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  • Environmental and Toxic Torts

    Milberg Filing VT School PCB Contamination Lawsuits Against Monsanto

    January 3, 2024

    Milberg is representing a woman who says she was exposed to toxic Monsanto PCBs at a Vermont school. The firm expects to file similar litigation in the coming months. Current and former students, parents, staff, and teachers are encouraged to to contact Milberg and learn how they can hold Monsanto accountable.

  • Environmental and Toxic Torts

    Lawsuits Accuse Big Banks of Promoting Vale’s Environmental Damage in Brazil

    October 26, 2023

    Milberg has filed a pair of proposed class action lawsuits in New York federal court alleging that several large banks provided financing to mining company Vale, S.A. that promoted environmental degradation and exacerbated the risk of catastrophic dam collapses in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. The plaintiffs in the cases, the City of Ouro […]

  • Environmental and Toxic Torts

    PFAS Litigation

    September 21, 2023

    Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of manmade chemicals used in thousands of industrial and consumer products, from clothing and food packaging to personal care products, cookware, and fire extinguishing foam, since the 1940s. Also known as “forever chemicals” because they break down very slowly and can accumulate in the environment and our […]

  • Camp Lejeune Compensation For Contaminated Water

    August 2, 2022

    An estimated one million people who were stationed at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina from 1953 to 1987 may have been exposed to contaminated drinking water that can cause cancer, birth defects, miscarriages, and other serious health problems and are now eligible to be part of the Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuit. Anyone exposed to […]

  • Class Actions

    Eastman Steam Explosion Threatens Kingsport Residents

    February 14, 2022

    On January 31, 2022, Eastman Chemical Company’s Kingsport, Tennessee location caused a steam explosion, threatening both the local environment and residents’ health. By February 14, 2022, Milberg had already filed a class-action lawsuit, pursuing claims for public and private nuisance, trespass, negligence, and strict liability for ultra-hazardous activity.  

  • Huntington Beach Oil Spill Lawsuit

    October 3, 2021

    Roughly 4.5 miles off Southern California’s shore, a massive oil spill contaminated the water, shutting down Huntington Beach and all of its upcoming activities. Three-thousand barrels leaked, dumping 126,000 gallons of oil into the ocean.

  • CoolSculpting Lawsuit — Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia

    August 17, 2021

    Since its FDA approval in 2012, CoolSculpting (cryolipolysis) has answered culture’s call for instantaneous results regarding weight loss. Coolsculpting procedures promise fast, easy slimming results with an average of one hour per session, no recovery time at home, and guaranteed first-session fat reduction by 20-25%. However, with 60,000 diagnosed cases of paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH), CoolSculpting clients have filed lawsuits claiming […]

  • Environmental and Toxic Torts

    Demanda Paraquat – Paraquat y el Parkinson

    May 12, 2021

    El paraquat (también conocido como Gramoxone) es un herbicida tan tóxico para los seres humanos que un solo sorbo puede provocar la muerte. Asimismo está relacionado con el desarrollo de la enfermedad de Parkinson. Las investigaciones indican que el paraquat puede aumentar el riesgo de Parkinson en un 150% o más. Sin embargo Syngenta- el […]

  • Environmental and Toxic Torts

    Paraquat Lawsuit – Paraquat and Parkinson’s Disease

    March 1, 2021

    Paraquat (also known as Gramoxone), an herbicide so toxic to humans that one sip can kill, is linked to the development of Parkinson’s disease. Research indicates that paraquat can increase the risk of Parkinson’s by 150 percent or more. But Syngenta, the herbicide’s main producer, denies the link and casts doubt on a growing body […]

  • Unpaid Commissions

    IBM Sales Commission Lawsuit

    October 27, 2020

    International Business Machines (IBM) is being accused of using “bait and switch” tactics to underpay its sales representatives. IBM advises its sales representatives that their income is limited only by how much they are able to sell. But according to the sales representatives who have sold its products and services, IBM’s claims are untrue. In […]

  • Drugs and Devices

    Elmiron Lawsuit

    February 28, 2021

    You may qualify for an Elmiron lawsuit if you took pentosan polysulfate sodium and were diagnosed with eye issues such as macular degeneration or pigmentary maculopathy.

  • Tuition Lawsuits Question Value of Online vs. In-Person Education

    June 8, 2020

    As colleges across the country scramble to figure out how their fall semesters will look in response to COVID-19, some are also dealing with student lawsuits asking for a partial reimbursement of tuition and fees paid for the past spring semester. While recognizing the need for safety, the lawsuits argue that online instruction is not […]

  • Price Manipulation Class Action Filed Against Gas Trading Companies

    May 13, 2020

    Milberg Phillips Grossman LLP filed an antitrust class action case on behalf of consumers in California who were charged supra-competitive prices on retail gasoline.

  • IKON Lawsuit Seeks Passholder Refunds For Shortened Season

    April 28, 2020

    Alterra Mountain Company improperly retained Ikon Pass costs after the ski season was cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, claims a class-action lawsuit filed by Milberg Phillips Grossman LLP. “Defendants refuse to provide pro-rata refunds to consumers who purchased Ikon Passes for the 2019-2020 ski season. Instead, they are only offering these consumers additional discounts […]

  • Milberg Class Action Claims Vail Left Epic Pass Holders In The Cold

    April 22, 2020

    Filed in Colorado federal court, the lawsuit seeks pro-rated refunds of the amounts customers paid for an Epic Pass. Proposed class members include anyone who purchased an Epic Pass for the 2019 – 2020 season and was not able to use their pass, or otherwise did not receive the full value of it, following the March 15 closures.

  • MSU Students File COVID-19 Tuition, Room, Board, and Fees Lawsuit

    April 20, 2020

    Michigan State University students are demanding adequate restitution after they were sent home from campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic and forced to take online classes. They seek refunds from the University on a pro-rata basis. “Despite the cancellation of live in-person instruction, the constructive eviction of students at the University for the remainder of […]

  • Milberg Files Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Wayne State Students

    April 27, 2020

    Wayne State University switched to online learning and asked their students to leave campus without providing them with adequate refunds for tuition, room and board, and fees, according to a class-action lawsuit filed by Milberg Phillips Grossman LLP. “The University’s decision to transition to online classes and to request or encourage students to leave campus […]

  • 3M N95 Mask Price Gouging

    March 26, 2020

    As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreads across the United States, there has been an accompanying increase in demand for critical medical supplies such as protective face masks, ventilators, and personal cleaning products. This increased demand is fertile ground for bad actors that seek to profit by charging exorbitant prices on badly-needed supplies. Price gouging during […]

  • Coronavirus Task Force Files Tuition, Room, Board and Fee Class Action Lawsuit

    April 10, 2020

    New York, New York – On April 9, 2020, Milberg Phillips Grossman LLP (“Milberg”), a member firm of the Coronavirus Litigation Task Force, filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Purdue University students who were forced to leave campus and take online courses due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The lawsuit claims that students were […]

  • Milberg Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Bone Biologics Corporation

    June 20, 2019

    June 20, 2019 Milberg Phillips Grossman LLP has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of holders of Bone Biologic Corporation (“BBLG”) common stock as of the occurrence of a change-of-control transaction (“Transaction”) undertaken in June of 2018.  The complaint is filed in United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (AFH Holding & […]