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  • Piney Point Toxic Waste Leak Class Action Lawsuit
    by Levin Papantonio on April 9, 2021 at 9:39 pm

      A class action lawsuit has been brought against HRK Holdings, LLC, after an abandoned phosphate fertilizer processing plant in Manatee County developed a “significant leak” on March 25, 2021. The leak threatens local residents with 480 million gallons of toxic wastewater and... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • The Dangers of Xeljanz
    by Levin Papantonio on March 29, 2021 at 9:52 pm

      Patients who have taken the drug Xeljanz to treat certain forms of arthritis and ulcerative colitis are learning that the cure could be worse than the disease.In early February 2021, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert to patients, pharmacies, and... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • Johnson & Johnson Earmarks Nearly $4 Billion for Talc Powder Lawsuits
    by Levin Papantonio on March 20, 2021 at 1:28 pm

      As the number of talc powder lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson continues to rise, the multinational corporation has reserved $3.9 billion for litigation expenses and settlements, reports Business Insider. The planned reserve represents a marked increase from the $400 million that... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • New York City Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Investor Lawsuits
    by Levin Papantonio on March 12, 2021 at 8:05 pm

      When New York City Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol NYC), price shares plummeted 41 percent within the first day of trading. The crash hit one group of investors particularly hard—those who had purchased New York City REIT as a non-traded... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • Former Coastal Broker Luke Michael Johnson’s List of Customer Disputes Runs Long
    by Levin Papantonio on February 26, 2021 at 3:53 pm

      Now a registered investment advisor with Prime Capital Investment Advisors, LLC,  Luke Michael Johnson was once registered as a broker with several securities firms, according to records gathered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)’s BrokerCheck.In... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • Mutual of Omaha’s Edward Earl Matthes Barred From Working as a Broker
    by Levin Papantonio on February 26, 2021 at 2:48 pm

      Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has barred Edward (Ed) Earl Matthes from working as a broker or even associating in any capacity with a broker-dealer firm. FINRA’s BrokerCheck reports on the events that led to Matthes’ disbarment, including a 20-year history... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • FINRA Permanently Bars James Blake Daughtry From Broker Activities
    by Levin Papantonio on February 13, 2021 at 4:16 pm

      FINRA Permanently Bars James Blake Daughtry From Broker ActivitiesThe Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) barred James Blake Daughtry (CRD#: 3272282), preventing the former broker and investment adviser from working as a broker and from associating in any way with a... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • Restricted Trading & Market Manipulation Claims against Robinhood, Webull, Interactive Brokers, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade, Schwab & Other Trading Platforms
    by Levin Papantonio on January 29, 2021 at 9:30 pm

      BREAKING NEWS: LEVIN PAPANTONIO RAFFERTY Investigates Restricted Trading & Market Manipulation Claims against Robinhood, Webull, Interactive Brokers, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade, Schwab & Other Trading Platforms.On January 28, 2021, Robinhood announced that it was restricting... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • 3M Military Combat Arms Earplug Trial Set for March
    by Levin Papantonio on January 26, 2021 at 8:37 pm

     More than 2220,000 military members have been patiently waiting for 3M to be held accountable for service members’ hearing losses suffered because of the company’s defective earplugs. That wait now draws to a close. A trial date has been set for March 2021, with Judge Casey Rodgers, Chief... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • DuPont, Chemours reach agreement over PFAS Forever Chemical
    by Levin Papantonio on January 25, 2021 at 3:26 pm

      The Dupont Co. announced a binding memorandum of understanding related to the environmental liabilities of pollution stemming from man-made chemicals—per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—that are linked to cancer, according to a January 23, 2021 report from the Associated... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Walmart Over Opioid Crisis
    by Levin Papantonio on January 10, 2021 at 3:36 pm

    The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a nationwide lawsuit against Walmart Inc. According to a civil complaint the DOJ filed, Walmart pharmacies across the country unlawfully dispensed controlled substances. At the height of the country’s prescription opioid crisis, Walmart unlawfully... To read the entire article, click the title above.

  • The Case of Egregious Conduct Against Skanska and the Pensacola Bay Bridge Damage
    by Levin Papantonio on December 17, 2020 at 3:51 pm

      “It’s not just about a bridge,” Sarah Papantonio, attorney at Levin Papantonio, said in an interview with The Big Picture host Holland Cooke.Papantonio was referring to the Pensacola Bay Bridge, which was rendered unusable on September 15, 2020, when 27 barges broke loose... To read the entire article, click the title above.