General Motors Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Defective Air Conditioning Systems

Cohen & Malad, LLP filed a class action lawsuit against General Motors Company on behalf of consumers who purchased specific model vehicles and alleged the vehicles contained defective air conditioning systems. The lawsuit includes the following vehicle years and models: 2015-2017 Cadillac Escalade, 2014-2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2015-2017 Chevrolet Suburban, 2015-2017 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2014-2016 GMC Sierra… Continue Reading »

Cohen & Malad, LLP Investigating Complaints from MB Financial Customers for Overdraft Fees

Our class action attorneys are investigating complaints from MB financial customers who have paid overdraft fees on their checking accounts. Customers allege the bank provided authorizations on debit card purchases, which took the accounts to a negative balance rather than rejecting the transaction, and charged overdraft fees when the items were paid. If you or… Continue Reading »

Cohen & Malad, LLP Investigates Defective GM Air Conditioning System Complaints

Cohen & Malad, LLP attorneys are investigating complaints from owners of General Motors vehicles regarding defective air conditioning systems. Some owners have stated that the air conditioning systems in some GM vehicles crack with normal use resulting in refrigerant leaks and pressure loss leaving the system inoperable. Many of these drivers have said that replacement… Continue Reading »

Intel Faces Lawsuit Over Processor Defect

Cohen & Malad, LLP filed a class action lawsuit against Intel Corporation on behalf of all Indiana residents who purchased Intel processors which the company recently announced could allow hackers to steal sensitive data from devices using its hardware. The lawsuit alleges Intel’s x86-64x central processing unit (CPU) suffers from a security defect that could… Continue Reading »

HCC Insurance Faces Lawsuit Over Failure to Pay Promised Insurance Benefits

Cohen & Malad, LLP filed a class action lawsuit with several other law firms including Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP; Carney Bates & Pulliam, PLLC; Cuneo Gilbert & Laduca, LLP; and Mehri & Skalet against HCC Medical Insurance Services, LLC; HCC Life Insurance Company, and Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. on behalf of consumers who… Continue Reading »

VisionQuest Eyecare Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Data Breach

Cohen & Malad, LLP filed a class action lawsuit against VisionQuest Eyecare in Greenwood, Indiana, for failing to secure sensitive customer information stored in its computer database. Personal identification information and protected health information of over 85,000 patients was accessed by cyberthieves sometime before January 22, 2017 according to the lawsuit. This information includes names,… Continue Reading »

City of Indianapolis Hires Cohen & Malad, LLP to Pursue Opioid Litigation

Mayor Joe Hogsett announced that the Consolidated City of Indianapolis hired Cohen & Malad, LLP to pursue legal action against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The mayor stated at an October 5, 2017 press conference that this legal action is an additional resource for the city in the fight against the opioid addiction epidemic sweeping across… Continue Reading »

FDA Issues Warning for Invokana Amputation Risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a drug safety announcement on May 16, 2017 that the type 2 diabetes medicine canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet, Invokamet XR) causes an increased risk of leg and foot amputations.  The announcement was based on new data from two large clinical trials.   As a result of the data from… Continue Reading »

Credit Reporting Agency Equifax Hit by Hackers: 143 Million People Compromised

Equifax reported a major data breach affecting as many as 143 million people (nearly half the U.S. population) occurred between mid-May and July 2017. The company stated cyberthieves accessed personal information including names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and some driver’s license information. The company also stated the credit card account numbers of nearly… Continue Reading »

DePuy Synthes Elbow Replacement Recall

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Synthes issued a recall of its Radial Head Prosthesis System, an elbow joint replacement device, after a number of device failures were reported to the FDA. Patients may experience serious injury including bone loss, bone fracture, soft tissue damage and pain as a result of the failure of this elbow replacement… Continue Reading »