SAN FRANCISCO (March 24, 2014) – As General Motors braces for bruising investigations by Congress and federal regulators over its decade-long failure to correct faulty ignitions switches on several of its major car brands, GM now also faces a private class action filed by a group of GM consumers from nine states seeking economic recovery on behalf of a nationwide class for purchasing and/or leasing vehicles they allege the company knew were defective… Read the full Press Release
LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON (February 6, 2014) – Leading whistleblower law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. represents a key whistleblower in a false claims lawsuit unsealed today against one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies, Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), involving charges of off-label marketing of two of its cancer treatment drugs…Read full Press Release
Bad News for Target: Judge Rejects Standing Defense in Sony Privacy Case
by Alison Frankel, 01/22/14 – Perhaps I was a bit too declarative last week when I predicted doom for consumer class actions based on Target’s alleged failure to protect the personal information of 70 million (or even more) customers. A ruling Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Anthony Battaglia of San Diego in consolidated data privacy breach litigation against Sony gives all of those plaintiffs lawyers who’ve filed privacy cases against Target reason to hope the suits will survive… Read the full report
(report reprinted from WestlawNext with permission of Thomson Reuters)
Request for injunction filed on behalf of purchasers of Ford vehicles with alleged defects that cause sudden unintended acceleration; plaintiffs seek to have Ford issue customer guide on how to handle acceleration event while driving; proposed class actions expanded to include plaintiffs from 30 states
CHICAGO/HUNTINGTON, W.VA. (November 18, 2013) – In the latest development in an ongoing consumer lawsuit against Ford Motor Company over sudden acceleration of the company’s cars, attorneys for plaintiffs filed a motion for preliminary injunction, requesting that the court order Ford to issue a customer service advisory to purchasers and lessees of certain Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles on how to handle a sudden unintended acceleration event should it occur… Read full Press Release
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New app – available for Apple and Android devices – is valuable, portable resource on whistleblower rights and protections, with key checklists and overview of state and federal laws; app provides extra privacy and discretion for individuals reporting illegal activity.
WASHINGTON, DC (September 25, 2013) – Leading whistleblower law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. has released a new mobile application for Apple and Android devices, “Whistleblower Laws: Know Your Rights”… Read full Press Release
The free app can be downloaded here for Android (requires v. 2.2 and up), and here for Apple.