Category: News & Events

Class Action Lawsuit Accuses Genentech of Exploiting Cancer Patients to Increase Profits by Billions of Dollars

February 26, 2019 | News & Events

February 26, 2019 – San Francisco, CA – A class action lawsuit was filed in San Mateo Superior Court today accusing biotechnology giant Genentech of exploiting cancer patients by packaging cancer medications in vials that are too large for most patients. Because the unused portion of the medications cannot be safely stored after the first… Read more

Six Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos, LLP Attorneys Have Been Honored on the 2018-2019 Super Lawyers Top Lists

February 7, 2019 | News & Events

Los Angeles, Ca. (February 6, 2019) – Six ASWT attorneys have been recognized in the 2018-2019 Super Lawyers Top Lists. Mike Arias, Alfredo Torrijos, Arnold Wang and Kate Harvey-Lee have all been named on the 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers list. Elise Sanguinetti was named one of 2018’s Northern California Super Lawyer and Jamie Goldstein… Read more

Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos Obtains Personal Injury General Damages Only Verdict – Three Times Defense “Best Offer”

November 6, 2018 | News & Events

November 6, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA – A Los Angeles jury awarded a woman $760,000 for her pain and suffering after she was severely injured falling through a trap door left open as the result of her electrician’s negligence. Mike Arias, managing partner, Kate Harvey-Lee and Gene Feldman represented the plaintiff in the case…. Read more

Elise Sanguinetti to be Sworn in as President of AAJ

July 10, 2018 | News & Events

Oakland, CA (July 10) – On Tuesday, July 10, Elise Sanguinetti, a founding partner at Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos LLP, will be sworn in as President of the American Association for Justice. In addition to her service with AAJ, Ms. Sanguinetti served as the president of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) from 2015… Read more

Kate Harvey-Lee Joins Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos LLP

June 4, 2018 | News & Events

Los Angeles, CA – June 4, 2018 – Veteran trial attorney Kate Harvey-Lee has joined Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos LLP as a senior trial lawyer in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Her practice will focus on complex litigation involving consumer and employment class action, employment law, product liability, catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death…. Read more

First California State Class Action Lawsuits Filed Against University of Southern California For Failing To Protect Students From Sexual Abuse By USC Gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall

May 25, 2018 | News & Events

LOS ANGELES, CA/BALTIMORE, MD– May 25th, 2018 – Janet, Janet and Suggs, LLC managing partner Howard A. Janet, one of the lawyers who spearheaded the $190,000,000 settlement of the class action against The Johns Hopkins Hospital on behalf of approximately 8,000 women who alleged they were sexually abused and illicitly photographed by OB/GYN Dr. Nikita… Read more

Los Angeles Jury Awards $2.2 Million to Former Employee of Fidelity National Financial Inc. Who Was Subjected to Sexual Harassment, Retaliation by a Senior Attorney

April 25, 2018 | News & Events

April 25, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA – After a two-week trial, a Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded $2.2 million to a paralegal who was subjected to sexual harassment at the hands of a senior attorney while they both worked for Fidelity National Financial Inc. On Friday, April 13, the jury awarded $250,000 for… Read more

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