News and Updates
Official GM Ignition Death Toll Rises to 27
Fatalities blamed on recalled General Motors vehicles with defective ignitions rose to 27 this week, up three from the previous week according to independent compensation expert and attorney Kenneth Feinberg. At least 151 other death claims are currently under review.
Claims for non-fatal injuries rose to 1,193 from 1130 last week. Of those, Feinberg’s office reported that 85 are considered “Category One” for serious injuries including quadriplegia, paraplegia, double amputation, permanent brain damage or severe burns. The other 1108 injury claims are “Category Two,” defined as injuries requiring a visit to a hospital within 48 hours of an accident. Twenty-five injury claims have so far been approved for payout offers. Read more..
What’s the difference between a mass tort and a class action?
A class action generally involves one or two named plaintiffs who seek to represent a class of several individuals not named in the complaint. In contrast, a mass tort occurs when several plaintiffs, each of which have separate and distinct cases, are joined together in a single action.
You are an individual and so is your claim! If, after reviewing your unique situation with our attorneys, you decide to move forward with a lawsuit, please know that your case will remain your own individual case, as opposed to a class action. Our lawyers will file a suit based on your particular circumstances and any damages awarded will be based solely on your experience.
Xarelto Blood Thinner Lawsuit
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Avelox Problems Lawsuit
The attorneys at Grant & Eisenhofer have recovered hundreds of millions and even billions of dollars in these cases
GM personal injury
For years General Motors (GM) has been keeping secret the fact the ignition switch in several of their cars are faulty. The problem with these ignition
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Talcum Powder Lawsuit
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Actos Problems Lawsuit
Studies have shown that patients suffering from Type 2 diabetes who were prescribed Actos for over a year had two times the risk of bladder cancer than those diabetes patients
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