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First Paraquat Trial Delayed, But MDL Is Created as More Lawsuits Come to Bear

The first trial among multiple claims filed against Paraquat makers and distributors was delayed. It was the most recent of several delays for this highly anticipated litigation. The claim involves a man who developed Parkinson’s disease after decades of exposure to Paraquat.

Thomas Hoffman worked as a farmer. According to his complaint, the plaintiff was first exposed to Paraquat when he was in the fifth grade, and the exposure continued for decades in the course of Hoffman’s farming work. He died in 2017, only 23 days after filing his lawsuit.

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Broker Mark Korsch - Potential Customer Claims for Investment Losses

Marc Korsch is currently registered with Arkadios Capital and has been registered in the securities industry for 11 years. Mr. Korsch has been the subject of multiple customer complaints.

In October 2020, a client alleged Mr. Korsch of investing their accounts in unsuitable and high-risk investments from July 2014 until the dispute was opened. The client is requesting $100,000 in alleged damages and the case is pending.

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Noble Royalties Investment Loss Recovery

Noble Royalties sponsored a variety of funds, named the Noble Royalty Access Funds. The units of the Funds were not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and they did not trade on a public exchange. Thus shares of the interests in the noble Royalty Access Funds were generally illiquid. Investors who were sold Noble Royalty Funds may have suffered significant losses and may not even be aware of the true extent of their losses. The shares of Noble Royalties Funds were only supposed to be allowed to be Accredited Investors (generally high new worth investors).

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How to Recover Your Losses in FS Energy & Power Fund

The FS Energy & Power Fund was a speculative and high risk investment which was structured as a Business Development Company. Typically Business Development Companies (BDCs) are not registered with the SEC, and they are not publicly traded or listed on public exchanges.

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GPB Capital Investors – Recover Your Losses

GPB Capital has been accused of running a Ponzi-like scheme that defrauded thousands of investors across the country. As many as 17,000 investors have been affected according to the SEC. The alleged fraud could have caused well over $500 million in losses. Many individual investors, including retirees, may have suffered significant losses as a result.

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Florida Woman Sues Belviq Maker for Breast Cancer

Florida resident Mary Milana first started using the chronic weight-management drug Belviq in 2013 and continued its use through early 2020. In April 2021, she and her husband, Victor Milana, filed a complaint against Eisai, Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Belviq, after Mary was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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ATEL 16 Lawsuits – Investors May Be Entitled to Recover Losses

ATEL 16, LLC is a risky equipment leasing fund offered and sold to many investors. While some brokers or financial advisors may have sold this product as a low risk, stable, or conservative investment option, the reality is that ATEL 16 was an emerging growth company and investments in ATEL 16 involved a risk of substantial loss. If a broker or financial advisor recommended ATEL 16 to you or failed to properly explain or describe the risks and features of this product, you may have a legal right to recover your losses.

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Potential Customer Claims Against Dain Farrell Stokes, Former LPL Broker and Investment Advisor

Dain Farrell Stokes is a previously registered broker and investment advisor who worked for four different firms before being barred by both FINRA and the SEC. According to FINRA’S BrokerCheck, Stokes is named in three regulatory finals and one employment separation after allegations. Client allegations against Stokes include suitability issues, recommending unsuitable variable annuities, and defrauding customers.

Mr. Stokes was associated with the following firms:

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