Philip R. Stein

Philip R. Stein

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP

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Financial Services Companies Seek Larger Payout in Target Data Security Suit

Attorneys for certain banks and other financial institutions that are caught up in Target’s 2013 data breach are objecting to the $67 million deal struck last week between the retailer and Visa Inc. The banks and credit...more

9/28/2015 - Banking Sector Banks Class Action Class Certification Credit Unions Cyber Attacks Cyber Crimes Data Breach Debit and Credit Card Transactions Financial Institutions Fraudulent Charges Hackers MasterCard Personally Identifiable Information Popular Target Visa Inc

Legal Precedent May Come From Ashley Madison Breach

The Ashley Madison saga has captured the attention of the public and legal profession like few prior data security breaches. The reasons are obvious: A website devoted to promoting infidelity is called out for “fraud, deceit,...more

9/4/2015 - Adultery Ashley Madison Class Action Class Certification Cyber Attacks Cyber Crimes Cybersecurity Data Breach Data Privacy Data Protection Data Security Hackers Marriage Mass Tort Litigation Personally Identifiable Information Popular Reasonable Expectation of Privacy Spouses Target Website Owner Liability Websites

Aurora Resolves Mortgage Modification Class-Action Lawsuit for $5.3 Million

A former goliath of the non-prime lending market, Aurora Loan Services, LLC (“ALS”), recently resolved a class-action lawsuit alleging that it fraudulently induced distressed California borrowers to enter into purported...more

5/29/2014 - Aurora Banks Class Action Fraud Fraudulent Inducement Loan Modifications Mortgages

Silica Exposure Lawsuits: The Next Toxic Tort?

With the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) signaling its increased attention to workers' exposure to crystalline silica, and the plaintiffs' bar evidently in search of new subjects for "toxic tort" claims,...more

12/12/2013 - Class Action Construction Workers Contractors Hazardous Substances Land Developers Multidistrict Litigation OSHA Safety Precautions Silica Subcontractors Toxic Exposure

Bank of America Settles Class Action Brought By Mortgage Investors

Bank of America has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by investors who claimed they were misled by its Countrywide unit into buying risky mortgage securities. Bank of America acquired Countrywide Financial, a...more

4/22/2013 - Bank of America Class Action Investors Mortgages Settlement

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