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HTMLHighway Guardrail Lawsuits Charge Unsafe Design Maiming Drivers
Fabrice N. Vincent; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
This summer, automotive and product design safety company, Safety Research & Strategies, filed suit against the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), seeking the public release of documents in the case of United States ex rel. Harman v. Trinity Industries. The whistleblower lawsuit alleges...

 

HTMLPortable Butane Stove Burn Injuries Still Cause Unnecessary Harm
Todd A. Walburg; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 22, 2014
Portable butane stoves are a great convenience, making it possible for campers and others without access to a fixed stove to cook meals. While they are available for as little as ten or fifteen dollars, unfortunately these convenient portable stoves and butane burners can cause severe burn injuries...

 

HTMLCar Fires and Fuel Tank Explosions Remain an Ongoing National Concern
Todd A. Walburg; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 15, 2014
According to the U.S. Fire Administration's National Fire Incident Reporting System, "from 2008 to 2010, an estimated 194,000 highway vehicle fires occurred in the United States each year resulting in an average of approximately 300 deaths, 1,250 injuries and $1.1 billion in property...

 

HTMLAbuse and Fraud by Private Correctional Service Contractors Reported
Robert J. Nelson; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 15, 2014
Abuses by private correctional service contractors of non-violent probationers is a growing problem, according to numerous media reports. These probationers have typically committed low-level offenses, such as failing to pay traffic tickets, driving without proof of insurance, shoplifting, or...

 

HTMLJ&J Withdraws Morcellators From Market Due to Cancer Risk
Annika K. Martin; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
Johnson & Johnson ("J&J") is asking doctors to return its laparoscopic power morcellators, controversial surgical devices that may inadvertently spread cancer in women being treated for uterine growths called fibroids. The company's Ethicon unit in April suspended sales and...

 

HTMLDeceptive Auto Loans and Car Dealer Loan Scams
Lieff Cabraser Heimann Bernstein LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014
Certain auto dealers have engaged in false and misleading business practices that have led to serious financial consequences for consumers, particularly consumers that have had difficulty in the past in obtaining credit. Car dealers are charging outrageous interest rates, sometimes over 20%, that...

 

HTMLGM Recall Payment Plan For Car Accident Victims Summary
Todd A. Walburg; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014
On June 30, 2014, General Motors unveiled a settlement protocol that would compensate persons injured and families of loved ones killed in accidents triggered by the defective ignition switch in millions of its cars. The defect caused the cars to suddenly lose power, often resulting in the driver...

 

HTMLNinth Circuit Reaffirms U.S. Antitrust Laws Apply To International Price-Fixing Cartels
Eric B. Fastiff; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014
In a significant ruling defining the scope of U.S. antitrust laws in our global economy, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the criminal convictions of AU Optronics ("AUO"), one of the world's leading manufacturers of Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Displays...

 

HTMLGM Recall Update: Full GM Recall List
Todd A. Walburg; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2014, previously published on July 8, 2014
General Motors announced on June 30, 2014 the recall of another 8.4 million automobiles, bringing the total number of vehicles recalled by GM this year to over 29 million worldwide. Out of the total number of vehicles recalled, 8.2 million are linked to the faulty key ignition system that causes...

 

HTMLNew Class Certification Opinion From Judge Easterbrook Is a Tour de Force
Jordan Elias; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014
"The greatest living American jurist isn't on the Supreme Court," replied Justice Cardozo when asked which of his colleagues on the court was the greatest. Cardozo was referring to Learned Hand, but his remark might apply today to another judge who has professed admiration for Hand: Frank...

 


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