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Former MLS player alleges attorneys botched medical malpractice lawsuit against DC United

Jessica Karmasek Apr. 19, 2017, 5:04pm

Plaintiff Bryan Namoff, a former DC United defenseman, filed a complaint for damages in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia April 4. He seeks to recover more than $126,000 in costs he paid to attorneys Steven Shapiro and Joseph Cammarata, in addition to punitive damages.

Ohio-based attorney alleges prominent class action firm Hagens Berman breached employment contract, defamed him

Jessica Karmasek Apr. 12, 2017, 11:37am

Last month, an Ohio federal judge ruled that the lawsuit filed by attorney Van Carter against Seattle-based Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP may continue, but in a Washington state federal court.

Consumers have until the end of month to claim part of $52 million milk class action settlement

Jessica Karmasek Jan. 25, 2017, 10:20am

Defendants National Milk Producers Federation a.k.a. Cooperatives Working Together, Dairy Farmers of America Inc., Land O’Lakes Inc., Dairylea Cooperative Inc. and Agri-Mark Inc. agreed to settle the antitrust class action lawsuit to avoid a trial.

Consumer claims Walgreens, Theranos provided incorrect blood test results

Louie Torres Oct. 13, 2016, 9:41am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a California corporation and its CEO for alleged breach of implied warranty, design defect, failure to warn, fraud, negligence, negligent misrepresentation and product liability.

Federal judge rejects push for new lead counsel in GM ignition switch litigation

Jessica Karmasek Feb. 11, 2016, 9:36am

Judge Jesse Furman said the motions, filed days after one of the lawsuits was dismissed amid fraud claims, equated to “Monday morning quarterbacking.”

GM ignition switch lawsuit dismissed amid fraud claims

Jessica Karmasek Jan. 26, 2016, 8:30am

The first of several bellwether trials ended abruptly last week after lawyers for the car maker uncovered evidence that the plaintiff was not completely honest about his claims.

Calif. federal judge dismisses complaint filed by SeaWorld customers over refunds

Jessica Karmasek Jan. 6, 2016, 2:06pm

Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo, in an order last month, said the proposed class lacked standing, but is allowing class attorneys to file a second amended complaint by the end of the month.

MDL established for class actions filed over Volkswagen emissions scandal

Jessica Karmasek Dec. 9, 2015, 2:22pm

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, in an order this week, selected the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to handle the litigation.

Chicago man alleges drug retailers sell non-therapeutically equivalent drug

Robbie Hargett Dec. 1, 2015, 12:08pm

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Chicago man is suing food and drug retailers for selling him a drug that was not therapeutically equivalent to the one prescribed by a physician.

All 30 MLB teams added to class action filed by ticket-holders over lack of protection from foul balls

Jessica Karmasek Oct. 26, 2015, 10:12am

An amended complaint filed Friday alleges that nearly 90 injuries and near-misses have happened since their original filing in July.

Meow Mix, Big Heart Pet Brands face lawsuit over claims of knowingly using slave labor

Hoang Tran Oct. 19, 2015, 12:09pm

An Oakland, Calif., woman is suing large pet food manufacturers over claims they used slave labor.

PETA sues Whole Foods over allegedly misleading ads for meat products

Hoang Tran Oct. 8, 2015, 1:20pm

Animal rights group claims the grocer is not following its advertised five-step animal welfare rating system.

Woman sues seafood companies over alleged use of slave labor

Hoang Tran Oct. 8, 2015, 12:29pm

Plaintiff in class action claims Tri-Union and Thai Union Group used men and boys who have been trafficked from nearby countries.