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Lawsuit filed against New York Mets for Wrongful Termination following Pregnancy
Lawsuit filed against New York Mets for Wrongful Termination following Pregnancy
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
The Ivy League-educated former head of New York Mets ticket sales is allegedly suing the club Wednesday, saying she was fired last month after insults and humiliation were hurled at her by the club owner’s son, a top team executive who she claimed was upset that she had a child without being married. Leigh Castergine’s …
No on Prop 46 Robocalls Likely Violate the TCPA.
No on Prop 46 Robocalls Likely Violate the TCPA.
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Friday, September 5, 2014.
Have you received robocalls against Prop 46 in California?  Did a pre-recorded message blather away on your cell phone?   Such calls are illegal if the caller did not have “express written consent.”  It’s punishable for $500 for each call and $1,500 if done knowingly or willfully under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, …
Kristensen Weisberg, LLP Defeat Motion to Stay Class Action for Illegal Robo Calls to Cell Phones
Kristensen Weisberg, LLP Defeat Motion to Stay Class Action for Illegal Robo Calls to Cell Phones
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Thursday, September 4, 2014.
On September 4, 2014, United States District Court Judge John E. Mendez denied defendant Caribbean Cruise Lines, Inc.’s Motion to Stay a Class Action for Illegal Robo Calls to Cell Phones.  Kristensen Weisberg, LLP filed the Complaint in Lively v.  Caribbean Cruise Lines, Inc. on April 17, 2014 in the United States District …
Albino Cobra on the loose in the 818 (the Valley-Part of LA)
Albino Cobra on the loose in the 818 (the Valley-Part of LA)
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
An Albino Cobra is on the loose in the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles!  For the record, we are unaware of loose Albino Cobras on the Westside. Local media are reporting that an Albino Cobra bit a dog and slithered away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.  We despise anything that harms …
Wage Theft in America, and California, is Rising
Wage Theft in America, and California, is Rising
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Monday, September 1, 2014.
The New York Times reported on August 31, 2014, the eve of Labor Day, about the rise in enforcement actions and lawsuits for violating wage laws, especially in California.  The Supreme Court decision in Concepcion makes it easier for force employees to give up their rights to enforce their labor rights in Court. Not surprisingly, …
Fresh Toyota Suit Features Panicked Call for Help
Fresh Toyota Suit Features Panicked Call for Help
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Monday, May 12, 2014.
The family of a 59-year-old woman who drowned when her 2009 Camry sped out of control and plummeted into a river near Sacramento, Calif., has sued Toyota Motor Corp., which already faces hundreds of lawsuits over deaths and injuries caused by accidents attributed to sudden acceleration. The case — which highlights a 911 …
Coding Cloud Heroku May Face Lawsuit Over Bait-and-Switch Claims
Coding Cloud Heroku May Face Lawsuit Over Bait-and-Switch Claims
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Saturday, May 10, 2014.
Cloud computing company Heroku may soon face a class action lawsuit after a New York startup uncovered some big performance problems with the online service in which the company helps software coders build and run their software applications. Earlier this week, class action attorney John Kristensen set up the website Herokuclassaction.com, and he’s now …
Toyota Under Criminal Probe
Toyota Under Criminal Probe
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Friday, May 9, 2014.
How much did the motor company know and when?
Toyota fixed steering rods for over a decade before recall
Toyota fixed steering rods for over a decade before recall
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Thursday, May 8, 2014.
Toyota recently paid a record fine for dragging its feet on disclosing a safety defect blamed for potentially fatal unintended acceleration. Now, documents have come to light in a California lawsuit that point to possible delays involving an earlier safety issue, one that could result in loss of steering control. Records of Toyota …
Toyota Admits it Misled the Government and the Public about Unintended Acceleration
Toyota Admits it Misled the Government and the Public about Unintended Acceleration
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
Can you trust anything Toyota says? As was widely reported, the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York reached a deferred prosecution agreement with Toyota Motor Corporation. The Japanese manufacturer admitted that it misled U.S. consumers by concealing and making deceptive statements about two safety issues affecting its vehicles, each …