On September 23, sixteen young people from around the world, represented by Hausfeld and Earthjustice, submitted a groundbreaking legal complaint to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”) against five of the world’s largest economies – Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, and Turkey – for their global role in perpetuating the climate crisis.
In this multi-state class action, Hausfeld's clients allege that CVS Pharmacy, Inc. overcharged them and more than six million other insured customers on co-payments for approximately 400 generic prescription drugs.
Hausfeld Partner James Gotz, while at his prior firm, successfully led the prosecution of a wrongful death case alleging that a college head football coach was exposed to neurotoxic levels of Toluene (used to resurface the college gym floor) which led to the early onset and accelerated (and fatal) course of the coach’s ALS.
Richard Lewis (while at his prior firm) represented a class of corn farmers in seeking compensation for business losses caused by contamination of the corn supply by a GMO Starlink corn. The case settled on behalf of the class.
Led by James Gotz and Steve Rotman, Hausfeld’s Mass Tort group actively is prosecuting individual catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts against Tobacco manufacturers.