Tag Archives: Class Action Lawsuit

California Statute of Limitations Defined

Nearly everyone has heard the legal term “statute of limitations,” but not many people outside the legal industry fully understand what it means. The Irvine California personal injury attorney Samer Habbas makes client education a priority. To that end, here is a brief definition of California’s statutes of limitations. Statutes of limitations exist in both the criminal and civil justice system in the U.S. For our purpose today, we...
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VIOXX® Class Action Suits Suffer Setback in California Courts

In a statement released on Pharmaceutical Online, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Victoria Chaney struck down a request to certify a class of consumers and insurers seeking reimbursement from drug manufacturer Merck over costs of VIOXX®. The ruling dashes the hopes of plaintiffs and insurance companies who sought the ability to conduct class-action suits seeking compensation for the pain medication’s tendency to increase the risk of heart attacks or...
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