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Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigating Allegations That Several Companies Fixed Capacitor Prices
September 23, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating allegations that a number of companies engaged in the unlawful price fixing of capacitor prices. These companies are accused of conspiring to fix the prices of aluminum, tantalum, film and ceramic capacitors for nearly a decade.
Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Canon Pixma Printer Failures
September 16, 2014

Based on a recently filed complaint, Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating allegations that certain Canon Pixma brand printers are rendered totally useless after displaying the error message “U052: Wrong Printhead Error.” 
Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigating Retailers for Alleged False Advertising of Apparel Prices
September 09, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating retailers Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Gap, and Banana Republic for deceptively marketing items at outlet stores to suggest that discounts received by customers are greater than they actually are.   

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigating Oil Consumption Defect in Certain Subaru Vehicles
September 02, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating allegations that certain Subaru vehicles consume or burn off excessive amounts of oil that burden customers with expensive repair bills.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigating Allegedly Defective WEN Hair Products That Cause Hair Loss
August 21, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating Guthy-Renker LLC (“Guthy-Renker”) for manufacturing and marketing allegedly defective WEN Cleansing Conditioners that cause significant hair loss.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Alleged False Advertising of Neutrogena Sunscreen Products
August 14, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating allegations that Neutrogena deceptively marketed a certain number of its sunscreen products as being “water resistant” and adding “water + sun barrier” protection.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Twitter Spam SMS text messages
June 25, 2014

Based on a recently filed complaint, Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating allegations that Twitter is sending advertising solicitation text messages via its SMS short code, 40404, to persons who have not consented to such messaging and/or who do not have a relationship with Twitter. 

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Under Filled Bags of Mulch
June 24, 2014

Based on a recently filed complaint, Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating allegations that certain brands of mulch sold at Lowes Home Centers did not contain the two cubic feet represented on the mulch packaging. 

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Undergarment Makers for Alleged False Advertising
June 24, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating claims that undergarment makers Maidenform Brands LLC and Wacoal America Inc. falsely advertised their products as being able to permanently change women’s body shape and skin tone. 

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of PetroLogistics LP
May 29, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of PetroLogistics LP, concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Flint Hills Resources, LLC.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Aeroflex Holding Corp.
May 21, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Aeroflex Holding Corp., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Cobham plc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of DIRECTV
May 19, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of DIRECTV, concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by AT&T, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Pinnacle Foods Inc.
May 12, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Pinnacle Foods Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by The Hillshire Brands Company.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Chelsea Therapeutics
May 08, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Chelsea Therapeutics International, Ltd., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by H. Lundbeck A/S.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Alleged Mislabeling of Coca-Cola Products
May 06, 2014

A number of recent lawsuits indicate that Coca-Cola has been misrepresenting its beverages as containing no artificial flavors or chemical preservatives, when in fact these products contain phosphoric acid. 

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of OmniAmerican Bancorp, Inc.
April 30, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of OmniAmerican Bancorp, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Southside Bancshares, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Susser Holdings Corp.
April 29, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Susser Holdings Corp., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
April 28, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Forest Laboratories, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Allergan, Inc.
April 23, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Allergan, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Cbeyond, Inc.
April 22, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Cbeyond, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Birch Communications, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigating Allegations That Herbalife is a Pyramid Scheme
April 22, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating allegations that Herbalife Ltd.’s business is based upon a pyramid scheme and that its distributors have therefore been defrauded.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Zygo Corporation
April 11, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Zygo Corporation, concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by AMETEK, Inc.

Actos Developers Hit With $9 Billion Verdict For Hiding Cancer Risks Associated With Drug
April 09, 2014

On April 8, 2014, a jury in the Western District of Louisiana levied a verdict including $9 billion in punitive damages against the developers of Actos.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
April 07, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Mallinckrodt Plc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of DFC Global Corp.
April 02, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of DFC Global Corp., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by an affiliate of Lone Star Funds.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Currency Conversion Fees Charged By Hertz Corporation
April 01, 2014

Consumers who traveled abroad and rented a car from Hertz Corporation (Hertz) may have been overcharged by the company due to its currency conversion fee.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Second Generation Nest Learning Thermostats
April 01, 2014

Consumers who purchased the Second Generation Nest Learning Thermostat may be experiencing inaccurate thermostat readings due to the thermostat overheating.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of SWS Group, Inc.
April 01, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of SWS Group, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Hilltop Holdings Inc. 

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Ignition Switch Defect in Numerous GM Vehicles
March 31, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is currently investigating General Motors (GM) vehicles that have been recalled due to faulty ignition switches.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of LIN Media LLC
March 21, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of LIN Media LLC, concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Media General, Inc. 

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Schawk, Inc.
March 18, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Schawk, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Matthews International Corporation.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of EPL Oil & Gas, Inc.
March 12, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of EPL Oil & Gas, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited.

Tom’s of Maine Toothpaste May Be Deceptively Labeled
March 12, 2014

Recent allegations indicate that Tom’s of Maine falsely labeled its toothpaste as “Natural,” when the products contain chemically-processed ingredients, such as xylitol and sodium lauryl sulfate.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Safeway Inc.
March 07, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Safeway Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Nescafe Clasico Decaf Coffee
March 04, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential remedies for consumers who purchased Nescafe Clasico Decaf coffee.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Shutter Mechanism Defect in Nikon D600 Digital SLR Cameras
February 28, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating alleged shutter mechanism defects in Nikon D600 cameras, which many owners have reported produce photographs obstructed by oil and dust spotting.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Merger of TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc.
February 24, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed merger agreement with RF Micro Devices, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Forest Laboratories, Inc.
February 19, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Forest Laboratories, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Actavis plc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Alleged Data Breaches at Neiman Marcus & Michael's Stores, Inc
February 06, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating two alleged data breaches that occurred at Neiman Marcus stores and at Michael’s Stores, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of ATMI, Inc.
February 04, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of ATMI, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Entegris, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of ArthroCare Corporation
February 03, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of ArthroCare Corporation, concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Smith & Nephew plc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Accelrys, Inc.
January 30, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Accelrys, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Dassault Systèmes S.A.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Texas Industries, Inc.
January 28, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Texas Industries, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of VantageSouth Bancshares, Inc.
January 27, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of VantageSouth Bancshares, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Yadkin Financial Corporation.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Facebook, Inc.’s Alleged Scanning of Private User Messages
January 17, 2014

According to a recently filed class action lawsuit, Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”) allegedly scans the content of its users’ private messages in order to share user information with other third parties.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Beam, Inc.
January 13, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Beam, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Suntory Holdings Limited.

Debt Collection Companies May Be Violating the TCPA in Order to Collect Unpaid Medical Bills
January 09, 2014

There have been a recent number of complaints against medical debt collection companies for telephone calls made to patients for billing purposes.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout of Pacer International, Inc.
January 06, 2014

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Pacer International, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by XPO Logistics, Inc.

Verizon Allegedly Misleading About the Need to Replace Copper Phone Lines with Fiber Optic Lines
December 19, 2013

Recent complaints filed with the Federal Trade Commission and Montgomery County Maryland’s Office of Consumer Protection suggest that Verizon may be misleading customers in its marketing of its fiber optic service known as FiOS.

Gold & Silver Benchmarks Under Investigation for Manipulation
December 18, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is currently investigating what remedies may be available for consumers and investors affected by any potential wrongdoing in the gold and silver fixes.

Solta Medical, Inc. – Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Potentially Unfair Buyout
December 16, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Solta Medical, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Spotify USA, Inc.’s Billing Practices
December 16, 2013

According to allegations in a recently filed class action complaint, Spotify USA, Inc. (“Spotify”) may not provide its California customers with appropriate notice prior to setting up an automatic monthly subscription.

Potential Relief for California Residents Stuck Paying for Reoccurring Charges or Automatic Renewals
December 16, 2013

Frequently, consumers find themselves paying for reoccurring charges that they have no recollection agreeing to. Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating the rights and potential remedies of California residents paying reoccurring charges.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphones Allegedly Catching Fire
December 11, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating reports of certain Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones allegedly catching on fire while charging.

Whole Foods Baked Goods May Be Deceptively Labeled
December 11, 2013

Recent allegations indicate that certain baked goods sold by Whole Foods Markets, Inc. are labeled as “all natural,” despite containing synthetic or chemically-processed ingredients.

Customers of 23andMe May Be Entitled to Compensation
December 02, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating claims on behalf of customers of home DNA testing company 23andMe.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Biodegradable Plastics in California
November 26, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating the potential deceptive marketing and labeling of plastic products in California as biodegradable.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of ViroPharma Inc. Buyout Proposal
November 11, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of ViroPharma Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Shire Plc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of Santarus, Inc. Buyout Proposal
November 08, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Santarus, Inc., concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Supreme Court of Canada Allows Indirect Purchaser Class Actions to Proceed in Landmark Ruling
November 01, 2013

This decision represents a significant victory for Canadian consumers.

Federal Judge Allows Third-Party Payors to Proceed in Avandia Class Actions
October 31, 2013

Representing Plaintiff United Benefit Fund, Finkelstein Thompson LLP greatly contributed to this triumphant decision.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Allegations of Unpaid Security Checks for Hourly Employees
October 29, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating claims that major companies have subjected hourly employees to “off-the-clock” security searches in violation of state and federal laws.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Craze Performance Fuel
October 29, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating allegations that the sports supplement Craze Performance Fuel contains a compound similar to methamphetamine.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Automatic Enrollment Into Bank Overdraft Programs
October 29, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating allegations that banks are automatically enrolling their customers into overdraft fee programs.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of Washington Banking Co. Buyout
October 24, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Washington Banking Co. concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Heritage Financial Corp.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of PAA Natural Gas Storage, L.P. Buyout
October 22, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of unitholders of PAA Natural Gas Storage, L.P. concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of Tellabs Inc. Going Private Proposal
October 21, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Tellabs Inc., concerning the proposed acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates SSNDOB’s Alleged Data Breach of Kroll Background America
October 17, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating claims of a security breach that compromised the computers of the data brokerage company Kroll Background America, Inc.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Allegedly Ineffective Pre-Collision System In Toyota Prius V
October 16, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is currently investigating the allegedly ineffective Pre-Collision System (PCS) sold with Toyota Prius V Vehicles, from at least the 2010 to the 2013 models.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of The Active Network, Inc. Going Private Proposal
September 30, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of The Active Network, Inc., concerning the proposed acquisition by Vista Equity Partners.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. Buyout
September 16, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc, concerning the proposed acquisition by Chiesi Farmaceutici S.P.A.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Allegations of Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Personal Products
September 12, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating whether consumers who purchased certain personal care products that allegedly contain cocamide DEA may be entitled to compensation.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of Sterling Financial Corporation Buyout
September 12, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Sterling Financial Corporation, concerning the proposed acquisition by Umpqua Holdings Corporation.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Investigates Allegations of Defective Batteries in Garmin Nüvi GPS Devices
September 05, 2013

Recent allegations indicate that Garmin’s Nüvi GPS devices may have been sold with defective batteries that fail prematurely, allegedly forcing customers to either bear the cost of replacing the batteries or pay Garmin an exorbitant price to “overhaul” the devices.

Finkelstein Thompson Investigates Allegedly Faulty Navigation Systems in 2012 & 2013 BMW Vehicles
September 05, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating the allegedly faulty navigation systems in 2012 & 2013 BMW vehicles.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Buyout
September 05, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., concerning the proposed acquisition by Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of Globecomm Systems Inc. Going Private Proposal
August 26, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Globecomm Systems Inc. (“Globecomm” or “the Company”), concerning the proposed acquisition by Wasserstein & Co. (“Wasserstein”).

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of TMS International Corp. Buyout
August 26, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of TMS International Corp. (“TMS” or “the Company”), concerning the proposed acquisition by The Pritzker Organization, LLC (“Pritzker”).

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation Into Unpaid Internships
August 23, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of college students who have participated in unpaid internships.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of Firstbank Corp. Buyout
August 15, 2013

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Firstbank Corporation (“Firstbank” or “the Company”), concerning the proposed acquisition by Mercantile Bank Corp. (“Mercantile”).

Finkelstein Thompson Partner Michael G. McLellan Quoted in Reuters Article on US Air-AMR Lawsuit
August 15, 2013

A Reuters article entitled "U.S. judge in airline mega-merger once ran Microsoft case," published August 14, 2013, featured commentary from Finkelstein Thompson partner Michael G. McLellan.

Buitoni Pastas May Be Deceptively Labeled
August 14, 2013

Recent allegations indicate that Nestle falsely labeled its Buitoni brand of fresh refrigerated pastas as “All Natural,” when the products contain chemically-processed ingredients. 

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners, L.P. Buyout
August 12, 2013