Firm News: Jan. 2016

Erin Brockovich and W&L to Visit Hoosick Falls, N.Y., Groundwater Contamination Victims on Jan. 30

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, together with a team of Weitz & Luxenberg attorneys, look forward to meeting with victims of the Hoosick Falls, New York PFOA groundwater contamination on Saturday, January 30. This community meeting will be held between noon and 2 p.m. in the Greenwall Auditorium at Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont, 15 minutes away…

W&L’s Greenwald Is Co-Lead Counsel in Excellus Data Breach Case

Robin L. Greenwald, head of the Weitz & Luxenberg Environmental, Toxic Tort & Consumer Protection litigation unit, will serve as interim co-lead counsel in the developing Excellus BlueCross BlueShield data breach class action lawsuit. Ms. Greenwald was appointed to that important leadership position by the judge presiding over the case, Hon. Elizabeth A. Wolford of…

Robin L. Greenwald of W&L Named to Leadership Role in Volkswagen Multidistrict Litigation

Robin L. Greenwald, a former senior attorney within the U.S. Department of Justice and now head of the Weitz & Luxenberg Environmental, Toxic Tort & Consumer Protection litigation unit, has been appointed to an important leadership role in the multidistrict federal court litigation currently advancing against Volkswagen, Weitz & Luxenberg today announced. Greenwald was named…

W&L Considers Class Action Against GM Over Dangerous Vibrations

W&L is considering a consumer class action lawsuit against General Motors (GM) to hold the carmaker responsible for an as-yet unidentified problem causing some 2015 full-size trucks and SUVs to dangerously vibrate when driven at highway speed. W&L believes the problem stems from a design or manufacturing defect, or both. Any lawsuit pursued by the…

W&L Files Class Action Petition on Behalf of Oklahomans Affected by Earthquakes

Weitz & Luxenberg, in partnership with Poynter Law Group, today announced it has filed a class action petition against four energy companies operating in Oklahoma who have refused to end fracking operations that are contributing to increased earthquakes throughout the state. The law firm will represent the homeowners and businesses that have suffered from these human-induced…

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