Consumer Protection Law | Law Firm Newswire

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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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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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) May 9, 2018 – Criminal defense attorney Omar W. Rosales releases his new book “American Cult” about the NXIVM sex cult that recruited Hollywood heavyweights. The True Crime novel goes into detail about NXIVM brainwashing techniques. Rosales also included FBI reports and letters from U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue of the Eastern District of New York. “The group uses sleep deprivation, indoctrination, and group sessions to reinforce their lessons,” noted Rosales. “There was some bizarre stuff going on. The members worshipped Keith Raniere as their Vanguard and saw him as a Messiah. They claimed he was […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) October 26, 2017 – Cyberbullying victim files NY legal proceeding against Twitter, Inc., and PeriscopeTV seeking preservation of evidence and court-ordered disclosure of identity of anonymous cyberbully-user. A special proceeding was filed on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, and an Order to Show Cause signed by Justice Erika M. Edwards, in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, in Manhattan, in a cyberbullying and Internet harassment matter targeting the Petitioner, Ms. Lindsey Shamblen, an authorized user of the Twitter and PeriscopeTV platforms, seeking pre-action discovery, disclosure and preservation of evidence relevant to the […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) October 17, 2017 – In a Southern District of New York courtroom later this month, Zein E. Obagi, Jr. of Obagi Law Group will shine a light on elements of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act largely unknown to the public, elements which allow foreign sovereigns to, without liability, subject American citizens to abuses in the workplace. These abuses would be considered unlawful if executed by a company in the United States. The abuses disclosed in the course of the trial will make it abundantly clear that Congress and the Trump Administration should — and […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 12, 2017 – Founding partner, Dale Swope of Swope, Rodante P.A., has been recognized with the Champion of Justice Award by the Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association (TBTLA). In the near 20 year history of the organization this award has only been given out eight times, it is an honor awarded only to those who demonstrate an exceptional lifetime commitment to the service of justice. To date, the recipients of this prestigious award include: Hon. James D. Whittemore, Tiny Geiger, Esq., Edwin T. Mulock, Esq., Hon. E.J. Salcines, Bill Wagner, Esq., C. Steven Yerrid, […]


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In the latest issue, Bigger Law Firm Magazine explores tech updates for the home, office, and courtroom, plus sharp legislative analysis from legal experts. San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 3, 2017 – Bigger Law Firm Magazine readers: Get ready for more insightful analysis on tech, policy, law, and marketing. In the feature article, Jason Bland offers a look into day-to-day use of two popular smart device systems: Google Home and Amazon’s Alexa, also known as Echo. Readers are treated to a point-by-point comparison of the two offerings, covering features from home automation to entertainment to calendar integration. But […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 16, 2017 – Zola Suite announces at ABA TECHSHOW 2017 the launch of email open tracking, certified e-delivery proof, email encryption, and e-signatures built into its law practice management email, matter, and time management functions. This combination of Zola Suite and RPost redefines “legal email” for lawyers. Zola Suite is a comprehensive, cloud-based legal practice management software platform that has received rave reviews for its next generation practice management features. RPost is the global leader in secure and certified electronic communications, having provided email tracking, proof, and security for large and small firm lawyers […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 7, 2016 – Adviatech, the company behind Custom Legal Marketing, Bigger Law Firm Magazine and Law Firm Newswire, announced Monday that it would be offering employees two hours of paid time off on Election Day. Employees who voted early can claim their two hours as a bonus. While Adviatech does not make political contributions, the 11-year-old company has always encouraged its employees to be politically active. As part of every employee’s standard benefits package, Adviatech offers paid time off for team members who volunteer for candidates, state amendments, or propositions, and for those […]


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Santa Cruz, CA (Law Firm Newswire) September 26, 2016 – A $50,000 money judgment was issued against Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC., and CIT Bank, N.A., formerly known as OneWest Bank, N.A. The judgment required the banks to pay a San Francisco Bay Area couple $50,000. The banks also agreed to remove mortgage delinquencies from the couples credit report regarding the Ocwen and OneWest Bank mortgage loan. The court judgment came after Alex and Maria Lopez had sued them for credit reporting violations. In 2015, Alex and Maria sued Ocwen and OneWest for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The […]


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