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Cases / Briefs

Williams v. Boehringer (Zantac)

Public Justice is co-counsel in this 11th Circuit appeal of a decision in a federal MDL dismissing nationwide failure-to-warn and design defect claims against the manufacturers and sellers of the pharmaceutical product Zantac and its generic forms.  The appeal raises an  important issue of first…

Palmer v. Amazon

This is a case against Amazon on behalf of workers and their families at JFK8, the company’s Staten Island fulfillment center, who have been subjected to working conditions that have failed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the facility and in the workers’ communities….

Hyman v. Devlin

Public Justice is co‐counsel in this Third Circuit appeal, which raises issues related to qualified immunity and on punitive damages in the civil rights context. A repossession company tried to take Angela Hyman’s car from her driveway while her wife was sitting in it. It…

Sheen v. Wells Fargo Bank

This California Supreme Court appeal involves home owners who were victimized by a mortgage lender’s mishandling of a mortgage modification application that resulted the sudden loss of their home to an unexpected bank foreclosure. The decision on appeal held that a mortgage lender and servicer…

Cherry v. Dometic Corp.

Public Justice is co-counsel in an 11th Circuit appeal of a decision denying certification of a consumer class action on “ascertainability” grounds. The proposed class action concerns hundreds of thousands of consumers who own small refrigerators used in recreational vehicles. According to the plaintiffs, the…

Hardeman v. Monsanto

Public Justice is defending this Ninth Circuit appeal of a headline-generating $80 million verdict against chemical giant Monsanto on behalf of a California man who developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after decades of exposure to Monsanto’s best-selling weedkiller Roundup. Hardeman sued Monsanto in 2016, arguing that his cancer was…

Korolshteyn v. Costco Wholesale Corp.

Public Justice has joined as co-counsel in the Ninth Circuit appeal of a decision dismissing, on federal preemption grounds, a putative consumer class action involving allegedly falsely labeled dietary supplements.  The supplement in question, “TruNature Ginkgo Biloba,” is labeled and advertised as “support[ing] alertness &…