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2014-04-09 12:21:00

Woman's legs amputated after single-car crash involving now-recalled Pontiac Solstice HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Texas woman who suffered critical injuries in a terrifying car accident last December has filed a state district court lawsuit against General Motors (NYSE: GM) and other defendants based on claims that a faulty GM ignition switch caused her 2007 Pontiac Solstice to lose control and prevented the car's airbags from deploying. Attorney W. Mark Lanier from The...

2014-02-17 12:22:50

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the law firms of Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP, Hausfeld LLP, Kiesel Law LLP, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, and Phillips, Erlewine & Given, LLP. A settlement valued at a minimum of $11.5 million has been reached in a class action lawsuit over how Warner Music Group calculated royalties for downloads and mastertones of recordings. Warner Music Group denies any wrongdoing. People...

2014-01-21 16:20:47

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Co-Lead Counsel for a proposed class of over 4,000 independent truck stops and other retail fueling merchants announce settlements of an antitrust lawsuit against Comdata Inc., the leading trucker fleet payment card issuer, and three national truck stop chains for a combined amount of $130 million plus valuable prospective relief in the form of enforceable changes to certain of Comdata's allegedly anticompetitive business...

2013-11-04 12:25:42

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bernstein Liebhard LLP is honored to announce that the firm has been named to The National Law Journal's "Plaintiffs' Hot List" for the eleventh consecutive year. The firm has been named to the "Plaintiffs' Hot List" every year since the list was first published in 2003. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120202/MM47134LOGO ) The National Law Journal compiled this year's list by selecting nineteen firms that have performed "exemplary, cutting...

2013-09-03 12:26:02

Consumers and Third-Party Payors Eligible to Receive Money from Class Action Antitrust Settlement with Bayer SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the law firms of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Zwerling, Schachter & Zwerling, LLP, the Joseph Saveri Law Firm, Inc., and Krause, Kalfayan Benink & Slavens, LLP. A partial settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit involving the prescription antibiotic...

2012-11-05 12:26:52

In the news release, Six New Plaintiffs Join Sanford Heisler's $100m Gender Discrimination Class Action Against Forest Laboratories & Forest Pharmaceuticals, issued Nov. 5, 2012 by Sanford Heisler, LLP over PR Newswire, we are advised by the law firm that the dateline should read "NEW YORK" rather than "NEWARK, N.J." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Six New Plaintiffs Join Sanford Heisler's $100m Gender Discrimination Class Action Against...

2012-11-05 12:26:33

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler, LLP, today added six additional female plaintiffs to the $100 million gender discrimination employment class action complaint the firm initially filed in July against New York-based Forest Laboratories, Inc., and Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The amended complaint was filed in the federal court for the Southern District of New York this morning. It increases the number of named plaintiffs to ten and provides additional...

2012-07-05 06:23:15

NEW YORK, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Wittels & Heisler, LLP, a leading public interest law firm, today filed a $100 million gender discrimination lawsuit against New York-based Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Forest Pharmaceuticals is a wholly owned subsidiary of Forest Laboratories. "Forest has engaged in systematic, company-wide discriminatory treatment of female employees based on...

2012-06-22 10:23:50

NEW YORK and SAN DIEGO, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At its seventh annual Awards for Excellence dinner June 7, Chambers USA presented its 2012 "Lifetime Achievement Award" to Kate H. Murashige, senior partner in Morrison & Foerster's San Diego office. Chambers honored Dr. Murashige for her significant and continued accomplishments in patent prosecution work. She was one of only three attorneys recognized individually for Chambers' Special Awards during this year's event, and the only...

2012-04-12 06:25:09

NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Constantine Cannon is pleased to announce that the publication Global Competition Review has named the firm to its select list of nine leading plaintiffs' antitrust practices. In its profile of the firm, Global Competition Review pointed out that Constantine Cannon holds special status within the group of firms selected. "No other plaintiff practice can claim to have won two of the three largest antitrust settlements in US history," the profile...