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Cases / Briefs

Thompson v. Polaris, Inc.

Public Justice is pleased to report an amicus victory in Thompson v. Polaris Inc., a Minnesota Supreme Court case decided in December 2021. Polaris, a leading manufacturer of outdoor powersports vehicles, attempted to conceal a safety audit report—relevant evidence in the case—by claiming attorney-client privilege….

Morgan v. Sundance, Inc.

Public Justice is co-counsel in Morgan v. Sundance, Inc., an overtime and wage theft case on behalf of former Taco Bell employee Robyn Morgan against Sundance Inc., a company that owns more than 150 Taco Bell franchises throughout the country. Co-Director of the Access to Justice...

Leon v. County of Riverside

This appeal involves an important issue of California law regarding the scope of governmental immunity for egregious police misconduct—an issue at the core of our Access to Justice work. The case revolves around Government Code section 821.6, which states: “A public employee is not liable…

Glover v. Bausch & Lomb

This appeal raises questions regarding the scope of federal preemption of state tort law claims based on injuries caused by a medical device—an issue at the core of our Access to Justice work. The question is whether the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act expressly or…

Hecox v. Little

Public Justice joined an amici brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Ninth Circuit in support of the plaintiff-appellees, two student-athletes who are challenging an Idaho law that bans transgender women and girls from participating in sports consistent with their gender identity. The…

Conviser V. DePaul University

This is a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by Dr. Jenny Conviser, an accomplished psychotherapist, and her company, Ascend. For over a decade, Dr. Conviser and her companies were DePaul University’s mental health resource for student-athletes and athletics staff. But when Dr. Conviser spoke up…

Niedermeier v. FCA U.S. LLC

Public Justice is co-counsel in this California Supreme Court appeal involving the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, popularly known as the “Lemon Law,” which provides remedies for consumers who purchase cars so defective that they cannot be repaired. The Lemon Law requires manufacturers to promptly repurchase…

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…

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