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Durom Cup Lawsuits Filed Against Zimmer Allege Pain, Injuries From Artificial Hip
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - The national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP recently announced several lawsuit filings against Zimmer Inc., the nation's largest producer of orthopedic devices, over the allegedly defective hip implant... Read More

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Files Lawsuit Against Former Owner/Operator
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MERIDIAN, Idaho — Dickey's Barbecue Pit has filed a federal lawsuit against former Meridian, Idaho, franchise owner Luigi Mangione after he continued to use the brand when his franchise agreement ended, it was announced April 12. Dickey's... Read More

GEICO Files $1.8 Million Lawsuit Challenging Thousands Of No-fault Claims
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WOODBURY, N.Y. - In a $1.8 million lawsuit filed on June 11, GEICO has challenged an alleged no-fault scheme involving the submission of thousands of suspect no-fault claims to the company ( Government Employees Insurance Company, et al. v. Michael D... Read More

Hunton & Williams, Insight Equity Hit With $150 Million Lawsuit
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - Hunton & Williams LLP and its client Insight Equity have been slapped with a $150-million lawsuit by Minerals Development & Supply Company for alleged tortious interference of a contract, aiding and abetting the commission of a tort... Read More

Florida Attorneys Join Forces To File Statewide Class Action Against Banner Supply
Posted on 14 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florida attorneys Mike Ryan and Ervin Gonzalez have joined forces to file a Florida statewide class action against Banner Supply in Broward County Circuit Court. The complaint alleges that Banner Supply, a major supplier of... Read More

Harry Potter's U.S. Publisher Sued For Alleged Copyright Infringement
Posted on 28 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - The trustee of the estate of the late English author Adrian Jacobs on July 13 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against Harry Potter's U.S. publisher, Scholastic Inc., for alleged infringement... Read More

Class Action Seeks Overtime Pay For Premera Blue Cross Technical Support Workers
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SEATTLE — Attorney Kelly M. Dermody of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP has announced the filing April 7 of a class action lawsuit charging that Premera Blue Cross has a common practice of misclassifying its technical support workers as... Read More

Judicial Watch Sues FBI For Documents On Late U.S. Rep. John Murtha
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced April 19 that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI... Read More

Louisiana Fishermen, Others File Class Action Lawsuit Over BP Oil Spill
Posted on 6 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS — The Gulf Oil Spill Litigation Group has announced that Louisiana shrimpers, fishermen, charter boat captains, and seafood processing companies on May 4 filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of themselves and other Louisiana residents... Read More

Williams Love O’Leary & Powers Files Prempro Lawsuit
Posted on 17 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTLAND, Ore. — Attorney Mike Williams announced March 11 a lawsuit filed by Sharron Selman, Joan Tope and Linda Narz, who want doctors to stop prescribing the hormone replacement drug Prempro and its active ingredients. At the same time... Read More

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP Files Injury Lawsuit Against Toyota
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES — Robert J. Nelson of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP has announced that Chin Lin, formerly of Arcadia, Calif., along with his wife Pei Yen Cheng and daughter Jessica Lin, on Feb... Read More