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Blog: Class Action

  • Yes, We Are Still Taking Transvaginal Mesh Cases

    May 12, 2024

    About 10 years ago, you may recall news about a series of lawsuits against the manufacturers of transvaginal mesh. Women brought these lawsuits because of the serious complications they suffered from implanted mesh, resulting in an array of debilitating injuries. These injuries included erosion of the mesh within the vaginal canal or another organ, pain and discomfort, infection, and vaginal scarring. The manufacturers knew of these complications but failed to adequately warn women and physicians...
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  • Do I need a lawyer for the Camp Lejeune lawsuit?

    Feb 3, 2023

    While many Veterans and their families question whether they should handle their own Camp LeJeune cases, there are numerous pitfalls that could adversely affect their cases. Under the Bill, the first step in the process is an administrative submission to the JAG. Once submitted, the JAG has 180 days to review the submission before we are able to proceed to file in North Carolina. As straightforward as the JAG process may seem, as the old...
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  • Philips CPAP/Bi-PAP Recall Lawsuit

    Jul 13, 2021

    Notice: Thank you for visiting our informational page regarding Philips CPAP/Bi-PAP Recall claims. At this time we are no longer accepting cases regarding Philips CPAP/Bi-PAP cases. However, if you feel that you have any questions about other defective medical devices, dangerous drugs, recalls, or any additional legal concerns that we may help you with, please call us or fill out the evaluation form. Philips has recalled millions of Respironics CPAP, Bi-level PAP, and mechanical ventilator breathing...
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  • Class Action Employment DiscriminationClass Action Lawsuits for Employment Discrimination 

    Jun 29, 2020

    Do you have an employment discrimination class action case? Our expert attorneys are actively representing clients in class action employment discrimination matters. If you have been discriminated against in the workplace, and believe other employees you work with have as well, we may be able to help. Are you aware of other employees at your company who experienced the same or similar discrimination as you? Do you have reason to believe the discrimination you experienced is part of...
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  • NTM Class Action

    Oct 23, 2019

    A class action lawsuit (“the Lawsuit”) was filed on behalf of all individuals who underwent open heart surgery at WellSpan York Hospital between October 1, 2011 and July 24, 2015 or Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center between November 5, 2011 and November 5, 2015 who have not been diagnosed with and do not have current symptoms of non-tuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) infection. This Notice refers to this group as the “Class”. The Lawsuit is titled...
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  • Flavors in e-cigarettes could pose heart health risk

    May 29, 2019

    Some flavorings in electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”), even without nicotine, can increase the risk of heart disease. Dr. Joseph Wu, director of Stanford University’s cardiovascular institute, and his team published a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that found human cells exposed to e-cigarette flavors indicated blood vessel dysfunction. Overall, the type of cells studied that line healthy blood vessels showed signs of damage and were less able to form new blood...
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  • Pennsylvania Superior Court Unanimously Affirms Ruling in McDonalds Debit Card Decision

    Oct 24, 2016

    In a unanimous decision, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania has upheld the decision of a Common Pleas Court, ruling that 16 McDonalds restaurants violated the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law (WPCL) by requiring their employees to accept debit cards as their form of payment. Such use of debit cards for payroll purposes stood in direct opposition to Pennsylvania law that states that “wages shall be paid in lawful money of the United States or check.” Plaintiffs...
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  • The Legal Intelligencer: Consumer Class Actions on the Rise

    May 16, 2016

    Anapol Weiss’ growing consumer class action practice was highlighted in a Legal Intelligencer article published today. Firm Shareholder Sol Weiss told reporter Lizzy McLellan that consumer class actions are on the rise, as both federal and state courts have recently been more receptive to class action suits. “These are cases that are making the big corporations act responsibly and the best way is through class litigation,” Weiss said. “There’s a heightened -awareness for consumer protection in the...
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  • Are More PA Employees Paid Exclusively Through Payroll Debit Cards?

    Jan 12, 2016

    A recent article published in The Legal Intelligencer highlighted notable opinions from Pennsylvania’s state and federal courts with regard to class action lawsuits. One of the cases mentioned was the recent class action filed on behalf of 2,380 former and current McDonald’s employees whose franchisee had paid them with fee-laden debit cards. The Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas certified a class action in Siciliano v. Albert/Carol Mueller T-A McDonalds, No. 2013-07010 in May 2015. The...
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  • PA Employees Receiving Payroll Debit Cards: What You Need to Know

    Dec 1, 2015

    A judge ruled in June 2015 that Pennsylvania McDonald’s franchise owners Albert and Carol Mueller broke the law by paying thousands of employees with mandatory payroll debit cards that were brimming with fees. The ruling in Luzerne County was a victory for more than 2,000 plaintiffs in the class action lawsuit, which argued that the card system forced employees to pay to access their own money. But for attorney David Senoff, who serves as Co-Lead Counsel...
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