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Judge Orders Johnson & Johnson to Pay Oaklahoma $572 Million for Role in Opioid Crisis
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in News on Thursday, September 5, 2019.
Most of us know Johnson & Johnson to be a household family name, likely present throughout our own childhoods as well as that of our children. They sell us kid-friendly products, such as shampoos and soaps that promise no risk of burning or tears. Most of us were, however, previously unaware of a …
John Kristensen, Who Obtained A Million Dollar Settlement From Spearmint Rhino, Pursuing Employment Claims For Dancers For Wage Theft
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Friday, June 14, 2019.
Attorney John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP was responsible for securing a $1,050,000 settlement in a case against Spearmint Rhino and one of its managers. The claims in the lawsuit included challenging the gentlemen club’s argument that the plaintiff, an exotic dancer, was not an employee. At the time, the club used the …
BOB Strollers Defective With Potential for Injury
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in News on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
After hundreds of reported crashes, at least 50 injuries and reports of up to 100 injuries, the manufacture of the popular BOB jogging stroller cut a deal with the Trump Administration’s Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) to avoid recalling the jogging strollers. The front wheel of the strollers can suddenly detach because the …
Passenger Files Suit Against UBER After Driver Uploads Explicit Photos from Phone to Social Media
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in News on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.
Kristensen Weisberg, LLP, on behalf of their client, announced they have filed a lawsuit against UBER and one of its drivers after that driver found explicit photos on the cell phone their client, an UBER passenger, had left behind. The driver then uploaded the photos to the passenger’s social media accounts.    The plaintiff, identified by the …
U.S. Veterans File Lawsuit Against 3M Over Defective Combat Ear Plugs
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Defective Products on Monday, February 18, 2019.
A call to service is one of the most noble traits a person can possess, and there is no higher embodiment of this trait than seen in those who dedicate their life in service of protecting our country – the men and women of our military. It is a remarkable individual who chooses …
Kristensen Weisberg Investigating Claims for Gas Explosion in Andover
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Class Action Attorney on Monday, October 1, 2018.
In our capitalized, modernized, and industrialized society, we often find ourselves with little choice to whom we give our business. This can be true of many services required at our homes or places of business. It’s by no means always a bad thing, and in many cases can provide much needed services to …
Companies Must Report When Their Product Cause an Unreasonable Risk of Serious Injury
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Defective Products on Saturday, June 30, 2018.
On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that Polaris Industries, Inc. (“Polaris”) will pay a $27.25 million civil penalty. Companies Must Report When Their Product Cause an Unreasonable Risk of Serious Injury The Consumer Product Safety Act of 1972 dictates that companies must follow certain safety standards to ensure …
California Poised To Ban Confidentiality Product Liability Settlements
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in News on Friday, May 25, 2018.
California is poised to pass a law that bans secret settlements for product defects in Los Angeles and all across the state. California could join a number of other states that have passed similar bills in recent years. The point of the new legislation is to prevent manufacturers in Los Angeles and all …
Tesla Crashes Killing Two Teenagers, NTSB Investigates
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
The National Transportation Safety Board announced that it is to launch an investigation into a Tesla car accident, which killed two teenagers in Florida recently. On Tuesday May 8, the Tesla Model S collided with a concrete wall, bursting into flames and killing two teenagers, near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A third teenager was …