Asbestos Exposure Creates Lung Cancer Risk

Exposure to asbestos can lead to a number of diseases of the lung and cancers, including lung cancer. Most asbestos cancers are particularly aggressive, with a poor long-term outcome. Most asbestos diseases are terminal. Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral. There are two... Read More »

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J&J Sued by NJ Couple Over Baby Powder Ovarian Cancer

New Jersey plaintiffs Karen B. and Norris B. are suing Johnson & Johnson for allegedly causing Karen to develop ovarian cancer. The plaintiffs claim that in direct cause of using the defendant's baby powder, Karen developed this compromising health condition. In her baby powder... Read More »

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BMW Cracked Wheel Class Action Settlement Gets Initial OK

On March 12, a federal judge gave preliminary approval to a BMW cracked wheel class action settlement, which will resolve allegations that BMW of North America LLC knowingly sold BMW Z4 vehicles containing defective alloy wheels. As part of this cracked wheel class… Read More »

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Appeals Court Upholds $20.6M Birth Injury Award

A Maryland appeals court has upheld a $20.6 million award to a family whose son suffers from cerebral palsy due to complications during his birth at MedStar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore. According to the birth injury medical malpractice lawsuit, the child suffered... Read More »

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Ambit Charges Higher Rates Than Advertised, Class Action Says

A group of New York residents have filed a class action lawsuit against Ambit Energy for allegedly pulling a “bait and switch” by increasing energy prices on customers without informing them of the change in rates. The Ambit Energy class action lawsuit… Read More »

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Homeowner’s Insurance Settlements Held Hostage?

Normally, homeowner's insurance settlements are supposed to pay for the cost of repairs to a house after a disaster. However, after a series of wildfires in Texas, complaints have arisen alleging that mortgage companies have pressured borrowers to use insurance payments to pay... Read More »

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Lumber Liquidators Hit With 2 Toxic Flooring Class Actions

Lumber Liquidators is facing a slew of new toxic flooring class action lawsuits, all of which allege that the Chinese-manufactured laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators releases dangerous amounts of formaldehyde. Just within the last month, two new Lumber Liquidators class action... Read More »

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SeaWorld Hit with Deceptive Business Practices Class Action

On March 25, a deceptive business practices class action lawsuit was filed against SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., alleging the marine theme park mistreats its orcas and misleads SeaWorld ticketholders about the condition of its whales. This is not the first time SeaWorld has been hit… Read More »

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Syngenta Fights Request to Move GMO Corn Lawsuit

Syngenta Corp. asked a Minnesota federal court to deny a commercial farmer’s motion to remand a GMO corn lawsuit to state court, arguing that the plaintiff’s case should remain in the federal court system. In the company's motion to dismiss the Syngenta... Read More »

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Excelsior College Nursing Program Class Action Settlement

A class action settlement between Excelsior College and a group of current and former nursing students, who alleged that the college's distance learning nursing program "was devoid of any education" because it did not prepare them to pass the necessary final nursing... Read More »

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Judge Trims Nordstrom Rack Pricing Class Action Lawsuit

Late last week, a class action lawsuit accusing Nordstrom Inc. of using deceptive marketing at its outlet stores was trimmed by a California federal judge. Lead plaintiff Kevin Branca alleged in his class action lawsuit that price tags used at Nordstrom’s outlet stores,… Read More »

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