When Stocks Fall, Lawsuits Rise
- AT&T, Lucent subject of Y2K a class action. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);03/26/99, Vol. 46 Issue 13, p3B
Reports on New York-based law firm Beatie & Osborn's filing of a class-action lawsuit against AT&T Corp. and its spinoff Lucent Technologies Inc. for non-compliant telecommunications equipment issued by the companies. Allegations that the companies violated state consumer-protection laws and...
- They reap what they sue. Carter, Wayne // Telephony;05/05/97, Vol. 232 Issue 18, p20
Reports on Lucent Technologies' contract to provide Bell Atlantic with switching equipment and convert its network from analog to digital as part of the settlement of Bell Atlantic/DSC's lawsuit against Lucent Technologies and AT&T. Sale of switching equipment at lower prices; AT&T's allegations...
- AT&T Sues Four Suburbs. // Multichannel News;5/8/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p45
The article reports on lawsuits filed by AT&T against Itasca, North Aurora, Wood Dale and Geneva in Illinois for delaying plant improvements that will lead to a launch of its video service. AT&T has sued communities that approve temporary bans on issuing siting permits. The telephone company...
- Locals Lose Cable Access Fight. Cantwell, Rebecca // Inter@ctive Week;06/26/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 25, p11
Reports on the ruling of the 9th United States Circuit Court of Appeals on the lawsuit filed by the local government of Portland, Oregon against AT&T Corp. over Internet access through the cable network of AT&T. Victory of AT&T in the lawsuit; Effects of the decision on the ruling of the...
- Everybody needs somebody...to sue. Van Hefner, William // America's Network;09/01/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 13, p28
Deals with the individual lawsuits filed by several states in the United States (U.S.) against MCI WorldCom, AT&T Corp. and Sprint Corp. over advertisements for long distance telephone services. Comments on the regulations of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade...
- TECH CEO SENTENCED. Smothers, Shani; Donaldson, Sonya A. // Black Enterprise;Dec2002, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p55
Reports on the sanction imposed to Gregory Evans, founder of Cyber Group Network Corp., in February 2002 for U.S. federal conspiracy and wire fraud against AT&T and MCI. Facts of the case; Action taken by AT&T to prevent future similar cases.
- AT&T equipment, services get one-two punch. Meyers, Jason; Pappalardo, Denise // Telephony;2/19/96, Vol. 230 Issue 8, p3
Reports that DSC Communications and Bell Atlantic accused AT&T Corp. and Lucent Technologies of anti-competitive behavior. Antitrust suit charges; Speculations that DSC is trying to trip up AT&T as it proceeds with the Lucent spinoff.
- Ex-Lucent employees sue over severance. // RCR Wireless News;4/1/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p34
Reports on the lawsuit filed by former employees of Lucent Technologies Inc. against the company and their union, Communications Workers of America Local 1365 in March 2002. Charges against the company; Value of severance packages accepted by the former Lucent employees.
- Lucent Sues Micron Tech. // Electronic News;07/05/99, Vol. 45 Issue 27, p2
Looks at a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Lucent Technologies Inc. against Micron Technology Inc. in the United States District Court in Wilmington, Delaware. What the patents in question cover; Other allegations against Micron.