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- GM Faces Lawsuits over Alleged Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Duramax Diesel Emissions Cheating
In May 2017, a class action lawsuit was filed against GM on behalf of drivers of the affected Chevy and GMC diesel trucks. The lawsuit accuses GM of emissions cheating involving GMC and Chevy diesel truck models. The vehicles affected by GM’s alleged emissions cheating include the 2011-2016 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD and 3500 HD Duramax diesel and the 2011-2016 GMC Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD Duramax diesel models. If you own or lease one of these vehicles, you may qualify to file a lawsuit.
- Auto Manufacturers Face Emissions Cheating Litigation in the Wake of the VW Dieselgate Scandal
In September 2015, Volkswagen admitted that it had lied to consumers and federal regulators about the performance and emissions levels of its “TDI Clean Diesel” vehicles. Volkswagen agreed to pay as much as $15.3 billion to settle allegations of emissions cheating over the "Dieselgate scandal". In the wake of Dieselgate, other automakers – including Audi, Fiat Chrysler, and General Motors – have faced allegations of emissions cheating in the U.S.
- FDA Acknowledges Link Between Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
Twenty years ago, over $4 billion was paid to victims who became sick from silicone and other toxic chemicals leaking from their silicone breast implants. Silicone implants were taken off the market until 2006. Now research shows women are getting sick again.
- GM Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Emissions Cheating on Chevy and GMC Duramax Diesel Trucks
A class action lawsuit has been filed against General Motors accusing the company of installing an diesel emissions "defeat device" on thousands of Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks. GM is the latest automaker to face allegations of emissions cheating, following earlier lawsuits filed against Volkswagen, Audi, and Chrysler.
- How Expert Witnesses Can Help in Multi-Jurisdictional Litigation
Multi-jurisdictional lawsuits are difficult to defend against and are extremely complicated due to the numerous suits from more than a single jurisdiction. This means that the defending party must prevent conviction more than once, and he or she may need to contact additional legal representation or expert witnesses if the crimes issued are not similar.
- When and How Can I Join a Class Action?
Class action lawsuits are common place in the United States due to numerous complications with a variety of victims that are all harmed by a organization or corporation. It is important to attach to the main action if the person has similar circumstances and may be proven to be involved.
- What Damages Expert Witnesses Do
There are various types of damages that may be awarded to the victim in a claim for compensation. When the case involves an injury or incident that caused damage of some sort, there are monetary payouts provided to the plaintiff party when the court case is successful.
- San Diego Class Action Defense Strategies for Products Labelled “Organic” and “Made in the USA”
Many companies that grow agricultural products or manufacture goods and provide services in San Diego and Southern California label their products as “organic” or “Made in the USA.” Each of these labels carries specific legal requirements. Violation of California or federal labeling law can result in an expensive "Organic" or "Made in the USA" class action lawsuit.
- Class Action Defense in San Diego: Diffusing a Complex Legal Challenge
Class action defense is unfortunately a more common reality for California and San Diego agricultural, technology and manufacturing producers. Plaintiff’s attorneys attempt to find issue with a product, service or goods that affects a large group of people. The goal is to organize these individual cases into a large group known as a “Class.”
- False or Deceptive Competitor Advertising Hurting Your Bottom Line?
There are resources and options available for business owners when competitors undercut pricing by selling inferior goods or services.