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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 […]

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    Milberg Attorneys Named 2024 North Carolina, Kentucky Super Lawyers

    January 11, 2024

    Milberg proudly announces ten attorneys from the firm’s North Carolina and Kentucky office locations have been named to the 2024 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. The prominent Super Lawyers publication selects the “top 5% of attorneys” across each state considered to be “outstanding” through the group’s patented, multiphase process which relies upon peer-reviews and thorough […]

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    Eight Milberg Attorneys Recognized as 2024 “Legal Elite”

    January 9, 2024

    Milberg proudly announces eight firm attorneys were featured among the 2024 “Legal Elite” by Business North Carolina. The list honors the top North Carolina attorneys as selected by their peers through online voting and an in-depth internet research process, according to Business North Carolina’s website. The 23rd class of “Legal Elite” featured recognitions across numerous […]

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    Customers Sue Comcast, Citrix for Data Breach

    January 3, 2024

    Xfinity customers are suing Comcast and its software provider, Citrix, for allegedly failing to implement adequate data security practices and protect their sensitive personal information from an October 2023 data breach. The class action seeks to establish nationwide and New Jersey classes based on claims of negligence, breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and state consumer […]

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    Norton Healthcare Failed to Stop Ransomware Attack, Data Breach Lawsuit Claims

    December 28, 2023

    A Kentucky health system that suffered a ransomware attack in May has been hit with a Milberg class action lawsuit for allegedly failing to protect the private data of approximately 2.5 million people, exposing them to identity theft crimes. Anyone whose information may have been impacted is eligible to join this lawsuit as a class […]

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    Milberg Named to “Legal Lions of the Week” for Nestle Boost Appeal Win

    December 21, 2023

    Law360 included Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman PLLC (“Milberg”) in its Legal Lions of the Week for reviving a proposed class action lawsuit that alleges Nestle falsely marketed its Boost Glucose Control nutritional drinks as a diabetes treatment. Bruce Horti, et al v. Nestle Healthcare Nutrition, Inc., originally filed in December 2021, claims that the […]

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    Milberg Files Rivers Casino Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

    December 15, 2023

    A casino in Des Plaines, Illinois failed to adequately protect patrons’ sensitive personal information that was compromised in a “massive” cyberattack in August, claims a Milberg class action lawsuit. Anyone whose information was stolen in the attack may be eligible to join this lawsuit and recover compensation related to identity theft risk, the diminished value […]

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    Milberg Lawsuit Accuses LG Chem of Selling Exploding E-Cig Battery

    December 8, 2023

    A North Carolina man is suing LG Chem, saying he suffered serious burns when his e-cigarette’s lithium-ion battery exploded in his pocket. The plaintiff alleges that LG Chem knew the battery that injured him was substandard and could explode but continued to sell it. Subject Battery Sold For Years Despite Known “Catastrophic Risk of Explosion” […]

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    Melissa Sims Featured in TIME100 Climate List

    November 28, 2023

    Milberg Senior Counsel Melissa K. Sims has been named to the inaugural TIME100 Climate list for her work on a groundbreaking climate change lawsuit on behalf of Puerto Rico communities devastated by the 2017 hurricane season. TIME’s list draws attention to individuals whose actions are making significant progress in fighting climate change. Ms. Sims, who […]

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    Milberg Announces 2023 Firm Promotions

    November 20, 2023

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fresh off its annual firm retreat, held this year in Puerto Rico from November 15 – 16, Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman (“Milberg”) is announcing its latest attorney promotions. New Milberg Senior Partners Mitchell Breit: Mr. Breit has championed consumer and environmental protection causes for more than 40 years, litigating national class […]

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    Emeril’s Pasta Sauces Falsely Labeled as Preservative-Free, Suit Claims

    November 2, 2023

    B&G Foods, Inc. is facing a Milberg class action lawsuit claiming that it labels Emeril-branded pasta sauces as containing “No Preservatives” despite them containing the preservative citric acid. Anyone who purchased Emeril’s pasta sauce may be eligible to join this lawsuit as a class member. There is no need to hire a lawyer. Milberg is […]

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    Class Action: CVS Decongestant Labeling Misleads Consumers

    October 13, 2023

    An FDA panel recently declared that the over-the-counter decongestant phenylephrine does not work. So why are manufacturers like CVS selling medications made with phenylephrine and claiming they provide “maximum strength” relief? This is the main issue raised in a class action lawsuit filed by Milberg attorneys against CVS Pharmacy, Inc. The lawsuit seeks compensation for […]

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    Plaintiff: Robitussin Cold + Flu Products Do Not Provide Max OTC Relief

    October 6, 2023

    When consumers see cold and flu medications labeled “maximum strength” they may reasonably believe that the ingredients in these products offer the strongest symptom relief allowable over the counter. But this is not the case with Robitussin Cold + Flu products, says the plaintiff in a Milberg class action lawsuit, who accuses Pfizer of knowingly […]

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    Vicks Severe Cold & Flu Max Strength Mislabeled, Suit Claims

    October 2, 2023

    Proctor & Gamble’s Vicks DayQuil Severe Cold & Flu and Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu labeled as “Max Strength” are misleading because similar products with stronger, more effective ingredients are available over the counter, allege Milberg class action attorneys in a recently filed lawsuit. The class action lawsuit seeks damages for violations of state […]

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    Florida’s Natural PFAS Lawsuit Disputes “Natural” Claim

    September 26, 2023

    Water, orange juice, and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). One of these ingredients doesn’t belong in Florida’s Natural orange juice, say the lead plaintiffs in a Milberg class action lawsuit filed against Citrus World, Inc. The Florida’s Natural PFAS lawsuit is the latest effort by Milberg to hold companies accountable for introducing toxic “forever chemicals” […]

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    Milberg Class Action Pushes Back on “Maximum Strength” Sudafed PE Claims

    September 18, 2023

    An FDA panel recently declared phenylephrine hydrochloride—a nasal decongestant used in some versions of the popular over-the-counter drug Sudafed—to be ineffective. Yet Johnson & Johnson markets its phenylephrine-based Sudafed PE products as “Maximum Strength,” which is misleading and damaging to consumers, alleges a Milberg class action lawsuit. Sudafed, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylephrine The brand name “Sudafed” […]

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    Lawsuit: Culturelle Ultimate Balance for Antibiotics Mislabeled

    September 8, 2023

    Dietary supplement manufacturer I-Health, Inc., the maker of Culturelle Ultimate Balance for Antibiotics probiotics, mislabeled and misrepresented the products because it makes claims not approved by the FDA, alleges a Milberg class action lawsuit. The lawsuit seeks damages for class members who purchased certain types of Culturelle probiotic supplements. If you bought these products, you […]

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    Milberg Files Real Kosher Ice Cream Listeria Class Action Lawsuit

    August 28, 2023

    Class action attorneys for Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman (“Milberg”) have filed a lawsuit against Real Kosher Ice Cream Inc. of Brooklyn, New York in response to the company recalling “Soft Serve on the Go Cups” linked to a listeria outbreak. At least two people have been hospitalized from the recalled ice cream and sorbet […]

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    Aurora Health Agrees To $12.25M Settlement in Tracking Pixel Suit

    August 23, 2023

    UPDATE: The Settlement Website is now active. Click here to file your claim. Advocate Aurora Health Inc. has agreed to pay $12.25 million to settle a consolidated class action lawsuit that accuses the nonprofit healthcare system of sharing users’ personal information without their consent with third parties like Meta and Google through a tracking pixel. […]