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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...

2014-06-30 23:14:23

Rapid implementation and advanced technology deliver simple, fast, cost-effective method to address internal fraud and issues JERSEY CITY, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Matrix-Exzac, a leading global provider of financial crime prevention and compliance solutions and services, announces the new Matrix-Exzac Employee Monitoring and Insider Fraud (EMIF) solution. Insider fraud is an increasingly serious threat for banks and financial institutions around the world, posing threats to data...

2014-06-30 23:05:12

Howard Pomerantz believes in the protections of the injured. The recent decision by the Supreme Court of Florida is helpful to those injured, as it eliminates statutory caps on non-economic damages, including pain and suffering, for injured parties in cases of wrongful death due to medical malpractice Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Founding partner of Abramowitz & Pomarantz Howard L. Pomerantz has more than 30 years of experience in medical malpractice cases in and...

2014-06-27 08:22:09

VANCOUVER, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Pacific Future Energy Corporation (Pacific Future Energy) congratulates the Tsilhqot'in National Government on their landmark legal victory at the Supreme Court of Canada, which reinforces that the Tsilhqot'in Nation has proven title to their traditional territories - the first time a declaration of Aboriginal title has ever been granted by a Canadian court. The Supreme Court of Canada's decision in the case of William vs. Canada clearly establishes...

2014-06-20 08:20:59

DALLAS, June 20, 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 $0.094512 per unit, payable on July 15, 2014, to unitholders of record on June 30, 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 current...

2014-06-18 16:22:46

DALLAS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust (NYSE: DOM) In view of the unusual market activity in the Trust's units, the New York Stock Exchange has contacted the Trustee in accordance with its usual practice. The Trustee stated that its policy is not to comment on unusual market activity. The Trust is designed to provide unitholders with quarterly cash distributions from its royalty interests in certain coal seam gas properties. The units are...

2014-06-11 16:26:24

PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has filed a motion to intervene and joined a whistleblower lawsuit against Recovery Home Care ("RHC") and Mark Conklin. The lawsuit was filed by a whistleblower represented by Shauna Itri and Dan Miller of Berger & Montague, P.C., a nationally known full-spectrum civil litigation law firm with one of the largest and most successful whistleblower practices in the U.S. The lawsuit was filed under the qui...

2014-05-29 16:26:28

Medtronic Agrees to $9.9 Million Settlement in Cardiac Implant Kickback Case SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qui Tam ("Whistleblower") attorney Mychal Wilson, Esq. announces that Medtronic, the world's largest maker of medical devices, has agreed to pay the United States $9.9 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that the company used various types of payments to induce physicians to implant pacemakers and defibrillators manufactured and sold by...

2014-05-28 12:31:54

Firm wins second-largest medical malpractice verdict, Top 25 overall HOUSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A $4.2 million verdict won by Houston's Hicks Thomas LLP for a woman whose husband died because of a medical misdiagnosis is one of last year's top 25 verdicts in Texas and the state's second-largest jury award in a medical malpractice claim. The case involved the May 2010 death of Lancer Windrum, a 46-year-old father of three whose condition, a buildup of spinal fluid in the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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