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Emily Beeson

Egerton Law investigating Audi gasoline emissions violations

In November 2016 international media began reporting that Audi gasoline engines were rigged with defeat devices to cheat emissions tests while the vehicles spewed carbon dioxide at levels in violation of US standards. Image/Thomas doerfer, Audi Q7 3.0 TDI quattro […]

Vanessa Beltrán-Ortiz

VOLKSWAGEN’S FRAUD CONSEQUENCES: The Civil Settlement and the Criminal Penalties

On January 31st, 2017 Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) filed a proposed class action settlement for the 3.0 Liter vehicles. This preliminary proposed agreement divides the 3.0 Liter owners into two classes that have been denominated Generation I and […]

Kurt Aktug

Recall likely looming for Volkswagen

German automaker Volkswagen appears to be readying itself to launch a massive vehicle recall after the first of the year. As has been widely publicized, a number of its vehicles have been caught up in an emissions test manipulation scandal […]

Emily Beeson

Johnson & Johnson faces $5.7 million verdict in transvaginal mesh case

A California jury has returned a verdict against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) subsidiary Ethicon for its Abrevvo transvaginal mesh device. The company was found responsible for compensatory damages of $700,000 for injuries to the plaintiff; $5 million of the verdict […]

Emily Beeson

Enrollment deadline for Round 2 of DePuy ASR settlement announced

Individuals receiving DePuy ASR hip implant device revision surgeries between August 31, 2013, and January 31, 2015, have until May 1, 2015 to submit their claims into the Settlement Program.   Image / Hip Replacement Survivors So-called “Round 2” of […]

Lawrence Egerton

DePuy ASR settlement program extended

With associate Emily J. Beeson. Many people have been anxiously awaiting news on if and when DePuy would begin paying out on thousands of claims that arose after August 31, 2013. Image / Hip Replacement Survivors If you had a […]

Pierce Egerton

Garages accuse insurance companies of pushing cheap or faulty parts

Auto repair shops are up in arms about being pressured to use cheap parts and practices by insurance companies, according to a report by CNN. More than 500 repair shops from 36 states are joining in a lawsuit against top […]

Pierce Egerton

FDA Alert: Tattoo ink can cause serious infection

I myself have never considered getting a tattoo, unless I were to join the Marine Corps, in which case a nice “Semper Fi” across the biceps might be cool. At this point in my life, a hitch in the Corps […]

Pierce Egerton

Happy Christmas Eve — Please Remember to Check Little Ones’ Gifts

Happy Christmas Eve! I hope you are ready for the big holiday. If you have little ones who will be scrambling under the tree tomorrow, please keep in mind the importance of checking toys for…

Pierce Egerton

Binge-in-a-Can Drink, Four Loko, Gets Slap on Wrist from Feds

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a settlement with Phusion Projects, LLC, regarding claims that it engaged in deceptive marketing of its flavored malt beverage, Four…