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09/20/2016

VW Emissions Lawsuit

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating claims that Volkswagen may have installed software on several diesel models as a means of cheating on VW emission tests conducted by U.S. regulators.  The actions of VW have been declared "illegal and a threat to public health" by Cynthia Giles, Assistant Administrator for the EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. The EPA initially became concerned about VW emissions after pollution analysts in Europe noted suspicious emission problems emanating from various VW models.  On... Read More
09/11/2016

Aloe Vera Lawsuit Alleges Lotions Actually Contain No Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera Lawsuit

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating the viability of aloe vera lawsuits alleging false advertising by manufacturers and distributors of a range of aloe vera products.  Despite promoting aloe vera gel as containing pure aloe vera, independent laboratory tests suggest that, in fact, many of these products contain little or no actual aloe vera. Products being targeted for these claims include, but are not limited to, the following: • Up & Up Aloe Vera Gel manufactured and sold by Target; • Fruit of the Earth... Read More
08/30/2016

Audet & Partners, LLP Wins Major Victory for Clients in Plavix Litigation

Audet Plavix Opinion

August 30, 2016 - Audet & Partners, LLP is pleased to announced that after a protracted battle over the issue of personal jurisdiction, the California Supreme Court issued a significant, favorable ruling denying an effort by Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), manufacturer of Plavix blood clotting medication, to obtain dismissal of pending Plavix cases in California Courts.  The ruling clarifies the quality of contacts and activities that allow a non-resident plaintiff to bring a claim in California State Court over a defendant's objections based on specific jurisdiction over the... Read More
07/21/2016

Anthem Lawsuit Alleges Refusal To Pay For Medically Necessary Drugs

Anthem Lawsuit Alleges Denial of Medically Necessary Drugs

Audet & Partners, LLP has brought a class action lawsuit against Anthem, Inc., on behalf of subscribers who were entitled to, and denied by Anthem, "medically necessary prescriptions" as prescribed by their physicians. In the Complaint filed on July 15, 2016 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, it is alleged that Anthem has engaged in a systemic practice of denying coverage for medically necessary drugs in many situations where no comparable generic alternative exists, and... Read More
05/24/2016

CPVC Class Action Alleges Conspiracy to Hide Fire System Dangers

CPVC Class Action

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of condominium homeowner's associations and other property owners that manufacturers and distributors of CPVC piping, widely used in sprinkler systems, was defectively prone to erosion, presenting serious danger to property owners in the event of fire.  In addition, it is suspected that these dangers were widely known for years within the industry but were withheld from property owners.  This defect is considered not to be remediable, and will likely require... Read More