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Talcum Powder-Use Linked to Ovarian Cancer

For decades, talcum powder has been advertised as a safe consumer product. However, long-term perineal talcum powder-use has been linked to an increased risk of ovarian cancer. Talc, the main ingredient in talcum powder, is a known carcinogen also found in many household products, including cosmetics and baby powder, as well as in paper, paint, […]

Kiesel Law LLP Wins California Supreme Court Victory for Consumers of Organic foods

“To buyers and sellers alike, ‘labels matter.’” Today, the CA Supreme Court held that state law claims which alleged that produce distributed and sold by Herb Thyme was being intentionally mislabeled as organic is not preempted by federal law. The Court further stated that lawsuits alleging intentional mislabeling of organic produce promote, rather than hinder, […]

FDA Recalls Profemur Cobalt Chrome Neck – Kiesel Law LLP Files the First Case Against Device Manufacturer Wright Medical

Wright designed and manufactured the now recalled PROFEMUR Long Cobalt Chrome 8 Degree Varus/Valgus Modular Neck, Part 1254, a component of the company’s PROFEMUR Hip System. The recalled device was distributed from June 15, 2009, to July 31, 2015. After releasing the device, Wright sold its hip division, OrtoRecon, to MicroPort Orthopedics Inc. in January […]


In the first trial against Wright Medical regarding the company’s metal-on-metal Conserve Hip device, an Atlanta, Georgia jury unanimously awarded $11 million in damages. The jury found that Wright defectively designed the Conserve model hip device and negligently misrepresented the design features, resulting in Ms. Christiansen’s harm. Congratulations to Kiesel Law’s own Helen Zukin and […]

Kiesel Law LLP represents consumers who have suffered as a result of the failure of Wright Conserve Implants

All Wright Metal on Metal Hip Replacements are Subject to Early Failure Several studies have determined that the Wright Medical Conserve® Cup implants have been failing for various reasons such as cup loosening, metallosis and high levels of cobalt-chromium ions in a patient’s body. New data presented at the British Hip Society Annual Conference in […]

FedEx Truck/Bus Tragedy NBC News Interview of Paul Kiesel

FedEx Truck/Bus Tragedy A Simple Safety Briefing Might Have Saved Lives     Paul R. Kiesel of Kiesel Law LLP was interviewed by NBC News as part of an investigation into how the injuries and deaths that resulted from the crash could have been minimized.  “Had these children been provided a pre-trip safety briefing, the […]

Dedication of New Kiesel Advocacy Center

Whittier Law School held dedication ceremonies for the opening of the Kiesel Advocacy Center, a new 4,400 square foot courtroom that contains a spectator gallery of 134 seats, a jury deliberation room and judge’s chamber.     The dedication of this state-of-the-art facility was presided over by California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye. The […]

Paul Kiesel, Author of the Daily Journal’s Tech Column, Continues his Reviews of What Lawyers Need in Today’s Practice

Kiesel Technology Articles   Click Here to See Articles Paul Kiesel was named one of “America’s 12 Techiest Lawyers” by the ABA Journal and takes pride in the fact that the firm’s technological advancements allow its attorneys to travel the world and still never lose touch with their clients. Paul prides himself on being “the […]

Federal Express Bus Crash Lawsuit Filed

A wrongful death action has been filed by Kiesel Law LLP against Federal Express on behalf of the family of Ismael Jimenez. Paul Kiesel stated at the May 20, 2014, news conference that the lawsuit is on behalf of Ismael Jimenez, 18, an aspiring college student and artist. Ismael and other high school seniors were headed […]

Los Angeles Archdiocese Releases Files

Level of Cover-up Far Surpasses Worst Fears After eleven years of litigation and a six year battle over the release of files, the more than 600 victims of clergy sexual abuse have secured for publication, additional confidential files which reveal a painful history of cover-up and betrayal by the Catholic Church. The confidential files were […]

Paul Kiesel Profiled in Daily Journal

  The Daily Journal did an in-depth article on the career of attorney Paul Kiesel entitled “Back to Basics”. The story looks at Paul’s accomplishments and, more importantly, future plans both for him and for the firm that bears his name. ” I have always said I was a trial lawyer. It had been a […]

Zoom Video Conferencing and the Court System: Q&A with Attorney Paul Kiesel

In the past few years, Zoom has seen truly explosive growth, reaching over 40 million participants, collectively communicating for over one billion minutes. We have made the world a little smaller, helped reduce the worldwide emissions footprint, and served a continually-growing customer base in education, technology, medicine, and a variety of other areas. Among those customers, […]

Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Reached After Ground Breaking Trial

A multi-million dollar settlement has been obtained by Paul Kiesel on behalf of clients Nathaniel T. and Gary R. after a jury verdict shattered a decade’s old practice of magazine clearing houses classifying salespeople as independent contractors in order to escape liability.  The 12 person jury unanimously decided that the magazine clearing house, Atlantic Circulation […]

City of Los Angeles Files Lawsuit Against PricewaterhouseCoopers

  PricewaterhouseCoopers fraudulently misrepresented its ability to implement a new billing system for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in order to secure a $70-million municipal contract and subsequently failed to deliver, according to a civil lawsuit filed Friday by the city attorney’s office.  According to the city attorney’s complaint, PricewaterhouseCoopers “overstated its […]

Jenni Rivera: Paul Kiesel Interviewed by CNN

  On the one year anniversary of the plane crash that took the lives of Jenni Rivera and six others, CNN has done an investigative report on the new details that have emerged about what might have caused the plane to plunge 28,000 feet into a mountainous area of northern Mexico. Attorney Paul R. Kiesel, […]