Stone and Webster, Inc. agreed to settle security class action lawsuit

Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. Announces Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit Against Stone & Webster, Inc.
All persons or entities who purchased Stone & Webster, Inc. securities between and including January 22, 1998 and May 8, 2000 and included in the class.

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Sun Trust Banks, Inc. faces class action lawsuit over violation of Securities Act of 1933

The lawsuit was filed by law firm Berger & Montague, on behalf of purchasers of SunTrust Capital IX 7.875% Trust Preferred Securities of SunTrust Banks, Inc.

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Sequenom Inc. faces class action lawsuit over wrongful public statement

On April 30, 2009 mislead and agitated investors who purchased Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM) shares between June 04, 2008 and April 28, 2009, filed a proposed securities class action lawsuit, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in San Diego.

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A St. Joseph tannery faces class action lawsuit for cancer causing sludge

Sludges are muddy or slushy sediment which usually generates as disposals from tanneries. A St. Joseph tannery known as Prime Tanning Corp., hit with a class action lawsuit as they gave farmers toxic sludge to use as a fertilizer while they were fully aware that the sludge contained a known cancer-causing agent, chromium 6.

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Regions Financial Corporation faces shareholder class action lawsuit over violations of the Securities Act of 1933

The law firm of Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP
announced on April 21, that they have filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of the 8.875% Trust Preferred Securities of Regions Financing Trust III.

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75$ Merrill Lynch employee lawsuit settled by Bank of America

Bank of America, who acquired Merrill on Jan 1, 2009., presently the owner of Merrill Lynch, agreed to the $75 million class action lawsuit settlement and will appear July 27, 2009 in a court hearing for the approval. Bank of America acquired Merrill on Jan 1, 2009. As per court papers Lawyers for the plaintiffs announced the settlement on Monday

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Law firm files class action against Heartland Payment System

Law firm Barroway Topaz Kessler announced today that they have filed a class action lawsuit  in the United States District court(New Jersey) on behalf of those who have purchased securities of Heartland Payment Systems’ (”Heartland” or the “Company”).

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Danielle Lloyd sues phone company for download of explicit photos

LONDON - British glamour model Danielle Lloyd is suing a phone company after it was discovered that one of its employers had allegedly downloaded explicit photos from her mobile.

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Century Aluminum Company faces class action lawsuit for violating federal securities law

century-aluminumRenowned law firm Izard Nobel LLP, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status against Century Aluminum Company has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

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Average number of settlement on securities class action lawsuits had a sharp drop

lawAccording to a report released today by Cornerstone Research , the number of average settlements of securities class action dropped by more than 50% in 2008. Researchers observed a sharp drop, a median amount of cases settled in 2008 was $8 million, compared with $9 million in 2007.

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