Sorry, I don’t speak Legalese: Steering Committee

What is a Steering Committee? As the name would suggest, a steering committee helps steer and direct complex litigation. Ordered by court, the committee is made up of a group of legal professionals who make decisions on the overall strategy of a case, carry out administrative tasks, and decide how work will be divided.  Within […]

Sorry, I don’t speak legalese: Compensation

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What is compensation? In the context of law, compensation is the money you are awarded by a court for loss, damage or suffering.  The amount of money you can receive depends on a number of factors, including:  • The length of time you suffered • The impact it had on your life • How you […]

Sorry, I don’t speak Legalese: Group Litigation

What is group litigation? Group litigations take place when your claim is managed collectively with the claims of other individuals. Courts grant Group Litigation Orders (GLO) when multiple claims give rise to the same issues. Your claim may be treated as part of a group litigation if other claimants are seeking compensation for similar damages […]

PGMBM filing ‘dieselgate’ group action against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

PGMBM is filing a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). We believe Fiat Chrysler deliberately misled customers by fitting ‘defeat devices’ in breach of diesel emissions regulations. Hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles may be affected, including Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Jeep, Iveco, and Suzuki diesel vehicles. Fiat Chrysler is under investigation for fitting illegal ‘defeat […]

British Airways Data Breach: ‘It’s time for victims to be compensated’

PGMBM have welcomed the decision from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to levy British Airways’s fine over their 2018 breach. We believe it is now time for the half a million BA customers affected by the breach to be compensated. Harris Pogust, Partner, commented: “Unfortunately Covid-19 has taken a significant toll on the airline industry […]

PGMBM opens new office in Miami with prestige hires

PGMBM is proud to announce the opening of a new office in Miami, Florida– a key milestone in our continued global growth. The Miami operation will be headed by experienced attorney Melissa Ferrari. She will play a key role in solidifying the firm as a major global player in mass and class-action litigation, antitrust law, […]

Brazil’s handling of the Mariana Dam Disaster labelled a ‘travesty of justice’

A newly published UN human rights council report claims that ‘urgent attention’ is required to address Brazil’s ‘regression from its human rights obligations’. The advice comes from UN Special Rapporteur Bashkut Tunak after he revealed that none of the 42 projects to repair damage from the 2015 Mariana dam disaster are on track. The UN […]

UK drivers one step closer to receiving Mercedes compensation

Mercedes-Benz has agreed to pay £1.7 billion to settle diesel emission cheat claims in the United States, meaning Mercedes UK drivers may be one step closer to getting the compensation they deserve. In a statement, Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes, said that it expected costs of £1.14bn relating to the civil and environmental […]

PGMBM’s Lisa Lunt interviewed by Sky News in Primodos investigation

A Sky News investigation into Primodos, a hormone pregnancy test, has been aired on TV, sharing the harsh realities of the impact the drug had on its victims. PGMBM’s Head of Medical Liability, Lisa Lunt, was interviewed by Sky News for the Primodos investigation segment, sharing her thoughts on the latest evidence unveiled in the […]