areas of practice
CONSTRUCTION DEFECT LITIGATION
LML concentrates on the representation of Homeowners Associations (HOA), Single Family Homeowners, and Commercial Owners in Construction Defect claims against Developers and General Contractors. We represent such clients in California and Nevada in all aspects of construction related claims.
CLASS ACTION LITIGATION
LML represents injured parties in consumer class action litigation in both Federal and State Courts, with a concentration on misbranding and mislabeling in the food and cosmetic segment.
Our firm represents individuals or groups who have been severely injured in auto accidents, workplace or in the public.
REAL ESTATE LITIGATION
Our real estate litigation and consultation practice assists buyers and sellers of properties in all aspects of the transaction. Additionally, we help those individuals who have been victims of fraud or misrepresentation in real estate transactions. This includes
About the Firm
We are a construction defect litigation law firm focused on protecting and serving homeowners, community associations and commercial property owners in both California and Nevada. Our attorneys have broad experience representing homeowners, builders and lenders in various types of construction defect actions. The attorneys at Lattie Malanga Libertino LLP work to put our clients first and we recognize that the investment you made in your property is an important one. Our goal is to maximize your recovery in the most cost effective means possible. Our expertise and integrity have earned us a reputation as one of the premier construction defect litigation firms in the United States. Our consistent track record of uncompromising ethics instills confidence and trust in our clients. We use cutting edge technologies that allow us to respond quickly to your inquiries, and give you the most relevant information and perspectives regarding your case. We often represent our clients on a contingency basis. This means we don't get paid unless we recover for you. In most cases, we advance the costs of litigation. Therefore, there are no upfront costs to our clients. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.
JONATHAN G. LATTIE, ESQ.
GERALD B. MALANGA, ESQ.
TERESA A. LIBERTINO, ESQ.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A class action against JFC International and Hapi Products, Inc. for allegedly having misleading food labeling was filed in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California on March 6. Hilary Youther sand Zain Eisenberg led the class action on behalf of themselves and others in their situations, alleging “false Read more about Hapi Products Up Against Class Action for Allegedly Selling Fake Wasabi[…]
$220 million settlement stems from lawsuit alleging a conspiracy to reduce milk output and raise prices on dairy products January 29, 2020 Wayne Labs KEYWORDS dairy industry / legal issues / price fixing Order Reprints No Comments A $220 million settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit brought against National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), Agri-Mark, Inc., Dairy Farmers of America, Read more about Butter and Cheese Class Action Lawsuit Settled[…]
Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. produces food and beverages under the Organic 365 brand, including a “vanilla” rice milk drink. The complaint for this class action alleges that the designation of this drink as “vanilla,” without any qualifications, means that the rice milk is flavored exclusively with vanilla from vanilla beans—something the complaint also alleges Read more about Organic 365 “Vanilla” Rice Milk Labeling Complaint[…]
A Thayers Natural Remedies class action lawsuit claims that consumers are duped into buying supposedly “natural” skincare products that actually contain synthetic ingredients. Lead plaintiff Christopher Lisowski alleges that the maker of Thayers Natural Remedies products capitalizes on consumers’ growing preference for healthy, natural items. Indeed, Thayers Natural Remedies products, which include deodorants, towelettes, and Read more about Thayers Natural Class Action Alleges False ‘Natural’ Advertising[…]
Think you’re on safe ground if you follow the letter of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act? It’s a good start, said attorneys at a recent webinar, but it won’t stop you getting sued: “We’re beyond the days when you can just check for compliance with FDA regulations.” https://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Article/2018/02/02/Which-food-labeling-claims-put-you-most-at-risk-of-a-class-action-lawsuit?utm_source=copyright&utm_medium=OnSite&utm_campaign=copyright
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Two consumers are calling out Wegmans Food Markets for what a class-action lawsuit labels “food fraud” for selling vanilla ice cream without the actual ingredient. The pair— Quincy Steele of Pennsylvania and Jimmy Arriola of the Bronx, New York —- allege the supermarket chain attempted to mislead them into believing its ice cream contained real Read more about Wegmans Lawsuit Alleges “Food Fraud” Over Vanilla Ice Cream Made without Vanilla Beans[…]
Lidl US (Lidl), in association with Sunshine Mills, and Natural Life Pet Products (Natural Life) are recalling additional dry dog foods due to elevated levels of Vitamin D. Consumers should stop feeding the products listed below. Dogs consuming elevated levels of Vitamin D could exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased Read more about More dog food recalled due to excess Vitamin[…]
Despite what you’ve seen on the TV ads, credit-monitoring services can’t purge your data from the cyber underground marketplace, but they can help correct problems if identity theft occurs. Lately, we’re all worried about what crooks might find out about us on the “dark web.” Given high-profile data breaches at places such as Blue Cross Read more about ‘Dark web’ protection plans against ID theft are not ironclad[…]
The Food and Drug Administration confirmed Tuesday that Claire’s and Justice, two retailers aimed at tweens and teenagers, carried makeup products that contained asbestos. The FDA released test results that revealed that three powdered makeup products from Claire’s and one from Justice contained asbestos, a mineral fiber that once was commonly used in building construction materials. Exposure Read more about FDA Confirms Asbestos In Claire’s And Justice Makeup Products[…]