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    Posted on February 13, 2018 To

    Proposed Settlement in Pella Proline Window Class Action Before District Court Judge for Review

    Plaintiffs’ counsel petitioned the court on Monday Feb. 12, 2018 for approval of a proposed settlement between Pella Window Corp. and consumers who purchased Pella Proline wood casement windows between the years 1991 and 2009 that now display wood rot. The settlement comes after several years of contentious litigation. The magistrate judge oversaw discovery, and also presided over extensive settlement discussions. The magistrate ultimately made a recommendation for settlement. The district court judge will review…

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    Posted on December 20, 2017 To

    Clifford Law Offices Files Class Action Complaint Involving the Opioid Crisis

    Clifford Law Offices filed a class action complaint in Mississippi federal court on behalf of a number of health care institutions that seek to hold a number of pharmaceutical companies responsible for the over-prescribing of opioid medications. The 134-page complaint filed in the Southern District of Mississippi’s federal court alleges that the opioid crisis in America is caused by “Defendant’s unlawful marketing, sales, and distribution of prescription opioids that has resulted in addiction, criminal activity,…

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    Posted on September 12, 2017 To

    Clifford Law Offices Files Class Action Lawsuits Against Equifax

    Clifford Law Offices has filed five class action lawsuits on behalf of Equifax consumers who have been subject to the massive data breach announced a few months ago. One class action lawsuit alleges that Equifax knew that the consumers’ information (names, full Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and possibly driver’s license numbers and credit card information) were compromised by a third party hacker as early as July 29. Equifax informed its customers on September…

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    Posted on October 25, 2016 To

    Volkswagen Class Action Settlement

    The federal judge handling the Volkswagen Class Action lawsuits in the U.S. approved a $14.7 billion settlement Tuesday, October 25th. The Northern District of Illinois federal court said in its Executive Summary that “The goal of the Volkswagen Class Settlement Program is to compensate everyone who owned or leased a Volkswagen or Audi 2.0-liter TDI vehicle (“Eligible Vehicle”) on September 18, 2015 (the date the emissions allegations became public), or who now owns an Eligible…

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    Posted on September 19, 2016 To

    Federal Judge Certifies Class Action Against State Farm in $7.6 Billion+ “Dark Money” Action

    An Illinois federal judge late Friday (Sept. 16, 2016) granted class certification to plaintiffs representing 4.7 million State Farm policyholders involved in a complex Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) regarding an alleged scheme involving campaign contributions being poured into an Illinois Supreme Court justice’s race to influence the reversal of a $1.05 billion decision. If successful, that could result in a more than $7.6 billion payout from State Farm for the class given…

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    Posted on September 14, 2016 To

    Talc Mining Company Named in Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

      In recent years, some women who used talcum powder as part of their daily routine have developed ovarian cancer. Presently, more than 1000 women and surviving family members have filed suit against Johnson & Johnson, the makers of Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower. In 2016, juries in Missouri ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $72 million and $55 million respectively in cases involving long-time talc users who developed ovarian cancer. A new…

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    Posted on August 19, 2016 To

    Proposed Class Action VW Settlement Awaits Court Approval — Class Members Invited to Examine Proposal

    Volkswagen has reached proposed Settlements involving 2.0-liter Volkswagen and Audi diesel vehicles with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), the California Attorney General, the California Air Resources Board (“CARB”), the Federal Trade Commission, and current vehicle owners/lessees and certain former vehicle owners/lessees in the United States. If the proposed Settlements are approved by the California Judge, then Volkswagen has agreed to: Buy back, terminate leases or provide approved emissions modifications for nearly 475,000 2.0-liter…

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    Posted on June 27, 2016 To

    Clifford Law Accepting Victims of Talc and Talc Powder Causing Ovarian Cancer

    Despite two multi­-million­-dollar verdicts this year against Johnson & Johnson for its talc products causing ovarian cancer in women who used it for feminine hygiene, the company continues to sell these products without safety warnings. Johnson & Johnson faces several more decisive trials on the same issue this year and several already scheduled for next year from California to St. Louis to New Jersey. Clifford Law Offices, a leading mass tort/class action law firm, represents…

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    Posted on June 24, 2016 To

    Latest in VW Class Action for Widespread Fraud

    Various news outlets are reporting alleged details of a proposed settlement in the VW class action case, but due to the judge’s gag order, we cannot credibly address those reports. The anticipated official announcement of any settlement by the court is expected in the upcoming weeks. Please remember to monitor the Court’s website for the most current and accurate reports of case developments:  

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