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Can You File a Lawsuit Using a Pseudonym and Not Your Real Name?

By Eric Ganci

Filing a lawsuit in California, or anywhere, requires big decisions. One decision may be if you file, you may need to put your actual name on file, for all the public to have access to.

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Tesla ADAS Lawsuit Update: Tesla Calls for Dismissal Claiming Failure is not Fraud

January 13, 2023 Blog,Class Action,Class Actions

The law firm of CaseyGerry is representing plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Tesla for misleading marketing practices regarding the capabilities of their Advanced Driver Assistance Systems technology (ADAS).

The lawsuit, which was filed in September of 2022 alleges that Tesla misled customers on the true capabilities of their self-driving technology.

In an MSJ, Show Your Expert Work, Not Just Expert Conclusions – Fajardo v. Dailey

By Eric Ganci

Fajardo v. Dailey filed 10/14/22

In civil law, Defendant can file a motion for summary judgment (an MSJ as we shorten it in the legal biz). I shan’t get deep into what is an MSJ or the law behind it, but at 30,000 feet the law is this: “A court may grant a motion for summary judgment ‘only when ‘all the papers submitted show that there is no triable issue as to any material fact and that the moving party is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law.’”

Hair Straightener Lawsuits

Hair Straightener Lawsuit Information

December 12, 2022 Blog,Mass Tort Blog

Hair straightener cancer lawsuits are being filed against manufacturers including L’Oreal, Strength of Nature, Soft Sheen, Dabure, Namaste and others for failure to disclose potential dangers of use. 

The law firm of CaseyGerry is investigating hair relaxer manufacturers and the link between relaxers and uterine cancers in users.  

exactech recall

Exactech Recall Lawsuit Information

December 6, 2022 Blog,Mass Tort Blog,Recalls
Over 200,000 Affected by Exactech Recall 

Global medical device company, Exactech, has issued a recall for knee and ankle replacement implants. The recall has affected at least 250,000 individuals.

According to Drugwatch, the Florida-based company, which has been manufacturing implants such as joint replacements since 1985, issued the recall due to potential degradation of the polyethylene liner in ankle and knee joints caused by improper packaging.

More Recent Case Law Re CCP 998 Offers: Council for Education v. Starbucks, 10/26/22

By Eric Ganci

We recently posted a blog about California Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) section 998 offers with the help of Martha Klak—a very talented, bright star of a law clerk at our office.

The Potential Harm of Social Media Platforms on Young Users

November 28, 2022 Blog,Social Media,Social Media Blog

Studies are finding the potential harm in social media use (overuse) in preteens and teenagers. Some of these injuries include body Dysmorphia, dangerous behavior, depression and suicide. Research studies such as Tangmunkongvorakul et al.

New Law Regarding Filing a Notice to Appeal in the California Courts

November 9, 2022 Attorneys,Blog,Personal injury

By Eric Ganci

Garg v. Garg, filed 9/7/22.

In the California Court systems, you may have the ability to file an appeal. But the appeal must be filed timely, or else it may be barred.