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Social Media Victims Law Center files suit against Snap, Inc. for facilitating the sale of deadly fentanyl-laced pills that resulted in eight deaths

LOS ANGELES – January 4, 2023 – The Social Media Victims Law Center (SMVLC), a legal resource for parents of children and teenage victims harmed by social media addiction and online abuse, has filed a lawsuit against Snap, Inc. on behalf of the families of eight teenagers and young adults across six states, all of whom died after taking fentanyl-laced pills purchased from drug dealers connected to them by Snapchat. In each case, the teens and young adults believed that they were purchasing prescription medications like Percocet, Oxycodone, and Xanax; but instead were sold pills containing lethal doses of fentanyl.

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Seattle attorney and law professor Matthew P. Bergman receives the American Jewish Committee’s Judge Learned Hand Award

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Social Media Victims Law Center and CA Goldberg, PLLC file suit against Snap, Inc. for facilitating the sale of deadly fentanyl-laced pills that resulted in eight deaths

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Social Media Victims Law Center files first lawsuit against Roblox and Discord

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Social Media Victims Law Center Launches “No Parental Consent to Social Media” Campaign

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Social Media Victims Law Center files wrongful death lawsuit against Meta Platforms, Inc. and Snap, Inc.

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Social Media Victims Law Center files suit against social media giants for the race-driven anguish suffered by one small-town family

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Social Media Victims Law Center files three lawsuits against social media companies for causing eating disorders in teens
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Social Media Victims Law Center files three wrongful death lawsuits against Social Media Companies for Deaths of Three Louisiana Children

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Social Media Victims Law Center files wrongful death lawsuits against TikTok for two children’s deaths resulting from its “Blackout Challenge”

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Social Media Victims Law Center lawsuit alleges that Instagram knowingly targets tweens and encourages 11-year-olds to open multiple accounts

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Social Media Victims Law Center Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Meta Platforms, Inc. and Snap, Inc. in Suicide of 17-Year-Old Christopher J. Dawley

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Social Media Victims Law Center founder Matthew P. Bergman to speak at Sync Digital Well Being Summit in Saudi Arabia

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Meta Platforms, Inc. and Snap, Inc. Face Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Causing the Suicide of 11-year-old Selena Rodriguez

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Meta Platforms, Inc. and Snap, Inc. Face Lawsuit for Product Liability, Sexual Discrimination on its Platforms by Oregon Family

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Social Media Victims Law Center Established to Hold Social Media Companies Legally Accountable for the Damage Cyberbullying Causes to Children and  Young Adults

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