Firm News: May 2015

Hospital Data Breach Affects Thousands of Patients

Another privacy breach has resulted in the theft of patients’ personal information at several hospitals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. These hospitals all used the billing services of Medical Management LLC, based in North Carolina.   Despite knowing the sensitive information its employees can access in hospitals, it is alleged that a Medical…

W&L Exploring Southern California Oil Spill Victims’ Claims

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C., today announced it is investigating claims from members of the fishing industry, property owners and others harmed by an oil spill that began Tuesday and blighted the shoreline just north of Santa Barbara, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in response to the oil spill. NBC News reported…

Lumber Liquidators’ Laminate Flooring Installers Urged to Contact W&L

UPDATE 2/22/2016: We are no longer pursuing this Lumber Liquidators lawsuit. Lumber Liquidators’ Chinese-made laminate flooring has dangerously high levels of formaldehyde, a toxin so harmful that W&L filed a class action lawsuit in March against the company on behalf of consumers who installed this highly toxic flooring in their homes. The firm is equally…

W&L Probes Claims of Unsolicited Calls, Text Spam

W&L today announced it will investigate potential claims from consumers pestered by unsolicited phone calls or spam text messages from telemarketers, debt collectors and others. The law firm said it wants to explore with these victims their right to receive compensation from violators of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The TCPA provides that…

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