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Connecticut Office of Scott + Scott, LLC Filed Lawsuits Against Star Gas, LP and Will File Lead Plaintiff Papers on Monday -- SGH, SGU
COLCHESTER, Conn., Dec. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scott + Scott, LLC has filed complaints charging Star Gas (NYSE:SGU) or (NYSE:SGH) and certain of its officers and directors (Irik P. Sevin and Amy Trauber) with violations of the Federal Securities Laws (Securities Exchange Act of 1934). Star Gas is a holding company for regulated utilities and other unregulated businesses. The initial complaint on file had a date beginning with securities' purchasers of 12/4/03 (the complaint Scott + Scott, LLC filed for other counsel has an initial opening period of July 25, 2000. Upon appointment of lead plaintiff and the filing of an amended complaint, this issue will be resolved in the best interest of the damaged class as defined at that time.). For more information please e-mail attorney Neil Rothstein at firstname.lastname@example.org (or immediate contact at 619/251-0887) or see the end of this release for additional contact information.
The Pomerantz Firm Files Securities Class Action Suit Against GeoPharma, Inc. -- GORX
NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action lawsuit against GeoPharma, Inc. ("GeoPharma" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:GORX) and two of the Company's senior officers, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased the securities of GeoPharma on December 1, 2004 (the "class period"). The case was filed in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York.
Scott + Scott, LLC Retirement Plan Participant Lawsuit Alleges That Marsh & McLennan Breached Fiduciary Duties Owed to Current and Former Employees -- MMC
COLCHESTER, Conn., Dec. 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scott + Scott, LLC has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of participants and beneficiaries of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) Stock Investment Plan. The lawsuit has been filed to recover losses that current and former Marsh employees have suffered in their retirement accounts. Marsh plans to slash 3,000 jobs at the company, or 5% of its work force. The job cuts are due in large part to Marsh's involvement in a bid-rigging scandal with insurance companies. The lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. If you wish to discuss your rights, please call 800-404-7770 (EST) or 800-332-2259 (PST) or email (MarshERISALitigation@scott-scott.com or email@example.com). The firm continues to investigate on an ongoing basis. As part of a group, any employee can do this on a confidential basis and participate in the litigation at their own discretion. It is unlawful for Marsh & McLennan to take any retaliatory action against any employee who chooses to participate in the suit. Individual clients have already expressed interest in leading this litigation.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Investor Notice: Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP Has Filed A Shareholder Class Action Against Conexant Systems, Inc. -- CNXT
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of shareholders who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Conexant Systems, Inc. ("Conexant" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CNXT) between March 1, 2004 and November 4, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Investor Notice: Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP Has Filed A Shareholder Class Action Against Pfizer, Inc. -- PFE
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of shareholders who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Pfizer, Inc. ("Pfizer" or the "Company") (NYSE:PFE) between November 1, 2000 and December 16, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Investor Deadline to Join Class Action Against Autobytel, Inc. as a Potential Lead Plaintiff is December 28, 2004 - ABTLE
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP announces a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Autobytel, Inc. ("Autobytel" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:ABTLE) between July 24, 2003 and October 21, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Harwood Feffer LLP
Wechsler Harwood LLP Announces Investigation of Pfizer 401(K) Retirement Plans
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Wechsler Harwood LLP, one of the leading firms in the country that represents investors, including employees who lost money investing in company stock in their 401(k) retirement plans, is investigating claims against Pfizer, Inc. ("Pfizer") (NYSE:PFE). The claims concern whether the Pfizer 401(k) retirement plans imprudently invested in Pfizer stock.
Zimmerman Reed Announces Free Comprehensive Celebrex Case Evaluations
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Zimmerman Reed offers Celebrex injury case evaluations, at no cost, at www.zimmreed.com. On Friday, in reaction to the study, Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced an increased risk of cardiovascular events to patients using the popular arthritis and pain relief drug, Celebrex. A long-term cancer-prevention trial, sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, showed that patients taking Celebrex had more than twice the number of major fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events as those taking a placebo. This study comes only a few months after Vioxx was pulled from the market, due to similar concerns.
Immediatek's DiscLive Set to Record Legendary Doors of the 21st Century
DALLAS, Dec. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Immediatek's (OTCBB:ITEK) wholly owned subsidiary DiscLive, Inc., announced today it will be recording the Doors of the 21st Century for a very special New Year's Eve performance at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA, and distributing live discs immediately after the show. This is a repeat performance for DiscLive, having previously recorded the legendary band last New Year's at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. The individually numbered, limited edition discs quickly sold out, and the company expects the same thing to happen this year.