PGMBM merges with leading US firm Pogust Millrood

Global powerhouse PGMBM has merged with sister firm Pogust Millrood LLC, one of the leading mass tort and personal injury firms in the US. The merger sees the existing Pogust Millrood operation incorporated into the rapidly expanding PGMBM organisation, with a US operation that will now include offices in Philadelphia and Miami. Globally, PGMBM now […]

PGMBM supports Black history in schools through CSR programme

Black Arts Matter work

PGMBM is the proud sponsor of a ground-breaking initiative to educate schools on Black history, which was made possible through our Corporate Social Responsibility programme.  Understanding the importance of Black history education, we helped to fund the initiative to help embolden teachers to educate pupils using the medium of arts, crafts, and music.   Carnival Arts Programme   Last month, a school in South London became […]

PGMBM call on Sky Vegas to be transparent about gambling site data breach

Sky bet

Data breach specialists PGMBM are supporting customers of Sky Betting & Gaming after the gambling giant admitted to exposing recovering and vulnerable addicts to “free spin” offers. It is thought that up to 120,000 people – who had explicitly asked Sky Bet and their sister company Sky Vegas not to send them betting correspondence – […]

An international first in Australian climate change litigation: Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility v Santos Ltd

Climate change

Author: Luke Villiers, PGMBM Associate In previous posts, PGMBM examined recent landmark climate change cases and litigation trends and the new European human rights and environmental due diligence legislative regime. As these posts show, environmental litigation is on the rise as individuals and organisations seek to ensure corporations and governments uphold their environmental and human […]

Agreement near conclusion in US Fiat Chrysler emissions fraud investigation

Fiat Chrysler

An agreement to plead guilty to criminal conduct is near completion in the US emissions fraud investigation against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).   Reuters claim that the ‘agreement’ could see financial penalties totalling between $250 million and $300 million.  The deal surrounds Ram pickup trucks and Jeep sport-utility vehicles that were first manufactured between 2014 and 2016. These vehicles allegedly used emissions cheating technology to escape emissions […]

Client Communication in a Group Litigation Claim: Seven Steps to Success

Author: Michael Burke, Senior Associate Instructing a solicitor and starting a case, especially against a large, well-resourced defendant, can seem like a daunting task. To help PGMBM’s current and prospective clients understand the roles and responsibilities in a group litigation claim, and to advise what will be required of you to start and progress your […]

Jaguar Land Rover Diesel Claim

Vauxhall

DIESELGATE SCANDAL JAGUAR LAND ROVER DIESEL FRAUD CLAIM We believe that Jaguar Land Rover fitted illegal emission defeat (or cheat) devices in hundreds of thousands of their diesel vehicles in the UK.   Defeat devices are designed to reduce emissions in order to falsely pass regulatory approval tests. When fitted with a defeat device, the vehicle […]

BMW and MINI Diesel Claim

Vauxhall

DIESELGATE SCANDAL BMW and MINI DIESEL FRAUD CLAIM BMW and MINI allegedly fitted illegal emission defeat (or cheat) devices in hundreds of thousands of their diesel vehicles in the UK.  Defeat devices are designed to reduce emissions in order to falsely pass regulatory approval tests. When fitted with a defeat device, the vehicle understands when […]

Ford Diesel Fraud Claim

Dieselgate Scandal FORD DIESEL FRAUD CLAIM Ford allegedly fitted illegal emission defeat (or cheat) devices in hundreds of thousands of their diesel vehicles in the UK. What are defeat devices? Defeat devices are designed to reduce emissions in order to falsely pass regulatory approval tests. When fitted with a defeat device, the vehicle understands when […]