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Hydoxycut Recall

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. would like to inform the public that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning on May 1, 2009 to immediately stop use of Hydroxycut dietary supplements by Iovate Health Sciences Inc. after reports of serious health problems in users taking the recommended doses. Iovate recalled 14 Hydroxycut products from…

Asbestos Disease Awareness

Over 1.4 million Americans were diagnosed with cancer in 2008, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), which estimates that 15 percent of men and 14 percent of women were diagnosed with a form of lung cancer. While most cancers are tragically unavoidable, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. would like to alert you to those that can…

TVA Coal Ash Spill Lawsuit

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C., together with Nashville, TN counsel May and Ryan, PLC have filed an environmental lawsuit against the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on behalf of 109 citizens in Roane County and surrounding areas. This legal action is prompted by a dike breach at the TVA plant, which led to the spill of over…

$16.25 Million in Dental Tape in Asbestos Exposure

On Friday, June 27, 2008, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. achieved a $16.25 million verdict in an asbestos lawsuit on behalf of Marvin Penn, 71, diagnosed with the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma, and his wife Josephine Penn. The jury attributed 20 percent of the liability to the sole defendant at trial, Kerr Corp., a dental tape supply…

$423 Million MTBE Settlement

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has secured a landmark MTBE settlement against some of the country’s biggest oil companies, which have agreed to pay $423 million in a suit involving the contamination of 153 public water systems nationally. Of the settlement, Robert Gordon of Weitz & Luxenberg said, “This is an excellent settlement on behalf of…

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