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Practice Area: Consumers' Rights

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…

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…

T.H. v. Novartis

Ninety percent of the prescription drugs consumed in the United States are generic forms of brand-name drugs. But under U.S. Supreme Court case law, generic drug companies can’t be sued for failing to warn consumers of the dangers of their drug, no matter how inadequate…

Cottrell v. Alcon Labs

We are lead counsel in this appeal of a dismissal of a multistate class action alleging that the defendant pharmaceutical companies violated various state consumer protection statutes by purposely packaging their prescription eye drops in droppers that emitted a far larger drop than is therapeutically…

Loeffler v. Target

California consumers in this case alleged that Target violated the law when it imposed sales tax reimbursement charges on their purchases of hot coffee to-go, which are exempt from taxation under California’s tax code. (While the consumers’ receipts says “sales tax,” Target was actually charging…