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Mass Torts - Jul 1, 2015 8:45 - 0 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Update

On June 2, 2015, Judge Joseph Goodwin, who is handling the multidistrict (MDL), held a status conference attended by lead counsel for Plaintiffs, as well as counsel representing each of the defendant-manufacturers. The purpose of the status conference was to discuss the approximately 70,000 individual cases consolidated before Judge Goodwin in the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. The cases are part of multidistrict as ordered by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict . Continue…

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Personal Injury, Product Liability - Jul 1, 2015 8:42 - 0 Comments

Chinese Tires – Buyer Beware!

Lawyers in our firm are handling an increasing number of tire cases involving the failure of Chinese made tires. American consumers have faced numerous issues with Chinese products including lead-laced toys, tainted toothpaste and pet food recalls. However, the problems with Chinese products are emerging with greater frequency and they involve one of a vehicles’ most important safety features, its tires. Continue…

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Fraud - Jul 1, 2015 8:36 - 0 Comments

Whistleblower Lawsuit Investigates Outsourcing Companies for Foreign Worker Fraud

Tata Consultancy Services and Infosys, both Indian corporations that specialize in providing outsourcing services, are reportedly under a Department of Labor investigation. The announcement came from Senator Jeff Sessions and Senator Richard Durbin. Infosys is no stranger to scrutiny, having settled the largest civil visa fraud case in October 2013 for $34 million, after allegedly circumventing federal visa laws and regulations in its efforts to bring foreign workers into the U.S. to work. The latest Department of Labor investigation apparently focuses on news that Southern California Edison, an electric power utility company, laid off more than 500 technology workers and required the terminated employees to train their foreign replacements. Continue…

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