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Berger & Montague PC
Berger & Montague, P.C. Announces Filing Of Class Action Suit Against Universal Health Services, Inc. And Certain Of Its Senior Officers On Behalf Of Investors -- UHS
PHILADELPHIA, March 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- On March 22, 2004, the law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C. filed a securities fraud class action complaint in the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Universal Health Services, Inc. ("Universal Health" or the "Company")(NYSE:UHS) and certain of its senior officers, on behalf of purchasers of Universal Health's securities between July 21, 2003 and February 27, 2004 inclusive (the "Class Period").
ICR Systems, Inc.
ICR Systems, Inc. Receives Permit Extension
ORLANDO, Fla., March 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ICR Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ICRM) announced today that its Florida Bio-Compliance subsidiary has received an extension to its construction permit from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The permit for the construction of a medical waste incineration facility was set to expire August 31, 2004 and has now been extended to August 31, 2006.
Bulletin from Investor AB's Annual General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, March 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Annual General Meeting approved the proposed dividend to shareholders of SEK 2.25 per share. The record date was determined as Friday, March 26, 2004. The dividend is scheduled to be distributed by VPC AB (the Swedish Securities Register Center) on Wednesday, March 31, 2004.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Shares of WCOEQ and MCWEQ Likely to be Cancelled Within Next Five Weeks as MCI WorldCom Emerges from Bankruptcy, Announces Parker & Waichman
NEW YORK, March 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Parker & Waichman (www.worldcomstockfraud.com) expects that shares of MCI WorldCom (Other OTC:WCOEQ) (Other OTC:MCWEQ) (Other OTC:MCIAV) trading under the ticker symbols WCOEQ and MCWEQ will likely be cancelled some time within the next five weeks. Earlier this month MCI WorldCom announced that it expects to emerge from bankruptcy by the end April. When MCI WorldCom emerges from bankruptcy it is likely that shares trading under the symbols WCOEQ and MCWEQ will be cancelled, leaving these shareholders with little or no value. Parker & Waichman continues to encourage all current and former MCI WorldCom shareholders and employees to evaluate their legal options by visiting: (http://www.worldcomstockfraud.com) and (http://www.worldcomemployeelawsuit.com).
Whale Communications Voted Finalist for SC Magazine Global Award
LONDON, March 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Whale Communications, the leading Application Aware(tm) SSL VPN vendor, announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the SC Magazine Global Awards 2004 programme in the "Best VPN" category. As one of the Reader Trust Awards, the selection of Whale as one of the three finalists in this category was made by the readers of SC Magazine. The SC Awards are well recognised as one of the leading security industry awards programmes, attracting over 900 nominations this year across the various categories.
Tharos Laboratories, Inc.
Renowned Marine Scientist Joins Tharos Laboratories, Inc.
FOXBORO, Mass., March 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tharos Laboratories, Inc. has recently announced the addition of Norman Wainwright, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors. Dr. Wainwright is a Senior Scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, MA, and an adjunct professor in the Boston University Marine Program. During his 25-year career, Dr. Wainwright's research has focused on analyzing bioactive compounds derived from marine organisms and how they may relate to human health.