CNX, Noble Energy Oil and Gas Royalty Class Action

This class action lawsuit alleges that CNX Gas Company and Noble Energy, Inc. fraudulently entered into lease agreements with the owners of oil and gas mineral rights in West Virginia which provided for flat-fee post production expense deductions from royalty payments owed.  Read more

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Your Money, Royalty Payments, Royalties, Energy Exploration and Production

MetLife ERISA Retirement Plan Fiduciary Breach Class Action

This class action lawsuit alleges that Metropolitan Life Insurance Company ("MetLife") breached its fiduciary duties to ERISA-covered retirement plan clients by failing to disclose key information including the manner in which it sets the internal "crediting rate" used to distribute capital investment income to their accounts.  Read more

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Your Money, Unfair Services, Retirement Plans, Retirement Plan Mismanagement, ERISA Violations, Employment Violations, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Annuities

Chesapeake Energy Gas Royalty Underpayment Class Action

This class action lawsuit alleges that Chesapeake Energy Corporation intentionally and systematically miscalculated and underpaid natural gas royalties to individual lessors within Pennsylvania.  Read more

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Your Money, Royalty Payments, Royalties, Energy Exploration and Production

Total Petrochemicals Alleged to Breach ERISA Fiduciary Duty

A class action brought against Total Petrochemicals, Inc. alleges that the company breached its fiduciary duties as administrator of its employee 401(k) fund, because the company is requiring employee participants to sell company stock in the fund back to the company at a loss. The lawsuit is brought under the rules of the Employee Retirement  Read more

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Your Money, Unfair Services, Retirement Plans, ERISA Violations, Employment Violations

Lawsuit Claims Talk Fusion is a Pyramid Scheme

A class action lawsuit has been filed against video communications giant Talk Fusion that accuses the company of operating a pyramid scheme, a business practice that is illegal in the United States and other parts of the world.   Read more

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Your Money, Unfair Services, Pyramid Scheme

Liberator Medical Holdings (LBMH) Merger Review

Liberator Medical Holdings (LBMH) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with C.R. Bard for $3.35 in cash per share.   Liberator Medical Holdings shareholders are entitled to answers to important questions regarding the proposed merger Does the merger agreement contain unfair termination provisions? At least one analyst set a price target of $8.00  Read more

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Corporate Merger Reviews

Fairchild Semiconductor International (FCS) Merger Review

Fairchild Semiconductor International (FCS) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with ON Semiconductor Corporation for $20.00 for each share of Fairchild common stock held.   Fairchild Semiconductor International shareholders are entitled to answers to important questions regarding the proposed merger Does the merger agreement contain unfair termination provisions? Does the merger agreement place  Read more

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Corporate Merger Reviews

Airgas (ARG) Merger Review

Airgas (ARG) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Air Liquide for $143 per share.   Airgas shareholders are entitled to answers to important questions regarding the proposed merger Does the merger agreement contain unfair termination provisions? Does the merger agreement place perhaps an undue burden on the board of directors relating to  Read more

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Corporate Merger Reviews

Starwood Hotels & Resorts (HOT) Merger Review

Starwood Hotels & Resorts (HOT) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Marriott International for $2.00 in cash and 0.92 shares of Marriott International per share of Starwood common stock held.   Starwood Hotels & Resorts shareholders are entitled to answers to important questions regarding the proposed merger Does the merger agreement contain  Read more

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Corporate Merger Reviews

Campus Crest Communities (CCG) Merger Review

Campus Crest Communities (CCG) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Harrison Street Real Estate Capital for $6.90 in cash and a contingent consideration of $0.13 for each share of Campus Crest stock owned.   Campus Crest shareholders are entitled to answers to important questions regarding the proposed merger Does the merger agreement  Read more

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Corporate Merger Reviews