Author Archives: The Law Office of Robert L. Starr

Chipotle Failed To Reimburse For Workers’ Shoes, Atty Argues

Law360, Los Angeles (April 17, 2013, 3:31 PM ET) — A lawyer seeking to represent more than 26,000 Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. employees asked a California judge Wednesday to certify a class suing the restaurant chain because of its “clear … Read More…

Strippers Are ‘Employees’ Under State Law, And Due Minimum Wage, Nevada Court Rules

Oct. 31 — Dancers who perform at a Nevada strip club are employees, not independent contractors, and therefore are entitled to the minimum wage under state law, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Oct. 30. Reversing a lower court’s dismissal of … Read More…

Mercedes Loses Sanctions Bid In Chrome Defect Suit

Law360, New York (January 06, 2014, 1:38 PM ET) — A California judge on Thursday refused a bid by Mercedes-Benz USA LLC for sanctions in a putative class action alleging injury risks from chrome-plated interior trim pieces, chastising the carmaker … Read More…

Audi, VW Reach Reimbursement Deal Over Faulty Headlights

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 5:52 PM ET) — A New Jersey federal judge on Friday preliminarily approved a settlement in which Volkswagen Group of America Inc. agreed to reimburse and extend warranties for a conditionally certified class of … Read More…

Robert Starr on Fox News

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Lemon Law Help

California Lemon Law

Are you experiencing problems with your car? If so, you may have a lemon, and we can help. California Lemon Law and federal consumer warranty law protect people who buy or lease an automobile and experience problems during the warranty … Read More…

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Respiratory Therapist Employment Violations

Many hospitals require their Respiratory Therapist to carry a pager or cell phone and be on call during their break. Some hospitals also require their Respiratory Therapists to clock out before they complete their charting for the day. Both of … Read More…

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Windshield Cracks

Don’t let the car manufacturer hold you responsible for their bad design. Windshield cracks are not always due to rocks or road debris, there are known problems with many car models where mechanical stress causes glass cracks. Convertibles and compacts … Read More…

Costs of 60 Recalls Cuts GM’s Second Quarter Profits

GM’s faulty ignition switch problems, together with all other recalls so far on 29 million vehicles, though only 22 million in second quarter, cut second quarter loses by 80%. The pre-tax losses claimed come from several fronts, though all involve … Read More…

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Vehicle Overheating Issues

Certain makes and models of vehicles have issues where engine operating temperatures are above normal, causing overheating. Engine overheating can lead to increased wear and tear and premature motor failure. It is suspected that design and /or manufacturing flaws may … Read More…