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Gilman Law LLP

February 08, 2012 12:14 ET

Gilman Law LLP Announces Hecla Mining Company Securities Fraud Lawsuit and Notifies Investors of April 2, 2012 Deadline

NAPLES, FL--(Marketwire - Feb 8, 2012) - Leading national securities law firm Gilman Law LLP announces that a Hecla Mining Company Securities Fraud Lawsuit has commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Idaho (Case 1:12-cv-00042). The lawsuit alleges that Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) and its Directors issued materially false and misleading statements to investors, thereby violating the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

If you purchased or otherwise acquired shares of Hecla's common stock between October 26, 2010, and January 11, 2012, (the "class period"), you are encouraged to contact Gilman Law before the April 2, 2012 Deadline. Investors may contact Ken Gilman, the managing partner of Gilman Law LLP, at (239) 221-8301 or by email at tshea@gilmanpastor.com for a Free Evaluation of your case. Investors may also read more about the Hecla Mining Company Securities Fraud Lawsuit on the Gilman Law Securities Fraud website.

Hecla Mining Securities Fraud Lawsuit Details

Hecla mines various precious metals, minerals, gold, silver, lead, and zing, which are sold to smelters, consumers, and precious metals traders. The complaint alleges that Hecla and its Directors failed to disclose operational problems at its Lucky Friday mine, some of which lead to fatal accidents. The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) fined Hecla over safety concerns in the Lucky Friday mine and concerns over the death of one minor in an April 2011 accident. Please visit our website for more information on the MSHA Helca Mine Safety Inspection.

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