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2014-02-03 04:23:00

NETANYA, Israel, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced today that the supreme Court annulled the previously reported District Court judgment from December 2011 against the Company in a class action, and approved a settlement agreement according to which the Company shall repay the sum of approximately NIS 11 million plus CPI linkage differences. An additional 12.5% of the sum will be paid to the...

2013-11-20 23:28:50

District Court Judge appoints Ben Gordon to Plaintiff's Lead Counsel Committee Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 On November 15, 2013, District Court Judge Donovan W. Frank issued an order that set forth the roles for the Plaintiffs’ Lead Counsel Committee for the Stryker hip recall multidistrict litigation (MDL) in St. Paul, Minnesota (MDL No. 13-2441). Ben Gordon, a shareholder with the Levin, Papantonio law firm, has been appointed to the the counsel. Mr. Gordon commented,...

Police Need Warrant To Attach GPS To Cars
2013-10-23 13:36:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has ruled law enforcement officials must first obtain a warrant before they can attach a GPS device to a suspect’s car. This ruling marks the conclusion of a case in which police officers attached a magnetic tracking device to the car of a trio of brothers who they suspected had broken into pharmacies in Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The officers then tracked their car to a RiteAid...

2013-08-22 23:00:30

On August 16, 2013, a federal appeals court sides with Obama Administration (DOL) against Aetna in a provider overpayment ERISA class-action, after DOL filed an Amicus Brief and also joined the provider in the oral argument. DOL’s interpretation of the ERISA for overpayment disputes remains consistent with the recent federal court decisions. Hanover Park, Illinois (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 On August 16, 2013, a federal appeals court sides with Obama Administration (Department of Labor,...

2013-08-05 23:00:37

The Los Angeles employment attorneys are appealing a District Court's ruling that denied Plaintiff a jury trial Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 On July 24, 2013, United States District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney granted Defendant AIG Domestic Claims Inc.'s motion for summary judgment. The case entitled Gallardo vs. AIG Domestic Claims, Inc. ("AIG"), Case No. SACV-12-1107-CJC (ANx), was originally filed by the Los Angeles labor lawyers in June of 2012...

2013-08-01 23:17:40

An employee of Texas-based T&T Salvage was injured on the job on the coast of Chile, thrown nearly 30 feet in the air after a winch cable caught his foot and catapulted him into the air during vessel salvage operation being managed by Titan Maritime, LLC, a Florida-based maritime operator (District Court of Texas Harris County case number 4:13-cv-01754). Maritime injury lawyers with Doyle Raizner LLP have filed a negligence lawsuit on the worker's behalf against Titan Maritime, LLC...

2013-06-17 12:29:10

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis, Inc. (NYSE: ACT) today announced that the United States Supreme Court has reversed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, which had affirmed the District Court's ruling granting Actavis' motion to dismiss the Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit, FTC v. Actavis, Inc. The Supreme Court's reversal was the result of a decision by a 5 to 3 vote. The Court rejected the FTC's proposed "quick look" approach and...

2013-05-22 23:28:46

Monsanto won its suit against Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman for reproducing the company´s patented genetically altered soybean seed without its authorization. But the decision upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court on May 13, 2013 raises further questions regarding patent protection as self-replicating technologies grow in different industries, says Professor Daryl Lim of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 On May 13, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held in...

2013-05-16 23:04:14

A six-judge panel prepares to decide whether the Multi District Litigation Act is the right move for thousands of Stryker Rejuvenate cases filling the court dockets across the country (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 As hundreds of new cases involving the recently recalled Stryker Rejuvenate prosthetic hip system are being filed every week, later this month a six-judge panel will decide whether these cases should be consolidated and in which federal court. Under a statute known as the Multi District...

2013-03-29 16:20:24

ST. LOUIS, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys representing plaintiffs exposed to radioactive materials stored in North St. Louis County, Missouri, will amend their pleadings consistent with the Order of the District Court. U.S. District Judge Audrey Fleissig, sitting in the Eastern District of Missouri, found that prior cases interpreting the Price-Anderson Act (42 U.S.C. § 2210) required plaintiffs to allege exposure to specific doses of radiation in excess of federal limits and...