Firm News: Mar. 2014

Complaint Filed in GM Recall Case

Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announced that consumers from across the county have joined together and filed a class-action lawsuit that demands compensation from General Motors and Delphi Automotive for manufacturing, advertising and selling certain cars alleged to be unsafe to drive. Drivers of the recalled cars filed the…

$12.5M for Three NY Construction Workers

It was wrong that three hard working, blue collar New York State construction workers should die of mesothelioma, and a New York Supreme Court jury said so by awarding $12.5 million dollars to their families last Tuesday. The jury decided that Harry Brown (a career Local 12 asbestos insulator), Patrick McCloskey (a career Local 638…

Low T Treatments Linked to Cardiac Incidents

Medical studies have linked using popular Low T testosterone supplements to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and other cardiac events. Weitz & Luxenberg is currently investigating the danger these products pose. If you or a loved one has experienced a heart attack, stroke or other heart problem after using Low T products, please…

GM Recalls Cobalt and Others Over Defective Ignition

Defective ignition switches in more than a million GM cars have endangered drivers for a decade, according to a recent recall announcement. GM announced a recall of more than 1.3 million cars in March, sending letters to registered owners notifying them of a defect with the cars’ ignition switches that can cause mechanical problems and…