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Weitz and Luxenberg Wins $20-Million Verdict for Mesothelioma Victim

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NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The family of a former Navy shipfitter who died earlier this year of mesothelioma received a verdict of $20 million against a manufacturer of boilers that were insulated with asbestos, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

Weitz and Luxenberg Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Chrysler

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NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg announces the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler Group LLC. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic losses suffered by owners and passengers of Chrysler cars and trucks that stalled, caught fire or sustained other potentially life-endangering malfunctions due to a faulty onboard computer.

CORRECTION: Weitz & Luxenberg Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Chrysler

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NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit in federal court against Chrysler. The nationally respected personal injury and mass tort law firm said it seeks to hold the Big Three automobile maker accountable for economic losses suffered by owners and passengers of Chrysler cars and trucks that stalled, caught fire or sustained other potentially life-endangering malfunctions due to a faulty onboard computer. (*CORRECTED*)

Perry Weitz to Co-Chair Perrin Conferences’ Asbestos Symposium

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NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Perrin Conferences has selected nationally prominent mesothelioma victims champion Perry Weitz of Weitz and Luxenberg to co-chair its fourth annual asbestos-litigation symposium Dec. 2 at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, the law firm today revealed.

Weitz and Luxenberg, Allied Firms Obtain Stryker Rejuvenate, ABGII Hip Implants Settlement; Payouts Could Top $1 Billion

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NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stryker Corp. has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

Global Resolution Reached in Lawsuits over Stryker Rejuvenate/ABG II Failed Hips

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HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 3, 2014, a global settlement program involving Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. The settlement was finalized after four months of negotiations before retired United States Magistrate Judge Diane Welsh of JAMS in Philadelphia.

Takata Exploding Airbags Prompts Weitz and Luxenberg to Begin Readying Class-Action Lawsuit

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NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of at least four deaths and nearly 150 injuries from exploding airbags that hurl jagged, razor-sharp pieces of shrapnel at drivers and passengers spurred leading national law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to today announce it is preparing for a class action suit against airbag manufacturer Takata Corp.

National Law Journal Names Weitz and Luxenberg to ‘Elite Trial Lawyers’ List, Reveals 2 Keys to Firm’s $9-Billion Actos Verdict

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NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two keys that earlier this year led to a $9-billion courtroom victory by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos, were revealed Monday when National Law Journal named the New York City-based personal injury firm to its debut list of ‘America’s Elite Trial Lawyers.’

Weitz and Luxenberg Investigating Data Breaches of American Income Life Insurance, Home Depot

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NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg today announced it has begun investigations of two major computer-hacking episodes threatening to produce a nationwide wave of identity thefts that could amount to dollar losses in the billions for consumers and banks.

Chrysler Vehicle Danger from Faulty Onboard TIPM Computer

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NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A faulty integrated power module causing potentially life-endangering electrical system malfunctions in certain late-model Chrysler cars, minivans and trucks has prompted Weitz and Luxenberg to launch an investigation.

Greenwald Picked as Liaison Counsel for GM Recall Lawsuits

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NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The multidistrict-litigation court currently overseeing more than 100 class actions and numerous personal injury lawsuits against General Motors has appointed attorney Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz and Luxenberg to serve as liaison counsel.

Chevy Camaro Recall Spurs Weitz and Luxenberg to Again Target GM with Class-Action Lawsuit

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NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — General Motors is being sued by owners of late-model Chevrolet Camaro cars, customers who feel the Detroit automotive giant’s latest recall has deeply betrayed their trust, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced.

$25 Million to 2 N.Y. Mesothelioma Victims – Weitz and Luxenberg Triumphs Again in Court

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NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riveting, heartrending, and – ultimately – persuasive testimony elicited by attorneys from the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg led a Manhattan jury on Monday to award $25 million in damages to two victims of asbestos exposure, the plaintiffs’ attorneys today announced.

Weitz and Luxenberg Convinces Jury to Award $11 Mil Mesothelioma Verdict Against Ford Motor Co.

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NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., May 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Manhattan jury on Tuesday returned a verdict against Ford Motor Co. and awarded $11 million to a New York mesothelioma victim represented by the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg.

Weitz and Luxenberg – Lawsuit Filed in Industrial Chemical Case

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WESTPORT, Mass., May 12, 2104 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town of Westport and Westport Community Schools have taken an important step to protect the health of students, teachers, administrators, and others who work in or visit schools in Westport. They filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s) from their schools, says Weitz and Luxenberg.

Weitz and Luxenberg – Jury Awards $9 Billion to Diabetic Put at Cancer Risk by Actos

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NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Louisiana jury has awarded $9 billion to a New York man who developed bladder cancer after taking Actos, Weitz and Luxenberg announced today. The verdict, issued Monday night, orders Takeda Pharmaceuticals to pay $6 billion in punitive damages, and Eli Lilly to pay $3 billion.

Weitz and Luxenberg – $12.5M Verdict for Three New York Construction Workers

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NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A four-month legal battle ended this week in victory for the families of three New York area workers stricken by mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The verdict, announced Tuesday by a New York Supreme Court jury, brings closure to the fight for justice of three workers unwittingly exposed to toxic materials on the job. Weitz and Luxenberg filed suit more than a year ago on behalf of the three men.

Weitz and Luxenberg lawyer Samberg brings action against operators of derailed NYC train on behalf of injured Army veteran

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NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What began for Gregory Paul Bignon as a pleasant, carefree Christmas gift-buying excursion on a quiet Sunday morning ended with a train crash and severe injuries that included a broken pelvis, knocked-out teeth, and head, back, and leg trauma, according to Weitz and Luxenberg lawyer Peter Samberg.

Weitz and Luxenberg – $3.8 Million Awarded to Boiler Repairman Exposed to Deadly Asbestos Boiler Parts

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NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mass tort and personal injury litigation firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. today announced a successful verdict in the case of McCormick v. Cleaver Brooks et. al. (CV 04 2405, E.D. N.Y.), a suit filed on behalf of a client who died from asbestos-related cancer linked to the products of the defendant corporation, Cleaver Brooks.