The plaintiffs in a derivative lawsuit against Massey Energy filed an emergency petition asking the West Virginia Supreme Court to delay a shareholder vote on the proposed $7.1 billion sale of Massey Energy to Alpha Natural Resources.
The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) released an article titled False Claims Act May Increasingly Be Used To Target Financial Companies, Lawyers Say, citing the False Claims Act as a compelling resource.
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation orders all Fosamax femur fracture lawsuits filed in federal court be transferred to Honorable Garrett E. Brown, Jr., in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Bone experts are reconsidering their treatment methods for osteoporosis patients based on new research linking frequently prescribed bisphosphonate medications to rare, but severe, leg fractures.
Researchers have recently discovered that the hormone, serotonin, may affect people sooner than previously thought.
Motley Rice member and securities attorney Marlon Kimpson will speak at the 2011 Annual National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS).
After multiple attempts to locate and retrieve the wreckage of Air France Flight 447, the black box data recorders from the fatal June 2009 crash have been recovered from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean.
Sri Lankan-born American and founder of the hedge fund management firm Galleon Group, Raj Rajaratnam, was found guilty in criminal court of all charges against him, including five counts of conspiracy and nine counts of securities fraud.
Reuters reports that the search for those who help fund al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations continues—in no small part due to litigation against defendants alleged to have supported terrorist activity.
Motley Rice co founder Joe Rice and members John Herrick, Anne Kearse and Nate Finch will serve as guest speakers this week at PALS 2011, the Plaintiffs' Asbestos Litigation Co-Counsel Seminar hosted annually by The Law Offices of Shepard A. Hoffman.