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James Bilsborrow

Weitz and Luxenberg’s Bilsborrow Will Attend AAJ Leadership Academy

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney James Bilsborrow, of Weitz and Luxenberg P.C., is one of a dozen lawyers from around the nation chosen to participate this year in an American Association for Justice (AAJ) training academy to develop promising new leaders of the legal profession, the law firm today announced.

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Houston Business

Arbitration Hearings Scheduled: Wolinskys vs. American International Industries, Inc. and Daniel Dror

HOUSTON, Texas, April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arbitration hearings have been scheduled for May 8, 2015 and May 13-15, 2015 regarding breach of contract, defamation and fraud claims for at least $131,081.21 filed against American International Industries, Inc. (‘American'; Ticker: AMIN / OTC:AMIN), and its CEO, Daniel Dror, by Scott Wolinsky, a former director […]

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New York law firm

Weitz & Luxenberg Accepting Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement Cases

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent voluntary recall of Zimmer Persona Knee Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) subsequently categorized as a Class II recall, has led Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., to begin accepting cases involving Zimmer Persona Knee replacement injuries, the law firm […]

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consumer protection law

Pioneer Bank Data Breach Draws Weitz & Luxenberg Probe

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. today announced it is investigating claims from customers of Pioneer Bank who suffered – or fear they soon will suffer – economic harm from a data breach made possible by the Jan. 26 theft of one of the Troy, New York-based financial […]

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Environmental Law

Weitz and Luxenberg Brings Class Action Against Lumber Liquidators

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., on Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit seeking to make Lumber Liquidators, Inc., pay restitution to consumers who purchased from the home-improvements retailer certain brands of laminate flooring found to emit high levels of health-harming formaldehyde, the law firm announced.

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texas legal news

Former Director of American International Industries, Inc. Files Civil Lawsuit Against Appraiser in Response to TALCB Investigation Results

HOUSTON, Texas, March 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (‘American'; OTC:AMIN / OTCMKTS:AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, filed a civil lawsuit (Cause No. 2015-16578) against the appraiser of many of AMIN’s properties, George Kahle Group, LLC and its owner, George F. (‘Jeff’) Kahle, III, […]

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defamation and fraud claims

Former Director to Consolidate Civil Lawsuits Filed Against American International Industries, Inc. and its CEO, Daniel Dror

HOUSTON, Texas, March 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (‘American'; Ticker ‘AMIN’), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have agreed to the consolidation of their defamation and fraud claims that were pending in two separate civil lawsuits against American and its CEO, Daniel Dror, in the […]

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health and safety

Weitz & Luxenberg Probes Lumber Liquidators Toxic Flooring Claims

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ’60 Minutes’ expose this week of Lumber Liquidators, alleging the home-improvements corporation made profits by selling laminate flooring that emits harmful levels of formaldehyde, prompted Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce today it is investigating claims from consumers who purchased the hazardous Chinese-made product.

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class action

Weitz & Luxenberg Files Lawsuit Against Lenovo for Superfish Security Risk

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. has announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against Lenovo and Superfish for a recent case of laptop security failings. The suit was filed in response to the growing concern over computer manufacturer Lenovo’s inclusion of Superfish malware on laptops purchased […]

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Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board

TALCB Concludes Investigation – Finds Appraisals Prepared for CEO of American International Industries, Inc. Violate 17 USPAP Provisions

AUSTIN and KEMAH, Texas, Mar. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) held its February meeting on February 20, 2015. At the meeting, the TALCB entered an ‘Agreed Final Order’ in the matter of an investigation of Complaint Nos. 13-321 and 13-325 filed by Scott Wolinsky, a former director […]

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Consumer Protection lawfirm

Weitz & Luxenberg’s Anthem Data Breach Lawsuit Helps Kids, Too

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Anthem Inc. data breach class action lawsuit brought this month by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. seeks to protect tens of millions of children – and not just adults – affected by the health insurance giant’s massive loss of sensitive confidential records, the New York-based law […]

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Toxic Tort

Weitz & Luxenberg to Probe Lenovo Superfish Malware Damage Claims

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A security expert’s discovery last month that certain Lenovo laptop computers were shipped with well-concealed malware giving hackers easy access to users’ most confidential information has led Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce an investigation into potential legal claims against the hardware manufacturer and against the […]

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class action lawsuit

Anthem Data Breach Sparks Class Action Lawsuit, Weitz & Luxenberg Announces

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation’s second-largest health insurer, Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., following disclosure earlier this month that the private information of 80 million Anthem customers was stolen in a massive online data breach.

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legal news

Former Director Files Two Lawsuits Against American International Industries, Inc. and its CEO, Daniel Dror

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:AMIN / OTCQB: AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have filed two civil lawsuits (Cause No. 2014-74771 filed 12/31/2014 in the 157th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas alleging defamation and Cause No. 2015-00708 filed […]

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mass-tort litigations

Weitz & Luxenberg’s Relkin Appointed to Xarelto MDL Leadership Team

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ellen Relkin, of counsel attorney with Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., has been named to the plaintiffs’ steering committee created by judicial order to facilitate lawsuits against the makers of the anticoagulant drug Xarelto, the personal injury and mass tort law firm today announced.

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class action

UPDATED: Weitz and Luxenberg Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Chrysler

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — *UPDATED* — Weitz and Luxenberg today announced 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 […]

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personal injury law

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

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 […]

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Michael Nischan

EPIC’s Michael Nischan to Advise Trucking Industry on Minimizing Risk and Enhancing Safety at 22nd Annual TIDA Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the head of the transportation safety and security consulting business for EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, Michael Nischan will present his views on risk management in the trucking industry on a panel during a three-day industry seminar hosted by the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA).

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