By Garrett Bradley, Esq. and Guillaume Buell, Esq. Published on April 22, 2019 On April 10, 2019, a class action lawsuit was filed against SunTrust Banks, Inc. and numerous individual defendants alleging misconduct in connection with SunTrust’s acquisition by affiliates of BB&T Corporation. The case is a stockholder class action brought on behalf of public… Read More


By Garrett Bradley, Esq. and Guillaume Buell, Esq. Published on April 19, 2019 On January 2, 2019, a class action complaint for violations of the federal securities laws was filed against YRC Worldwide Inc. The complaint alleges that the Defendants misrepresented and failed to disclose the following adverse facts pertaining to the Company’s business, operational and… Read More


By Garrett Bradley, Esq. and Guillaume Buell, Esq. Posted on April 18, 2019 On March 19, 2019, a class action was filed against MobileTeleSystemsPJSC arising under the federal securities laws regarding the Company’s disclosure on March 19, 2014 that the United States Department of Justice also is conducting a parallel investigation related to the Company’s… Read More


Transvaginal Mesh Sales Halted The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered makers of transvaginal surgical mesh implants to immediately stop the distribution and sale of the products in the United States. The FDA said that Boston Scientific and Coloplast, the last two companies selling these products in the U.S., have not demonstrated “a… Read More


By Leah M. McMorris, Esq. Published April 1, 2019 Service members in the U.S. military may have been exposed to excessive noise while using 3M Combat Earplugs. From 2003 until 2015, 3M Company had the exclusive U.S. military contract to supply millions of pairs of Combat Arms Earplugs to U.S. service members. Soldiers thought the… Read More


By Garrett J. Bradley, Esq. and Guillaume Buell, Esq. Published March 28, 2019 Thornton Law Firm LLP announces that it is investigating a potential securities class action on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Cango Inc. (NYSE ticker: CANG) pursuant to, or traceable to, Cango’s July 2018 initial public offering (“IPO”). The investigation involves possible… Read More


By David C. Strouss, Esq. UPDATE: The jury awarded over $80 million dollars to plaintiff Edwin Hardeman; compensatory damages of $5.27 million and punitive damages of $75 million Published March 22, 2019 A federal court jury has ruled unanimously that Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller was a substantial contributing factor in the development of a California man’s… Read More


by Guillaume Buell, Esq. Posted on March 21, 2019 Thornton Law Firm LLP announces that it is investigating a potential securities class action on behalf of purchasers of the securities of BrightView Holdings, Inc. (NYSE ticker: BV) pursuant to, or traceable to, the registration statement and prospectus issued in connection with BrightView’s June 2018 initial public offering… Read More


By Leah M. McMorris and Leslie-Anne Taylor Posted on March 19, 2019 A California jury awarded $29 million to a woman dying from mesothelioma cancer in her lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, attributing her development of the asbestos-linked cancer to her use of J&J baby powder. Plaintiff Teresa Leavitt, the mother of two children, was… Read More


Thornton Law Firm is a proud corporate sponsor of the Cristo Rey High School Work-Study Program. Loren, a junior at Cristo Rey in Boston, is in her second year interning with us. Legal Assistant Mary Collins, a long-term Thornton Law Firm employee, trains, works with, and mentors Loren closely.… Read More