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    Happy Pride! Milberg Reflects on Pivotal LGBTQI+ Legal Moments

    June 20, 2024

    At Milberg, we take pride in our longstanding commitment to supporting LGBTQI+ rights and recognize the significance of our legal platform during this year’s Pride Month. In celebration, we honor the resilience and achievements of the LGBTQI+ community by reflecting on the pivotal legal moments that have shaped a continued journey toward equality. In an […]

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    No Artificial Preservatives? Not So, Says Pirate’s Booty Class Action

    June 10, 2024

    Pirate’s Booty snacks have misrepresenting labels that falsely state the products do not contain artificial preservatives, even though they contain citric acid, a preservative made through chemical processing, plaintiffs claim in a class action complaint filed by Milberg attorneys in New York federal court. If you purchased Pirate’s Booty that lists citric acid as an […]

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    Yogi Tea Pesticide Recall Was Insufficient, Lawsuit Alleges

    June 3, 2024

    The maker of Yogi Echinacea Immune Support Tea has recalled the product over the potential presence of pesticides, and deliberately made it difficult for consumers to obtain a refund, a proposed Milberg class action lawsuit alleges. Any consumer who purchased the affected tea may be eligible to join the lawsuit as a class member. Our […]

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    Cinnamon Sold at Dollar Tree Allegedly Contains Lead

    May 20, 2024

    A New York woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Dollar Tree and its cinnamon supplier, Colonna Brothers, alleging they sold spice contaminated with lead. The lawsuit comes after the FDA issued a lead warning about certain cinnamon products and Colonna Brothers voluntarily recalled Supreme Tradition cinnamon due to high lead levels. It proposes […]

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    Retirement Plan Participant Files J.P. Morgan Data Breach Lawsuit

    May 13, 2024

    Class action attorneys for Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman (“Milberg”) are representing a participant of a retirement plan administered by J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in a data breach lawsuit against the company. The class action accuses J.P. Morgan of failing to implement adequate cybersecurity measures, resulting in harm to approximately 451,000 plan participants. If […]

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    Report: Milberg Among Most Active Class Action Law Firms

    May 6, 2024

    Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman filed the fifth-most class action cases of any law firm in the country over the last three years, according to a new Lex Machina report, which also found that Milberg’s class action practice is the most geographically far-reaching across federal district courts, where more than 9,700 total class actions were […]

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    Lead in Lunchables: Plaintiff Sues Kraft Heinz for Consumer Deception

    April 22, 2024

    Milberg attorneys have filed a class action lawsuit in response to a finding by Consumer Reports that Lunchables, the popular school lunch kits that let kids assemble their own meals from deli meat, cheese, and crackers, contain unsafe levels of lead. Anyone who purchased Lunchables products may be eligible to join this lawsuit as a […]

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    EPA Announces Crackdown on PFAS in Water Systems

    April 15, 2024

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a national regulation limiting per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) levels in drinking water that is being hailed as “historic” and “life-changing.” A mandate handed down last week will require public water utilities to test for six types of PFAS, which the EPA says will dramatically improve water […]

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    DE&I Committee Hosts “Legal Luminaries” Podcast Speakers

    April 11, 2024

    On April 10, 2024, paralegal professionals and Legal Luminaries podcast co-hosts Kristine Custodio Suero and Kelli L. Radnothy joined Milberg for its DE&I Committee Speaker Series to discuss Professionalism & Ethics: Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Ms. Suero and Ms. Radnothy—both recognized AAfPE leaders in legal education—encouraged Milberg attendees to push themselves outside of their […]

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    Lawsuit Accuses Los Angeles of Overcharging for Electricity

    April 8, 2024

    Los Angeles electric customers have filed a class action lawsuit accusing the city of overcharging certain multi-family residential properties for electricity services. The lawsuit makes claims for breach of contract, money had and received, violation of the California Constitution, and declaratory relief. Any Los Angeles Department of Water and Power electric customer charged an improper […]

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    J&J Hit With Class Action Over Benzene in Acne Products

    April 1, 2024

    Johnson & Johnson acne treatments made with benzoyl peroxide and sold under the Neutrogena brand are alleged to contain the carcinogen benzene in a Milberg class action lawsuit. Anyone who purchased certain Neutrogena cream and gel products may be eligible to join this lawsuit as a class member and recover compensation. Which Neutrogena Products are […]

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    Walmart Equate Brand Acne Products Alleged to Contain Benzene

    March 25, 2024

    Walmart’s Equate brand acne cream and gel products made with benzoyl peroxide contain the carcinogen benzene, rendering them adulterated, misbranded, and illegal to sell, according to a class action complaint filed by Milberg attorneys in Illinois federal court. Anyone who purchased benzoyl peroxide-based Equate acne treatments may be eligible to join this lawsuit as a […]

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    Milberg Class Action Challenges NCAA’s “Anticompetitive” Rules

    March 19, 2024

    Milberg attorneys have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (“UNC”) student-athlete Reese Brantmeier alleging antitrust violations against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”). The lawsuit asks a U.S. District Court to strike down the NCAA’s restrictions on student-athletes’ acceptance of prize money earned in non-NCAA competitions. […]

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    Judge Okays $2M Suave Antiperspirant Benzene Settlement

    March 18, 2024

    An Illinois federal judge has given the initial go-ahead to a deal resolving lawsuit allegations that Unilever sold Suave antiperspirant deodorant products containing the carcinogen benzene. Milberg’s Nick Suciu is part of the team representing the plaintiffs. A final hearing on the matter is scheduled for September. Per the settlement terms, class members can claim […]

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    The Keeling Curve, Fossil Fuel Deception, and Climate Change Lawsuits

    March 9, 2024

    Article by Milberg Senior Counsel and environmental lawyer Melissa Sims In the 1950s, the American Petroleum Institute (API), the leading U.S. lobbying body of the oil and gas industry, inadvertently catalyzed a pivotal scientific endeavor that would help to expose the role of the greenhouse effect on climate change. Spearheaded by Charles David Keeling, the Keeling […]

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    DE&I Committee Hosts Guest Speaker, Yvette Pappoe

    March 7, 2024

    On January 24, 2024, Professor Yvette Pappoe joined Milberg to discuss Intentionality and Inclusion as part of Milberg’s DE&I Committee Speaker series. Professor Pappoe engaged the Milberg team in a stimulating discussion surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion trends in the legal industry and provided insight into how law firms can build more inclusive cultures- from […]

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    Preliminary Approval For EmergeOrtho Data Breach Lawsuit

    March 4, 2024

    A settlement resolving a data breach class action filed by Milberg attorneys against an orthopedic practice in North Carolina has received preliminary court approval. Milberg was appointed as Class Counsel in the matter. A Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for June. EmergeOrtho Suffers 2022 Ransomware Attack In August 2022, EmergeOrtho, a Durham, North Carolina orthopedic […]

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    $5M Win For Milberg-Backed Developers in Capacity Fee Case

    February 23, 2024

    The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled that fees charged to True Homes LLC, D.R. Horton Inc., and other homebuilders were illegally collected and awarded the companies more than $5.2 million in refunds. Milberg’s James DeMay, representing the developers, said, “Our clients are very pleased by the decision, and it was the result that […]

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    The AMOC Crisis: A Disaster Foretold in Shell’s 1998 TINA Scenario

    February 14, 2024

    Article by Milberg Senior Counsel and environmental lawyer Melissa Sims. In a striking revelation from a 1998 internal memo, energy giant Shell was found to have foreseen the catastrophic implications of fossil fuels on the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), predicting a scenario eerily reminiscent of today’s alarming scientific forecasts. Termed the “TINA” (There is […]

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    Quaker Oats Class Action Claims Company Sold Salmonella-Tainted Products

    February 10, 2024

    A proposed class action lawsuit alleges that The Quaker Oats Company engaged in deceptive marketing and labeling practices when it sold food products that may contain salmonella. Consumers in the State of New York who purchased any of the named products may be eligible to join this lawsuit as a class member. Plaintiffs and the […]

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    Mid America Pet Food Recall Lawsuit Claims Salmonella Contamination

    February 7, 2024

    A Milberg class action lawsuit accuses Mid America Pet Food LLC of deceptive and misleading business practices for selling dog and cat food that may contain salmonella. The lawsuit follows a recall—first announced in October 2023 and expanded in November—of multiple brands manufactured by the defendant at their Mount Pleasant, Texas facility. New York residents […]

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    Win for Baltimore in First-of-its-Kind Cigarette Filter Waste Lawsuit

    February 5, 2024

    A Maryland federal judge granted a request by the City of Baltimore to return a tobacco waste lawsuit against cigarette companies to the state court where it began a year ago. This is the first case filed against Big Tobacco for the cleanup costs associated with non-biodegradable cigarette filters. Roy L. Mason, who is representing […]

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    Plaintiff: “Preservative-Free” Neutrogena Shampoo Contains Citric Acid

    January 31, 2024

    Milberg class action attorneys are representing a customer who claims Johnson & Johnson falsely labels its Neutrogena T/Sal Therapeutic Shampoo as containing no preservatives, even though the shampoo lists the well-known preservative citric acid as an ingredient. Anyone who purchased Neutrogena T/Sal Therapeutic Shampoo may be eligible to join this lawsuit as a class member. […]

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    HP Accused of Blocking Rivals to Create Printer Ink Monopoly  

    January 24, 2024

    A proposed Milberg class action lawsuit filed in Illinois federal court claims that HP Inc. used software updates to block consumers from purchasing cheaper third-party replacement ink cartridges in HP printers, creating a monopoly that allows it to charge exorbitant prices for aftermarket printer ink. The lawsuit names eleven plaintiffs and asserts claims under consumer […]

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    Five Guys Data Breach Settlement Gets Preliminary Approval

    January 17, 2024

    A Virginia federal judge has initially signed off on a $700,000 settlement in a Five Guys class action lawsuit accusing the burger chain of failing to protect the personal data of current and former workers and job applicants. The judge also appointed Milberg’s David K. Lietz as class counsel. A final fairness hearing is scheduled […]