Author: Jen Wagner

Galena Biopharma, Inc. investigation

February 17, 2014

STOLL BERNE, an Oregon class action and securities fraud law firm, is investigating potential claims concerning whether Galena Biopharma, Inc. (“Galena”) (NASDAQ: GALE),  its board of directors or officers violated state or federal securities laws, or breached fiduciary duties owed to shareholders.

Federal pleading standards in employment class actions

August 10, 2010

In Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 129 S. Ct. 1937 (2009), the Supreme Court issued a watershed decision on pleading standards under Fed. R. Civ. Pro. 8, making clear that the familiar notice pleading standard is no longer applicable.  In Iqbal, the Court clarified that its decision in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 554 (2007)