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Block & Leviton LLP is a boutique law firm focused on complex litigation nationwide. Our dedicated team of attorneys brings a unique blend of experience and sound judgment to the vigorous representation of clients. The attorneys of Block & Leviton LLP have successfully prosecuted class and private actions on behalf of individual and institutional investors, recouping approximately $1.5 billion in losses and effectuating strong corporate governance reforms.



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Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Misleading Advertisements and Breaches of Contract By Google and Verizon In Connection with Sales of Chromebook Pixel
Block & Leviton LLP has commenced an investigation into potential breaches of contract, fraudulent misrepresentations, and/or violations of state consumer protection laws committed by Google, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Verizon Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VZ). When Google began selling the Chromebook Pixel in April 2013, the product was advertised as coming with a free two-year mobile broadband plan from Verizon, providing up to 100 MB of free data per month. According to several reports on June 23, 2014, however, Verizon began disconnecting customers in April 2014 and informing them that their free data plans expired after one year. :: Read More

Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Possible Credit Card Breach at P.F. Chang's China Bistro
Block & Leviton LLP has commenced an investigation into a credit card data breach at P.F. Chang's China Bistro (P.F. Chang's). On June 10, 2014, agents of the United States Secret Service informed P.F. Chang’s that customers’ credit and debit card data had been stolen from some of its restaurants. In a brief statement on June 12, 2014, P.F. Chang’s confirmed that customer “data has been compromised.” :: Read More

Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. for Possible Violations of the Federal Securities Laws
On June 6, 2014, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. filed a Form 8-K with the SEC, stating that it had uncovered material false statements in its previously reported financial results. As a result, its financial statements will be restated for at least 3 years. On this news, shares of Hertz immediately lost more than 10% of their value. Block & Leviton is investigating whether the Company and its officers and directors committed any violations of the federal securities laws which caused the more than $1.2 billion in losses to investors. :: Read More

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Block & Leviton LLP Announces That It Has Filed A Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Prospect Capital Corporation And Certain Of Its Officers And Directors
On May 28, 2014, Block & Leviton filed a securities class action lawsuit against Prospect Capital Corporation. The lawsuit, captioned Willey v. Prospect Capital Corporation et al., 14-cv-3796, is pending in the Southern District of New York and alleges violations of Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder, on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Prospect’s securities during the period September 14, 2009, through May 6, 2014, inclusive. :: Read More

Block & Leviton LLP Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Hyperdynamics Corporation
Block & Leviton LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of purchasers of securities in Hyperdynamics Corporation. The suit covers investors who purchased stocks, bonds and options in HDY between November 8, 2012, and March 11, 2014, and arises out of alleged violations of the federal securities laws pursuant to Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder. :: Read More

Court grants preliminary approval of $5.5 million settlement of Swisher Hygiene, Inc. Securities Litigation
The United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina granted preliminary approval to the settlement of the securities class action brought on behalf of investors who purchased Swisher Hygiene, Inc. common stock between March 1, 2011 and March 28, 2012. Defendants have agreed to pay $5.5 million to resolve claims that Swisher issued false financial results during the class period. The settlement provides a recovery of between 20% and 30% of investors’ recoverable losses. The final approval hearing is scheduled for August 6, 2014. Claim forms will be available as of April 3, 2014. Block & Leviton is lead counsel for the class. :: Read More