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2014-03-11 16:26:53

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury in New Jersey returned a $1.59 million verdict to a former Accutane user against N.J.-based pharmaceutical companies Hoffmann La-Roche Inc. and Roche Laboratories. The plaintiff, Kamie Kendall Rees, was prescribed several courses of Accutane for treatment of her acne in the 1990s, starting at the age 12. Shortly thereafter, Ms. Kendall Rees developed ulcerative colitis--a permanent, debilitating disease. Unable to manage...

2011-05-16 10:33:00

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Law firms Seeger Weiss LLP and Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC announced today that the U.S. District Court of New Jersey has granted final approval to a proposed settlement of a consumer class action against telecom provider Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG) challenging the company's sales and marketing practices. The final settlement of In re Vonage Marketing and Sales Practice Litigation follows a fairness hearing on May 12, 2011. The...

2010-10-14 12:20:00

NEW ORLEANS and NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeger Weiss LLP announces that founding member Christopher A. Seeger, as a part of a negotiating team that included Lead Counsel Arnold Levin of Levin Fishbein Sedran & Berman, and Liaison Counsel Russ M. Herman of Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, LLP, has obtained a breakthrough settlement to remediate homes affected by Chinese drywall. The agreement was reached with several key defendants including Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin (KPT),...

2010-04-09 07:30:00

NEW ORLEANS and NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal judge in Louisiana has ruled that a Chinese drywall manufacturer must compensate American homeowners who used its product and are now forced to tear it out because it emits noxious fumes and corrodes household wiring and plumbing. In the critical first U.S. trial decision over faulty Chinese drywall, U.S. District Court Judge Eldon Fallon, of the Eastern District of Louisiana ordered Taishan Gypsum Company, Ltd., to pay seven...

2009-10-07 14:18:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting another strong year of major trial wins, multi-million dollar settlements and key leadership appointments in a variety of complex litigation matters, the firm of Seeger Weiss LLP has once again been named to the National Law Journal's Plaintiffs Hot List. This is the third straight year that the New York-based firm, now with 36 lawyers in five offices, has been included among the NLJ's selection of the country's top plaintiffs' counsel...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.