Month: September 2018

  • Contractors developing PTSD from daily forced viewing of “depraved images” SAN MATEO, Calif. – A groundbreaking lawsuit claims that content moderators responsible for viewing and removing a range of offensive, horrifying images and videos from Facebook are suffering from psychological trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder and are not being properly protected by the social media ...

  • Burns Charest LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of partner Christopher J. Cormier, who will reside in the firm’s newly established Denver, Colorado office. Chris comes to Burns Charest from another nationally-recognized complex litigation firm, where he concentrated on litigating large-scale antitrust matters across a host of industries for nearly his entire legal career. ...

  • The firm has asked an Oklahoma federal judge to approve a $6.95 million deal with Chesapeake Energy Corp. and former Sandridge Energy CEO Tom Ward to settle antitrust claims filed for thousands of landowners alleging a conspiracy to fix prices on their leases. “Coming on the heels of extensive discovery and lengthy negotiations, this settlement ...

  • The firm’s Warren Burns helped secure a significant court ruling that pushes forward consumers’ antitrust claims against EpiPen manufacturers and distributors. Those companies, Pfizer and Mylan, have been under scrutiny since hiking the price of the epinephrine auto-injector in 2016, resulting in price increases of more than 600 percent since 2007. A federal district court ...