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Consumer Class Action Lawsuits
Consumer Class Action Lawsuits
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Class Action Attorney on Monday, October 1, 2018.
What is a class-action lawsuit? A class-action lawsuit occurs when a group of people with identical or similar injuries caused by the same product, service, or event sue the an individual or entity as a collective group. Common causes for class-action lawsuits include: defective products such as motor vehicles or pharmaceutical drugs, or …
Steps to Take If You Are Injured in a Car Accident
Steps to Take If You Are Injured in a Car Accident
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Monday, October 1, 2018.
Most of us operate vehicles on a daily or nearly daily basis, and while this does not usually result in an accident or cause injury, there is a risk we take being on the roads and interacting with other drivers. If you do find yourself the victim of a car collision, there are …
Kristensen Weisberg Investigating Claims for Gas Explosion in Andover
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 …
Undergraduate Student Sues Purdue University under Title IX
Undergraduate Student Sues Purdue University under Title IX
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in News on Friday, September 21, 2018.
Los Angeles, CA – Kristensen Weisberg, LLP announced, on behalf of their client, Jane Doe a former undergraduate student at Purdue University, have filed a complaint for damages, alleging that Purdue University and her Professor are responsible for violation of Title IX, sexual battery, sexual assault, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and negligent …
Systemic Liabilities Within Rideshare Programs
Systemic Liabilities Within Rideshare Programs
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Rideshare on Friday, August 17, 2018.
Have you ever been concerned by a driver’s habits on the road, only to realize they are operators of a rideshare program such as Uber or Lyft? Well, you have good reason to worry. Unfortunately, these industries are still in their infancy, which creates a number of risky conditions that expose everyone on …
Seeing An Attorney Shouldn’t Be Intimidating
Seeing An Attorney Shouldn’t Be Intimidating
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Other on Friday, August 17, 2018.
The decision to meet with an attorney can seem like a scary one. After all, if you are considering this course of action it’s most likely due to an unpleasant experience, such as personal injury. Getting hurt, especially when you’re not at fault, is incredibly jarring – it can come with physical pain …
Lack of Compliance Within Trucking Industry
Lack of Compliance Within Trucking Industry
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Labour Laws on Friday, August 17, 2018.
The trucking industry is a dangerous one, and often lacks the needed enforcement of checks and balances to ensure all drivers on the road are kept safe. Although there are laws and regulations in place meant to address such issues, the unfortunate reality is these safety rules are often ignored by truckers and/or …
Labor Laws and the Culture of Trucking Employees
Labor Laws and the Culture of Trucking Employees
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Labour Laws on Friday, August 17, 2018.
Driving is a dangerous activity – we navigate down windy roads with unpredictable conditions while surrounded by strangers who are all operating 5,000 pounds of high-speed metal. It’s always our responsibility to do our part to maintain safety conditions for everyone, but when you introduce semi-trucks into the mix, that’s another 80,000 pounds …
Title IX
Title IX
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Title IX and Sexual Assault/Harassment on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
In the remote town of Concord, New Hampshire only 67 miles from Boston, MA sits the esteemed St. Paul’s School, an Episcopalian boarding school, whose school prayer “urges kindness and an eagerness to ‘bear the burdens of others.’” A school known for its tight-knit community, academic prestige, and “devotion to healthy and caring …
Companies Must Report When Their Product Cause an Unreasonable Risk of Serious Injury
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 …