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Former executives at zinc producer American Zinc Recycling LLC urged a Delaware federal court Thursday to reject a magistrate judge's recommendation to keep alive investors’ suit over alleged misrepresentations that inflated stock prices, saying the judge ignored the substance of their dismissal bid.
EQT Corp. told a Pennsylvania federal court Friday that a former executive shouldn't be able to get severance benefits he argued he was wrongly denied, saying that he voluntarily left the company.
A man who invested nearly $140,000 worth of bitcoin into a Dublin-based cryptocurrency startup stepped forward to claim he had the largest financial interest in a proposed class action against the company, and a Pennsylvania federal court on Thursday certified him as the new lead plaintiff and Levi & Korsinsky LLP as lead counsel in the suit.
A Pennsylvania state senator on Friday announced legislation to curb the environmental impact of plastic consumption by seeking to ban plastic straws at eateries and retailers, a move that comes after a Commonwealth city adopted a similar ordinance earlier this week.
The winners of a $6.4 million asbestos verdict are urging the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to find that responsibility for the award could be split evenly among each of the eight liable defendants in the case despite a state law establishing a system of proportional division of damages.