Firm News: Nov. 2014

W&L Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Chrysler

UPDATE: Weitz & Luxenberg is no longer accepting  new clients for this lawsuit. Weitz & Luxenberg today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler Group LLC. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic…

W&L, Allied Firms Obtain Stryker Hip Implants Settlement; Could Top $1 Billion

Stryker Corp. has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz & Luxenberg today announced. The settlement capped nearly four months of intensive negotiations between Stryker and Weitz & Luxenberg’s Ellen Relkin…

ABA Newsletter Publishes Insightful Article by W&L’s Ellen Relkin

Our Ellen Relkin’s exhaustive familiarity with how choice-of-law conflicts in federal court can materially impact a plaintiff’s ability to obtain punitive damages was showcased in a current American Bar Association newsletter. Writing in the Fall 2014 issue of Mass Torts Litigation, Relkin asserted that plaintiffs’ attorneys need to consider carefully the choice-of-law options laid before…

Resolution Reached in Stryker Hips Lawsuit

On November 3, 2014, a global settlement program involving Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. The settlement was finalized after four months of negotiations before retired United States Magistrate Judge Diane Welsh of JAMS in Philadelphia. Stryker…

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