Merck and Schering-Plough offer to disclose more details of $41.1 billion deal to settle suit

Merck and Schering offer to settle merger lawsuit

TRENTON, N.J. — Merck & Co. and Schering-Plough Corp., which are combining to form the world’s No. 2 drugmaker, said Friday they have each reached a settlement to end multiple lawsuits brought by shareholders seeking to block the tie-up.

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Minn.-based firm barred from credit card, other debt arbitration nationwide in legal agreement

Minn. firm can’t arbitrate credit card, other debt

MINNEAPOLIS — Attorney General Lori Swanson said Sunday that her office reached a sweeping legal settlement that requires a Minnesota company to get out of the business of arbitrating credit card debts and other consumer collection disputes nationwide.

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Matrixx Initiatives falls after disclosing lawsuits related to withdrawn cold remedy Zicam

Matrixx slides after disclosing Zicam lawsuits

NEW YORK — Shares of Matrixx Initiatives Inc. fell Monday after the company disclosed several class action lawsuits related to its withdrawn cold treatment Zicam.

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Laptop manufacturers may hit with a class action lawsuit due to unjustified claim

laptop-batteriesActual battery performance of laptops are half the time as  advertised, says renowned chip maker Advanced Micro Devices.

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Angry tax payers hit Tulsa city with a class action lawsuit over unfair ballpark assessment fees

ballparkMore disappointed business house have joined a class-action lawsuit against the City of Tulsa to stop the unfair assessment fees which had been forcefully burdened on them for a new downtown ballpark.

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Ontario court refused to certify class action status over unpaid over time suit against CIBC

Ontario Superior Court of Justice has decided that overtime policy of bank was not illegal, hence a and and the claims for unpaid overtime should be claimed on an individual basis.

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Siouxland Urology filed a motion to dismiss class action lawsuit

Anybody may recall that the class action was filled after Siouxland Urology notified 5,200 patients  could be at risk for Hepatitis and HIV after the center reused some single-use equipment.

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Openheimer AMT free municipals fund hit with a class action lawsuit over false and misleading statement to sell shares in fund

The class action lawsuit was filed by renowned law firm Millberg LLP . The suit charges OppenheimerFunds, Inc., OppenheimerFunds Distributor, Inc., the Fund and certain of its trustees and officers with violations of Sections 11, 12(a)(2), and 15 of the Securities Act of 1933, which prohibit materially false and misleading statements in registration statements and prospectuses of the kind used to sell shares in the Fund.

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Michigan insurance company agreed to settle austistic treatment for children

The Michigan class action settlement on autism treatment will hopefully stop the insurance companies claiming that behavioral therapy for autistic children is experimental. It is a significant victory for the austistic families who compelled the insurance companies to treat autism treatment in a different way.

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Inmate mothers bound by chains while giving birth seeking class action against Cook County Department

shackled-births-suitFormer inmate mothers who were brutally chained by the  Cook County Sheriff and his inhuman Department while giving birth, are seeking class action status to a lawsuit.

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