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FDA warns 1ViZn that Velocity ingredient DMBA is adulterated product
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Thursday, April 30, 2015.
On April 24, 2015, the FDA sent a warning letter to the Utah manufacturer of “Velocity” that it considered its supplement “adulterated” because it containing a stimulant known as DMBA or AMP. The FDA contends that even if DMBA (also known as 1,3-Dimethylbutylamine, DMBA, 2-amino-4-methylpentane, AMP citrate, and 4-methyl-2-pentanamine) was a “new dietary” ingredient” there has been …
Local Lighthouse Robocalls Claim Google Plus Assistance
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.
Have you received a robocall to your cell phone where an automated voice asks if you are a business owner and want to get a better ranking on Google +?  Local Lighthouse, Inc., an outfit based out of Tustin California has been doing just that.  Kristensen LLP is investigating robocalls offering better ranking on Google …
Stop Robocalls from Auto Protection Department
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Monday, April 20, 2015.
Have you received a call to your cell phone from Auto Protection Department, an outfit based out of Garden Grove, California.  Kristensen LLP is investigating calls offering extending warranty protection.   We are informed and believe that the entity uses automatic dialing systems in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § (“TCPA”). …
FDA Warns Tri-Methyl Xtreme Linked to Liver Injury and Other Side Effects
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.
On April 13, 2015, the FDA issued a warning that Tri-Methyl Xtreme, distributed by Nevada based Extreme Product Groups, contains anabolic steroids that have been linked to liver injuries.  The FDA received reports from consumers in California, New Jersey and Utah from consumers having adverse reactions to Tri-Methyl Xtreme.   The FDA did not …
Kristensen LLP File Suit over DMAA laced Supplements against GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, Amazon, DPS Nutrition & Nutrex
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Friday, April 3, 2015.
Los Angeles, CA – Kristensen LLP announced they, along with the law firms Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra LLP, and the Gansen Law Group PC, have filed a complaint and demand for a jury trial in the Superior Court of New Jersey Law on behalf of their client, Alfred Westermajer, alleging that General Nutrition Centers (GNC), Amazon.com, Vitamin …
Kristensen LLP Files TCPA Class Action Against Consumer Education Outreach
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
Kristensen LLP recently filed a Class Action Complaint against Consumer Education.Info, Inc. (which does business as Consumer Education Outreach) for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227, et seq. (“TCPA”). Consumer Education Outreach is based in Windsor, Colorado.   If you’ve been called by this outfit, please give us a ring.  If …
UCLA Bacteria Victims Likely Have Claims
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Thursday, February 19, 2015.
On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, the LA Times reported that a bacteria superbug, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, was linked to two deaths and up to 179 other possible exposures.   Hospital bacteria infections are growing concerns and can lead to the loss of life, severe illness and permanent repugnant injuries, including disfigurements.  The California Court …
This Week in Recalls: Two Land Rover Brake Failure Recalls and Jeep Cherokee Unexpected Airbag Deployment Recall
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Tuesday, February 10, 2015.
We are starting a weekly report on automotive recalls announced by NHTSA the prior week. The report will highlight certain safety related recalls and will likely include those with the greatest population of affected vehicles. If a recall with a limited vehicle population piques our interests, we will bring it up. (We would love …
Lear Capital contacting old Merit Customer with Robocalls
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.
Our investigation has revealed that Lear Financial has placed pre-recorded telephone calls to former Merit clients.  These calls likely violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Kristensen LLP has successfully litigated numerous TCPA cases.  The administrator distributing Merit Financial’s assets recently sold the customer list toLear Financial, another seller of highly marked up gold coins. …
Political Robocalls Can Violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Sunday, October 12, 2014.
Have you been getting robocalls for or against candidates to your cell phone?   Did a pre-recorded message blather away on your cell phone in support or against a ballot measure?  There is no “Do Not Call List” for cell phones, because no one can robocall a cell phone without  “express written consent.” It’s punishable for …