Steve Berman – Hagens Berman

Omnicare – It’s Not a Lie if I Believe What I Say, Right?

The Supreme Court recently grappled with the question: when can an opinion give rise to liability under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 if the person speaking the opinion believes that their statement is true? Omnicare,…more

Protecting Your Claims after IndyMac

When it quietly removed a case from its fall docket last year, the Supreme Court robbed investors of the ability to rely on long-time precedent that once a class action was filed, investors could sit back and wait to see what…more

Interview with Bernie Madoff (Part 1)

The largest Ponzi scheme in American history was perpetrated by Bernard Lawrence “Bernie” Madoff. He stole some $19 billion from investors, who thought that their accounts had grown to more than $65 billion. BLM, as I will call…more

Keeping the Market Safe: Where Whistleblowers Come In

Picture the stereotypical Wild West duel – high noon, town square, two sides. Sheriff v. Outlaw. While John Wayne and classic Westerns may have overplayed this iconic American scene, a modern equivalent is more prevalent than…more

Consumers File Suit Against Nestle, Hershey’s and Mars for Alleged Child Labor Used in Chocolate Production

SAN FRANCISCO – Purchasers of chocolate from Nestle, The Hershey Co. and Mars Inc. have filed three class-action lawsuits against the food companies for allegedly using child labor in the production of their best-selling…more

Volkswagen Owners File Additional Class-Action Suit for VW’s Emissions-Cheating Software

Hagens Berman Receiving Thousands of Inquiries, Continues to Expand Lawsuits SEATTLE – Volkswagen owners from across the nation filed an additional class-action lawsuit against VW’s U.S. manufacturer and distributor for…more

Lead Attorneys in GM Ignition Lawsuit Responds to GM Fines and Admission

Attorneys Steve Berman, Bob Hilliard and Elizabeth Cabraser, co-lead counsel in the high-profile, class-action lawsuit against General Motors Co (NYSE: GM) today responded to the $900 million fines levied against the automaker…more

Class Action Filed against Nestlé for Slave Labor, Human Trafficking Used to Produce Top-Selling Pet Food

Lawsuit alleges Nestlé knowingly supports human rights violations, hides it from public SEATTLE – A nationwide class of pet food purchasers today filed a lawsuit against Nestlé SA (VTX:NESN) alleging that the pet food…more

Permanently Injured Baseball Fans Struggle Without Help from MLB

Injured spectators make online pleas for financial support and to MLB to make baseball safer LAS VEGAS – Spectator injuries caused by errant foul balls and splintered bats are an ongoing epidemic, leaving many baseball fans…more

Court Reverses Dismissal of ATM Price Fixing Class Action

District of Columbia Circuit Remands Case to District Court for Merits Proceedings SEATTLE – Hagens Berman attorneys representing a class of consumers who paid inflated ATM (automated teller machine) “access fees” announced…more

Splintered Bat Sends Spear of Wood Flying Into Safety Netting at Padres Game – Lands Just Feet Away from Unprotected Seats

On July 21, 2015, a hit from San Diego Padres' Melvin Upton Jr. snapped his bat in half, sending a large, spear-like piece flying into the safety netting behind home plate at Petco Park. The shattered bat lodged into the…more

Baseball Season Ticket Holders File Class-Action Lawsuit against MLB Commissioner for Grave Safety Negligence, Misrepresentations

Some of major league baseball’s biggest fans – season ticket holders – today filed a class-action lawsuit against the commissioner of Major League Baseball (MLB) association Rob Manfred, and the office of the commissioner,…more

Court Affirms Potential $450 Million Settlement with Apple in E-books Price-Fixing Class Action

Hagens Berman attorneys representing a class of e-book purchasers announced today that the Second Circuit has affirmed a District Court ruling, bringing consumers one step closer to a proposed $450 million settlement with Apple…more

Class Action Alleges Novartis Gleevec Patent Infringement Suit a Sham

Complaint seeks permanent injunctive relief to prevent overcharges and damages, and bring generic Gleevec to market BOSTON – A class-action lawsuit filed against Novartis alleges that the pharma company’s patent…more

General Motors Consumer Lawsuit Alleges Mail and Wire Fraud in GM’s Concealment of Ignition Switch Defect

General Motors Consumer Lawsuit Alleges Mail and Wire Fraud in GM’s Concealment of Ignition Switch Defect Class-action lawsuit cites new information found in discovery phase and targets New GM’s misconduct after it took over…more
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