City of Los Angeles Sues Major Retailers Over Price Inflation
01-10-2017
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City of Los Angeles Sues Major Retailers Over Price Inflation

The City of Los Angeles is suing four major retailers (JC Penney, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Sears) for deliberately inflating the original prices of some products to trick customers into thinking they were getting a better deal. The lawsuits accuse the retailers of using a “misleading and deceptive false price advertising scheme,” as a marketing strategy to…

01-05-2017
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Hodes Milman Liebeck Attorneys Recognized for Their Legal Support of Veterans Legal Institute

For their support of the Veterans Legal Institute, Partners Jeffrey Milman, Daniel Hodes and Kevin Liebeck and Associate Gabe Houston received special recognition from the State of California, Congress and the United States. The firm has fought relentlessly to protect those who have served the country in matters involving medical malpractice, medical negligence and federal…

Toyota to Pay Out $3.4 Billion in Premature Rusting Lawsuit
12-20-2016
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Toyota to Pay Out $3.4 Billion in Premature Rusting Lawsuit

Japanese automaker Toyota has agreed to a $3.4 Billion settlement after metal body frames on its pickups and SUVs were found to lack sufficient rust protection, causing them to prematurely corrode. The settlement covers about 1.5 million vehicles in the United States, which include Toyota Tacoma trucks from model years 2005 to 2010, Tundras from…

12-07-2016
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Children’s Dental Group Accused of Performing Unnecessary Procedures on Minors to Maximize Insurance Reimbursement

Hodes Milman Liebeck, a firm specializing in professional negligence, filed a lawsuit on behalf of a young girl seriously injured by Children’s Dental Group, a private corporation that owns and operates 11 dental clinics throughout California.  The plaintiff, an 8-year old girl, alleges that Children’s Dental Group performed a harmful, medically unnecessary procedure called a…

Kraft-Heinz Recalls Lunchables and Other Ready-to-Eat Products for Misbranding
12-06-2016
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Kraft-Heinz Recalls Lunchables and Other Ready-to-Eat Products for Misbranding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that Kraft Heinz Company of Fullerton, California, is recalling approximately 959 pounds of ready-to-eat “Lunchables Ham and American Cracker Stackers,” packaged lunch products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The recalled ready-to-eat pre-packaged lunch items were produced on Sept 21st, and contain wheat and…