Brandi Law Firm Apointed Lead Counsel in California Zicam Litigation

On December 23, 2010, Thomas Brandi was appointed lead counsel for the California Zicam Class Action by the Honorable Richard Kramer of the San Francisco Superior Court.  Two other Brandi Law Firm attorneys were appointed with Mr. Brandi, Terence Edwards and Casey Kaufman, and together they will represent Californians who have suffered as a result [...]

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Zicam Loss of Smell Lawsuit

FDA, Zicam, and Loss of Sense of Smell (Anosmia) The FDA has received more than 130 reports of anosmia (loss of the sense of smell) associated with the use of the above Zicam products.  The loss of sense of smell associated with Zicam use may be long-lasting or permanent.  In addition, individuals have reported losing [...]

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Macy’s Accused of Selling Fake Rubies and other Gems

A lawsuit filed The Brandi Law Firm alleges that Macy's intentionally deceived its customers by misrepresenting the quality of jewelry, gems and stones it sold to customers throughout California and the United States including misrepresenting heavily glass filled and often heavily lead glass treated stones as natural rubies; selling gems from banned countries; selling Praseolite [...]

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Thomas Brandi Appointed to YAZ Plaintiff’s Executive Committee

Judge Carolyn Kuhl of the Los Angeles Superior Court has appointed Thomas J. Brandi and only four other lawyers to the Plaintiff’s Executive Committee in the California YAZ litigation.  As a member of this committee, Brandi help lead the fight for California women suffering pulmonary embolism, strokes, clots, and other injuries from this unsafe birth [...]

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Judge Rules Hershey Employees can Pursue Class Action

Magistrate Judge Bernard Zimmerman, of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, has ruled that all Retail Sales Representatives (RSRs) employed by The Hershey Company in the United States from August 2007 through the present may join a lawsuit pending before the Court seeking past overtime pay.

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FDA Placed Severe Use Restrictions for Avandia

The FDA announced in September that they are placing severe restrictions on the continuing use and prescription of Avandia.  The European Medicines Agency (Europe’s version of the FDA) went even further, banning the advertising, marketing, or sale of Avandia.  Under the FDA’s restrictions, a doctor will have to certify that their patient has tried all [...]

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Thomas Brandi Appointed by Chief Justice to Judicial Council

On October 7, 2010, California Chief Justice Ronald George reappointed Thomas J. Brandi to a new three-year term on the California Judicial Council's Civil and Small Claims Advisory Committee.  Mr. Brandi joins 18 Judges and other selected attorneys in assisting the Courts in identifying concerns confronting the judiciary in the areas of civil procedure, practice, [...]

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Daniel Dell’Osso Appointed to Dean’s Advisory Board

Daniel Dell'Osso has been recently appointed by the dean of Golden Gate University School of Law to the Dean's Advisory Board.  Dan graduated from Golden Gate and is a proud member of the board, utilized to advise the dean on issues related to the student curriculum and other educational issues.  To learn more about Dan, [...]

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Brandi Attorneys Selected as Northern California Rising Stars

Brandi Firm attorneys Brian Malloy and Casey Kaufman were both selected as Rising Stars by the Northern California Super Lawyers, a designation given to less than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state.  To be selected for this honor, an attorney needs to be voted in by his or her peers.  For more information about [...]

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Casey Kaufman Elected Chair of the CAOC New Lawyers Division

Casey Kaufman has recently been elected Chair of the New Lawyers Division of the Consumer Attorneys of California. This state-wide organization of over 3,000 attorneys who are devoted to preserving access to justice and the constitutional right to a trial by jury for all Californians and resisting efforts to curtail these rights.  Founded in 1961, [...]

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