Aetna Class Action Settlement

January 4, 2013

Whatley Kallas has recently announced a $120 million class action settlement of certain claims regarding out of network payments against Aetna. For a summary of the settlement and a link to the settlement agreement, please review the attached information release: Whatley Kallas Announces Settlement With Aetna As preliminary approval of this settlement is pending, there [...]

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A Couple Recent Accomplishments

January 4, 2013

Alan Mansfield was recently named to the Board of Governors for the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, one of the largest associations in California of plaintiffs and defense counsel and judges. In addition, Mr. Mansfield learned this week he had received an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, the highest ranking available for attorneys in the [...]

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Court Certifies Class of Consumers Using Pathway Financial Management Services

November 29, 2012

On November 28, 2012, Judge James Selna of the United States District Court for the Central District of California certified a class of consumers located nationwide who since 2008 signed up for debt negotiation and settlement prorater services with a company called Pathway Financial Management, located in Garden Grove, California. Notice to the class is [...]

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Class Certified For Purchasers of POM Juice

October 8, 2012

On September 27, 2012, Judge Pregerson of the Central District of California certified a nationwide class of purchasers of POM juice drinks. CLGCA and Alan Mansfield is one of the counsel for plaintiffs in this action. Click below to review an article about this decision. Class_Certified_Against_Juice_MFR

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CLGCA IN The News

October 8, 2012

People may find of interest the attached article about the appeal in Rivera v. Holder, the First Amendment case brought by an unindicted member of the Mongols Motorcycle Club. News Article

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Analysis of Supreme Court Decision Upholding ACA

June 28, 2012

For a concise analysis of today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (known as PPACA or the ACA), as well as a copy of the decision, please go to the following link: Analysis of ACA Decision

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Lawsuit Filed Against Blue Shield for Death Spiral Practices

June 13, 2012

On June 12, 2012, Robert Martin and Deborah Goodwin filed a class action lawsuit against BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA and BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA LIFE & HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY for improperly closing health insurance plans and policies without providing comparable coverage in open plans and policies or pooling the closed blocks with an appropriately large [...]

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Information on Krossland Settlement

June 11, 2012

We previously reported on a Court order certifying a class of pre-paid calling card purchasers of cards distributed by Krossland Distribution Inc. The Court has recently preliminarily approved a settlement of those claims. A summary of the settlement, in both English and Spanish, as well as the dates for the final approval hearing and deadlines [...]

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PayDay Loan Scams Using Fictitious Company Names Update

May 24, 2012

many consumers have posted on this site about a scam of being called by a firm called the Consumer Law Group and demanding payment on certain loans. Attached is a ink you can follow discussing this scam and what you can do about it. http://scamvictimsunited.blogspot.com/2010/12/payday-loan-scams.html The good news is they appear to have moved on [...]

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Update On Honda Settlement

May 9, 2012

As previously reported on this site, Heather Peters encouraged members of a class of Honda Civic Hybrid owners to opt out of a nationwide class action settlement, conservatively valued at $87.5 million, to pursue individual claims in small claims court. Today it was announced that Ms. Peters had lost her small claims appeal in Los [...]

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