Salesian School Covered Tracks of Predator Priests at Expense of Children More stories of Catholic priests abusing children come into the light as a Californian Catholic school comes under fire for allegations of covering up child sex abuse. CNN investigated the Salesians of Don Bosco and discovered priests and teachers at Don Bosco College, otherwise […]
Simple Steps for Filing a Civil Suit Many clients wonder, "What does the process of filing a lawsuit even look like?" "What steps are involved in filing a lawsuit?" At AVA Law Group, we want to remove any confusion from this process so you can focus on healing and recovery. We created this infographic for […]
Lawsuits Continue to Climb Against Allergan for Rare Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Since Allergan recalled makes and models of their BIOCELL breast implants in July for causing a rare form of cancer, hundreds of women who underwent breast implant surgery are finding their cancer diagnoses were caused by defective Allergan breast implants. A recent breast implant […]
Head of Brooklyn Diocese Denies Sex Abuse Claim Against Him The bishop heading up the Brooklyn Diocese stands accused of child sex abuse just a month after his appointment to investigate clergy sex abuse allegations upstate. According to the New York Post, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio allegedly molested the now 56-year-old Mark Matzek while he was […]
First Three Bard Hernia Mesh Trials to be Scheduled for 2020 As thousands of Bard Hernia Mesh lawsuits pend in the federal court system, the U.S. district judge in change of the Bard federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) recently outlined the process for selecting several trial dates as part of the court’s “bellwether” process. Currently […]
Fear and Lack of Evidence Hold Abuse Victims From Filing Lawsuits Against the Jehovah’s Witnesses As states across the country begin to change laws preventing sexual abuse survivors from seeking justice for their abuse, experts anticipate thousands of child sex abuse victims will come forward soon to file lawsuits against alleged abusers. On the opening […]
Survivors of Scouting sexual abuse in Montana Join Together to Hold the BSA Accountable Across the country, men claiming they were sexually abused while in Scouting programs are filing lawsuits against the Boy Scouts of America. These men claim that the BSA neglected to protect children from sexual predators within the organization and even covered […]
The U.S. District Judge presiding over all federal JUUL addiction and injury cases ordered for a census of all cases currently field in the courts to help determine pretrial leadership positions. In recent weeks increasing numbers of product liability lawsuits have been filed against JUUL, manufacturers of the controversial e-cigarettes and pods taking over the […]
New Forms to help address increasing numbers of earplug lawsuits filed by injured soldiers. A new Master and Short Form Complaint has been approved by the U.S. District Judge presiding over all federal 3M Combat Arms earplug lawsuits. These forms are designed to ease the process of filing claims over 3M’s dangerously defective earplugs, which […]
More JUUL Injury Claims Expected to be Filed as Litigation Progresses With the recent creation of a JUUL federal multidistrict litigation, the JUUL MDL court has called for lawyers to apply for leadership positions to coordinate pretrial proceedings. JUUL Labs, creators and marketers of the popular JUUL e-cigarette, face increasing numbers of product liability and […]
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