December 17, 1990 |
McGraw-Hill Inc. Sues Sherman Oaks Firm: McGraw-Hill Inc. filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Medi-Legal Institute in Sherman Oaks, claiming that it has unlawfully copied portions of a book, "Medical Malpractice--Handling Dental Cases," on which McGraw-Hill owns the copyright. Medi-Legal conducts seminars and produces programs and written material for legal, health and insurance practitioners.
March 12, 2003 |
McGraw-Hill Cos., the publisher of Inside FERC's Gas Market Report, was ordered to provide a summary of natural-gas trading information to lawyers defending a former El Paso Corp. executive. Todd Geiger is accused of fabricating 48 natural-gas trades and reporting the false data to the industry newsletter, which compiles gas price indexes used in supply contracts. He pleaded not guilty in December to wire fraud and making a false trade report. U.S.
July 28, 1986 |
McGraw-Hill Inc. said it was buying the assets of Economy Co., a privately held company that publishes school textbooks. The value of the cash transaction was not released. Ford C. Price, whose family owns Economy Co., said the Oklahoma City-based company would be merged into the Webster schoolbook division of McGraw-Hill Book Co. of New York. He said the deal is expected to close in August, with a definitive sales agreement reached later this month.
September 15, 1995 |
McGraw-Hill Cos., publisher of Business Week magazine, said Thursday that it is challenging a U.S. District Court judge's order that halted publication of a story. The article was an investigative piece about recent developments in a lawsuit filed here last year by consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co. against Bankers Trust New York Corp. over derivatives losses. "We are deeply, deeply troubled" by the court order, Business Week Editor-in-Chief Stephen Shepard said.