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Big Pharma’s Love Affair with Opioids

July 8, 2014

I don’t know if it is human nature or a symptom of the increasingly chaotic nature of our lives that allows us to become accustomed – even accepting – of things that would have caused us angst, anger or frustration in years past. More »

Consumers Sue Fluidmaster Inc., Claim It Knowingly Sold Defective Toilet Parts, Causing Millions of Dollars in Damages

July 1, 2014

Consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Fluidmaster Inc., according to attorneys at Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, claiming that the plumbing product and toilet repair company knowingly sold defective toilet connectors that spontaneously broke, causing millions of dollars in property damage at homeowners’ expense. More »

Hagens Berman’s Steve Berman Responds to Court Appointment as Interim Lead Counsel

June 26, 2014

Steve Berman, managing partner of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, has been appointed interim lead counsel in the class-action case against General Motors involving an ignition switch recall. More »

Student-Athlete Sues NCAA-Affiliated Baldwin Wallace University for Permitting Repeated Concussions

June 23, 2014

A former student-athlete has sued his former university claiming the school failed to recognize, diagnose, test or treat him for head trauma and symptoms of a concussion, and prematurely allowed him to return to full-contact football without proper evaluations while he was still reporting symptoms, causing him to have ongoing post-concussion syndrome, according to court documents filed by his attorneys, Hagens Berman. More »

Hagens Berman Announces Investigation into New GM Recalls Affecting more than 3.7 Million Vehicles

June 23, 2014

Consumer-rights law firm Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP has announced an investigation into recently issued recalls by General Motors (NYSE: GM) and urges consumers who have leased or owned one of the following vehicles to contact the firm by emailing GeneralMotors@HBSSlaw.com or calling 206-623-7292. More »

GM Car Owners Say GM’s Alleged Bungling of Safety Issues Damaged Brand, Value of all GM Cars and Sue for Damages

June 18, 2014

National consumer-rights law firm Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro today filed a potentially precedent-setting class-action law suit against General Motors (NYSE: GM), claiming that the automaker’s troubled history – including more than 20 million recalled vehicles worldwide – has so impacted the GM brand that all GM car owners, not just those subject to the ignition switch recall, have suffered economic damage through loss of resale value, and deserve compensation. More »

Hagens Berman Alerts Investors of July 18, 2014, LP Deadline in Ply Gem Holdings Securities Fraud Class Action

June 16, 2014

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, an investor-rights law firm reminds investors of the securities investigation against Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PGEM) (“Ply Gem” or “the Company”) following allegations that the company knowingly distributed false and misleading information regarding its prospects while filing its IPO, and alerts investors of the July 18, 2014, deadline to file for lead plaintiff. More »

NCAA Agrees to $20 Million Settlement in Video Game Likeness Case

June 9, 2014

Hagens Berman attorneys representing student-athletes who claim that the NCAA illegally used student-athletes’ names, images and likenesses in Electronic Arts’ (NASDAQ:EA) popular NCAA Football, Basketball and March Madness video game series today announced they have reached a preliminary settlement with the NCAA that would add $20 million to the $40 million settlement reached recently with Electronic Arts (EA). More »

Hagens Berman Attorney Representing GM Owners Calls Today’s Internal Report “Investigatory Self-flagellation”

June 5, 2014

Today Steve Berman, the Hagens Berman attorney representing owners of General Motors (NYSE: GM) vehicles in a class-action lawsuit attempting to hold GM accountable for a botched recall of 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches, called GM’s recently released report, “a cynical attempt at masking the truth.” More »

Hagens Berman Investigating Ply Gem Holdings in Securities Class Action; Informs Investors of July 18, 2014, Deadline

June 3, 2014

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP an investor-rights law firm has opened a securities investigation against Ply Gem Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PGEM) (“Ply Gem” or “the Company”) following allegations that the company knowingly distributed false and misleading information regarding its prospects while filing its IPO, and alerts investors of the July 18, 2014, deadline to file for lead plaintiff. More »