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Companies owe their customers a commitment to safety. When they fail in that responsibility, Weitz & Luxenberg does everything it can to make sure those companies are held accountable.

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Experience has shown that dangerous products can injure consumers, inadequate corporate and computer security can allow customer privacy to be breached, and even a savvy consumer can fall victim to fraud. When companies fail in their duty to protect their customers, someone must step in.

Weitz & Luxenberg, a nationally recognized law firm, does just that. As a legal powerhouse of 500 attorneys, paralegals, and support staff members, we get clients the fairest compensation possible and hold companies accountable for their misdeeds.

  • Weitz & Luxenberg is one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' law firms, helping more than 50,000 clients across the U.S.

  • Our firm was recognized by the New York Law Journal for winning the top two product liability verdicts in New York in 2016.

  • Weitz & Luxenberg was one of the first law firms to initiate a class action lawsuit against Volkswagen over consumer fraud.

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Product Liability

Each year, thousands of injuries in the U.S can be traced back to defective or dangerous products. Such products can lead to serious personal injury or wrongful death, causing significant pain and suffering. Types of product defects include:

  • design defect

    Design Defects

    A design defect is when there is something in the way a product was created — an inherent flaw — that makes the product unreasonably dangerous to the consumer.

  • manufacturing defect

    Manufacturing Defects

    A manufacturing defect is when a product departs from its intended design when it’s being made. Even a seemingly well-designed product can injure consumers if it’s improperly manufactured.

  • marketing defect

    Marketing Defects

    Marketing defects are flaws in the way a product is marketed, such as improper labeling, insufficient instructions, or inadequate safety warnings.

Data Breaches

data breach may leave you with a stolen identity. Thieves could open credit card accounts, sign up for cell phones, use your medical insurance, or cause you financial harm. Our firm provides legal support to victims whose sensitive information was stolen. Companies that have acknowledged data breaches include:

Consumer Fraud Cases

Consumer fraud can affect even the savviest customer. Anyone can fall victim to fraud, such as unreasonable medication price hikes or life insurance policy denial. Other fraud cases include:

  • Wells Fargo Consumer Fraud

    Hundreds of thousands of customers who took out auto loans from Wells Fargo were cheated out of their hard-earned money when they were sold car insurance policies that they did not want or need.  Weitz & Luxenberg plans to hold Wells Fargo accountable for its role in this consumer fraud case. Our firm is committed to helping victims get their money back.

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  • Volkswagen ‘Defeat Device’

    After tests revealed Volkswagen had programmed its diesel vehicles to cheat on emissions tests, our firm became one of the first to initiate a class action suit on behalf of consumers. Weitz & Luxenberg’s Robin L. Greenwald served on the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee, an important leadership role in the multidistrict federal court litigation against Volkswagen. Our efforts helped to secure a $14.7-billion settlement.*

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Don’t settle when you’re faced with consumer fraud. Weitz & Luxenberg is here to fight for you. Call us today if you’ve been victimized by consumer fraud.

Notable Verdicts & Settlements

Weitz & Luxenberg has three decades of success handling consumer protection cases. Over the years, we’ve helped to secure significant compensation for our clients.*

* While our past record doesn’t guarantee future success, it is something you may want to consider when evaluating our experience.

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