San Francisco Schools Receive Financial Boost From Settlement With JUUL

As reported by the S.F. Chronicle, the San Francisco Unified School District has been awarded a substantial $24.65 million payment from vaping industry giants Juul and Altria in a landmark settlement allocation that is set to revolutionize the District’s health resources, facilitating the hiring of 76 health-focused professionals, including nurses and

2024-03-29T23:52:14+00:00March 29th, 2024|Consumer Fraud, Personal Injury|

Final Approval Granted to Historic $235M Settlement with Altria in National JUUL Youth E-Cigarette Predatory Advertising, Addiction and Injury Litigation

On March 14, 2024, U.S. District Judge William Orrick of the Northern District of California issued an order granting final approval to a comprehensive $235 million settlement with Altria in the nationwide JUUL e-cigarette youth vaping predatory advertising, fraud, addiction and injury litigation. Unprecedented in scope, speed, and significance, the global settlement, reached just after plaintiffs concluded

Lieff Cabraser Announces Historic $235M Comprehensive Settlement with Altria in National JUUL Youth E-Cigarette Predatory Advertising, Addiction and Injury Cases

Unprecedented in scope, speed, and significance, the global settlement, reached just after plaintiffs concluded their case in the bellwether trial in San Francisco, is the culmination of four years of a vast, unrelenting effort by plaintiffs and their counsel to hold Altria accountable for the 21st century’s ‘cigarettes redux’ youth nicotine plague May 10, 2023,

Ex-JUUL COO Claims He Was Fired For Sharing Concerns About JUUL Targeting Teen Users

As reported by Law360 in its ongoing coverage of the JUUL multidistrict injury and predatory/fraudulent advertising litigation against Altria (formerly Philip Morris), extraordinary allegations have surfaced from a former JUUL executive who claims he was fired after raising concerns about the company’s marketing campaigns targeting young users.

2024-01-29T16:47:38+00:00May 3rd, 2023|Consumer Fraud, Firm News, Personal Injury|

Altria CEO Admits to Company’s Involvement in Increasing U.S. Youth Vaping Rates

As reported by Law360, disturbing new details are emerging via evidence presented in the ongoing JUUL multidistrict injury and predatory/fraudulent advertising litigation against Altria (formerly Philip Morris) about the extent to which Altria and Juul allegedly conspired to further hook a new generation of young people on the nicotine in vaping products. According to a

2023-05-03T19:14:51+00:00April 28th, 2023|Consumer Fraud, Firm News, Personal Injury|

Bellwether Trial Reveals Top JUUL Investor Secured $2.45B Payout from Altria Agreement

Evidence presented in the first JUUL bellwether trial against Altria (nee Philip Morris) in the national JUUL multidistrict litigation reveals new and shocking details about Altria’s buy-in to the tobacco vaping giant As reported by Law360, evidence unfolding in the first JUUL bellwether trial against Altria in the national JUUL MDL

2024-01-29T16:48:06+00:00April 27th, 2023|Consumer Fraud, Firm News, Personal Injury|

Plaintiffs Defeat Altria’s Summary Judgment Motion in JUUL Bellwether

The lawsuit against Altria, brought by Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel on behalf of the San Francisco Unified School District, moves forward on all counts after major settlements reached with Juul Labs As reported by Law360, U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick has denied Altria’s summary judgment motion in the bellwether vaping

2024-01-29T16:49:24+00:00April 12th, 2023|Consumer Fraud, Personal Injury|

Judge Will Grant Preliminary Approval to $255M Economic Loss Settlement Against Juul

As reported by Law360, on January 20, 2023, U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick of the Federal District Court for the Northern District of California indicated that he expects to grant preliminary approval to a $255 million settlement resolving nationwide economic loss claims in the sprawling multidistrict federal fraud and injury

2024-01-29T16:49:53+00:00January 24th, 2023|Consumer Fraud|

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