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Santa Ana, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 29, 2022 – The Fullman Firm is excited to announce its first annual scholarship to support California high school and college students. The Fullman Firm Credit Defense Scholarship is a $1,000 award that goes to the winner of our essay competition. The scholarship is available for the Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 semesters. Eligibility Requirements Students passionate about the impact of student loan debt on those facing it, and in finding solutions, are invited to apply for the Fullman Firm’s $1,000 scholarship. To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in a U.S.-accredited college in […]


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A jury in Tehama County California found that Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) willfully failed to repurchase a defective Ford F-150 pickup truck. SAN DIEGO, CA, October 28, 2022 (Law Firm Newswire) – The plaintiff, Crystal Young, bought a new 2019 Ford F-150 XLT pickup truck on New Year’s Eve 2019. Unbeknownst to her, the vehicle was sold with known safety defects—according to Ford’s own technical service bulletin. The California lemon law attorneys of Wirtz Law represented Young. Like many new car owners that find themselves behind the wheel of a lemon, Ms. Young began experiencing the truck’s serious defects […]


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CHARLESTON, S.C., October 20, 2022 (Law Firm Newswire) –  Attorney Elliotte Quinn with The Steinberg Law Firm filed a class action lawsuit for the owners of the 322 condominiums in the Renaissance Towers building in Myrtle Beach. On October 7, an engineer declared the building unsafe and required an evacuation due to damaged steel supporting the building. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, alleges the directors of the condominium association and the management company knew of the problem for years but did nothing to inspect, maintain, or repair the structural problems. […]


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Law firm SEO and marketing agency Custom Legal Marketing is celebrating two big wins for the website they designed and developed for Sommers Schwartz. San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) October 11, 2022 – Custom Legal Marketing has won two additional awards for the website they designed and developed for the Michigan-based law firm, Sommers Schwartz. Custom Legal Marketing’s work was recognized with the Legal Standard of Excellence award from the Web Marketing Association’s WebAwards plus the marketing agency won a W3 Gold Award for SommersPC.com. Only 10% of entries are awarded the prestigious Gold Award in the W3 competition. The […]


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The Sommers Schwartz team fights harder and smarter when your future depends on crossing the goal line. Your future. Our fight. Sommers Schwartz. Detroit, MI (Law Firm Newswire) February 17, 2022 – Sommers Schwartz, a powerhouse litigation firm, has released a brand-new commercial that reminds viewers what it takes to be a champion in the courtroom year after year. Your future. Our fight. Sommers Schwartz. The team of nationally recognized lawyers at Sommers Schwartz fights for clients who have been seriously injured by others’ wrongful acts and negligence. The law firm has more than 45 years of experience handling personal […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2022 – Wirtz Law APC announced today that the firm is tracking a proposed ballot initiative that would cap attorneys’ fees on lemon law claims in California, potentially restricting consumer access to proper legal representation. “The state’s consumer protection law as it currently exists is designed to allow every consumer, especially the underserved, to hire qualified attorneys to protect their rights and fight back against the big automakers,” said Richard Wirtz, founder of Wirtz Law. The initiative, The Consumer Legal Fee Protection Act, was proposed by the Civil Justice Association of California […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 10, 2022 – Richard Wirtz, founding attorney of Wirtz Law APC, recently lent his insights about the state’s lemon law to an article run by Super Lawyers®, When Does a Car Qualify as a Lemon in California? In particular, Mr. Wirtz clarified the meaning of the term “substantial impairment” under the statute, which he referred to as a “term of art ” that means a defect must impair the safety, value, or use of a vehicle. He also elaborated on the meaning of “reasonable number of repair attempts” by saying:“There is case law […]


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San Mateo, CA (Law Firm Newswire) April 15, 2020 – In the wake of civil ordinances requiring closures of businesses across the country, law firms in various states have filed lawsuits on behalf of businesses alleging that insurance companies have improperly denied their pandemic business loss claims. Two plaintiffs groups in Northern California, one of the first states to issue pandemic ordinances, filed groundbreaking lawsuits within a week of each other. The French Laundry and related restaurants and its owners filed a declaratory relief action anticipating denial of coverage, and Outerlands, Inc. in San Francisco filed what is believed to […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 24, 2020 – California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”) announced today that it achieved back-to-back trial wins against two of the world’s largest automakers, Mercedes-Benz and Subaru. First, CCA attorneys, led by Brian T. Murray achieved a historic victory in the trial of Israel Gonzales, et al., v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC filed in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles. The case was brought under the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, better known as California’s Lemon Law, and involved a 2015 Mercedes S63 AMG with an alleged unrepaired suspension defect. On February 27, […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) February 24, 2020 – Hale & Monico is representing the family of an autistic child in a lawsuit over alleged abuse at Prairie Oak Elementary School in Berwyn District 98. Lucia Roden, mother of Gianni Fata-Roden, accused the school of repeatedly abusing her son dating back to 2015. Attorney John Chwarnzynski told reporters, “The School and its agents have allowed this severely autistic child to be battered and assaulted numerous times.” According to Ms. Roden, her son came home from school in early February with permanent marker scrawlings on his back and neck. Gianni has […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) February 5, 2020 – California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”) announced today that founding partner, Michael H. Rosenstein, secured a maximum jury verdict against the auto giant FCA US LLC (“FCA”) under the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, better known as California’s Lemon Law. Rosenstein, who has more than 25 years of experience litigating cases, served as lead trial counsel for plaintiffs Richard and Rosemary Nelson. On January 17, 2020, after less than an hour of deliberation, the jury returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiffs for the maximum damages allowed under the law, which […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 13, 2019 – Los Angeles based lemon law firm, California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”) announced today that its partner, Michael H. Rosenstein, earned one of the largest California Lemon Law verdicts of the year. CCA also announced the move of its Los Angeles headquarters from Century City, California to Westwood, California. CCA is now located at 10900 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles, California 90024. CCA’s founding partner, Michael H. Rosenstein, served as lead trial counsel in the matter Newton v. BMW North America, which was tried in Los Angeles Superior Court before […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 4, 2019 – California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”), the Los Angeles-based lemon law firm, announced that its two partners, Michael Rosenstein and Sepehr Daghighian, have delivered two back-to-back trial wins on behalf of their clients against BMW North America, LLC (“BMW”). BMW is the United States distributor of BMW and Mini vehicles and was sued in both cases for violations of California’s strong consumer protection law, the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act. Trial attorney Michael Rosenstein commented on the trial victories stating, “Mike Tyson famously said, ‘everybody has a plan until they get punched […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) October 18, 2019 – Los Angeles based California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”) announced today that it has brought several lemon-law lawsuits on behalf of California consumers against numerous major automakers, such as FCA US LLC, Hyundai Motor America, Mercedes-Benz USA, and others. The lawsuits were filed by CCA in the Superior Court of California for the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Tulare, Riverside, and others. CCA partner Michael H. Rosenstein, Esq. commented that, “the recent round of lawsuits filed by CCA are part of our ongoing efforts to advocate for California consumers throughout the […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) January 22, 2019 – – Cicayda, a leading legal technology company that combines powerful software with legal expertise, today announced new production capabilities for its cloud-based eDiscovery platform Reprise, delivering production speeds in excess of 2.4 million documents in less than 24 hours. Cicayda’s Cloud-based eDiscovery Reprise Review solution produces documents quickly and easily, without additional charges, helping to simplify the eDiscovery document production process. “One of the most stressful events in the eDiscovery process is production time. We attempt to reduce client stress by providing real time quality control checks, incredible production speeds, simple […]


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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) November 23, 2018 – Recently on Court Radio, Dean Weitzman, managing partner of MyPhillyLawyer, discussed how Pennsylvania determines negligence in a car accidents and the state Lemon Law relating to vehicles. Being involved in a car accident is one of the worst feelings in the world. “And if you were injured, you’re likely going to want to seek compensation for your medical expenses and so forth,” said Weitzman. “Of course, negligence plays a huge part in motor vehicle accident lawsuits as well.” When a driver does not drive safely, with due care and attention to […]


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Roseland, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) October 17, 2018 – Timothy Abeel & Associates. P.C. is pleased to announce that attorney John Sczepanski has recently passed the New Jersey State bar exam. Well-versed in the Lemon Laws of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Mr. Sczepanski’s practice is focused on consumer protection law. Backed by extensive legal experience in both the private and public sectors, he provides clients with a powerful combination of legal knowledge and courtroom experience that is essential for achieving successful outcomes. John Sczepanski is a graduate of Philadelphia University (now Thomas Jefferson University) and received his JD from Delaware […]


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Wilmington, DE (Law Firm Newswire) June 15, 2018 – Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech company, has opened a strategy center in Wilmington, Delaware, to help attorneys competitively market their firms in an effective and efficient manner. Wilmington, one of the most populous cities in the state, has enormous potential for attorney marketing. As the population continues to increase, competition for legal clients is also bound to get tougher. Custom Legal Marketing’s search engine marketing solutions can help lawyers compete in Wilmington and throughout the State of Delaware. Additionally, Custom Legal Marketing (CLM) offers attorneys a No Competition Guarantee which means […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) May 30, 2018 – On Friday, Manhattan-based consumer protection law firm Schlanger Law Group LLP, along with Seattle-based co-counsel Terrell Marshall Law Group PLLC, filed a class action complaint against Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The complaint alleges that Wells Fargo misrepresented initial interest rates on residential real estate loans involving interest rate buydown agreements. The complaint alleges that Wells Fargo’s actions violated the federal Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and New York General Business Law §349, and breached its contract with the […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) May 25, 2018 – New York courts have long held that a civil defendant who failed to update his or her mailing address with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) could not assert lack of service if service was made at the address on file with the DMV. In a significant victory for consumers, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department held on May 17 that this doctrine could not be applied to an out-of-state defendant who was not otherwise subject to the court’s jurisdiction. Thomas Scaramellino, the defendant in Avis Rent […]


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