Category Archives: Class Actions

Securities Class Action

Multiple investors brought FINRA claims against broker dealer company for acts of agent based upon affecting thousands of transactions in leveraged and/or inverse ETFs and ETNs. Broker dealer was bankrupt and insurer denied coverage for failure to disclose prior claims/wrongful acts.

Class Action

Resolved class action against bank for alleged violation of notice provisions concerning repossession of automobiles under Art. 4 of UCC.

Class Action

Resolved class action claims alleging noxious odors from factory potentially affecting over 6,000 households.

Class Action

Resolved class action claims against multi-national corporation alleging violation of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) involving millions of faxes and $3 billion in potential damages.

Class Action

Resolved class action involving alleged overcharges by water and sewer utility.

Class Action

Mediated dispute involving insurance coverage for $55 million settlement of class action agains large municipality related to strip searches and cavity searches as part of jail admission process.

Class Actions (Consumer)

Resolved class action involving late fees charged by major cable television company.

Class Actions

Served as mediator of class action against a national insurance company for claims of defrauding policyholders.

Class Actions

Served as mediator of class action against State of Indiana involving misdirection of funding to schools.

Class Actions

Served as mediator in class action against major soft drink manufacturer concerning contamination of ammonia at bottling plant.

Class Actions

Served as mediator in fee dispute among class counsel in a highly successful securities class action.

Class Actions

Served as case adjudicator in connection with settlement of class action against U.S. Government concerning civil rights violations.

Class Actions

Served as court-appointed special master as part of class actions involving combination weight-loss drugs.

Class Actions

Allegations of fraud and deceptive practices against major telephone company concerning charges for “inside wire maintenance”.

Class Actions

Dispute involving objectors to class action on various grounds.

Class Actions

Resolved claims by hundreds of homeowners for damages related to radio waves emitted from high frequency tower.

Class Actions

A class action was brought against a cable television company alleging that late fines were improperly calculated and that the fees were improper because they amounted to unlawful penalties. The matter was resolved in part by the issuance by the company of coupons to the class members for a certain menu of cable benefits.

Class Actions

A class action was brought against a chain of nursing homes, alleging irregularities and overcharges for medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. One part of the resolution involved settling the amount for the class and conducting a hearing to determine appropriate attorneys’ fees.

Class Actions

A class action was brought on behalf of investors purchasing interests in a series of real estate investment trusts. The action was brought against the financial advisers, their attorneys and accountants. The matter was settled in part by an assignment of the interests of certain class members to the insurers of the defendants.

Class Actions

Mediated class action involving customers of payday loan who alleged violation of consumer statutes, breach of contract and violation of usury laws.

Class Actions, Commercial Disputes

HealthSouth: Appointed by State Court Judge in Birmingham, Alabama, to mediate the state court litigation alleging billions of dollars of losses stemming from accounting and financial reporting fraud. The litigation included derivative actions and class actions for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty and securities fraud actions against officers, directors and outside accounting and investment […]

Class Actions

Mediated class action involving claims stemming from deteriorating concrete in the foundations of several hundred homes.