Jul 24, 2014
Product Liability

Subaru Oil Burning Defect Prompts Class Action

Subaru of America, Inc., was hit with a class action lawsuit last week over vehicles allegedly sold with a defect that causes them to burn excessive amounts of oil.… More

Jul 18, 2014
Important Rulings

GAF Reaches Tentative Settlement with Customers, Avoids Trial

GAF Materials Corporation announced this week that a tentative agreement has been reached to resolve lawsuits over its allegedly defective shingles.… More

Jul 17, 2014
Defective Medical Devices

With 50K Lawsuits Filed, Vaginal Mesh Ban Rejected by FDA

The FDA has announced it will not be recalling or banning transvaginal mesh products – or at least not yet. What prompted this announcement?… More

Jul 8, 2014
What You Need To Know

Lawsuits of the Future: What's the Next Wave of Class Actions?

In the past several years, I've been noticing common threads in class actions filed in courts across the country. "Managers" are suing their employers for unpaid overtime. The health-conscious are suing… More

Jul 8, 2014
Defective Medical Devices

J&J to Pay $4M to State of Oregon Over Hip Implant Claims

This week, J&J agreed to pay out $4 million to settle Oregon's claims that subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics made false claims when advertising and selling its now recalled… More

Jul 2, 2014
Labor & Employment

After Worldwide Protests, Uber Hit With Employee Lawsuits

Earlier this month, the capital cities of several European countries were brought to a standstill by protests. The crowds – and the rows of parked cars that accompanied them–… More

Jul 2, 2014
What You Need To Know

Is Your Unpaid Internship Legal?

As July 4th approaches, college students with unpaid internships may be questioning why they agreed to spend a summer working for no pay. Although students with unpaid interns may be… More

Jul 2, 2014
Labor & Employment

California Trucking Firm Misclassified Drivers as Independent Contractors

Last month, a federal appellate court ruled in Fernando Ruiz v. Affinity Logistics Corporation that a California trucking company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors… More

Jul 1, 2014
Consumer Fraud

Do Food Manufacturers Have To Warn You About Allergies?

Do food manufacturers have a legal responsibility to warn customers about ingredients that may cause an allergic reaction? Here's what you need to know.… More

Jun 25, 2014
Important Rulings

Judge in Silicon Valley Poaching Suit Voices Concern Over Settlement

The anti-competitive lawsuit filed against some of the largest tech companies in the United States ("Silicon Valley Anti-Poaching Suit Gets Go Ahead") has been controversial… More

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