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Court Grants Final Approval of $65 Million Settlement Obtained by Nix Patterson for Investors in SeaWorld Entertainment Securities Fraud Litigation

On July 24, 2020, Judge Michael Anello of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, San Diego Division, granted final approval of the $65 million settlement in the SeaWorld Entertainment Securities Fraud Litigation that Nix Patterson and its co-counsel obtained on behalf of its client, the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System

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NP and Whitten Burrage Win Motion to Remand in Oklahoma Opioid Litigation

As previously reported, NP and co-counsel, Whitten Burrage, represent the State of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter in litigation against several manufacturers of opioid pain killers in a lawsuit filed in Cleveland County, Oklahoma, entitled State of Oklahoma v. Purdue Pharma, L.P., et al. On June 13, 2018, the Purdue defendants filed a

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Former SeaWorld CEO Invokes Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination in SeaWorld Securities Litigation

On February 23, 2018, Investigative Reporter Mike DeForest of News 6 in Orlando, WKMG Click Orlando, ran a story on the SeaWorld Securities Litigation, titled “Former SeaWorld CEO refuses to answer questions in shareholder lawsuit – Jim Atchison invokes Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.” The report details how SeaWorld’s former CEO, a named Defendant in

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Court Sets Trial Date for Oklahoma’s Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

On Thursday January 11, 2018, Cleveland County Oklahoma Judge Thad Balkman ordered that the State of Oklahoma’s trial against several major manufacturers of addictive opioid drugs will begin on May 28, 2019. The State is represented by the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office and the law firms of Whitten Burrage and Nix, Patterson & Roach. Whitten

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