6 March, 2017

Fairness in Class Action Litigation? It’s Anything But

By | March 6th, 2017|Class Action|

It’s called the Fairness in Class Action Litigation of 2017 (H.R. 985) bill, but the truth is that this piece of legislation would protect greedy companies rather than consumers. In essence, it would eliminate [...]

18 January, 2017

Alleged Emissions Cheating By Audi Could Seriously Hurt Consumers

By | January 18th, 2017|Audi|

If you own an Audi affected by the latest emissions test circumvention scandal, you're probably seeing red about now – and with good reason. Owners of affected models could suffer substantial economic losses as [...]

13 January, 2017

EPA Hits Fiat Chrysler With Serious Emissions Allegations

By | January 13th, 2017|Chrysler|

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accused Fiat Chrysler of outfitting Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram 1500 3-liter, diesel-powered trucks with software that lets them get around emissions laws. The EPA is [...]

1 December, 2016

It Happened Again. Volkswagen, Audi Rocked By Another Emissions Scandal

By | December 1st, 2016|Class Action|

Fresh off agreeing to a nearly $15 billion settlement regarding a previous scandal involving trying to get around emissions tests, Volkswagen once again finds itself in the crosshairs of legal action. This time, the [...]

31 October, 2016

Baron & Budd Reaches $50 Million Settlement With Wells Fargo Over Improper Broker Price Opinions Fees

By | October 31st, 2016|Class Action|

Baron & Budd and Wells Fargo have reached a $50 million settlement agreement to resolve a case involving hidden fees the company charged to mortgage holders for broker price opinions (BPOs). A BPO is [...]

26 October, 2016

State of New Mexico Hires Baron & Budd in Consumer Protection Lawsuit Against Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC Regarding Plavix Marketing

By | October 26th, 2016|Class Action, Pharmaceuticals|

The State of New Mexico has retained Baron & Budd to prosecute a consumer protection lawsuit against Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC, the makers of Plavix, for allegedly engaging in false, deceptive and [...]

12 September, 2016

Suicide Squad Actor Loses Girlfriend in Takata Airbag Accident

By | September 12th, 2016|Takata|

People magazine recently reported that actor Scott Eastwood, who appears in the hit movie Suicide Squad, lost his girlfriend due to injuries she suffered when her Takata airbag deployed after a car accident. More [...]

6 September, 2016

Woman Dies After Truck Carrying Takata Airbags Explodes

By | September 6th, 2016|Takata|

On August 22, a horrific explosion involving a truck transporting components used to make Takata airbags killed a Texas woman and injured four other people. The woman was in a nearby house that caught [...]

25 August, 2016

Takata Recalls Will Take Years to Fix

By | August 25th, 2016|Takata|

The numbers are staggering when it comes to the Takata airbag recall, the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. Nearly 70 million vehicles are already affected, and there is a possibility that millions more [...]

18 August, 2016

NHTSA Hits the Road to Bring Attention to Recall Repairs

By | August 18th, 2016|Class Action|

The head of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) is tired of Americans not taking their recalled vehicles in for much-needed repairs. He recently travelled across the country to try and do something [...]

22 June, 2016

Florida Man Fights Back Against Ally’s Automotive “SmartLease” Program

By | June 22nd, 2016|Class Action|

Anyone who has ever been hit with a hidden fee for a product or a service can relate to the story of Robert Schreiber, a Florida man who finally became so fed up he [...]

24 May, 2016

Some Volkswagens and Audis May Have a Serious Timing Chain Problem

By | May 24th, 2016|Class Action|

Many Volkswagen (VW) and Audi models made between 2008 and 2013, according to a New Jersey lawsuit, have a major defect that can lead to not only thousands of dollars in repairs, but can [...]