The Duluth and Superior city councils have both unanimously voted to file lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The two cities will file separate lawsuits but are working together and sharing information and resources. Both will hire an outside law firm, Keller Lenkner out of Chicago, to represent them in […]
The City of Rochester is joining a class action lawsuit against drug manufacturers for their role in the nation’s opioid epidemic. The city council approved without comment Monday a motion to retain the law firm of Chicago-based Keller Lenkner to handle litigation against Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, along […]
General Electric Co. and CEO H. Lawrence Culp Jr. failed to promptly disclose the full extent of an investigation into the energy giant’s 2015 acquisition of French multinational company Alstom Energy, an investor said Friday in a stock-drop suit filed in New York federal court.
“These are people who served our country honorably in very dangerous conditions and are suffering life-changing injuries as a result of the company’s misconduct,” said Travis Lenkner of Chicago’s Keller Lenkner, who has filed nine lawsuits so far and has 1,000 clients. “And the nature and extent of the injuries […]
Even if the mass arbitration strategy is successful, it may be hard to replicate. Coordinating dozens, let alone hundreds or thousands, of arbitration proceedings is a daunting task. Law Firm Keller Lenkner LLC is behind the 12,501 Uber drivers filing arbitration claims and the 3,420 drivers filing arbitration claims at […]
“Uber treats all of its drivers like independent contractors even though they provide the core service, which is transportation,” said the plaintiffs’ attorney, Travis Lenkner, managing partner of Chicago-based law firm Keller Lenkner LLC. “By doing that, Uber gets to evade minimum wage, overtime, and sick leave laws. Many of […]
The California Supreme Court’s decision rattled companies and forced state and federal courts to grapple with unresolved, consequential questions. Meanwhile, plaintiffs attorneys find themselves with more leverage in suits challenging employment practices.
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A North Carolina man has filed a lawsuit against more than a dozen pharmaceutical companies, alleging that their targeted marketing and distribution of prescription opioids has directly led to higher insurance costs for North Carolinians.
Travis Lenkner, a lawyer who is representing Green-Kuchta, said his firm, Keller Lenkner, has filed similar class action lawsuits in 15 other states. They represent a new front against the industry because they seek to recover damages paid by private people as opposed to the lawsuits brought by governments on […]