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04/16/2018

Broiler Chicken Lawsuit Alleges Anticompetitive Scheme Against Growers

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Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating a number of claims as part of a broiler chicken lawsuit that several of the largest poultry companies in the U.S. conspired to artificially depress compensation paid to broiler farmers or "Growers." Information that has recently surfaced suggests that companies including Tyson, Pilgrim Pride, Perdue and several others, have allegedly conspired for almost a decade by sharing detailed information and statistics related to Grower compensation in a concerted effort to depress Grower compensation paid by... Read More
04/12/2018

Monat Lawsuit Alleges Fraud, Hair Loss By Users

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Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating widespread complaints surfacing in a recent Monat lawsuit that consumers were misled about hair care products distributed by Monat.  For several years Monat has promoted its hair care products as "naturally-based" and "safe" in advertising and promotional materials.  Monat's widespread representations have gone beyond the safety of its products to include affirmative health benefits including the cessation of hair loss and the regeneration of new hair. The reality experienced by many users of Monat appears at odds with marketing... Read More
04/04/2018

Facebook Privacy Lawsuit

Facebook Privacy Lawsuit

In March 2018 it was disclosed thatCambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm linked to President Trump, had harvested personally-identifiable information from up to 87 million Facebook users and used this information in an effort to sway the results of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. It is alleged that in 2014, a developer by the name of Aleksandr Kogan developed a Facebook app called "thisisyourdigitallife."  Thisisyourdigitallife was a type of personality test downloaded by approximately 270,000 Facebook users.  In accepting the terms of the app... Read More
03/12/2018

Embryo Lawsuit Alleges Mishandling by Fertility Clinics

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Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating claims as part of an embryo lawsuit brought against fertility clinics located in Cleveland and San Francisco.  The claims allege that the clinics may have mishandled thousands of frozen eggs and embryos in a way that compromised their viability.  The Cleveland clinic in question is located at University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center.  The San Francisco location is the Pacific Fertility Clinic.  Information recently surfaced suggesting that the temperature of the tissue storage banks, in which eggs and embryos are stored... Read More
02/18/2018

Sherwin Williams Duckback Lawsuit

Sherwin William Duckback Lawsuit

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating claims from increasing numbers of consumers as part of a Sherwin Williams Duckback lawsuit that coatings manufactured and sold by Sherwin Williams under the names of "Duckback" and "SuperDeck" were defectively designed and have resulted in consumers having to incur extensive cost in repairing their home decks.  Additionally, it has been alleged that the warranties offered by Sherwin Williams for these products essentially violated applicable federal law by offering inadequate relief to consumers. The products... Read More