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December 18, 2009

Military says burn pits could cause long-term damage to troops

After numerous complaints from U.S. military veterans about the lack of response from the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs regarding alleged burn pit-related health problems, the military began a large study of veterans to determine the long-term health effects of burn pits.

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December 11, 2009

Court grants certification in Uniform Securities Act class action

On Dec. 9, 2009, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina certified a class of investors who allege that Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. materially aided convicted Ponzi schemer Albert Parish in the sale of illegal securities and other violations of the South Carolina Uniform Securities Act of 2005.

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November 27, 2009

Securities attorney Gregg Levin comments on Cintas shareholder lawsuit settlement

Motley Rice securities attorney Gregg Levin comments on the recent settlement of a shareholder derivative lawsuit filed against certain present and former directors and officers of Cintas Corp., a uniform and service provider, for their alleged failure to ensure that the company complied with applicable worker safety laws and regulations. The lawsuit was filed following the 2007 death of a worker and millions of dollars in safety violation fines.

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