margie Searcy Alford On Mercury Food Poisoning Litigation

In this analysis, toxic tort and product liability attorney Margie Searcy Alford explains mercury food poisoning, discusses relevant litigation, and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed include federal preemption, the economic...

LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff
Texas High Court Modifies Standards For Attorneys' Fees In Tort, Contract Actions

By William V. Dorsaneo III In Tony Gullo Motors I, L.P. v. Chapa , the Texas Supreme Court modified the standards for the recoverability of attorney's fees in cases involving tort and contract theories of liability. No longer can parties rely on...

LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff
James C. Moore On Bacardi 151 Rum: An Inherently Dangerous Product?

By James C. Moore In Sclafani v. Brother Jimmy's BBQ, Inc., et al. , the New York Supreme Court addressed two fundamental questions: (i) is Bacardi 151 Rum defectively designed because it is highly flammable and (ii) is the removal of the safety...