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NEWS: AMMCO-Hennessy Handed First Asbestos Defeat by Weitz and Luxenberg

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury this month handed Hennessy Industries, Inc. as successor to AMMCO Tools, Inc., its first-ever loss in an asbestos-exposure lawsuit despite the defendant company’s self-assurances that the grieving family of an Army veteran and automotive parts store owner who died […]

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NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg Investigating Injuries Caused by Recalled Beacon Tip Angiographic Catheters from Cook Medical

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today launched an investigation into injuries sustained by patients when catheters used during cardiac angiogram procedures to inject contrast dye into blood vessels malfunctioned by either splitting or separating, the firm announced.

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NEWS: Injuries to North Shore L.I. Patients from Data Breach Investigated by Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal records and insurance information on 18,000 North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System patients were compromised by a data breach that occurred last year in Texas but went undisclosed for many months, and now Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is considering filing negligence, economic injury and failure-to-warn […]

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NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg is Told 95 percent of Eligible Stryker Hip Patients Now Enrolled in Settlement Program

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally prominent personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today said that 95 percent of registered eligible patients are now enrolled in the Stryker modular hip settlement program. This program has been established to ensure that each injured patient will receive a share of more […]

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NEWS: Lumber Liquidators’ Laminate Flooring Installers Urged to Contact Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lumber Liquidators’ Chinese-made laminate flooring has dangerously high levels of formaldehyde, a toxin so harmful that Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. filed a class action lawsuit in March against the company on behalf of consumers who installed this highly toxic flooring in their homes.

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NEWS: Weitz & Luxenberg Accepting Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement Cases

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent voluntary recall of Zimmer Persona Knee Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) subsequently categorized as a Class II recall, has led Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., to begin accepting cases involving Zimmer Persona Knee replacement injuries, the law firm […]

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NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg Brings Class Action Against Lumber Liquidators

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., on Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit seeking to make Lumber Liquidators, Inc., pay restitution to consumers who purchased from the home-improvements retailer certain brands of laminate flooring found to emit high levels of health-harming formaldehyde, the law firm announced.

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NEWS: Weitz & Luxenberg Probes Lumber Liquidators Toxic Flooring Claims

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ’60 Minutes’ expose this week of Lumber Liquidators, alleging the home-improvements corporation made profits by selling laminate flooring that emits harmful levels of formaldehyde, prompted Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce today it is investigating claims from consumers who purchased the hazardous Chinese-made product.

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NEWS: Weitz & Luxenberg Files Lawsuit Against Lenovo for Superfish Security Risk

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. has announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against Lenovo and Superfish for a recent case of laptop security failings. The suit was filed in response to the growing concern over computer manufacturer Lenovo’s inclusion of Superfish malware on laptops purchased […]

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NEWS: Weitz & Luxenberg to Probe Lenovo Superfish Malware Damage Claims

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A security expert’s discovery last month that certain Lenovo laptop computers were shipped with well-concealed malware giving hackers easy access to users’ most confidential information has led Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce an investigation into potential legal claims against the hardware manufacturer and against the […]

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NEWS: Anthem Data Breach Sparks Class Action Lawsuit, Weitz & Luxenberg Announces

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation’s second-largest health insurer, Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., following disclosure earlier this month that the private information of 80 million Anthem customers was stolen in a massive online data breach.

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NEWS: UPDATED: Weitz and Luxenberg Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Chrysler

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — *UPDATED* — Weitz and Luxenberg today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler Group LLC. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic losses suffered […]

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NEWS: Global Resolution Reached in Lawsuits over Stryker Rejuvenate/ABG II Failed Hips

HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 3, 2014, a global settlement program involving Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. The settlement was finalized after four months of negotiations before retired United States Magistrate […]

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NEWS: Takata Exploding Airbags Prompts Weitz and Luxenberg to Begin Readying Class-Action Lawsuit

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of at least four deaths and nearly 150 injuries from exploding airbags that hurl jagged, razor-sharp pieces of shrapnel at drivers and passengers spurred leading national law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to today announce it is preparing for a class action suit against airbag manufacturer […]

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NEWS: EPIC’s Michael Nischan to Advise Trucking Industry on Minimizing Risk and Enhancing Safety at 22nd Annual TIDA Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the head of the transportation safety and security consulting business for EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, Michael Nischan will present his views on risk management in the trucking industry on a panel during a three-day industry seminar hosted by the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA).

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NEWS: National Law Journal Names Weitz and Luxenberg to ‘Elite Trial Lawyers’ List, Reveals 2 Keys to Firm’s $9-Billion Actos Verdict

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two keys that earlier this year led to a $9-billion courtroom victory by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos, were revealed Monday when National Law Journal named the New York City-based personal injury firm to its debut list of ‘America’s […]

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NEWS: Quandis Adds to PACER Integration with KMCIS CaseAware Application

ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced at the 6th Annual CaseAware(R) Users Conference in St. Louis, Mo., that it has added new functionality to its existing bankruptcy search interface with KMC Information Systems, L.C.’s (KMCIS) CaseAware application.

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NEWS: NARIP Leads Mission from Hollywood to Berlin

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and BERLIN, Germany, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Record Industry Professionals led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 and since to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American […]

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NEWS: Quandis Enhances Solution to Identify Borrower Bankruptcies

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Servicing Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Florida that it made significant enhancements to its automated searches of PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), the United States Courts bankruptcy locater […]

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NEWS: VLP Law Group LLP Receives Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group is pleased to announce that it has received an Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity from the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition. VLP was honored at the September 9, 2013 awards ceremony in San Francisco for promoting a mother-friendly workplace.

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NEWS: UK Marriage Visa Process: New Income Threshold Requirement Causes Extreme Hardship to British Citizens and Their Families

LONDON, U.K., July 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UKmarriageVisa, a full service immigration consultancy specializing in U.K. family immigration with an emphasis on U.K. fiancee, partner and spousal visas, today announced that the new financial requirements introduced by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) are creating misery for thousands of couples seeking to reunite in the […]

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NEWS: VLP’s Corporate and Emerging Growth Practices Strengthen with Addition of Conrad Everhard

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its East Coast corporate practice with the addition of Conrad Everhard, who joins as a partner in New York. Mr. Everhard is a senior corporate and transactional attorney with over twenty years of private practice […]

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NEWS: EPIC and Preferred Operator Group Partner to Fight Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud

SAN RAMON, Calif., April 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced another success in their ‘Fraud Doesn’t Work Here’ campaign in partnership with the California McDonald’s Preferred Operator Group (POG).

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NEWS: May 4 Run for the Children Stays the Course for Runners and Child Advocates

FAIRFAX, Va., March 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Preparations are underway for the third annual Run for the Children, hosted by Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Made possible through a generous partnership grant from the Verizon Foundation and other local corporations, the run takes place on May 4 in historic Fairfax City.

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Rape Crisis Services of The Women’s Center stands in support of Melisa Vistain

CARBONDALE, Ill. /CitizenWire/ — Jury selection for the criminal trial of Melisa Vistain, of Jackson County, Ill., is set to begin March 12, 2013. Vistain faces felony charges for falsely reporting sexual assault. Rape Crisis Services of The Women’s Center stands in support of Vistain. She insists on her innocence of these charges.

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Calif. Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the addition to his full feature web site of numerous new articles

CARLSBAD, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the addition to his full feature web site of numerous new articles, continuing his efforts to demystify the law and the legal process for those with little or no knowledge of either. The new articles, like those previously posted, are written in plain English instead […]

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VLP Law Group adds Stephen Wright and Patrick Valentino to its Real Estate Practice

PALO ALTO, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce that Stephen Wright and Patrick Valentino have joined its Real Estate practice as partners based in San Francisco. Mr. Wright joins VLP from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP based in San Francisco. Mr. Valentino was previously a partner of the San […]

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