by Guillaume Buell, Esq. 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 (“IPO”). The investigation involves possible… Read More

Posted by Garrett J. Bradley on Nov 21, 2014 8:50:55 AM   The first class actions have been filed against airbag maker Takata Corporation after consumers learned that the propellants used in Takata airbags caused the airbags to explode and spew shrapnel inside cars rather than protect car passengers from danger. The airbags have been linked… Read More

Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Oct 30, 2014 12:39:00 PM The Judicial Panel on MultiDistrict Litigation has been asked to certify a new MultiDistrict Litigation for the plaintiffs alleging injuries and death caused by prescription anticoagulant Xarelto. Since Xarelto was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2011, doctors and patients have been reporting… Read More

Posted by David J. McMorris and Christian Uehlein on Aug 19, 2014 9:13:32 AM   Thornton Law Firm has recently brought several class action cases against national insurance companies, charging that they have systematically cheated employers for many years by overcharging them for workers compensation premiums. It is normal for a workers compensation insurer to increase… Read More

Posted by Garrett J. Bradley on Jun 17, 2014 11:11:29 AM Can I have your zip code please? Consumers just lost a privacy case in California when the federal Ninth Circuit decided that Redbox did not violate California’s credit card privacy law when it collected zip codes from consumers renting movies and games. The class… Read More

Over the course of the last year, there have been a number of class action lawsuits filed against major retailers. These class actions allege that the retailers violated their duty to their customers by collecting personally identifiable information (also known as Personal Identifying Information, abbreviated PII) as they accepted credit card payment. Many, but not all, of these cases have been filed in Massachusetts, because Massachusetts has case law specifically forbidding this practice by retailers.… Read More