Firm News: Jul. 2015

W&L Sues Chrysler’s Lending Unit, Alleges Illegal Interest Rates

Weitz & Luxenberg and public-interest law firm Public Justice filed a class action lawsuit alleging that a major automobile manufacturer’s lending subsidiary charges unlawfully high interest rates for car loans in New York state. The lawsuit alleges that the lending practices of Chrysler Capital LLC victimize low-income consumers in particular. Named a co-defendant is B&Z…

W&L Investigating EMPERION Modular Hip System Cases

W&L is investigating cases of fracture associated with the EMPERION Modular Hip System manufactured by Smith & Nephew Inc. of Memphis, Tennessee. The investigation was prompted by recent medical literature, fracture and revision reports discovered in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database, and an analysis by…

HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference Features W&L Attorney As Invited Faculty

W&L attorney David L. Rosenband has been invited as a faculty member for the upcoming HarrisMartin MDL Conference: Zofran, Bard IVC and Zimmer Persona Knee Litigation. Rosenband serves as an associate attorney on our Defective Drugs and Devices team. An experienced litigator, he has been involved in a number of significant medical device and pharmaceutical…