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June 10, 2010 - The National Law Journal

Students Upset Over Inauguration Settle for $17 Million

A federal judge in Washington has given final approval to a national class action settlement that will provide up to $17 million in tuition vouchers to students who were dissatisfied with educational conferences set up to coincide with the January 2009 presidential inauguration.
February 24, 2010 - The Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Trial testimony lays out tolls of toxic drywall

"The federal trial aimed at determining what is needed to fix homes with contaminated Chinese drywall wrapped up Monday, with homeowners outlining how the tainted material had changed their lives and scientists and engineers saying only broad and expensive work would make the homes liveable ...
January 03, 2010 - The Washington Post

Manassas Park Woman Sues Drug Company Over Breast Cancer

The Washington Post quotes Hausfeld LLP partner Richard Lewis in a story about a lawsuit against Pfizer.
May 21, 2009 - Press Release

First Chinese Drywall Class Actions Filed in Virginia and North Carolina

Hausfeld LLP, Levin Fishbein and Colson Hicks – the three firms that filed the first major Chinese drywall class action (Vickers v. Knauf Gips, et al.,) in the Southern District of Florida – announced that they have expanded the scope of litigation and filed the first statewide defective drywall ...
May 13, 2009 - Nedra Pickler, Associated Press

Lawsuit Filed for 15,000 Students Who Paid To Attend Obama Inauguration but Didn't Get In

A lawsuit was filed in federal court Wednesday on behalf of more than 15,000 students who paid thousands to attend President Barack Obama's inauguration but reportedly were left out in the cold.
May 13, 2009 - Del Quentin Wilber, The Washington Post

Students Launch Suit Over Inauguration Letdown

Two students filed a federal lawsuit today alleging that a Vienna company didn't deliver on promises that they would be able to attend President Obama's inauguration if they paid the firm's program about $2,500.
February 18, 2009 - Lloyd's

Are Class Actions Coming to Europe?

Under the name of "collective action" they're here already.