June 2013

Actos Litigation Heats Up

Actos is a diabetes drug which unfortunately causes bladder cancer.  2,500 cases have been filed against Takeda and other corporate entities in federal court. 25 million pages of documents have been produced and over a dozen corporate depositions have been scheduled over the next 90 days alone. Arrangements are being made for depositions of Japanese personnel of Takeda. The first federal trial is scheduled for January 2014. Locks Law Firm LLC is actively filing cases on behalf of our clients.

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Office Depot Overtime Settlement

Locks Law Firm announces that Office Depot, Inc. has offered to pay $103,766.90 to three former Assistant Managers for its failure to pay proper overtime wages from May 18, 2009 to February 2012, in connection with a lawsuit filed in the District of New Jersey, Gibbons v. Office Depot, Inc., 12 Civ 2992.  The specific amounts that Office Depot has offered to pay, and that were accepted by the workers, were $49,491.48, $32,646.22, and $21,629.20, as well as costs and attorneys fees, to be determined by the Court.

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