David Collins

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Acceleron and Merck Merger Contested in Court by Shareholder

On Wednesday, Elaine Wang, a shareholder, filed a complaint in the Southern District of New York against Acceleron Pharma Inc. and members of its Board for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act for a...

Syngenta Sued for Alleged Cover-up of Parkinson’s Causing Chemical Paraquat

On Monday, Donald and Emma Davis filed a complaint in the Southern District of Illinois against Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, Syngenta AG, and Chevron U.S.A. Inc, for the manufacturing and sale of paraquat, a toxic...

Tulalip Tribes Sues Stanford University for Duplicating Patent of Opioid Treatment

On Friday, the Tulalip Tribal Federal Corporation filed a complaint in the Western District of Washington - Seattle against The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford) for allegedly breaking an agreement...

Cannabis Company’s Lawsuit Against Payroll Business Dismissed in Court

Yesterday, the District of Maryland filed a memorandum opinion and a subsequent order in Temescal Wellness of Maryland, LLC’s case against Faces Human Capital, LLC after the plaintiff accused Faces allegedly failed to send Temescal’s...

Cargill Sues Shipping Vessel for Failing to Transport Goods

On Wednesday, food giant Cargill, Incorporated filed a complaint in the Eastern District of Louisiana against a ship, using a legal process allowing the ship to be sued itself. They allege that the failure to...

Maine Lobstermen’s Association Sues Government Agency for Harsh New Conservation Goals

Yesterday, the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, Inc. filed a complaint in the District of Columbia against the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for allegedly publishing a “draconian” Biological Opinion that could potentially shut down their Maine...