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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

VW Class Action Moves Closer to Resolution

On July 26, 2016, United States District Court Judge Charles Breyer issued a Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Settlement.  The Court found “the Settlement is sufficiently fair, adequate, and reasonable to the 2.0 liter diesel vehicle consumers to move forward with class notice.” The history of this litigation is well chronicled in many sources, with [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Automobile Defects, VW Class Action|Comments Off on VW Class Action Moves Closer to Resolution

Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Vehicles Globally Due to Defective Side Airbags and Emission Control Units

2012 Toyota Prius Toyota has announced that it will recall 3.37 vehicles globally, because of two separate defects - one for defective side air bags and one for an emissions control unit issue.  Approximately 932,000 vehicles involved in the airbag recall are also effected by the emissions control unit recall. The first recall [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Vehicles Globally Due to Defective Side Airbags and Emission Control Units

BMW Recalls 210,161 Vehicles in Two Separate Recalls

2016 BMW X3 BMW will recall over 200,000 vehicles due to automobile defects in two separate recalls. The first recall involves the front driveshaft universal joint.  The problem is that the joint fails to keep out water and debris from getting in.  When the driveshaft is exposed to water and debris, the joint [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on BMW Recalls 210,161 Vehicles in Two Separate Recalls

8 Automobile Manufacturers Recall 12 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect

The largest recall in automobile safety history has become even bigger. Honda, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, General Motors, and Ford have added on to the continuing recall of the Takata air bag inflators’ defect by recalling an additional 12 million vehicles.  This time the new recall affects passenger-side air bag inflators.  Previously, prior [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on 8 Automobile Manufacturers Recall 12 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect