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Wells Fargo Fake Account Lawsuits Move Forward, But What Does That Mean for Victims?

The past year has been a rough one for San Francisco-based Wells Fargo. The bank has gone from being the largest bank in America to number three in a matter of months, and hard times are not letting up. New scandals continue to shake loose from the bank’s branches, and now a court ruling may [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Consumer Safety|Comments Off on Wells Fargo Fake Account Lawsuits Move Forward, But What Does That Mean for Victims?

PG&E RECLOSERS, FALLEN TREES, AND THE WINE COUNTRY FIRES

David Baker reported in the November 2, 2017 edition of the SF Chronicle that PG&E reclosers, which are designed to restart themselves if power goes off by shooting pulses of electricity through lines that tripped off, may have contacted branches or brush starting the widespread fires. According to Sen Jerry Hill (San Mateo) whose committee [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Catastrophic Accidents|Comments Off on PG&E RECLOSERS, FALLEN TREES, AND THE WINE COUNTRY FIRES

Why Are New iPhone 8’s Bursting at the Seams?

The iPhone 8 has finally been released! Is it everything you hoped for? If not, the iPhone X arrives on November 3rd. These two phones represent the best that technology has to offer at the moment, however, the latest and greatest may not always be the safest. Reports are surfacing about the new iPhone, and [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Product Liability|Comments Off on Why Are New iPhone 8’s Bursting at the Seams?

PG&E: Inverse Condemnation and the Wind

Map from SF Chronicle detailing Fire Shortly after the Wine Country Fires raged across the Napa and Sonoma Counties, destroying life and property in the Atlas Peak Fire, Tubbs Fire, Nuns Fire and Patrick Fire, PG&E spokesman threw out the claim that winds were “hurricane strength winds in excess of 75mph in some [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Catastrophic Accidents|Comments Off on PG&E: Inverse Condemnation and the Wind

Pinnacle Trial Update

After a forty-two day trial, on March 17, 2016, jurors in the first Pinnacle case rendered $142 million in actual damages and $360 million in punitive damages totaling $502 million dollars for a group of Plaintiffs consisting of Margaret Aoki, Jay Christopher, Donald Greer, Richard Klusmann, and Robert Peterson.  All of the Plaintiffs had Pinnacle [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Drug and Medical Device Litigation|Comments Off on Pinnacle Trial Update

Caltrans to Stop Installing Trinity Guardrail ET-Plus End Protection

Previously, we have written about the history of the Trinity ET-Plus guardrail and its checkered past.  The design history of this product reflects changes being made for financial gain to the manufacturer without disclosing them, according to the evidence resulting in a verdict in favor of a whistleblower in Marshall, Texas. The Trinity ET-Plus is [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Dangerous Road Condition, Trinity Guardrail|Comments Off on Caltrans to Stop Installing Trinity Guardrail ET-Plus End Protection

Absence of Guardrail Costs Jenner, California the Lives of Two Special Children

Caltrans knows cars will go off the road.  Caltrans knows it is more likely that cars will go off the road on curves than on straightaways.  Caltrans knows that cars go off the road for many different reasons, mechanical defects, driver illness, animals or objects in the road causing a vehicle to  swerve, substance on [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Dangerous Road Condition|Comments Off on Absence of Guardrail Costs Jenner, California the Lives of Two Special Children

Is there a Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer?

Recently, there has been increasing medical evidence that suggests that women should not use talcum powder as an intimate hygiene substance because of its links to ovarian cancer. As early as 1971, scientists suggested that there may be a connection with using talcum powder as a hygienic cleanser.  Researchers believed that talc particles could enter [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Talcum Powder, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is there a Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer?

Brandi Lawyers Recognized by Peers with Awards and Accolades

Over the past several years, The Brandi Law Firm and its attorneys have been recognized as one of the top Plaintiffs’ firms in California and throughout the U.S.  Below are just some of the accolades are attorney have received: THOMAS J. BRANDI Best Lawyers since 1995 for Mass Tort Ligation and Personal Injury Litigation Best [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|Recent Successes|Comments Off on Brandi Lawyers Recognized by Peers with Awards and Accolades

San Mateo Jury Finds State of California Liable Despite No Prior Accidents on Roadway

The Brandi Law Firm recently obtained a verdict in San Mateo County on behalf of a young woman who was injured when the car she was traveling in was struck by a crossover vehicle.  That crossover vehicle had been stopped and waiting for a break in traffic to turn left when it was struck from [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Recent Successes|Comments Off on San Mateo Jury Finds State of California Liable Despite No Prior Accidents on Roadway