Firm News: Aug. 2015

Sought-After W&L Attorneys Share Cutting-Edge Insights at Events

W&L attorneys define the cutting edge of personal injury and mass tort practice. As a result, they are coveted as public speakers at prestigious gatherings of attorneys of all stripes.Earlier this year, for example, several of W&L’s top legal thinkers shared their views at important and influential conferences in California and New Jersey.At the California…

AMMCO-Hennessy Handed First Asbestos Defeat by W&L

A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury this month handed Hennessy Industries, Inc. as successor to AMMCO Tools, Inc., its first-ever loss in an asbestos-exposure lawsuit despite the defendant company’s self-assurances that the grieving family of an Army veteran and automotive parts store owner who died of mesothelioma had no chance of winning, victorious plaintiffs’…

W&L Investigating Injuries Caused by Recalled Beacon Tip Angiographic Catheters from Cook Medical

Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., today launched an investigation into injuries sustained by patients when catheters used during cardiac angiogram procedures to inject contrast dye into blood vessels malfunctioned by either splitting or separating. The probe centers around one particular brand of angiographic catheters made by Cook Medical of Bloomington, Indiana. The recall, classified as a Class…

W&L Probes Data Breach at Medical Informatics Engineering

Weitz & Luxenberg today initiated an investigation into the harm suffered by patients whose private health and financial records were hacked during a recent data breach in Indiana, the law firm announced. Records of approximately 4 million patients found their way into criminal hands through the data breach, which occurred at a Fort Wayne electronic medical…

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