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2014-09-15 08:25:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC is investigating potential claims involving World Acceptance Corp., PTC, Inc. and AbbVie Inc., as detailed below. World Acceptance Corp. ("WRLD") Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors at WRLD (NASDAQGS: WRLD) concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty related to the Company's alleged issuance of false and misleading statements about its business...

2014-09-10 12:28:26

Meridian Agrees to Pay More Than $5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Suit Alleging Kickbacks NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler, LLP today announced that Meridian Surgical Partners, LLC ("Meridian"), a health care company specializing in the management of ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs), has agreed to pay a total of $5.12 million to settle a False Claims Act ("FCA") lawsuit brought by a whistleblower. The FCA whistleblower provisions permit private...

2014-09-03 12:30:37

Keynote Speaker, Peter Mitchell, CAP's Chief Public Affairs Consultant, to Provide MICRA Legislative Update LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) is sponsoring the 2014 Northern California Healthcare Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT at Pano Hall in the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140320/NE87669LOGO...

2014-08-26 23:00:30

U.S. Solicitor General supports Schlichter, Bogard & Denton’s position that the Supreme Court should overturn aspects of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Tibble v. Edison Int’l., 729 F.3d 1110 (9th Cir. 2013). St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 On August 19, in response to an invitation from the Supreme Court, the Solicitor General filed the government’s official position agreeing with the position of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton and recommending that the Court grant...

2014-08-24 16:20:20

BOSTON, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the Board of Directors of InterMune, Inc. ("InterMune" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ITMN) concerning its proposed merger with Roche in an all cash transaction. InterMune stockholders will receive $74 in cash for each InterMune share held. This represents a premium of...

2014-08-19 12:23:00

DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Bank, as Trustee of the Hugoton Royalty Trust (NYSE - HGT) (the "Trust"), today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.080649 per unit, payable on September 15, 2014, to unitholders of record on August 29, 2014. The following table shows underlying gas sales and average prices attributable to the net overriding royalty payments made by XTO Energy Inc. (XTO Energy) to the Trust for both the...

2014-08-19 12:22:58

DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marine Petroleum Trust (NASDAQ: MARPS) ("Marine") today declared a quarterly cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.367233 per unit, payable on September 26, 2014, to unitholders of record on August 29, 2014. Marine's cash distribution history, current and prior year financial reports, a link to filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission and more can be found on its website at...

2014-08-19 12:22:54

DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust (NYSE: DOM) today announced a quarterly cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.194010 per unit. The distribution will be payable September 8, 2014 to unitholders of record on August 29, 2014. Dominion's cash distribution history, current and prior year financial reports, a link to filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission and more can be found on its...

2014-07-23 20:22:15

Seeks Information Relating to Possible Mismanagement, Breaches of Fiduciary Duty and Wrongdoing by Officers and Directors NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of Platinum Management (NY) LLC ("Platinum") has delivered a letter to Echo pursuant to Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law demanding to inspect certain books and records of Echo Therapeutics, Inc. ("Echo" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ECTE) relating to possible mismanagement, breaches of...

2014-07-15 08:26:29

BOSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the Board of Directors of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. ("Rockwood" or the "Company") (NYSE: ROC) concerning the proposed merger of the Company with Albemarle Corporation ("Albemarle") in a cash and stock transaction. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, Rockwood...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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