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Why Class Action Lawsuits Are Important

A recent settlement in a class action lawsuit involving Forjas Taurus pistols provides an important reminder of why class action lawsuits are so important for protecting consumers and holding corporations liable for injuries to consumers. A class action… Read More

Volkswagen to Pay $4.3 Billion and Plead Guilty to Criminal Charges

Volkswagen (VW) has agreed to pay $4.3 billion in penalties and plead guilty to three felony charges as part of a settlement deal related to its fraudulent diesel emissions scheme. The VW scandal affected approximately 590,000 vehicles in the U.S. that… Read More

Massive Volkswagen Scandal Settlement Approved

A federal judge has approved a $14.7 billion settlement in Volkswagen’s emissions cheating case. The settlement was approved on Tuesday and became the largest in U.S. automotive history after Volkswagen deceived regulators with software that fabricated… Read More

Implantable Birth Control Device Essure Could Cause Serious Health Issues

Since 2007, Ob-gyn Dr. Michael Fields has been documenting the complaints of women who have used the birth control implant, Essure. Over 5,000 women have filed grievances, which have been logged into a national database. As a result of these complaints… Read More

VW Emissions Scandal Expands to V-6 Engines from 2009

Volkswagen (VW) is once again under fire for cheating emissions standards with special software. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board have accused VW of violating clean-air standards for longer and in more vehicles… Read More

Volkswagen Recalls 500,000 Cars Amid Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen (VW), the worlds largest automaker, is recalling 500,000 vehicles in the U.S. The call comes after VW admitted to using defeat device software in its diesel vehicles to make it look as though the vehicles were meeting U.S. emissions standards.The… Read More

Honda and Toyota Increase Takata Airbag Recalls; 7th Death Confirmed

Following the confirmation of a seventh death linked to a defective Takata airbag, Honda and Toyota have added to the number of models recalled for these dangerous airbags. On June 15, Honda confirmed that a seventh fatality had indeed occurred in one… Read More

Mazda Melting Dashboards Lawsuit

Greg Coleman Law filed a class action lawsuit against Mazda on October 3, 2014, for allegedly selling vehicles that have defective, melting dashboards. According to the complaint, Mazda sold the vehicles without first telling consumers that Mazda opted… Read More

Chrsyler Recalls SUVs

On Oct. 14, Chrysler Group announced a voluntary recall of more than 180,000 SUVs due to a potential airbag defect. Chrysler has found that the component that controls airbags in certain 2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs, may be disabled. The… Read More

Drugmakers Using Patents To Hurt Rival Companies

The Hepatitis C virus is expensive to treat. No wonder then that pharmaceutical companies are clamoring for opportunities to corner the market.Several large drugmakers are launching patent lawsuits to keep rival drugmakers and their products from the… Read More

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