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  • Lawsuit filed in Northern District of California alleges theft of transactional and other private banking data belonging to tens of millions of consumers On behalf of consumers in California and across the nation, the law firms of Herrera Purdy LLP, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, and Burns Charest LLP have filed a federal class action ...

  • On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, Daniel Charest and a lawyer for the Government presented ninety minutes of argument to the Court regarding the scope of the flowage easement that the government took as a result of the Hurricane Harvey Upstream Flood.  In order to limit the amount of compensation for the taking, the Government argued ...

  • This past week Chief Judge Freda L. Wolfson’s ruling on what expert testimony may be used in the Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) talcum powder ovarian cancer suits came out on the side of the plaintiffs. After J&J‘s attempts to block plaintiffs’ experts from speaking on the presence of asbestos in J&J’s talcum products and studies ...

  • The firm’s Darren Nicolson has been recognized as one of the 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers in the nation for 2020 by the legal media guide Lawdragon.  Each year, the Lawdragon 500 editorial staff develops the list by researching top verdicts and settlements nationwide and conducting interviews with other respected attorneys.  For almost 20 years, Mr. Nicholson has represented client in complex commercial litigation, intellectual property disputes ...

  • Burns Charest filed suit against the creators of the hit social media app TikTok for the illegal use and storage of biometric data of its users. Plaintiffs allege that Tiktok, Inc. and ByteDance, Inc. capture, store, and share biometric information, obtained from scanning users faces without their consent, as part of their age identifer and ...

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