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Acheson v. Express LLC

Employment / FLSA

16,000

$4.0 Million

Plaintiffs alleged Express engaged in unfair business practices by failing to provide rest breaks or pay premiums for those missed rest breaks and meal periods, did not pay overtime, did not pay minimum wage, did not pay wages in a timely manner when due, did not pay final wages in a timely manner upon termination, and did not provide itemized wage statements.

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Acheson v. Express LLC

Counsel:
Initiative Legal Group - Los Angeles CA
Vorys Sater LLP - Columbus OH
Orrik Herrington & Stucliff LLP - Menlo Park CA

Settlement: $4,000,000

Class Size: 16,000 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs alleged Express engaged in unfair business practices by failing to provide rest breaks or pay premiums for those missed rest breaks and meal periods, did not pay overtime, did not pay minimum wage, did not pay wages in a timely manner when due, did not pay final wages in a timely manner upon termination, and did not provide itemized wage statements.

Air Communications & Satellite v. Echostar Satellite Corp

Telecommunications

26,000

$60.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that EchoStar/DISH breached its agreements regarding the terms of compensation for retailers who sold and installed satellite dishes for the Defendant.

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Air Communications & Satellite v. Echostar Satellite Corp

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
Don Galleher & Saliman - Denver CO
Baker & Hostetler - Denver CO
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP - San Francisco CA

Settlement: $60,000,000

Class Size: 26,000 Retailers

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that EchoStar/DISH breached its agreements regarding the terms of compensation for retailers who sold and installed satellite dishes for the Defendant.

Alfred v. OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC

Credit Card Privacy

300,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit alleging Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar in California violated California law because their credit card transaction forms contained a preprinted space for filling in the cardholders phone number.

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Alfred v. OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC

Counsel:
Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint PC - San Diego CA
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 300,000 Consumers

Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit alleging Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar in California violated California law because their credit card transaction forms contained a preprinted space for filling in the cardholders phone number.

American Cable TV Investors 5 LTD (ACT5) v. IR-TCI Partners V

Securities / ERISA

12,000

$5.0 Million

Plaintiffs claim that in a self-dealing transaction, Defendants caused Plaintiff (ACT 5) to sell its final asset, a cable television system located in Riverside, CA, at a price that was significantly below market value, and was thus unfair to ACT 5 and its Limited Partners, who were the ultimate recipients of the sales proceeds.

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American Cable TV Investors 5 LTD (ACT5) v. IR-TCI Partners V

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
Abraham Fruchter & Twersky - New York NY
Senn Visciano Kirschenbaum - Denver CO
Snell & Wilmer - Denver CO

Settlement: $5,000,000

Class Size: 12,000 Limited partners

Plaintiffs claim that in a self-dealing transaction, Defendants caused Plaintiff (ACT 5) to sell its final asset, a cable television system located in Riverside, CA, at a price that was significantly below market value, and was thus unfair to ACT 5 and its Limited Partners, who were the ultimate recipients of the sales proceeds.

Antolovich v. Brown Group

Environmental

1,200

$0.9 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that industrial chemicals were released into the soil and growndwater at the former Redfield Rifle Scopes manufacturing facility in the Denver, Colorado area.

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Antolovich v. Brown Group

Counsel:
Hannon Law Firm - Denver CO
Haddon Morgan & Foreman PC - Denver CO
Montgomery Little & Soran PC - Greenwood Village CO

Settlement: $900,000

Class Size: 1,200 Property owners

Plaintiffs alleged that industrial chemicals were released into the soil and growndwater at the former Redfield Rifle Scopes manufacturing facility in the Denver, Colorado area.

Atkins v. PC Mall Inc.

Employment / FLSA

1,051

$1.5 Million

The lawsuit alleges that PC MALL violated the California Labor Code and California Business and Professions Code for failure to pay overtime, for failure to pay wages on time, failure to provide itemized wage statements and failure to provide meal and rest breaks.

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Atkins v. PC Mall Inc.

Counsel:
Westrup Klick LLP - Long Beach CA
Morrison & Foerster LLP - Irvine CA

Settlement: $1,500,000

Class Size: 1,051 Employees

The lawsuit alleges that PC MALL violated the California Labor Code and California Business and Professions Code for failure to pay overtime, for failure to pay wages on time, failure to provide itemized wage statements and failure to provide meal and rest breaks.

Barbosa v. National Beef Packing

Employment / FLSA

4,765

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that National Beef failed to pay them and similarly situated hourly employees for all “hours worked” as defined by law.

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Barbosa v. National Beef Packing

Counsel:
Brady & Associates - Overland Park KS

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 4,765 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that National Beef failed to pay them and similarly situated hourly employees for all “hours worked” as defined by law.

Barnwell v. Corrections Corp of America (Detention Officers)

Employment / FLSA

1,900

$0.3 Million

Defendants allegedly violated FLSA by allowing employees to perform work activities without compensation. The settlement was modified to allow additional individuals employed by the Defendant in the position of Detention Officer. Participants were paid the same "per week" benefit as the original class members.

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Barnwell v. Corrections Corp of America (Detention Officers)

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO
Brown & Associates LLC - Trimble MO
Littler Mendelson PC - Atlanta GA
Littler Mendelson PC - Pittsburgh PA

Settlement: $325,000

Class Size: 1,900 Current and former employees

Defendants allegedly violated FLSA by allowing employees to perform work activities without compensation. The settlement was modified to allow additional individuals employed by the Defendant in the position of Detention Officer. Participants were paid the same "per week" benefit as the original class members.

Barnwell v. Corrections Corporation Of America

Employment / FLSA

29,000

$7.0 Million

The Plaintiffs alleged that Correction Corp of America permitted corrections officers and other non-exempt employees to perform work activities without compensating them for all such hours worked as required by the FLSA.

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Barnwell v. Corrections Corporation Of America

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO
Brown & Associates LLC - Trimble MO
Littler Mendelson PC - Atlanta GA
Littler Mendelson PC - Pittsburgh PA

Settlement: $7,000,000

Class Size: 29,000 Current and former employees

The Plaintiffs alleged that Correction Corp of America permitted corrections officers and other non-exempt employees to perform work activities without compensating them for all such hours worked as required by the FLSA.

Batchelder v. Kerr-McGee Corporation

Environmental

10,000

$1.5 Million

Kerr-McGee owned and operated a wood treatment plant in Columbus, Mississippi, that treated railroad ties. The plant allegedly released harmful chemicals, contaminating the air and water in the surrounding community. Benefits include cash payment and medical monitoring.

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Batchelder v. Kerr-McGee Corporation

Counsel:
Roda Nast PC - Lancaster PA
Covington & Burling LLP - Washington DC

Settlement: $1,500,000

Class Size: 10,000 Residents and property owners

Kerr-McGee owned and operated a wood treatment plant in Columbus, Mississippi, that treated railroad ties. The plant allegedly released harmful chemicals, contaminating the air and water in the surrounding community. Benefits include cash payment and medical monitoring.

Bell v. Citizens Financial Group Inc.

Employment / FLSA

2,700

$0.0 Million

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving Assistant Branch Managers.

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Bell v. Citizens Financial Group Inc.

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO
Winebrake Law Firm LLC - Dresher PA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 2,700 Current and former employees

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving Assistant Branch Managers.

Belscher v. Kemper

Insurance

600

$0.1 Million

The class was comprised of policyholders whose vehicle had been in an accident. Plaintiffs alleged that their insurance benefits did not properly account for the lost value of their vehicles.

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Belscher v. Kemper

Counsel:
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP - San Francisco CA
Susman Godfrey LLP - Dallas TX
White & Steele PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $50,000

Class Size: 600 Automobile policyholders

The class was comprised of policyholders whose vehicle had been in an accident. Plaintiffs alleged that their insurance benefits did not properly account for the lost value of their vehicles.

Berkely Forfeiture Remission Process

Consumer

138,426

$23.9 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit on the basis of fraudulent and deceptive tactics in marketing their dietary supplements nationwide, including false claims of efficacy and safety, relying on bogus medical studies, billing consumers for products never ordered and refusing to honor product guarantees and refunds.

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Berkely Forfeiture Remission Process

Counsel:
Goldenberg Schneider - Cincinnati OH
Department of Justice - Washington DC

Settlement: $23,892,094

Class Size: 138,426 Consumers

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit on the basis of fraudulent and deceptive tactics in marketing their dietary supplements nationwide, including false claims of efficacy and safety, relying on bogus medical studies, billing consumers for products never ordered and refusing to honor product guarantees and refunds.

Blanton v. DPHHS

Insurance

1,859

$4.5 Million

Plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) claiming that it collected amounts from Medicaid recipients in excess of what it was entitled to do by law.

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Blanton v. DPHHS

Counsel:
Lerner Law Offices - Kalispell MT
Manley Law Offices - Polson MT
Boone Karlsberg PC - Missoula MT

Settlement: $4,500,000

Class Size: 1,859 Medicaid recipients

Plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) claiming that it collected amounts from Medicaid recipients in excess of what it was entitled to do by law.

Bouchard v. State Employees Retirement System

Employment / FLSA

21,500

$0.0 Million

State of Connecticut retirees have sued the State Employees Retirement Commission ("SERC") alleging failure to include final, prorated longevity payments in retirement calculations for those employees that retired before October 2, 2001.

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Bouchard v. State Employees Retirement System

Counsel:
Rose Kallor LLP - Hartford CT

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 21,500 Former state employees

State of Connecticut retirees have sued the State Employees Retirement Commission ("SERC") alleging failure to include final, prorated longevity payments in retirement calculations for those employees that retired before October 2, 2001.

Boyd v. AT&T Wireless Services

Telecommunications

300,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that the Defendant should not have charged sales tax on certain fees related to upgrades on equipment to individuals in California.

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Boyd v. AT&T Wireless Services

Counsel:
Jones Bell Abbott Fleming & Fitzgerald LLP - Los Angeles CA
Crowell & Moring LLP - Irvine CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 300,000 Mobile phone subscribers

Plaintiffs alleged that the Defendant should not have charged sales tax on certain fees related to upgrades on equipment to individuals in California.

Braun v. Daly & Daly Enterprises

Employment / FLSA

300

$0.2 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that each of the defendant's restaurants violated the law by requiring “front of the house” service employees (like servers) to share their tips with managers and “back of the house” employees (like kitchen staff).

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Braun v. Daly & Daly Enterprises

Counsel:
Law Offices of Brian D. Gonzales PLLC - Fort Collins CO
Shoemaker Ghiselli & Schwartz LLC - Boulder CO

Settlement: $150,000

Class Size: 300 Employees

Plaintiffs alleged that each of the defendant's restaurants violated the law by requiring “front of the house” service employees (like servers) to share their tips with managers and “back of the house” employees (like kitchen staff).

Braun v. Superior Industries International Inc.

Employment / FLSA

850

$0.0 Million

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving non-exempt plant workers.

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Braun v. Superior Industries International Inc.

Counsel:
Brown & Associates LLC - Trimble MO
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC - Chattanooga TN

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 850 Employees

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving non-exempt plant workers.

Brent v. Midland Credit Management Inc.

Banking/Credit

1,400,000

$5.2 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendants violated the Fair Debt collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) as well as state common law and consumer statues, by filing lawsuits against Plaintiffs with an affidavit that allegedly contained false information.

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Brent v. Midland Credit Management Inc.

Counsel:
Murray & Murray Co. LPA - Sandusky OH
Dykema - Lansing MI

Settlement: $5,200,000

Class Size: 1,400,000 Individuals with debt turned over to collections

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendants violated the Fair Debt collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) as well as state common law and consumer statues, by filing lawsuits against Plaintiffs with an affidavit that allegedly contained false information.

Brummit v. GlobalTec (4x Made Easy)

Consumer

12,000

$5.0 Million

The Plaintiffs allege that the investing software does not assist users in making informed, intelligent decisions regarding purchases in the foreign currency exchange market.

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Brummit v. GlobalTec (4x Made Easy)

Counsel:
Feder Law Firm - Denver CO
Allen & Vellone PC - Denver CO
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $5,000,000

Class Size: 12,000 Purchasers of investing software

The Plaintiffs allege that the investing software does not assist users in making informed, intelligent decisions regarding purchases in the foreign currency exchange market.

Bucy v. At&T Wireless

Consumer

$0.8 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging Defendants engaged in false advertising, breached their contractual duties, and engaged in unfair, fraudulent, misleading, and deceptive acts by billing customers for Regulatory Programs Fees and/or Regulatory Cost Recovery Fees prior to Defendant's implementation of local number portability on November 24, 2003.

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Bucy v. At&T Wireless

Counsel:
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP - San Francisco CA

Settlement: $750,000

Class Size: Consumers

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging Defendants engaged in false advertising, breached their contractual duties, and engaged in unfair, fraudulent, misleading, and deceptive acts by billing customers for Regulatory Programs Fees and/or Regulatory Cost Recovery Fees prior to Defendant's implementation of local number portability on November 24, 2003.

C. De Baca v. Asarco

Environmental

300

$6.0 Million

A smelter plant operated by Asarco in north Denver allegedly contaminated the South Globeville neighborhood over many years of operation. The settlement included cash benefits and soil remediation.

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C. De Baca v. Asarco

Counsel:
Gersh & Helfrich LLP - Denver CO
Randall Weiner Law Offices - Boulder CO
Covington & Burling LLP - Washington DC
Holland & Hart LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $6,000,000

Class Size: 300 Residential property owners and renters

A smelter plant operated by Asarco in north Denver allegedly contaminated the South Globeville neighborhood over many years of operation. The settlement included cash benefits and soil remediation.

Campbell v. Chemins

Consumer

10,000

$0.8 Million

A nationwide case involving consumers of protein powder manufactured by The Chemins Company, based in Colorado Springs, under several brand names. The complaint alleged that the product label of ingredients was false.

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Campbell v. Chemins

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
White & Steele PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $750,000

Class Size: 10,000 Consumers

A nationwide case involving consumers of protein powder manufactured by The Chemins Company, based in Colorado Springs, under several brand names. The complaint alleged that the product label of ingredients was false.

Cardegna v. Buckeye Check Cashing (dba CheckSmart)

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

14,000

$1.6 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that the fees charged by the pay-day lending firm should have been considered as interest, and as such violated state usury laws.

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Cardegna v. Buckeye Check Cashing (dba CheckSmart)

Counsel:
Ricci Leopold - Palm Beach FL
Richard Fisher Law Office - Cleveland TN
Carlton Fields PA - Palm Beach FL
Squire Sanders LLP - Washington DC

Settlement: $1,560,000

Class Size: 14,000 Consumers with pay-day loans

Plaintiffs alleged that the fees charged by the pay-day lending firm should have been considered as interest, and as such violated state usury laws.

Carlson v. City of Warren

Environmental

1,500

$1.4 Million

In May 2000, numerous homeowners filed a class action lawsuit, on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situated persons, against the City of Warren alleging property damage caused by the roots of City trees located in the public right-of-way in front of their homes and other homes.

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Carlson v. City of Warren

Counsel:
Mantese Honigman Rossman - Troy MI
Fraser & Souweidane PC - Mt. Clemens MI
Garan Lucow Miller PC - Detroit MI

Settlement: $1,420,000

Class Size: 1,500 Warren property owners

In May 2000, numerous homeowners filed a class action lawsuit, on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situated persons, against the City of Warren alleging property damage caused by the roots of City trees located in the public right-of-way in front of their homes and other homes.

Carson v. Mortgage Lenders of America LLC

Employment / FLSA

143

$0.0 Million

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving loan originators.

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Carson v. Mortgage Lenders of America LLC

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 143 Employees

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving loan originators.

Cavallaro v. Umass Memorial Medical Center

Employment / FLSA

6,500

$2.2 Million

The Litigation alleged that UMMMC, and nine other defendants failed to pay hourly, non-exempt employees for all hours worked over 40 in a work week in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).

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Cavallaro v. Umass Memorial Medical Center

Counsel:
Thomas & Solomon LLP - Rochester NY
Littler Mendelson PC - Atlanta GA

Settlement: $2,200,000

Class Size: 6,500 Current and Former Employees

The Litigation alleged that UMMMC, and nine other defendants failed to pay hourly, non-exempt employees for all hours worked over 40 in a work week in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).

Childress v. Ozark Delivery of Missouri LLC

Employment / FLSA

250

$0.0 Million

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving Drivers.

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Childress v. Ozark Delivery of Missouri LLC

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 250 Current and former employees

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving Drivers.

Chrzanowski v. SDS Autos/Brumos Motors

Automotive

21,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs claim that defendants did not properly disclose certain administrative fees on documentation related to the purchase or lease of vehicles from three dealerships in Jacksonville, FL. The settlement reached by the parties includes discounts on future vehicle purchases or service, or an option to receive a cash benefit.

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Chrzanowski v. SDS Autos/Brumos Motors

Counsel:
Lindell & Farson - Jacksonville FL
Purcell Flanagan Hay & Greene - Jacksonville FL

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 21,000 Vehicle purchasers

Plaintiffs claim that defendants did not properly disclose certain administrative fees on documentation related to the purchase or lease of vehicles from three dealerships in Jacksonville, FL. The settlement reached by the parties includes discounts on future vehicle purchases or service, or an option to receive a cash benefit.

Cintron v. BJs Wholesale Club

Employment / FLSA

1,000

$1.7 Million

A former Asset Protection Manager of BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. filed a lawsuit against BJ’s alleging that he, and others who have held the Loss Prevention Manager or Asset Protection Manager positions at BJ’s, should have been classified as a non-exempt employee and was entitled to overtime pursuant to the federal Fair

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Cintron v. BJs Wholesale Club

Counsel:
Fibich, Hampton, Leebron, Briggs & Josephson, LLP - Houston TX
Littler Mendelson PC - Washington DC

Settlement: $1,700,000

Class Size: 1,000 Employees

A former Asset Protection Manager of BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. filed a lawsuit against BJ’s alleging that he, and others who have held the Loss Prevention Manager or Asset Protection Manager positions at BJ’s, should have been classified as a non-exempt employee and was entitled to overtime pursuant to the federal Fair

City of San Diego v. San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System

Securities / ERISA

900

$0.0 Million

Notice of Pendency to City pension plan participants. The charges relates to eligibility of employees hired during a certain date range.

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City of San Diego v. San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System

Counsel:
Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard & Shapiro LLP - Los Angeles CA
Wright & L'Estrange - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 900 City employees

Notice of Pendency to City pension plan participants. The charges relates to eligibility of employees hired during a certain date range.

Coach, Inc. Song-Beverly Cases

Credit Card Privacy

1,051,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Coach violated California law by requesting customers to provide address, telephone number, or email information in connection with a credit card transaction.

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Coach, Inc. Song-Beverly Cases

Counsel:
Stonebarger Law - Folsom CA
Harrison & Bodell LLP - San Diego CA
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 1,051,000 Consumers

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Coach violated California law by requesting customers to provide address, telephone number, or email information in connection with a credit card transaction.

Costello v. Beneficial Montana (HSBC)

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

31,500

$25.0 Million

Plaintiffs allege that Defendants violated Montana’s Consumer Loan Act (the “CLA”) by charging loan origination fees.

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Costello v. Beneficial Montana (HSBC)

Counsel:
Law Offices of Thomas E. Boland - Great Falls MT
Hunt & Malloy - Helena MT
Stroock Stroock & Lavan LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $25,000,000

Class Size: 31,500 Mortgagees

Plaintiffs allege that Defendants violated Montana’s Consumer Loan Act (the “CLA”) by charging loan origination fees.

Creten-Miller v. Westlake Hardware Inc.

Employment / FLSA

150

$0.0 Million

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving Front End Supervisors / Administrative Managers.

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Creten-Miller v. Westlake Hardware Inc.

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO
Constangy Brooks & Smith LLP - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 150 Current and former employees

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving Front End Supervisors / Administrative Managers.

Curran v. AGL Defendants

Securities / ERISA

94

$21.0 Million

This lawsuit claims that, among other things, Defendants made omissions and misrepresentations regarding the Agile Safety Variable Fund and knew or should have known that the Agile Safety Variable Fund was an unsuitable investment for all of the Class Members.

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Curran v. AGL Defendants

Counsel:
Husch Blackwell LLP - Denver CO
Edison McDowell & Hetherington LLP - Houston TX

Settlement: $21,000,000

Class Size: 94 Shareholders

This lawsuit claims that, among other things, Defendants made omissions and misrepresentations regarding the Agile Safety Variable Fund and knew or should have known that the Agile Safety Variable Fund was an unsuitable investment for all of the Class Members.

Curran v. AGL Life Assurance Company

Securities / ERISA

100

$1.2 Million

This lawsuit claims that, among other things, Defendants made omissions and misrepresentations regarding the Agile Safety Variable Fund and knew or should have known that the Agile Safety Variable Fund was an unsuitable investment for all of the Class Members.

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Curran v. AGL Life Assurance Company

Counsel:
Shoemaker Ghiselli & Schwartz LLC - Boulder CO
Husch Blackwell LLP - Denver CO
Feder Law Firm - Denver CO
Edison McDowell & Hetherington LLP - Houston TX

Settlement: $1,200,000

Class Size: 100 Shareholders

This lawsuit claims that, among other things, Defendants made omissions and misrepresentations regarding the Agile Safety Variable Fund and knew or should have known that the Agile Safety Variable Fund was an unsuitable investment for all of the Class Members.

Cuzco v. F&J Steaks

Employment / FLSA

65

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that Defendants failed to pay hourly employees the proper minimum wage and overtime pay, as well as other wages required by law.

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Cuzco v. F&J Steaks

Counsel:
Lee Litigation Group, PLLC - New York NY
Jackson Lewis LLP - New York NY

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 65 Employees

Plaintiffs alleged that Defendants failed to pay hourly employees the proper minimum wage and overtime pay, as well as other wages required by law.

Cyncar v. United States Postal Service

Employment / FLSA

50,000

$3.9 Million

The Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the US Postal Service discriminated against disabled employees with regard to requests for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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Cyncar v. United States Postal Service

Counsel:
McNamara Roseman Martinez & Kazmierski LLP - Denver CO
Elwyn F. Schaefer PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $3,850,000

Class Size: 50,000 Western Region employees

The Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the US Postal Service discriminated against disabled employees with regard to requests for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Daugherty v. Encana Oil & Gas

Employment / FLSA

126

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a collective action alleging that Encana Oil & Gas violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. Plaintiffs allege that Encana USA improperly failed to pay overtime compensation as required by the FLSA.

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Daugherty v. Encana Oil & Gas

Counsel:
Mountain Law Firm - Glenwood Springs CO
Husch Blackwell LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 126 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs have filed a collective action alleging that Encana Oil & Gas violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. Plaintiffs allege that Encana USA improperly failed to pay overtime compensation as required by the FLSA.

David Cohen v. Martin Grusin

Securities / ERISA

4,300

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the company failed to provide investors with adequate disclosures regarding the company going from a publicly-traded company to being owned privately.

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David Cohen v. Martin Grusin

Counsel:
Shuman Law Firm - Boulder CO
Faegre & Benson LLP - Denver CO
Lathrop & Gage LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 4,300 Shareholders

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the company failed to provide investors with adequate disclosures regarding the company going from a publicly-traded company to being owned privately.

Dick v. Cerner Corporation

Insurance

3,800

$0.8 Million

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Cerner violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”), based on the allegation that the Plan paid Out-Of-Network (OON) Benefits of insufficient amounts in respect of charges for healthcare services provided by out-of-network providers.

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Dick v. Cerner Corporation

Counsel:
Finkelstein Thompson LLP - Washington DC
Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $804,660

Class Size: 3,800 Healthcare benefit participants

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Cerner violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”), based on the allegation that the Plan paid Out-Of-Network (OON) Benefits of insufficient amounts in respect of charges for healthcare services provided by out-of-network providers.

Dufour & Page v. Aramark Uniform & Career Apparel Inc.

Employment / FLSA

1,600

$1.6 Million

Plaintiffs allege that ARAMARK violated the California Labor Code and California Business and Professions Code and engaged in other unlawful conduct. The plaintiffs allege claims for failure to provide meal and rest breaks under California law and unfair competition under California law.

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Dufour & Page v. Aramark Uniform & Career Apparel Inc.

Counsel:
Kingsley & Kingsley APC - Encino CA
Seyfarth Shaw LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $1,550,000

Class Size: 1,600 Sales representatives

Plaintiffs allege that ARAMARK violated the California Labor Code and California Business and Professions Code and engaged in other unlawful conduct. The plaintiffs allege claims for failure to provide meal and rest breaks under California law and unfair competition under California law.

East Washington Chiropractic v. American Family

Insurance

$0.4 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that automobile drivers or passengers that were in accidents and insured by American Family had their claims adjusted by a computer report and as a result were paid less than submitted expenses and less than the statement Medical Payments Limits.

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East Washington Chiropractic v. American Family

Counsel:
Sandberg Phoenix & Von Gontard PC - St. Louis MO
American Family Mutual Insurance Company - Madison WI

Settlement: $400,000

Class Size: Unknown number of insurance policyholders

Plaintiffs alleged that automobile drivers or passengers that were in accidents and insured by American Family had their claims adjusted by a computer report and as a result were paid less than submitted expenses and less than the statement Medical Payments Limits.

EEOC v. Outback Steakhouse & OS Restaurant Services Inc.

Employment / FLSA

7,100

$0.0 Million

EEOC filed a lawsuit against Outback Steakhouse, Inc. alleging that, they have engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against female employees in Outback Restaurants. The lawsuit only relates to discrimination based on sex. Notice and survey program of potentially interested class members.

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EEOC v. Outback Steakhouse & OS Restaurant Services Inc.

Counsel:
US EEOC - Denver CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 7,100 Employees

EEOC filed a lawsuit against Outback Steakhouse, Inc. alleging that, they have engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against female employees in Outback Restaurants. The lawsuit only relates to discrimination based on sex. Notice and survey program of potentially interested class members.

EEOC v. Albertsons

Employment / FLSA

1,800

$0.0 Million

EEOC filed a lawsuit in June 2006 against Albertsons Inc. alleging that, since at least 1995, a class of employees at the Albertsons Distribution Center in Aurora, CO was subjected to a hostile work environment based on race, color, and/or national origin. This was a opt-in notice and interview program.

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EEOC v. Albertsons

Counsel:
US EEOC - Denver CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 1,800 Albertson's employees

EEOC filed a lawsuit in June 2006 against Albertsons Inc. alleging that, since at least 1995, a class of employees at the Albertsons Distribution Center in Aurora, CO was subjected to a hostile work environment based on race, color, and/or national origin. This was a opt-in notice and interview program.

EEOC v. Insource

Civil Rights

250

$1.5 Million

EEOC alleged that Insource engaged in discrimination against qualified, non-Hispanic job applicants.

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EEOC v. Insource

Counsel:
U.S. EEOC - Charlotte NC

Settlement: $1,500,000

Class Size: 250 Job applicants

EEOC alleged that Insource engaged in discrimination against qualified, non-Hispanic job applicants.

EEOC v. Kraft Foods

Americans with Disabilities Act

88

$0.4 Million

Plainitffs alleged that Defendant disqualified potential employees on the basis of pre-offer medical examinations or pre-offer medical inquiries.

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EEOC v. Kraft Foods

Counsel:
U.S. EEOC - Charlotte NC

Settlement: $350,000

Class Size: 88 Applicants

Plainitffs alleged that Defendant disqualified potential employees on the basis of pre-offer medical examinations or pre-offer medical inquiries.

Eggins v. Express LLC

Employment / FLSA

19,000

$0.4 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Express did not pay minimum wages and did not pay overtime for alleged off-the-clock work associated with making night bank deposits.

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Eggins v. Express LLC

Counsel:
Converse & Brown LLC - Chicago IL
Law Offices of Thomas M. Ryan PC - Chicago IL
Vorys Sater LLP - Columbus OH
Tressler LLP - Chicago IL

Settlement: $400,000

Class Size: 19,000 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Express did not pay minimum wages and did not pay overtime for alleged off-the-clock work associated with making night bank deposits.

Enderby v. CPUC

Employment / FLSA

150

$0.0 Million

The litigation alleges that the California Public Utilities Commission has discriminated on the basis of age for employees who applied for promotion to PURA-IV, PURA-V and/or P&PS positions.

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Enderby v. CPUC

Counsel:
Law Offices of Richard M. Rogers - San Francisco CA
California Attorney General - Oakland CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 150 Employees

The litigation alleges that the California Public Utilities Commission has discriminated on the basis of age for employees who applied for promotion to PURA-IV, PURA-V and/or P&PS positions.

Energizer Sunscreen Settlement

Consumer

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendant violated California state laws regarding the labeling and advertising of certain sunscreen products.

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Energizer Sunscreen Settlement

Counsel:
Abraham Fruchter & Twersky - New York NY
Latham & Watkins LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: Consumers

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendant violated California state laws regarding the labeling and advertising of certain sunscreen products.

Enfield v. Old Line Life Insurance

Insurance

450,000

$66.0 Million

The nationwide class of life insurance policyholders alleged that the Defendant failed to properly disclose its practice of charging extra to those who made non-annual (modal) premium payments. CAA provided damage modeling services.

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Enfield v. Old Line Life Insurance

Counsel:
Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Ives & Duncan PA - Albuquerque NM
Reilly Pozner & Connolly LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $66,000,000

Class Size: 450,000 Life insurance policyholders

The nationwide class of life insurance policyholders alleged that the Defendant failed to properly disclose its practice of charging extra to those who made non-annual (modal) premium payments. CAA provided damage modeling services.

Evanoff v. Pier 1 Imports Inc.

Credit Card Privacy

95,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Pier 1 Imports (US), Inc. dba Pier 1 Imports, violated California law by, requesting and recording the address, telephone number, email or other personal information of its credit card customers on a credit card transaction form or otherwise; an invasion of privacy. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

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Evanoff v. Pier 1 Imports Inc.

Counsel:
Blum Collins LLP - Los Angeles CA
Luce Forward - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 95,000 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Pier 1 Imports (US), Inc. dba Pier 1 Imports, violated California law by, requesting and recording the address, telephone number, email or other personal information of its credit card customers on a credit card transaction form or otherwise; an invasion of privacy. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

Evans & Green LLP v. Mortgage Depot

Unsolicited Fax

$1.5 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Mortgage Depot LLC and Scott Cart (collectively “Mortgage Depot”) violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), in connection with the transmittal of alleged unsolicited facsimile advertisements to members of the settlement class.

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Evans & Green LLP v. Mortgage Depot

Counsel:
Wood Law Firm LLC - Kansas City MO
Danna McKitrick PC - St. Louis MO

Settlement: $1,500,000

Class Size: Unknown number of fax recipients

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Mortgage Depot LLC and Scott Cart (collectively “Mortgage Depot”) violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), in connection with the transmittal of alleged unsolicited facsimile advertisements to members of the settlement class.

Fader & Reichl v. Colorado Lubrication Inc.

Automotive

22,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiff alleges that the Defendants made purported misrepresentations to customers regarding the brand / quality of motor oil used at its Jiffy Lube locations. Benefit was a discount certificate.

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Fader & Reichl v. Colorado Lubrication Inc.

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
White & Steele PC - Denver CO
Holland & Hart LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 22,000 Customers of oil-change facilities

Plaintiff alleges that the Defendants made purported misrepresentations to customers regarding the brand / quality of motor oil used at its Jiffy Lube locations. Benefit was a discount certificate.

Faigman v. AT&T Mobility LLC

Telecommunications

3,500,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that the company improperly fulfilled rebate obligations with Visa Reward Cards instead of rebate checks, and by not clearly disclosing restrictions which made the cards more difficult to use than checks.

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Faigman v. AT&T Mobility LLC

Counsel:
Pearson Simon Warshaw & Penny LLP - San Francisco CA
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 3,500,000 Consumers

Plaintiffs alleged that the company improperly fulfilled rebate obligations with Visa Reward Cards instead of rebate checks, and by not clearly disclosing restrictions which made the cards more difficult to use than checks.

Fernandez v. Victoria's Secret Stores

Employment / FLSA

77,000

$10.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Victoria’s Secret Stores violated various provisions of the California Labor Code by not providing compensation for job previews, failing to pay penalties for not providing compensation for those job previews, and engaging in unfair business practices based on those alleged violations. Settlement benefit was a gift card.

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Fernandez v. Victoria's Secret Stores

Counsel:
Eisenberg Law Firm - Beverly Hills CA
Quisenberry Law Firm - Los Angeles CA
Vorys Sater LLP - Columbus OH
Christensen Glaser LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $10,000,000

Class Size: 77,000 Interviewees

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Victoria’s Secret Stores violated various provisions of the California Labor Code by not providing compensation for job previews, failing to pay penalties for not providing compensation for those job previews, and engaging in unfair business practices based on those alleged violations. Settlement benefit was a gift card.

Fike v. Auto Owners Insurance Company

Insurance

8,000

$0.6 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Auto-Owners Insurance Company failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage, to permit their insured’s to make a informed decision on whether to purchase the coverage on more than one vehicle. Plaintiffs brought this action to recover the amounts paid for UM/UIM coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

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Fike v. Auto Owners Insurance Company

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Markusson Green & Jarvis PC - Denver CO
Dykema - Lansing MI

Settlement: $642,000

Class Size: 8,000 Insurance Policy Owners

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Auto-Owners Insurance Company failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage, to permit their insured’s to make a informed decision on whether to purchase the coverage on more than one vehicle. Plaintiffs brought this action to recover the amounts paid for UM/UIM coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

Fike v. Safeco Insurance & Engel v. General Insurance Company of America

Insurance

62,000

$8.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Safeco Insurance Company of America and General Insurance Company of America assessed premiums on their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

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Fike v. Safeco Insurance & Engel v. General Insurance Company of America

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
Holme Roberts & Owen LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $8,000,000

Class Size: 62,000 Auto insurance policyholders

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Safeco Insurance Company of America and General Insurance Company of America assessed premiums on their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

Fike v. Union Auto Insurance Company

Insurance

3,000

$0.1 Million

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

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Fike v. Union Auto Insurance Company

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Overturf McGath Hull & Doherty - Denver CO

Settlement: $145,000

Class Size: 3,000 Policyholders

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

Fike v. Unitrin Auto & Home Insurance Company

Insurance

6,400

$0.6 Million

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

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Fike v. Unitrin Auto & Home Insurance Company

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
White & Steele PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $600,000

Class Size: 6,400 Policyholders

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

Funke v. HUB Enterprises

Employment / FLSA

430

$0.8 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a collective action alleging that HUB failed to pay salaried employees the overtime wages required by law because it used the fluctuating workweek method of overtime compensation.

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Funke v. HUB Enterprises

Counsel:
Smith Sovik Kendrick & Sugnet PC - Syracuse NY
Jackson Lewis LLP - New York NY

Settlement: $750,000

Class Size: 430 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs have filed a collective action alleging that HUB failed to pay salaried employees the overtime wages required by law because it used the fluctuating workweek method of overtime compensation.

Garcia v. Lerner

Credit Card Privacy

114,300

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Lerner New York & Company violated California law by requesting and recording customer telephone numbers and/or other personal information in its California stores in connection with a credit card transaction.

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Garcia v. Lerner

Counsel:
BuckleySandler LLP - Washington DC

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 114,300 Consumers

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Lerner New York & Company violated California law by requesting and recording customer telephone numbers and/or other personal information in its California stores in connection with a credit card transaction.

Garcia v. Victoria's Secret Stores

Employment / FLSA

2,700

$0.5 Million

Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Victoria’s Secret Stores did not reimburse employees for work expenses and engaged in unfair business practices.

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Garcia v. Victoria's Secret Stores

Counsel:
Law Offices of Kevin T. Barnes - Los Angeles CA
Vorys Sater LLP - Columbus OH
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $450,000

Class Size: 2,700 Employees

Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Victoria’s Secret Stores did not reimburse employees for work expenses and engaged in unfair business practices.

Gaston v. Encana Oil

Employment / FLSA

57

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a collective action alleging that Encana Oil & Gas violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. Plaintiffs allege that Encaca USA improperly failed to pay overtime compensation as required by the (FLSA).

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Gaston v. Encana Oil

Counsel:
Mountain Law Firm - Glenwood Springs CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 57 Employees

Plaintiffs filed a collective action alleging that Encana Oil & Gas violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. Plaintiffs allege that Encaca USA improperly failed to pay overtime compensation as required by the (FLSA).

Gates v. City of Chicago

Civil Rights

46,000

$4.3 Million

Plaintiffs had filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendants failed to provide the members of the Class with proper notice to reclaim money that was inventoried upon arrest and held by the Chicago Police Department.

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Gates v. City of Chicago

Counsel:
Kevin Peters Attorney At Law - Chicago IL
Shefsky & Froelich LTD - Chicago IL

Settlement: $4,300,000

Class Size: 46,000 Arrestees

Plaintiffs had filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendants failed to provide the members of the Class with proper notice to reclaim money that was inventoried upon arrest and held by the Chicago Police Department.

Gates v. City of Chicago - Residual Class

Civil Rights

54,717

$3.1 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendants failed to provide the members of the Class with proper notice to reclaim money that was inventoried upon arrest and held by the Chicago Police Department.

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Gates v. City of Chicago - Residual Class

Counsel:
Kevin Peters Attorney At Law - Chicago IL
Shefsky & Froelich LTD - Chicago IL

Settlement: $3,113,000

Class Size: 54,717 Arrestees

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendants failed to provide the members of the Class with proper notice to reclaim money that was inventoried upon arrest and held by the Chicago Police Department.

Gates v. City of Chicago - Residual Funds Class

Civil Rights

52,000

$3.0 Million

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendants failed to provide the members of the Class with proper notice to reclaim money that was inventoried upon arrest and held by the Chicago Police Department.

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Gates v. City of Chicago - Residual Funds Class

Counsel:
Law Office of Mary F. DeSloover - Chicago IL
Shefsky & Froelich LTD - Chicago IL

Settlement: $3,015,000

Class Size: 52,000 Arrestees

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendants failed to provide the members of the Class with proper notice to reclaim money that was inventoried upon arrest and held by the Chicago Police Department.

Gates v. City of Chicago - Supplemental Class

Civil Rights

6,156

$0.4 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendants failed to provide the members of the Class with proper notice to reclaim money that was inventoried upon arrest and held by the Chicago Police Department.

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Gates v. City of Chicago - Supplemental Class

Counsel:
Kevin Peters Attorney At Law - Chicago IL
Shefsky & Froelich LTD - Chicago IL

Settlement: $431,000

Class Size: 6,156 Arrestees

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendants failed to provide the members of the Class with proper notice to reclaim money that was inventoried upon arrest and held by the Chicago Police Department.

Geis & Roper v. Walgreen Company

Consumer

$1.4 Million

Walgreens allegedly made false claims regarding its Walborn products to provide health benefits or to treat or prevent the common cold.

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Geis & Roper v. Walgreen Company

Counsel:
Keller Grover LLP - San Francisco CA
Wasserman Comden & Casselman LLP - Tarzana CA
McDermott Will & Emery LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $1,400,000

Class Size: Unknown number of purchasers of Walborn

Walgreens allegedly made false claims regarding its Walborn products to provide health benefits or to treat or prevent the common cold.

Gerhardt v. Integrity Land and Title Company

Banking/Credit

5,700

$0.1 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging Integrity Land and Title Company overcharged them for notarizing a signature at the closing of their home loan.

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Gerhardt v. Integrity Land and Title Company

Counsel:
Green Jacobson & Butsch PC - St. Louis MO
Rabbitt Pitzer & Snodgrass PC - St. Louis MO

Settlement: $80,000

Class Size: 5,700 Real estate owners

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging Integrity Land and Title Company overcharged them for notarizing a signature at the closing of their home loan.

Giacometti v. True Religion Apparel

Credit Card Privacy

19,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that True Religion violated California law by requesting and recording the zip code and/or address from customers who paid with a third-party credit card at its stores in California. Settlement benefit was a credit voucher.

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Giacometti v. True Religion Apparel

Counsel:
Stonebarger Law - Folsom CA
Sedgwick LLP - San Francisco CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 19,000 California consumers who made purchase by credit card

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that True Religion violated California law by requesting and recording the zip code and/or address from customers who paid with a third-party credit card at its stores in California. Settlement benefit was a credit voucher.

Goans Acquisition Inc. v. Moon River Enterprises Inc.

Unsolicited Fax

$1.5 Million

A fax blast/TCPA case against Moon River Enterprises for unsolicited faxes.

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Goans Acquisition Inc. v. Moon River Enterprises Inc.

Counsel:
Wood Law Firm LLC - Kansas City MO
Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC - St. Louis MO

Settlement: $1,500,000

Class Size: Unknown number of fax recipients

A fax blast/TCPA case against Moon River Enterprises for unsolicited faxes.

Goans Acquisition v. G.M.I. N.A., Inc.

Unsolicited Fax

6,500

$0.3 Million

Plaintiffs have sued G.M.I. N.A. alleging it sent unsolicited facsimile advertisements in violation of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and committed the tort of conversion.

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Goans Acquisition v. G.M.I. N.A., Inc.

Counsel:
Wood Law Firm LLC - Kansas City MO
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. - Chicago IL

Settlement: $250,000

Class Size: 6,500 Consumers

Plaintiffs have sued G.M.I. N.A. alleging it sent unsolicited facsimile advertisements in violation of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and committed the tort of conversion.

Goans v. Employerware

Unsolicited Fax

100,000

$0.8 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging Employerware, LLC violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in connection with the transmittal of alleged unsolicited facsimile advertisements promoting its products to members of the settlement class between April 14, 2005 and April 14, 2009.

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Goans v. Employerware

Counsel:
Wood Law Firm LLC - Kansas City MO
Hanson Bridgett LLP - San Francisco CA
Rouse Hendricks German May PC - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $804,690

Class Size: 100,000 Consumers

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging Employerware, LLC violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in connection with the transmittal of alleged unsolicited facsimile advertisements promoting its products to members of the settlement class between April 14, 2005 and April 14, 2009.

Gonzales v. Pester Marketing Company

Employment / FLSA

50

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Pester Marketing Company had violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. In addition to the FLSA claims, Plaintiffs also filed state claims alleging that Defendant made improper deductions from their wages, specifically asserting claims under the Colorado Wage Act for cash register shortages and gas skips.

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Gonzales v. Pester Marketing Company

Counsel:
Ogletree Deakins - Denver CO

Settlement: $20,000

Class Size: 50 Employees

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Pester Marketing Company had violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. In addition to the FLSA claims, Plaintiffs also filed state claims alleging that Defendant made improper deductions from their wages, specifically asserting claims under the Colorado Wage Act for cash register shortages and gas skips.

Greer v. Mockingbird Station Partners

Americans with Disabilities Act

$0.0 Million

A case involving an alleged violation of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Texas Architectural Barriers Act (TABA), and the Texas Human Resources Code (THRC), by failing to comply with the ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and the Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS). Plaintiffs claim that they had, on several occasions, used or attempted to use the facilities at Mockingbird Station but were unable to do so due to barriers to their mobility, allegedly caused by architectural and construction defects. Mockingbird Station is a multi-use property owned and managed by the Defendants, containing stores, restaurants, loft apartments, an office building, and a movie theater located at the northeast corner of Central Expressway and Mockingbird Lane in Dallas, Texas.

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Greer v. Mockingbird Station Partners

Counsel:
Carden Law Office PC - Los Colinas TX
Law Offices of Palmer Bailey PC - Addison TX
Jackson Lewis LLP - Dallas TX

Settlement: $0

Class Size: Unknown number of mobility impaired individuals

A case involving an alleged violation of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Texas Architectural Barriers Act (TABA), and the Texas Human Resources Code (THRC), by failing to comply with the ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and the Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS). Plaintiffs claim that they had, on several occasions, used or attempted to use the facilities at Mockingbird Station but were unable to do so due to barriers to their mobility, allegedly caused by architectural and construction defects. Mockingbird Station is a multi-use property owned and managed by the Defendants, containing stores, restaurants, loft apartments, an office building, and a movie theater located at the northeast corner of Central Expressway and Mockingbird Lane in Dallas, Texas.

Gregg v. Sport-Haley Inc.

Securities / ERISA

4,000

$0.7 Million

The Plaintiffs alleged that during the class period, the defendants issued materially false and misleading financial statements, as well as press releases and other statements regarding Sport-Haley’s financial results, which caused the price of Sport-Haley’s common stock to be artificially inflated. The Amended Complaint further alleged that Plaintiffs and the other class members purchased the common stock of Sport-Haley during the class period at prices artificially inflated as a result of Defendants’ dissemination of false and misleading statements regarding Sport-Haley’s financial results.

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Gregg v. Sport-Haley Inc.

Counsel:
Dyer & Shuman LLP - Denver CO
Berliner McDonald PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $700,000

Class Size: 4,000 Shareholders

The Plaintiffs alleged that during the class period, the defendants issued materially false and misleading financial statements, as well as press releases and other statements regarding Sport-Haley’s financial results, which caused the price of Sport-Haley’s common stock to be artificially inflated. The Amended Complaint further alleged that Plaintiffs and the other class members purchased the common stock of Sport-Haley during the class period at prices artificially inflated as a result of Defendants’ dissemination of false and misleading statements regarding Sport-Haley’s financial results.

Halton-Hurt v. T.J. Maxx

Employment / FLSA

2,500

$0.0 Million

Defendant allegedly failed to pay its hourly workers for their actual hours of work and only paid employees according to the times they were allowed to record or that management allowed to be paid. Opt-in notice program.

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Halton-Hurt v. T.J. Maxx

Counsel:
Lee & Braziel LLP - Dallas TX
Littler Mendelson PC - Dallas TX

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 2,500 Employees

Defendant allegedly failed to pay its hourly workers for their actual hours of work and only paid employees according to the times they were allowed to record or that management allowed to be paid. Opt-in notice program.

Hansen v. K.G. Marx Inc.

Securities / ERISA

189

$0.4 Million

Plaintiff alleges misrepresentation, fraud, malpractice, and estoppel.

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Hansen v. K.G. Marx Inc.

Counsel:
Swedlow Butler Levine Lewis & Dy LPA - Columbus OH

Settlement: $350,000

Class Size: 189 Investors

Plaintiff alleges misrepresentation, fraud, malpractice, and estoppel.

Hardy v. District of Columbia

Civil Rights

12,000

$0.9 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that there was a class of individuals that were arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department had their money taken and administratively forfeited without adequate notice and due process.

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Hardy v. District of Columbia

Counsel:
Law Offices of Sean Day - College Park MD
Law Offices of Henry Escoto - Washington DC
Office of the Attorney General - Washington DC

Settlement: $855,000

Class Size: 12,000 Arrestees

Plaintiffs alleged that there was a class of individuals that were arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department had their money taken and administratively forfeited without adequate notice and due process.

Harrington v. Coinstar Inc.

Employment / FLSA

224

$1.8 Million

The Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all individuals employed by or on behalf of Coinstar (collectively referred to as “ROUTE DRIVERS”) in the State of California, alleging that Coinstar, Inc. violated California Labor Code and California Business and Professions Code for failure to pay overtime and failure to provide meal and rest breaks.

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Harrington v. Coinstar Inc.

Counsel:
Westrup Klick LLP - Long Beach CA
Perkins Coie LLP - San Francisco CA

Settlement: $1,750,000

Class Size: 224 Current and former employees

The Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all individuals employed by or on behalf of Coinstar (collectively referred to as “ROUTE DRIVERS”) in the State of California, alleging that Coinstar, Inc. violated California Labor Code and California Business and Professions Code for failure to pay overtime and failure to provide meal and rest breaks.

Harris v. Drumlummon Gold Corp

Employment / FLSA

150

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that hourly paid employees at the Drumlummon Gold Mine who were paid overtime, and who were also paid bonuses, were not paid enough because their overtime pay did not properly take their bonus pay into account.

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Harris v. Drumlummon Gold Corp

Counsel:
Morrison, Motl and Sherwood, PLLP - Helena MT
Crowley Fleck PLLP - Helena MT

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 150 Employees

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that hourly paid employees at the Drumlummon Gold Mine who were paid overtime, and who were also paid bonuses, were not paid enough because their overtime pay did not properly take their bonus pay into account.

Hazlett v. Viking Insurance Company

Insurance

44,000

$1.6 Million

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Viking Insurance Company failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage, to permit their insured’s to make a informed decision on whether to purchase the coverage on more than one vehicle. Plaintiffs brought this action to recover the amounts paid for UM/UIM coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

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Hazlett v. Viking Insurance Company

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
Wells Anderson & Race LLC - Denver CO

Settlement: $1,600,000

Class Size: 44,000 Automobile insurance policyholders

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Viking Insurance Company failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage, to permit their insured’s to make a informed decision on whether to purchase the coverage on more than one vehicle. Plaintiffs brought this action to recover the amounts paid for UM/UIM coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

Hersel v. Mission Viejo Homeowners Association Inc.

Consumer

1,200

$0.0 Million

Class alleged that Viejo Homeowners Association's board members and management had made amendments to the Delcarations of Covenants that were invalid, and the Class was subsequently damaged by these changes.

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Hersel v. Mission Viejo Homeowners Association Inc.

Counsel:
Tobey & Toro PC - Centennial CO
Lahti Lahti & O'Neill LLC - Providence RI
Bieging Shapiro & Barber LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $37,500

Class Size: 1,200 Homeowners

Class alleged that Viejo Homeowners Association's board members and management had made amendments to the Delcarations of Covenants that were invalid, and the Class was subsequently damaged by these changes.

Hicks v. American Family Insurance

Insurance

17,000

$0.0 Million

The class was comprised of automobile insurance policyholders whose coverage was to be reformed to a higher level of coverage. Plaintiffs alleged that the insurance company’s offering was not in compliance with state insurance laws.

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Hicks v. American Family Insurance

Counsel:
Allen & Vellone PC - Denver CO
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
Harris Karstaedt Jamison & Powers PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 17,000 Automobile policyholders

The class was comprised of automobile insurance policyholders whose coverage was to be reformed to a higher level of coverage. Plaintiffs alleged that the insurance company’s offering was not in compliance with state insurance laws.

Hightower v. Robert F. Cohen (Cobalt Multifamily Investors I)

Securities / ERISA

350

$0.2 Million

Plaintiffs filed a lawsuit alleging that the Defendants aided and abetted fraud, aided and abetted breach of fiduciary duty in connection with the sale of membership interests in Cobalt Multifamily Investors I, LLC involving third-parties William Foster, Mark Alan Shapiro, Irving Stitsky, and entities they controlled.

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Hightower v. Robert F. Cohen (Cobalt Multifamily Investors I)

Counsel:
Allen & Vellone PC - Denver CO
Morrison Mahoney LLP - New York NY
Wolff & Sampson PC - West Orange NJ

Settlement: $185,000

Class Size: 350 Shareholders

Plaintiffs filed a lawsuit alleging that the Defendants aided and abetted fraud, aided and abetted breach of fiduciary duty in connection with the sale of membership interests in Cobalt Multifamily Investors I, LLC involving third-parties William Foster, Mark Alan Shapiro, Irving Stitsky, and entities they controlled.

Hill v. Asset Acceptance LLC

Banking/Credit

375

$0.4 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging Asset violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) in regards to the wording and/or pictures that was printed on the outside of the envelopes.

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Hill v. Asset Acceptance LLC

Counsel:
Skaar & Feagle LLP - Marietta GA
Horwitz Horwitz & Associates - Chicago IL
Dykema - Detroit MI

Settlement: $400,000

Class Size: 375 Credit consumers

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging Asset violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) in regards to the wording and/or pictures that was printed on the outside of the envelopes.

Hitch v. Cimarex

Oil and Gas

28,000

$16.4 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging various claims, including but not limited to, claims for the deduction of post-production fees and expenses relating to marketing, treating, compressing, gathering, and processing of all past production for all times before December 31, 2012.

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Hitch v. Cimarex

Counsel:
Gunderson Sharp & Walke LLP - Prairie Village KS
John K Parsley PLLC - Guymon OK
Snell & Wilmer - Denver CO

Settlement: $16,400,000

Class Size: 28,000 Oil well royalty owners

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging various claims, including but not limited to, claims for the deduction of post-production fees and expenses relating to marketing, treating, compressing, gathering, and processing of all past production for all times before December 31, 2012.

Horton v. Leading Edge Marketing Inc.

Consumer

400,000

$2.0 Million

Plaintiff alleged that Leading Edge Marketing, Inc. and other companies and persons (the "Defendants") violated federal and state law by marketing, selling, and distributing VigRx for Men on the basis of false and fraudulent claims about the product and its effects.

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Horton v. Leading Edge Marketing Inc.

Counsel:
Corsello Law PC - New York NY
Faegre & Benson LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $2,000,000

Class Size: 400,000 Consumers

Plaintiff alleged that Leading Edge Marketing, Inc. and other companies and persons (the "Defendants") violated federal and state law by marketing, selling, and distributing VigRx for Men on the basis of false and fraudulent claims about the product and its effects.

Humphrey v. Bank Mortgage Solutions

Employment / FLSA

100

$0.0 Million

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving Loan Consultants.

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Humphrey v. Bank Mortgage Solutions

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 100 Current and former employees

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving Loan Consultants.

Humphrey v. Bank VI

Employment / FLSA

100

$0.0 Million

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving loan consultants.

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Humphrey v. Bank VI

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 100 Current and former employees

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving loan consultants.

Hurst v. Nissan North America

Automotive

2,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs in this case claim that Infiniti FX35 and FX45 vehicles, model years 2003 through 2008, contain a defect in the dashboard that renders the dashboard prone to bubbling. The jury verdict in this action has determined that each class member (i.e. vehicle owner) has sustained a loss in the amount of $2,000.00. The jury

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Hurst v. Nissan North America

Counsel:
Blanton Law Firm - Evergreen CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 2,000 Vehicle owners

Plaintiffs in this case claim that Infiniti FX35 and FX45 vehicles, model years 2003 through 2008, contain a defect in the dashboard that renders the dashboard prone to bubbling. The jury verdict in this action has determined that each class member (i.e. vehicle owner) has sustained a loss in the amount of $2,000.00. The jury

In Re: Market Leader, Inc. Shareholders' Litigation

Securities / ERISA

$0.0 Million

This case was brought as a purported class action alleging that the Defendants breached their fiduciary duties to the shareholders of Market Leader in connection with the proposed merger of Market Leader and Trulia.

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In Re: Market Leader, Inc. Shareholders' Litigation

Counsel:
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP - New York NY
Perkins Coie LLP - Seattle WA
Wilson Sonsino Goodrich & Rosati - Palo Alto CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: Shareholders

This case was brought as a purported class action alleging that the Defendants breached their fiduciary duties to the shareholders of Market Leader in connection with the proposed merger of Market Leader and Trulia.

Jackson v. Unocal

Environmental

500

$32.5 Million

The lawsuit claimed that ACM was released as a result of Pipeline removal and seeks damages for alleged harm to properties including the cost of clean-up or remediation of the ACM, loss in property value, annoyance and discomfort, loss of use and enjoyment, unjust enrichment, and punitive damages.

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Jackson v. Unocal

Counsel:
Hannon Law Firm - Denver CO
Inman Flynn Biesterfeld & Brentlinger - Denver CO
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $32,500,000

Class Size: 500 Property owners

The lawsuit claimed that ACM was released as a result of Pipeline removal and seeks damages for alleged harm to properties including the cost of clean-up or remediation of the ACM, loss in property value, annoyance and discomfort, loss of use and enjoyment, unjust enrichment, and punitive damages.

Jacobs v. Brown Bag Liquor

Consumer

$0.2 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging Brown Bag Liquor violated certain requirements imposed by Fair & Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA). Specifically, plaintiff claims that Brown Bag Liquor printed the expiration date of credit or debit cards and more than the last five digits of credit or debit card numbers on receipts provided to Class Members and that such action violated FACTA.

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Jacobs v. Brown Bag Liquor

Counsel:
Brady & Associates - Overland Park KS
McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips PA - Kansas City KS
Wallace Saunders Austin Brown & Enochs, Chtd - Overland Park KS

Settlement: $175,000

Class Size: Consumers

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging Brown Bag Liquor violated certain requirements imposed by Fair & Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA). Specifically, plaintiff claims that Brown Bag Liquor printed the expiration date of credit or debit cards and more than the last five digits of credit or debit card numbers on receipts provided to Class Members and that such action violated FACTA.

Jahnke v. Shelter Mutual Insurance Co.

Insurance

15,500

$1.8 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Shelter Mutual Insurance Company failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

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Jahnke v. Shelter Mutual Insurance Co.

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Sandberg Phoenix & Von Gontard PC - St. Louis MO
Polsinelli Shughart PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $1,800,000

Class Size: 15,500 Auto insurance policyholders

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Shelter Mutual Insurance Company failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

Jensen v. Gucci America

Credit Card Privacy

92,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that Gucci America, Inc. violated California Civil Code and California Business & Professions Code by (i) requesting or requiring that credit card customers provide personal information, such as address, phone number, or e-mail address, in situations where doing so was prohibited by statute, and (ii) using a credit card transaction form containing preprinted spaces specifically designated for personal information.

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Jensen v. Gucci America

Counsel:
Westrup Klick LLP - Long Beach CA
Luce Forward LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 92,000 Retail consumers who made a credit card purchase

Plaintiffs alleged that Gucci America, Inc. violated California Civil Code and California Business & Professions Code by (i) requesting or requiring that credit card customers provide personal information, such as address, phone number, or e-mail address, in situations where doing so was prohibited by statute, and (ii) using a credit card transaction form containing preprinted spaces specifically designated for personal information.

Johnson v. Lerner New York & Co.

Credit Card Privacy

190,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs allege that Lerner New York violated California law by requesting and recording the personally identifying information of credit and debit card customers. Benefits were a discount certificate or gift card.

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Johnson v. Lerner New York & Co.

Counsel:
Lindsay & Stonebarger - Folsom CA
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP - New York NY

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 190,000 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

Plaintiffs allege that Lerner New York violated California law by requesting and recording the personally identifying information of credit and debit card customers. Benefits were a discount certificate or gift card.

Johnson v. Midland Credit Management

Banking/Credit

530,000

$0.5 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that Defendants violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by failing to provide class members with mandatory disclosures when attempting to collect debts allegedly owed to Midland.

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Johnson v. Midland Credit Management

Counsel:
Murray & Murray Co. LPA - Sandusky OH
Dykema - Lansing MI

Settlement: $500,000

Class Size: 530,000 Debtors

Plaintiffs alleged that Defendants violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by failing to provide class members with mandatory disclosures when attempting to collect debts allegedly owed to Midland.

Jones v. General Motors Corp

Environmental

300

$1.2 Million

An automobile parts plant allegedly contaminated the aquifer beneath a nearby neighborhood.

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Jones v. General Motors Corp

Counsel:
Bos & Glazier - Grand Rapids MI
Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn - Detroit MI

Settlement: $1,215,000

Class Size: 300 Residential property owners

An automobile parts plant allegedly contaminated the aquifer beneath a nearby neighborhood.

Justin West v. Citywide Mortgage Associates, Inc.

Employment / FLSA

250

$0.0 Million

FLSA opt-in notice program

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Justin West v. Citywide Mortgage Associates, Inc.

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 250 Current and former employees

FLSA opt-in notice program

Kabamba v. Victoria's Secret Stores

Employment / FLSA

68,500

$10.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Victoria’s Secret did not provide required rest breaks and meal breaks and did not pay penalties for those missed breaks, did not pay required overtime, did not pay required minimum wages, did not pay reporting and call-in time, did not pay wages on time, and did not provide itemized wage statements.

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Kabamba v. Victoria's Secret Stores

Counsel:
Initiative Legal Group - Los Angeles CA
Spiro Moss LLP - Los Angeles CA
Vorys Sater LLP - Columbus OH

Settlement: $10,000,000

Class Size: 68,500 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Victoria’s Secret did not provide required rest breaks and meal breaks and did not pay penalties for those missed breaks, did not pay required overtime, did not pay required minimum wages, did not pay reporting and call-in time, did not pay wages on time, and did not provide itemized wage statements.

Kanet v. Third Federal Savings & Loan Association of Cleveland

Banking/Credit

6,800

$1.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that certain Third Federal mortgage releases or satisfactions may not have been recorded with the appropriate county recorder within 90 days after the date those loans were paid off which violates Ohio Revised Code § 5301.36.

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Kanet v. Third Federal Savings & Loan Association of Cleveland

Counsel:
Goldenberg Schneider - Cincinnati OH

Settlement: $1,010,250

Class Size: 6,800 Mortgagees

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that certain Third Federal mortgage releases or satisfactions may not have been recorded with the appropriate county recorder within 90 days after the date those loans were paid off which violates Ohio Revised Code § 5301.36.

Kennedy v. City Of Chicago

Civil Rights

1,400

$2.2 Million

Plaintiff has alleged that the Defendant City of Chicago failed to provide the members of the Class with proper notice to reclaim their money which had been inventoried upon their arrest and held for investigation and/or evidence by the Chicago Police Department. CAA managed benefit disbursement process.

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Kennedy v. City Of Chicago

Counsel:
Kevin Peters Attorney At Law - Chicago IL
Shefsky & Froelich LTD - Chicago IL

Settlement: $2,155,000

Class Size: 1,400 Arrestees

Plaintiff has alleged that the Defendant City of Chicago failed to provide the members of the Class with proper notice to reclaim their money which had been inventoried upon their arrest and held for investigation and/or evidence by the Chicago Police Department. CAA managed benefit disbursement process.

Kidd v. Rally's and Checkers

Employment / FLSA

2,500

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a collective action lawsuit alleging that Defendants Rally’s of Ohio, Inc. and Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by having hourly wage employees perform work off the clock, take breaks that should have been considered compensable time, and by improperly and illegally manipulating and amending time records.

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Kidd v. Rally's and Checkers

Counsel:
Goldenberg Schneider - Cincinnati OH
Minnillo Jenkins Co. LPA - Cincinnati OH

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 2,500 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs filed a collective action lawsuit alleging that Defendants Rally’s of Ohio, Inc. and Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by having hourly wage employees perform work off the clock, take breaks that should have been considered compensable time, and by improperly and illegally manipulating and amending time records.

King v. Koch Foods

Employment / FLSA

5,900

$4.0 Million

FLSA overtime wage dispute of hourly poultry processing plant employees.

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King v. Koch Foods

Counsel:
Winebrake Law Firm LLC - Dresher PA
Law Office Of Roger Doolittle - Jackson MS
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC - Chattanooga TN

Settlement: $4,000,000

Class Size: 5,900 Employees

FLSA overtime wage dispute of hourly poultry processing plant employees.

Kinne v. Rocky Mountain Mobile Medical

Employment / FLSA

69

$0.0 Million

The lawsuit alleges that Rocky Mountain Mobile Medical violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and Colorado Wage Act by failing to properly compensate all current or former hourly employees who were not properly paid straight time and/or overtime for time that they waited for ambulance dispatches; and/or time where they did not receive at least 5 hours of uninterrupted sleep at night during their 24 hour shift.

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Kinne v. Rocky Mountain Mobile Medical

Counsel:
Bachus & Schanker LLC - Denver CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 69 Employees

The lawsuit alleges that Rocky Mountain Mobile Medical violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and Colorado Wage Act by failing to properly compensate all current or former hourly employees who were not properly paid straight time and/or overtime for time that they waited for ambulance dispatches; and/or time where they did not receive at least 5 hours of uninterrupted sleep at night during their 24 hour shift.

Kiss v. Louis Vuitton Inc.

Credit Card Privacy

120,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Louis Vuitton North America, Inc. violated California law (Beverly-Song Act) by, requesting and in some cases recording personal identification information (telephone numbers & addresses) from it’s customers who paid for merchandise using a credit card. Settlement benefit was a gift card.

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Kiss v. Louis Vuitton Inc.

Counsel:
Blum Collins LLP - Los Angeles CA
Winston & Strawn LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 120,000 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Louis Vuitton North America, Inc. violated California law (Beverly-Song Act) by, requesting and in some cases recording personal identification information (telephone numbers & addresses) from it’s customers who paid for merchandise using a credit card. Settlement benefit was a gift card.

Konnagan v. Koch Foods

Employment / FLSA

1,189

$0.4 Million

Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit alleging Koch Foods violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage law by failing to pay hourly employees (working in “covered departments”) for time spent washing, sanitizing, walking and/or waiting to and from work areas in the course of their employment.

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Konnagan v. Koch Foods

Counsel:
Barrett Johnston LLC - Nashville TN
Barkan Meizlish LLP - Columbus OH
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC - Chattanooga TN
Strauss & Troy - Cincinnati OH

Settlement: $425,000

Class Size: 1,189 Employees

Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit alleging Koch Foods violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage law by failing to pay hourly employees (working in “covered departments”) for time spent washing, sanitizing, walking and/or waiting to and from work areas in the course of their employment.

Krimsky vs. The Amusement Factory

Employment / FLSA

100

$1.5 Million

The lawsuit alleges that The Amusement Factory, LLC (“Defendants”) violated the California Labor Code and California Business and Professions Code for failure to pay overtime and failure to provide meal and rest breaks under California law to those persons who were route drivers between January 18, 2002 and October 31, 2005.

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Krimsky vs. The Amusement Factory

Counsel:
Westrup Klick LLP - Long Beach CA
Powell Goldstein LLP - Atlanta GA

Settlement: $1,450,000

Class Size: 100 Current and former drivers

The lawsuit alleges that The Amusement Factory, LLC (“Defendants”) violated the California Labor Code and California Business and Professions Code for failure to pay overtime and failure to provide meal and rest breaks under California law to those persons who were route drivers between January 18, 2002 and October 31, 2005.

Kritzer v. Safelite

Employment / FLSA

2,761

$0.5 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging Safelite violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Ohio wage laws by failing to pay employees overtime pay for the few minutes each day spent “booting up” their computers, if that employee worked forty hours or more in that week.

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Kritzer v. Safelite

Counsel:
Marshall and Morrow LLC - Columbus OH
Barkan Meizlish LLP - Columbus OH
Vorys Sater LLP - Columbus OH

Settlement: $455,000

Class Size: 2,761 Employees

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging Safelite violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Ohio wage laws by failing to pay employees overtime pay for the few minutes each day spent “booting up” their computers, if that employee worked forty hours or more in that week.

Krug v. Davis Davis Attorneys

Banking/Credit

900

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging Davis Davis Attorneys PC violated the federal Fair Debt Collections Act by allegedly leaving pre-recorded voice messages in an attempt to collect a debt and did not properly disclose its identity or state that the message was a communication from a debt collector.

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Krug v. Davis Davis Attorneys

Counsel:
Law Office of William F. Horn - Fresh Meadow NY
Kimmel & Silverman OC - Cherry Hill NJ
Graham Curtin - Morristown NJ

Settlement: $11,100

Class Size: 900 Debtors

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging Davis Davis Attorneys PC violated the federal Fair Debt Collections Act by allegedly leaving pre-recorded voice messages in an attempt to collect a debt and did not properly disclose its identity or state that the message was a communication from a debt collector.

Lally v. Country Mutual Insurance

Insurance

21,500

$2.7 Million

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

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Lally v. Country Mutual Insurance

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Kelly Stacy & Rita LLC - Denver CO
Lisa M. Lilly LLC - Chicago IL

Settlement: $2,700,000

Class Size: 21,500 Policyholders

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

Lee v. AT&T Wireless Services

Telecommunications

200,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that the defendant should not have charged certain fees related to upgrades on equipment to individuals in California.

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Lee v. AT&T Wireless Services

Counsel:
Jones Bell Abbott Fleming & Fitzgerald LLP - Los Angeles CA
Crowell & Moring LLP - Irvine CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 200,000 Mobile phone subscribers

Plaintiffs alleged that the defendant should not have charged certain fees related to upgrades on equipment to individuals in California.

Lewis and Lederman v. Mothers Work Inc.

Credit Card Privacy

300,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Mothers Work violated California law by requesting and recording the telephone number and/or address from customers who paid with a third-party credit card at its stores in California. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

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Lewis and Lederman v. Mothers Work Inc.

Counsel:
Lindsay & Stonebarger - Folsom CA
Gordon & Rees LLP - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 300,000 California consumers who made purchase by credit card

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Mothers Work violated California law by requesting and recording the telephone number and/or address from customers who paid with a third-party credit card at its stores in California. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

Lewis v. Aria Resort & Casino

Employment / FLSA

950

$1.4 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendant did not pay the Class Members for all the time they worked because Covered Positions obtained their cash banks before clocking in and/or returned cash banks after clocking out on some days.

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Lewis v. Aria Resort & Casino

Counsel:
Thierman Law Firm - Reno NV
Jackson Lewis LLP - Reno NV

Settlement: $1,399,000

Class Size: 950 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendant did not pay the Class Members for all the time they worked because Covered Positions obtained their cash banks before clocking in and/or returned cash banks after clocking out on some days.

Lewis v. City of Chicago

Employment / FLSA

5,871

$51.5 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the manner in which the City of Chicago hired Firefighters based on the 1995 written Firefighters Examination discriminated against African Americans.

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Lewis v. City of Chicago

Counsel:
Hughes Socol Piers Resnick Dym LTD - Chicago IL
Shefsky & Froelich LTD - Chicago IL

Settlement: $51,500,000

Class Size: 5,871 Applicants

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the manner in which the City of Chicago hired Firefighters based on the 1995 written Firefighters Examination discriminated against African Americans.

Lewis v. Merastar Insurance Company

Insurance

1,900

$0.1 Million

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

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Lewis v. Merastar Insurance Company

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Campbell Latiolais & Ruebel PC - Denver CO
Bryan Cave LLP - St. Louis MO

Settlement: $135,000

Class Size: 1,900 Policyholders

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

Liss & Marion PC v. Recordex Acquisition Corp.

Consumer

8,000

$0.7 Million

Plaintiffs have alleged Recordex, a medical records copying company, had improperly charged fees in excess of those permitted by the Medical Records Act, 42Pa. 615 et seq. Class members are clients of law firms representing them in medical claim cases.

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Liss & Marion PC v. Recordex Acquisition Corp.

Counsel:
Feldman Shepherd LLP - Philadelphia PA
Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP - Philadelphia PA

Settlement: $700,000

Class Size: 8,000 Law firms

Plaintiffs have alleged Recordex, a medical records copying company, had improperly charged fees in excess of those permitted by the Medical Records Act, 42Pa. 615 et seq. Class members are clients of law firms representing them in medical claim cases.

Loyd v. ACE Next Day, LLC

Employment / FLSA

200

$0.0 Million

This collective action lawsuit alleges that Ace Next Day LLC violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to properly pay overtime compensation under the FLSA for hours worked in excess of (40) forty hours per week. This was an FLSA opt-in notice program.

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Loyd v. ACE Next Day, LLC

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO
Brown & Associates LLC - Trimble MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 200 Current and former employees

This collective action lawsuit alleges that Ace Next Day LLC violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to properly pay overtime compensation under the FLSA for hours worked in excess of (40) forty hours per week. This was an FLSA opt-in notice program.

Magby v. Colorado Farm Bureau

Insurance

12,000

$0.6 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the defendant failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage, to permit their insured’s to make a informed decision on whether to purchase the coverage on more than one vehicle. Plaintiffs brought this action to recover the amounts paid for UM/UIM coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

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Magby v. Colorado Farm Bureau

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Nathan Bremer Dumm & Myers PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $605,000

Class Size: 12,000 Auto insurance policyholders

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the defendant failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage, to permit their insured’s to make a informed decision on whether to purchase the coverage on more than one vehicle. Plaintiffs brought this action to recover the amounts paid for UM/UIM coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

Martin v. Citizens Financial Group Inc.

Employment / FLSA

11,900

$0.0 Million

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving bankers, personal bankers, tellers, teller managers, head tellers and senior tellers.

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Martin v. Citizens Financial Group Inc.

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO
Winebrake Law Firm LLC - Dresher PA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 11,900 Current and former employees

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving bankers, personal bankers, tellers, teller managers, head tellers and senior tellers.

Martinez v. Mothers Work Inc.

Credit Card Privacy

400,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Mothers Work, Inc. dba Motherhood Maternity, Motherhood Maternity Outlets, Plus size Motherhood Maternity, Miami Maternity and A Pea in the Pod violated California law by, requesting and recording the address of its credit card customers on a credit card transaction form or otherwise; an invasion of privacy. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate or discount voucher.

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Martinez v. Mothers Work Inc.

Counsel:
Westrup Klick LLP - Long Beach CA
Luce Forward - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 400,000 California consumers who made purchase by credit card

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Mothers Work, Inc. dba Motherhood Maternity, Motherhood Maternity Outlets, Plus size Motherhood Maternity, Miami Maternity and A Pea in the Pod violated California law by, requesting and recording the address of its credit card customers on a credit card transaction form or otherwise; an invasion of privacy. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate or discount voucher.

Mayes v. Geo Group Inc.

Employment / FLSA

1,500

$0.6 Million

The Plaintiffs alleged that The Geo Group, Inc. suffered or permitted corrections officers and other non-exempt employees to perform work activities without compensating them for all such hours worked as required by the FLSA.

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Mayes v. Geo Group Inc.

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO
Brown & Associates LLC - Trimble MO
Littler Mendelson PC - Atlanta GA
Littler Mendelson PC - Pittsburgh PA

Settlement: $565,000

Class Size: 1,500 Current and former employees

The Plaintiffs alleged that The Geo Group, Inc. suffered or permitted corrections officers and other non-exempt employees to perform work activities without compensating them for all such hours worked as required by the FLSA.

McCauley v. First Option Mortgage

Employment / FLSA

350

$0.0 Million

FLSA overtime claim by Loan Officers of First Option Mortgage. This was an opt-in notice program.

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McCauley v. First Option Mortgage

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 350 Employees

FLSA overtime claim by Loan Officers of First Option Mortgage. This was an opt-in notice program.

McCormick v. Reddi Brake Supply Corp.

Securities / ERISA

500

$1.2 Million

The class alleged that Reddi Brake Supply inaccurately disclosed financial reports during March 23, 1996 - August 13, 1996.

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McCormick v. Reddi Brake Supply Corp.

Counsel:
Law Offices of John A. Case Jr. - Los Angeles CA
Gibson Dunn Crutcher LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $1,150,000

Class Size: 500 Shareholders

The class alleged that Reddi Brake Supply inaccurately disclosed financial reports during March 23, 1996 - August 13, 1996.

McKinzie v. Westlake Hardware Inc.

Employment / FLSA

350

$0.0 Million

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving Floor Supervisors and Floor Managers.

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McKinzie v. Westlake Hardware Inc.

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 350 Current and former employees

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving Floor Supervisors and Floor Managers.

Medina v. Colonial Penn Franklin Insurance Company

Insurance

2,300

$0.4 Million

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

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Medina v. Colonial Penn Franklin Insurance Company

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
SNR Denton US LLP - Chicago IL

Settlement: $370,000

Class Size: 2,300 Policyholders

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

Menagerie v. Citysearch LLC

Consumer

90,000

$0.5 Million

Alleged overcharging for pay-per-click advertising and commiting “click fraud” under California Business & Professions Code, in addition to improperly collecting revenue by charging and/or overcharging for clicks that were fraudulent or invalid.

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Menagerie v. Citysearch LLC

Counsel:
Kabateck Brown Kellner LLP - Los Angeles CA
Fenwick & West LLP - San Francisco CA

Settlement: $450,000

Class Size: 90,000 Business subscribers of online marketing service

Alleged overcharging for pay-per-click advertising and commiting “click fraud” under California Business & Professions Code, in addition to improperly collecting revenue by charging and/or overcharging for clicks that were fraudulent or invalid.

Miller v. Erie Insurance Group

Insurance

17,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Erie Insurance Group issued a partial payment to them for damage to their dwelling but withheld a portion of the payment (Depreciation) pending the completion of repairs which they did not pay back the withheld Depreciation.

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Miller v. Erie Insurance Group

Counsel:
Caroselli Beachler McTiernan & Conboy LLC - Philadelphia PA
Bazelon Less & Feldman - Philadelphia PA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 17,000 Insurance policy owners

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Erie Insurance Group issued a partial payment to them for damage to their dwelling but withheld a portion of the payment (Depreciation) pending the completion of repairs which they did not pay back the withheld Depreciation.

Mishkin v. Zynex

Securities / ERISA

4,000

$2.5 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendants made false and misleading statements, assert claims for violations of the federal securities laws, and seek compensatory damages and other relief.

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Mishkin v. Zynex

Counsel:
Shuman Law Firm - Boulder CO
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP - Los Angeles CA
Fulbright & Jaworski - Denver CO

Settlement: $2,500,000

Class Size: 4,000 Shareholders

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendants made false and misleading statements, assert claims for violations of the federal securities laws, and seek compensatory damages and other relief.

Morris v. Abercrombie & Fitch

Credit Card Privacy

200,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. or J.M. Hollister, L.L.C. violated California law by using a form with spaces designated for the customer’s address and telephone number to process credit card refund transactions. Settlement benefit was a gift card.

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Morris v. Abercrombie & Fitch

Counsel:
Blum Collins LLP - Los Angeles CA
Vorys Sater LLP - Columbus OH

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 200,000 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. or J.M. Hollister, L.L.C. violated California law by using a form with spaces designated for the customer’s address and telephone number to process credit card refund transactions. Settlement benefit was a gift card.

Murdock v. Thomas

Banking/Credit

21,601

$11.3 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that Defendants’ transactions with North Carolina customers after July 10, 2002, violated the law, that the Respondents (1) violated the North Carolina Consumer Finance Act, (2) violated the North Carolina Unfair Deceptive Trade Practices Act, (3) Usury, (4) unjust enrichment, rescission and restitution, (5) personal liability of Respondent Thomas, (6) fraudulent conveyance, (7) alter ego, piercing the corporate veil, and (8) conspiracy.

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Murdock v. Thomas

Counsel:
Wallace & Graham PA - Salisbury NC
Hartzell & Whiteman LLP - Raleigh NC
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP - Raleigh NC
Tharrington Smith, LLP - Raleigh NC

Settlement: $11,340,000

Class Size: 21,601 Consumers

Plaintiffs alleged that Defendants’ transactions with North Carolina customers after July 10, 2002, violated the law, that the Respondents (1) violated the North Carolina Consumer Finance Act, (2) violated the North Carolina Unfair Deceptive Trade Practices Act, (3) Usury, (4) unjust enrichment, rescission and restitution, (5) personal liability of Respondent Thomas, (6) fraudulent conveyance, (7) alter ego, piercing the corporate veil, and (8) conspiracy.

Negri v. Lindbergh Parking Inc.

Credit Card Privacy

40,000

$0.0 Million

The Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all persons in California who entered into a credit card transaction with Lindbergh Parking, Inc. The action alleges that Lindbergh Parking, Inc. utilized a point-of-sale software program that printed a line for a consumer’s telephone number on each credit card transaction form and/or requested, recorded, utilized and/or transferred personal information of Class Members in alleged violation of Civil Code section 1747.08.

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Negri v. Lindbergh Parking Inc.

Counsel:
Lindsay & Stonebarger - Folsom CA
Peterson & Price APC - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 40,000 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

The Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all persons in California who entered into a credit card transaction with Lindbergh Parking, Inc. The action alleges that Lindbergh Parking, Inc. utilized a point-of-sale software program that printed a line for a consumer’s telephone number on each credit card transaction form and/or requested, recorded, utilized and/or transferred personal information of Class Members in alleged violation of Civil Code section 1747.08.

Nelson v. Destination Maternity Corp

Credit Card Privacy

160,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Destination Maternity requested and recorded its customers’ personal information (addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) as part of transactions involving the purchase of merchandise when the customer used a credit card to make part or all of the payment. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

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Nelson v. Destination Maternity Corp

Counsel:
Stonebarger Law - Folsom CA
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLC - San Francisco CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 160,000 Consumers

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Destination Maternity requested and recorded its customers’ personal information (addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) as part of transactions involving the purchase of merchandise when the customer used a credit card to make part or all of the payment. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

Novartis Wage And Hour Litigation

Employment / FLSA

10,000

$0.0 Million

The lawsuit alleged that NPC violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York Labor Law by misclassifying NPC’s Sales Representatives and Sales Consultants as salaried exempt employees, and not paying them overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 hours a week.

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Novartis Wage And Hour Litigation

Counsel:
Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP - Washington DC
Vedder Price Kaufman & Kammholz PC - Chicago IL

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 10,000 Employees

The lawsuit alleged that NPC violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York Labor Law by misclassifying NPC’s Sales Representatives and Sales Consultants as salaried exempt employees, and not paying them overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 hours a week.

O'Neal v. Emery Federal Credit Union

Employment / FLSA

800

$0.0 Million

The Plaintiff in this collective action lawsuit alleges that Emery Federal Credit Union and Emery Financial Services, Inc. failed to properly pay overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for hours worked in excess of forty (40) per week. The Plaintiff also alleges that there were workweeks where loan officers and loan originators were not paid minimum wage for all hours worked.

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O'Neal v. Emery Federal Credit Union

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO
Meizlish & Grayson, Inc. - Cincinnati OH

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 800 Employees

The Plaintiff in this collective action lawsuit alleges that Emery Federal Credit Union and Emery Financial Services, Inc. failed to properly pay overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for hours worked in excess of forty (40) per week. The Plaintiff also alleges that there were workweeks where loan officers and loan originators were not paid minimum wage for all hours worked.

Olivares v. Bath & Body Works

Employment / FLSA

1,050

$1.3 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Bath & Body Works, LLC violated the (FLSA), did not pay required overtime, did not pay wages on time, and did not provide itemized wage statements to Store Managers and Co-Managers who worked for BBW in California during the period from April 20, 2007 through October 29, 2012.

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Olivares v. Bath & Body Works

Counsel:
Law Offices of Daniel Berko - San Francisco CA
Vorys Sater LLP - Columbus OH

Settlement: $1,300,000

Class Size: 1,050 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Bath & Body Works, LLC violated the (FLSA), did not pay required overtime, did not pay wages on time, and did not provide itemized wage statements to Store Managers and Co-Managers who worked for BBW in California during the period from April 20, 2007 through October 29, 2012.

Ornelas v. Milgard Manufacturing

Employment / FLSA

500

$2.4 Million

This matter was brought by the U S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging that Milgard failed to hire applicants because of their race.

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Ornelas v. Milgard Manufacturing

Counsel:
US EEOC - Denver CO
Littler Mendelson PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $2,350,000

Class Size: 500 Minority applicants

This matter was brought by the U S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging that Milgard failed to hire applicants because of their race.

Owen v. Fresh Inc.

Credit Card Privacy

21,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Fresh, Inc. violated a California law by requesting and recording personal identification information from its customers who paid for merchandise using a credit card.

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Owen v. Fresh Inc.

Counsel:
Wucetich & Korovilas LLP - El Segundo CA
Winston & Strawn LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 21,000 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Fresh, Inc. violated a California law by requesting and recording personal identification information from its customers who paid for merchandise using a credit card.

Pabst v. Genesco

Credit Card Privacy

17,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging Genesco, Inc. violated California law by requesting and recording personal identification information in conjunction with or during an in-store credit card transaction at one or more of its Johnston & Murphy and/or Journeys California retail locations.

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Pabst v. Genesco

Counsel:
Stonebarger Law - Folsom CA
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLC - San Francisco CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 17,000 Consumers

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging Genesco, Inc. violated California law by requesting and recording personal identification information in conjunction with or during an in-store credit card transaction at one or more of its Johnston & Murphy and/or Journeys California retail locations.

Parker v. Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals Inc.

Consumer

2,000,000

$4.7 Million

Plaintiffs allege that Berkeley and related defendants sold products without substantiating certain claims and that Berkeley and related defendants improperly enrolled certain customers in an automatic product renewal program.

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Parker v. Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals Inc.

Counsel:
Murdock Goldenberg Schneider & Groh LPA - Cincinnati OH
Hagens Berman LLP - Cambridge MA
Faegre & Benson LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $4,700,000

Class Size: 2,000,000 Nationwide purchasers of Enzyte

Plaintiffs allege that Berkeley and related defendants sold products without substantiating certain claims and that Berkeley and related defendants improperly enrolled certain customers in an automatic product renewal program.

Parry v. National Seating & Mobillity

Employment / FLSA

100

$0.7 Million

Putative class of employees of National Seating & Mobility who were allegedly undercompensated for commission based compensation during the class period.

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Parry v. National Seating & Mobillity

Counsel:
Kershaw Cutter & Ratinoff LLP - Sacramento CA
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP - San Francisco CA

Settlement: $670,000

Class Size: 100 Employees

Putative class of employees of National Seating & Mobility who were allegedly undercompensated for commission based compensation during the class period.

Pathman v. Turner Greenberg Associates Inc.

Consumer

1,200

$0.0 Million

Defendant allegedly overcharged for shipping on high-end furniture by not disclosing that the freight and insurance charge is a mark-up of the direct cost of freight and insurance, and that the charge was not a direct pass through of their cost for freight and insurance.

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Pathman v. Turner Greenberg Associates Inc.

Counsel:
Berman DeValerio - Palm Beach FL
Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito PA - Miami FL

Settlement: $40,000

Class Size: 1,200 Consumers

Defendant allegedly overcharged for shipping on high-end furniture by not disclosing that the freight and insurance charge is a mark-up of the direct cost of freight and insurance, and that the charge was not a direct pass through of their cost for freight and insurance.

Poleline v. Sterling Savings Bank

Banking/Credit

10,000

$3.5 Million

The lawsuit alleges that Sterling Savings Bank improperly used the “365/360 method” to calculate the interest owed by certain borrowers on certain loans.

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Poleline v. Sterling Savings Bank

Counsel:
Kahn Swick & Foti LLC - Madisonville LA
Shumener Odson & Oh LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $3,500,000

Class Size: 10,000 Bank customers

The lawsuit alleges that Sterling Savings Bank improperly used the “365/360 method” to calculate the interest owed by certain borrowers on certain loans.

Poole v. People's Choice Home Loan

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

100

$0.6 Million

The Poole Litigation asserted claims against PCHLI for: (1) violation of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act; (2) violation of chapter 494 of the Florida Code, dealing with the conduct of mortgage lenders and brokers; (3) unjust enrichment; (4) unconscionability; (5) negligence; and (6) rescission.

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Poole v. People's Choice Home Loan

Counsel:
St. Denis & Davey - Jacksonville FL
Winston & Strawn LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $550,000

Class Size: 100 Mortgage holders

The Poole Litigation asserted claims against PCHLI for: (1) violation of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act; (2) violation of chapter 494 of the Florida Code, dealing with the conduct of mortgage lenders and brokers; (3) unjust enrichment; (4) unconscionability; (5) negligence; and (6) rescission.

Poole v. People's Choice Home Loan

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

100

$0.6 Million

The Poole Litigation asserted claims against PCHLI for: (1) violation of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act; (2) violation of chapter 494 of the Florida Code, dealing with the conduct of mortgage lenders and brokers; (3) unjust enrichment; (4) unconscionability; (5) negligence; and (6) rescission.

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Poole v. People's Choice Home Loan

Counsel:
Winston & Strawn LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $550,000

Class Size: 100 Mortgage holders

The Poole Litigation asserted claims against PCHLI for: (1) violation of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act; (2) violation of chapter 494 of the Florida Code, dealing with the conduct of mortgage lenders and brokers; (3) unjust enrichment; (4) unconscionability; (5) negligence; and (6) rescission.

Powers v. Centennial Communications Corp

Employment / FLSA

2,686

$0.3 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Centennial Communications, Inc. violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Indiana Wage Deduction and Wage Payment Statutes Act alleging that Inside Sales Representatives received late overtime adjustments (adjustments are based on their commission advances).

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Powers v. Centennial Communications Corp

Counsel:
Weldy & Associates - Indianapolis IN
Littler Mendelson PC - Atlanta GA

Settlement: $290,000

Class Size: 2,686 Employees

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Centennial Communications, Inc. violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Indiana Wage Deduction and Wage Payment Statutes Act alleging that Inside Sales Representatives received late overtime adjustments (adjustments are based on their commission advances).

Quinn v. American Family Insurance

Insurance

230,000

$32.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that American Family Mutual Insurance failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage, to permit their insured’s to make an informed decision on whether to purchase the coverage on more than one vehicle. Plaintiffs brought this action to recover the amounts paid for UM/UIM coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

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Quinn v. American Family Insurance

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
Faegre & Benson LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $32,000,000

Class Size: 230,000 Policyholders

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that American Family Mutual Insurance failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance (UM/UIM) coverage, to permit their insured’s to make an informed decision on whether to purchase the coverage on more than one vehicle. Plaintiffs brought this action to recover the amounts paid for UM/UIM coverage on more than one vehicle at the same time.

Quinones-Malone v. Pellegrino & Feldstein LLC

Banking/Credit

600

$0.2 Million

Alleged failure to comply with Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

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Quinones-Malone v. Pellegrino & Feldstein LLC

Counsel:
Law Office of Glen H. Chulsky - Ledgewood NJ
Surdyk Dowd & Turner Co. LPA - Miamisburg OH

Settlement: $150,000

Class Size: 600 Credit consumers

Alleged failure to comply with Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Ramirez v. El Tapatio Inc

Employment / FLSA

200

$0.8 Million

The Plaintiffs who filed the lawsuit claimed that El Tapatio, Inc. and the other Defendants violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Colorado Minimum Wage Act when they allegedly failed to pay time-and-one-half hourly rates for hours their employees worked beyond forty each work week.

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Ramirez v. El Tapatio Inc

Counsel:
Milstein Law Office - Boulder CO
Sherman & Howard LLC - Denver CO

Settlement: $800,000

Class Size: 200 Employees

The Plaintiffs who filed the lawsuit claimed that El Tapatio, Inc. and the other Defendants violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Colorado Minimum Wage Act when they allegedly failed to pay time-and-one-half hourly rates for hours their employees worked beyond forty each work week.

Rawley v. Tattle Tail, Inc.

Employment / FLSA

350

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a collective action lawsuit alleging that individuals who worked as entertainers at Tattletale lounge between January 13, 2011, and April 25, 2014, are owed overtime pay and/or minimum wages under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Rawley v. Tattle Tail, Inc.

Counsel:
Smith Collins, LLC - Atlanta GA
Merritt & Fletcher, LLC - Dunwoody GA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 350 Employees

Plaintiffs have filed a collective action lawsuit alleging that individuals who worked as entertainers at Tattletale lounge between January 13, 2011, and April 25, 2014, are owed overtime pay and/or minimum wages under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Raymundo v. Winnebago County

Civil Rights

4,350

$2.3 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendants had a written policy mandating strip searches of certain new detainees which violated the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments of the United States Constitution.

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Raymundo v. Winnebago County

Counsel:
Tribler Orpett & Meyer PC - Chicago IL

Settlement: $2,293,250

Class Size: 4,350 Arrestees

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendants had a written policy mandating strip searches of certain new detainees which violated the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments of the United States Constitution.

Reed v. Dent-A-Med Inc.

Banking/Credit

8,807

$0.3 Million

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging claims that the letters sent to her and other class members denying credit (the “Adverse Action Notice”) failed to state with sufficient specificity the reasons for the denial of credit when it stated that the basis for denial of credit was, in whole or in part, “Does not meet Company Lending Guidelines.”

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Reed v. Dent-A-Med Inc.

Counsel:
Consumer Litigation Associates - Newport News VA
Williams Mullen - Richmond VA

Settlement: $310,000

Class Size: 8,807 Consumers

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging claims that the letters sent to her and other class members denying credit (the “Adverse Action Notice”) failed to state with sufficient specificity the reasons for the denial of credit when it stated that the basis for denial of credit was, in whole or in part, “Does not meet Company Lending Guidelines.”

Reuter v. Ace Cash Express

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

12,000

$0.6 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendants violated Florida law by charging interest rates in excess of the maximum permitted under the Florida law in connection with “Deferred Presentment” Transactions. Violated Florida law by charging interest rates in excess of the maximum permitted under Florida law in connection with “Deferred Presentment” Transactions.

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Reuter v. Ace Cash Express

Counsel:
Yates & Mancini LLC - Fort Pierce FL
Richard Fisher Law Office - Cleveland TN
Sivyer Barlow Watson PA - Fort Pierce FL

Settlement: $590,000

Class Size: 12,000 Payday loan consumers

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Defendants violated Florida law by charging interest rates in excess of the maximum permitted under the Florida law in connection with “Deferred Presentment” Transactions. Violated Florida law by charging interest rates in excess of the maximum permitted under Florida law in connection with “Deferred Presentment” Transactions.

Reuter v. Check 'N Go Of Florida

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

67,000

$10.3 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that the fees charged by the “pay-day lending” firm should have considered interest, and as such violated Florida state usury laws.

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Reuter v. Check 'N Go Of Florida

Counsel:
Yates & Mancini LLC - Fort Pierce FL
James & Hoyer PA - Tampa FL
Carlton Fields PA - Palm Beach FL
Squire Sanders LLP - Washington DC

Settlement: $10,275,000

Class Size: 67,000 Consumers with pay-day loans

Plaintiffs alleged that the fees charged by the “pay-day lending” firm should have considered interest, and as such violated Florida state usury laws.

Richardson v. Hartford Insurance

Insurance

30,536

$4.0 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that Hartford Insurance Company failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance.

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Richardson v. Hartford Insurance

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Shoemaker Ghiselli & Schwartz LLC - Boulder CO

Settlement: $4,000,000

Class Size: 30,536 Policyholders

Plaintiffs alleged that Hartford Insurance Company failed to provide information to Colorado policyholders in connection with their sale of uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance.

Richardson v. Mendota Insurance Company

Insurance

14,000

$0.4 Million

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

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Richardson v. Mendota Insurance Company

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Overturf McGath Hull & Doherty - Denver CO

Settlement: $420,000

Class Size: 14,000 Automobile insurance policyholders

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

Richardson v. Wells Fargo

Employment / FLSA

15,700

$0.0 Million

More than 70 current and former Wells Fargo and Wachovia HMCs from across the country filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Wells Fargo failed to pay overtime wages to HMCs as required by law.

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Richardson v. Wells Fargo

Counsel:
Wills Law Firm PLLC - Houston TX
Yetter Coleman LLP - Houston TX
Marshall & Lewis LLP - Houston TX

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 15,700 Employees

More than 70 current and former Wells Fargo and Wachovia HMCs from across the country filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Wells Fargo failed to pay overtime wages to HMCs as required by law.

Riendeau v. OneSource Document Management, Inc.

Consumer

11,300

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that individuals were charged more for postage fees than the actual cost of such postage fees incurred by the Defendant for the delivery of medical records requested.

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Riendeau v. OneSource Document Management, Inc.

Counsel:
Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP - East Meadow NY

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 11,300 Customers

Plaintiffs alleged that individuals were charged more for postage fees than the actual cost of such postage fees incurred by the Defendant for the delivery of medical records requested.

Robbins v. Amica Mutual Life Insurance

Insurance

7,156

$2.9 Million

Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Amica Mutual Insurance Company engaged in a course of conduct of selling UI/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles in the same household to its insured’s for the same time period without disclosing that the persons insured under the policy obtained little or no additional UM/UIM benefits

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Robbins v. Amica Mutual Life Insurance

Counsel:
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $2,897,142

Class Size: 7,156 Auto insurance policyholders

Plaintiff filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Amica Mutual Insurance Company engaged in a course of conduct of selling UI/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles in the same household to its insured’s for the same time period without disclosing that the persons insured under the policy obtained little or no additional UM/UIM benefits

Ross v. Charter One

Employment / FLSA

5,000

$0.0 Million

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving alleged violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, on behalf current and former employees who are/were employed from January 14, 2007 to the present working as bankers.

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Ross v. Charter One

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 5,000 Current and former employees

Opt-in notice related to alleged FLSA violations involving alleged violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, on behalf current and former employees who are/were employed from January 14, 2007 to the present working as bankers.

Rotandi v. Miles Industries

Consumer

27,000

$0.0 Million

The lawsuit claims that Miles Industries, Ltd. failed to adequately warn customers that the sealed glass front of the gas fireplace surfaces can reach very high temperatures that may cause serious burns to the skin.

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Rotandi v. Miles Industries

Counsel:
Ram Olson Cereghino & Kopczynski LLP - San Francisco CA
Carter Wolden Curtis, LLP - Sacramento CA
Jones & Dyer - Sacramento CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 27,000 Consumers

The lawsuit claims that Miles Industries, Ltd. failed to adequately warn customers that the sealed glass front of the gas fireplace surfaces can reach very high temperatures that may cause serious burns to the skin.

Ryan-House v. GlaxoSmithKline PLC

Antitrust

200

$62.5 Million

This antitrust lawsuit claims that GSK misled the United States Patent Office into issuing patents to protect GSK's drug Augmentin. GSK then used those illegally obtained patents to protect its monopoly on Augmentin.

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Ryan-House v. GlaxoSmithKline PLC

Counsel:
Roda Nast PC - Lancaster PA
Cleary Gottlieb - Washington DC

Settlement: $62,500,000

Class Size: 200 Direct purchasers of pharmaceuticals

This antitrust lawsuit claims that GSK misled the United States Patent Office into issuing patents to protect GSK's drug Augmentin. GSK then used those illegally obtained patents to protect its monopoly on Augmentin.

Sahim v. Warranty America

Automotive

2,300

$0.3 Million

Plaintiffs allege that the Defendants did not refund the full amount they should have when individuals canceled their vehicle service contract (VSC) before the expiration date.

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Sahim v. Warranty America

Counsel:
Mark S. Baumkel & Associates - Bingham Farms MI
Colleen A. O'Laughlin LLC - Boulder CO
Dodson & Associates PC - Golden CO

Settlement: $300,000

Class Size: 2,300 Consumers

Plaintiffs allege that the Defendants did not refund the full amount they should have when individuals canceled their vehicle service contract (VSC) before the expiration date.

Samples v. Conoco

Environmental

7,000

$65.0 Million

An environmental class action lawsuit involving alleged contamination by two superfund sites. Plaintiffs sought to recover property damages allegedly arising from environmental contamination associated with the industrial facilities. CAA served as Special Master and Class Administrator.

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Samples v. Conoco

Counsel:
Levin Papantonio PA - Pensacola FL
Beggs & Lane LLP - Pensacola FL
Arnold & Porter LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $65,000,000

Class Size: 7,000 Property owners

An environmental class action lawsuit involving alleged contamination by two superfund sites. Plaintiffs sought to recover property damages allegedly arising from environmental contamination associated with the industrial facilities. CAA served as Special Master and Class Administrator.

Sandoval v. Casa Chevrolet-Geo

Automotive

17,800

$0.8 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that Casa and Sunshine charged an unfair amount for a Desert Protection Package, a Dealer Service Transfer Fee, and a Vehicle Theft Registration Fee.

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Sandoval v. Casa Chevrolet-Geo

Counsel:
Looper Reed & McGraw PC - Houston TX
Williams & Connolly LLP - Washington DC

Settlement: $800,000

Class Size: 17,800 Consumers who purchased or leased a vehicle

Plaintiffs alleged that Casa and Sunshine charged an unfair amount for a Desert Protection Package, a Dealer Service Transfer Fee, and a Vehicle Theft Registration Fee.

Sapp v. Post Apartment Homes (Addision Circle)

Americans with Disabilities Act

$0.2 Million

Plaintiffs claimed that Defendants' Addison Circle facility violates Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Texas Revised Civil Statutes (TABA) and the Texas Human Resources Code (THRC) as well as the Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS). Addison Circle is multi-use development containing a mixture of stores, restaurants, an office building and residential units. The settlement included payment to class members and a remediation plan to bring Post Apartment Homes into compliance with FHA and ADA accessibility guidelines and with Texas accessibility standards.

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Sapp v. Post Apartment Homes (Addision Circle)

Counsel:
Carden Law Office PC - Los Colinas TX
Jackson Lewis LLP - Dallas TX

Settlement: $180,000

Class Size: Unknown number of mobility impaired individuals

Plaintiffs claimed that Defendants' Addison Circle facility violates Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Texas Revised Civil Statutes (TABA) and the Texas Human Resources Code (THRC) as well as the Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS). Addison Circle is multi-use development containing a mixture of stores, restaurants, an office building and residential units. The settlement included payment to class members and a remediation plan to bring Post Apartment Homes into compliance with FHA and ADA accessibility guidelines and with Texas accessibility standards.

Sarnoff v. Bottega Veneta, Inc.

Credit Card Privacy

3,700

$0.0 Million

Alleged violations of California Code 1747.08 by requeting or requiring that credit card customers provide personal information which was prohibited by statute. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

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Sarnoff v. Bottega Veneta, Inc.

Counsel:
Law Offices of Renee Campbell - Los Angeles CA
Luce Forward - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 3,700 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

Alleged violations of California Code 1747.08 by requeting or requiring that credit card customers provide personal information which was prohibited by statute. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

Schedel v. Merck & Co. Inc.

Employment / FLSA

5,312

$0.0 Million

The lawsuit alleges that Merck denied its Professional Representatives overtime wages as required by Federal Law, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), by classifying them as exempt from the FLSA’s overtime requirements. FLSA opt-in notice program.

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Schedel v. Merck & Co. Inc.

Counsel:
Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP - Washington DC
Seyfarth Shaw LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 5,312 Employees

The lawsuit alleges that Merck denied its Professional Representatives overtime wages as required by Federal Law, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), by classifying them as exempt from the FLSA’s overtime requirements. FLSA opt-in notice program.

Seraphin v. AT&T Internet Services

Telecommunications

155,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs allege that AT&T Internet Services unlawfully charged an early termination fee (“ETF”) when customers, whose monthly internet payment was $20.00 or less, cancelled term DSL internet service contracts before expiration of the term period.

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Seraphin v. AT&T Internet Services

Counsel:
Terrell Marshall Daudt & Willie PLLC - Seattle WA
Sprenger + Lang PLLC - Washington DC
Crowell & Moring LLP - Irvine CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 155,000 Internet service subscribers

Plaintiffs allege that AT&T Internet Services unlawfully charged an early termination fee (“ETF”) when customers, whose monthly internet payment was $20.00 or less, cancelled term DSL internet service contracts before expiration of the term period.

Shabaz v. Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation

Credit Card Privacy

540,000

$0.0 Million

The class action lawsuits allege that Polo requested and recorded its customers’ personal information (addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) as part of transactions involving the purchase of merchandise when the customer used a credit card to make part or all of the payment. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

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Shabaz v. Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation

Counsel:
Lindsay & Stonebarger - Folsom CA
Timothy L Joens & Associates - Irvine CA
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP - New York NY

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 540,000 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

The class action lawsuits allege that Polo requested and recorded its customers’ personal information (addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) as part of transactions involving the purchase of merchandise when the customer used a credit card to make part or all of the payment. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

Shafie v. Valentino U.S.A. Inc.

Credit Card Privacy

3,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Valentino USA violated California Civil Code by requesting or requiring customers to provide personal information, such as address, phone number, or e-mail address during credit card transactions. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

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Shafie v. Valentino U.S.A. Inc.

Counsel:
Gordon & Rees LLP - San Diego CA
Luce Forward LLP - Los Angeles CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 3,000 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Valentino USA violated California Civil Code by requesting or requiring customers to provide personal information, such as address, phone number, or e-mail address during credit card transactions. Settlement benefit was a credit certificate.

Sheffrey v. Pat & Oscars Franchise Inc.

Credit Card Privacy

$0.0 Million

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Pat & Oscars violated California law by using a form with spaces designated for the customer’s telephone number to process credit card transactions. Settlement benefit was a gift certificate.

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Sheffrey v. Pat & Oscars Franchise Inc.

Counsel:
Lindsay & Stonebarger - Folsom CA
Schwartz Semerdjian Ballard & Cauley LLP - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: Unknown number of consumers

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Pat & Oscars violated California law by using a form with spaces designated for the customer’s telephone number to process credit card transactions. Settlement benefit was a gift certificate.

Shockley v. Huhtamaki Inc.

Employment / FLSA

3,100

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging Huhamaki violated the Fair Labor Standards Act, on behalf current and former non exempt employees who are/were employed from August 9, 2007 to the present.

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Shockley v. Huhtamaki Inc.

Counsel:
Donelon PC - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 3,100 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging Huhamaki violated the Fair Labor Standards Act, on behalf current and former non exempt employees who are/were employed from August 9, 2007 to the present.

Spangler v. Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC

Credit Card Privacy

45,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC., violated California law by, requesting and in some cases recording personal identification information (specifically telephone numbers) from it’s customers who paid for merchandise using a credit card. Settlement benefit was a merchandise certificate.

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Spangler v. Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC

Counsel:
Lindsay & Stonebarger - Folsom CA
Dechert LLP - Austin TX
Dechert LLP - San Francisco CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 45,000 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

Plaintiff has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC., violated California law by, requesting and in some cases recording personal identification information (specifically telephone numbers) from it’s customers who paid for merchandise using a credit card. Settlement benefit was a merchandise certificate.

State Of Colorado v. General Steel

Consumer

1,500

$4.1 Million

The Colorado Attorney General alleged that General Steel, a manufacturer of steel industrial buildings, broke Colorado consumer protection laws by misrepresenting to consumers various aspects of their buildings, the pricing, and the delivery dates. The AG alleged that General Steel failed to deliver complete buildings in a timely manner, charged consumers significantly more than what they had been led to believe, and did not include key components in the building price that consumers were led to understand were included.

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State Of Colorado v. General Steel

Counsel:
Colorado Attorney General - Denver CO

Settlement: $4,060,000

Class Size: 1,500 Purchasers of manufactured buildings

The Colorado Attorney General alleged that General Steel, a manufacturer of steel industrial buildings, broke Colorado consumer protection laws by misrepresenting to consumers various aspects of their buildings, the pricing, and the delivery dates. The AG alleged that General Steel failed to deliver complete buildings in a timely manner, charged consumers significantly more than what they had been led to believe, and did not include key components in the building price that consumers were led to understand were included.

State of Colorado v. Payday Everyday of Colorado, Inc.

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

1,700

$0.1 Million

Attorney General settlement with defendant involving issues realted to the company's unlicensed lending activity and failure to correct violations of the Colorado Deferred Deposit Loan Act.

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State of Colorado v. Payday Everyday of Colorado, Inc.

Counsel:
Colorado Attorney General - Denver CO

Settlement: $127,000

Class Size: 1,700 Borrowers

Attorney General settlement with defendant involving issues realted to the company's unlicensed lending activity and failure to correct violations of the Colorado Deferred Deposit Loan Act.

State of Colorado v. Security Finance Corporation

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

1,200

$0.2 Million

Plaintiffs have alleged that Security Finance Corporation, among other things have engaged in unconscionable and unlawful lending practices since 2004 at no less than thirteen Colorado branch offices.

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State of Colorado v. Security Finance Corporation

Counsel:
Colorado Attorney General - Denver CO
Moye White LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $150,000

Class Size: 1,200 Consumers

Plaintiffs have alleged that Security Finance Corporation, among other things have engaged in unconscionable and unlawful lending practices since 2004 at no less than thirteen Colorado branch offices.

State of Colorado v. Security Finance Corporation

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

1,200

$0.1 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that Security Finance Corporation, among other things have engaged in unconscionable and unlawful lending practices since 2004 at no less than thirteen Colorado branch offices.

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State of Colorado v. Security Finance Corporation

Counsel:
Attorney General - Denver CO
Moye White LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $110,000

Class Size: 1,200 Consumers

Plaintiffs alleged that Security Finance Corporation, among other things have engaged in unconscionable and unlawful lending practices since 2004 at no less than thirteen Colorado branch offices.

State of Montana v. LoanPointUSA

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

335

$0.2 Million

Montana consumers who did not object and were therefore a participant were entitled to receive a benefit check which represented a portion of the fees paid to LoanPointUSA related to a loan.

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State of Montana v. LoanPointUSA

Counsel:
Bishop and Heenan Law Firm - Billings MT
Attorney General - Helena MT

Settlement: $167,000

Class Size: 335 Consumers of subprime loans

Montana consumers who did not object and were therefore a participant were entitled to receive a benefit check which represented a portion of the fees paid to LoanPointUSA related to a loan.

State of Montana v. Movie Gallery

Consumer

100

$0.0 Million

State of Montana claimed that movie rental company improperly treated subscribers who had paid for rental subscriptions.

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State of Montana v. Movie Gallery

Counsel:
Attorney General - Helena MT

Settlement: $15,000

Class Size: 100 Movie rental subscribers

State of Montana claimed that movie rental company improperly treated subscribers who had paid for rental subscriptions.

State of Texas v. Franklin Equity Leasing Co. (FELCO)

Automotive

175

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance lawsuit over whether Franklin Equity Leasing Co., caused confusion and misunderstanding as to the source, amounts and consumers obligation to pay personal property taxes leased by FELCO and failed to clearly and conspicuously disclose applicable terms and conditions in contracts with consumers for the lease of vehicles.

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State of Texas v. Franklin Equity Leasing Co. (FELCO)

Counsel:
Attorney General - Austin TX
Bracewell & Giuliani - Dallas TX

Settlement: $45,000

Class Size: 175 Automobile lessors

Plaintiffs have filed an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance lawsuit over whether Franklin Equity Leasing Co., caused confusion and misunderstanding as to the source, amounts and consumers obligation to pay personal property taxes leased by FELCO and failed to clearly and conspicuously disclose applicable terms and conditions in contracts with consumers for the lease of vehicles.

Steinberg v. US West New Vector Group

Telecommunications

6,000

$0.3 Million

The complaint alleges that members of the class should not have been billed a “city tax” by the defendants. It further alleges that AirTouch methodology of charging and reimbursing customers for the “city tax” violated the Colorado Consumer Protection Act.

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Steinberg v. US West New Vector Group

Counsel:
Feder Law Firm - Denver CO
Moye White LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $300,000

Class Size: 6,000 Cellular phone subscribers

The complaint alleges that members of the class should not have been billed a “city tax” by the defendants. It further alleges that AirTouch methodology of charging and reimbursing customers for the “city tax” violated the Colorado Consumer Protection Act.

Stop and Shop Supermarket Company v. SmithKline Beecham Corp.

Antitrust

200

$100.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that GSK violated federal antitrust laws by illegally delaying the entry of generic versions of Paxil, specifically by initiating sham litigation against certain generic drug manufacturers. The lawsuit claims that these actions denied direct purchasers of Paxil the benefits of competition and caused them to pay higher prices.

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Stop and Shop Supermarket Company v. SmithKline Beecham Corp.

Counsel:
Hagens Berman LLP - Cambridge MA
Spector Roseman Kodroff & Willis PC - Philadelphia PA
Christine Levin Dechert LLP - Philadelphia PA

Settlement: $100,000,000

Class Size: 200 Direct purchasers of pharmaceuticals

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that GSK violated federal antitrust laws by illegally delaying the entry of generic versions of Paxil, specifically by initiating sham litigation against certain generic drug manufacturers. The lawsuit claims that these actions denied direct purchasers of Paxil the benefits of competition and caused them to pay higher prices.

Stransky v. HealthONE

Employment / FLSA

11,270

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a collective action alleging that HealthONE failed to adequately compensate them in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).

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Stransky v. HealthONE

Counsel:
Bachus & Schanker LLC - Denver CO
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck PC - Denver CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 11,270 Current and former employees

Plaintiffs filed a collective action alleging that HealthONE failed to adequately compensate them in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).

Thompson v. Diamond Club

Employment / FLSA

224

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a collective action lawsuit alleging that individuals who worked as entertainers at Diamond Club between July 21, 2011, and July 21, 2014, are owed overtime pay and/or minimum wages under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Thompson v. Diamond Club

Counsel:
Smith Collins, LLC - Atlanta GA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 224 Employees

Plaintiffs have filed a collective action lawsuit alleging that individuals who worked as entertainers at Diamond Club between July 21, 2011, and July 21, 2014, are owed overtime pay and/or minimum wages under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Top Craft Inc. v. Coffman Group LLC

Consumer

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Coffman Group LLC violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), in connection with the transmittal of alleged unsolicited facsimile advertisements to members of the settlement class. Settlement benefit was $500 per approved claimant.

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Top Craft Inc. v. Coffman Group LLC

Counsel:
Wood Law Firm LLC - Kansas City MO
Haden Cowherd & Bullock LLC - Springfield MO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: Unknown number of fax recipients

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Coffman Group LLC violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), in connection with the transmittal of alleged unsolicited facsimile advertisements to members of the settlement class. Settlement benefit was $500 per approved claimant.

Top Craft Inc. v. International Collection Services

Unsolicited Fax

$0.9 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that International Collection Services, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), in connection with the transmittal of alleged unsolicited facsimile advertisements to members of the settlement class.

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Top Craft Inc. v. International Collection Services

Counsel:
Wood Law Firm LLC - Kansas City MO
Goffstein Raskas Pomerantz Kraus & Sherman LLC - St. Louis MO

Settlement: $870,000

Class Size: Unknown number of fax recipients

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that International Collection Services, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), in connection with the transmittal of alleged unsolicited facsimile advertisements to members of the settlement class.

Toutant v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance

Insurance

6,300

$0.6 Million

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

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Toutant v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $550,000

Class Size: 6,300 Policyholders

Defendant allegedly engaged in a course of conduct selling UM/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles to its insured’s during the same time period without disclosing to insured that the persons insured under the policy obtained little additional benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

Toys R Us FACTA Settlement

Credit Card Privacy

20,000,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Toys ‘R’ Us violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (“FACTA”) by displaying more than the last five digits of Class Members’ credit and debit card numbers on receipts when Class Members made purchases at a Toys ‘R’ Us store during the class period.

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Toys R Us FACTA Settlement

Counsel:
Bock & Hatch, LLC - Chicago IL
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP - Chicago IL

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 20,000,000 Consumers who made credit or debit card purchases

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Toys ‘R’ Us violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (“FACTA”) by displaying more than the last five digits of Class Members’ credit and debit card numbers on receipts when Class Members made purchases at a Toys ‘R’ Us store during the class period.

Tristate Emergency Systems v. Unison Health Plan

Insurance

850

$2.2 Million

Litigation was brought by various emergency medical providers against various health insurance entities, including Unison Entities, to recover monies allegedly owed.

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Tristate Emergency Systems v. Unison Health Plan

Counsel:
Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl LLC - Pittsburgh PA
Thorp Reed & Armstrong LLP - Pittsburgh PA

Settlement: $2,200,000

Class Size: 850 Emergency service providers

Litigation was brought by various emergency medical providers against various health insurance entities, including Unison Entities, to recover monies allegedly owed.

Trujillo v. City of Colorado Springs

Employment / FLSA

772

$5.3 Million

Uniformed, sworn officers and sergeants of the Colorado Springs Police Department brought this class action for compensation for donning and doffing protective equipment before and after shifts.

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Trujillo v. City of Colorado Springs

Counsel:
Sparks Willson Borges Brandt & Johnson PC - Colorado Springs CO
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck PC - Denver CO
Baker & Hostetler - Denver CO

Settlement: $5,250,000

Class Size: 772 Colorado Springs Uniformed Police Officers

Uniformed, sworn officers and sergeants of the Colorado Springs Police Department brought this class action for compensation for donning and doffing protective equipment before and after shifts.

Vasich v. City of Chicago

Civil Rights

200

$1.6 Million

Plaintiffs alleged that the physical abilities test (PAT) to become a firefighter or EMT for the City of Chicago was discriminatory against female applicants.

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Vasich v. City of Chicago

Counsel:
Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho - Oakland CA
Willenson Law, LLC - Chicago IL
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP - Chicago IL

Settlement: $1,600,000

Class Size: 200 Firefighter Applicants

Plaintiffs alleged that the physical abilities test (PAT) to become a firefighter or EMT for the City of Chicago was discriminatory against female applicants.

Vastano v. AT&T Wireless

Telecommunications

600,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs alleged they were improperly billed due to minutes being incurred in one month being included in a subsequent month’s total minutes. This is referred to as out-of-cycle billing. CAA managed the Notice of Pendency.

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Vastano v. AT&T Wireless

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
Michael L. Poindexter PC - Golden CO

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 600,000 Cell phone customers

Plaintiffs alleged they were improperly billed due to minutes being incurred in one month being included in a subsequent month’s total minutes. This is referred to as out-of-cycle billing. CAA managed the Notice of Pendency.

Vizzi v. Mitsubishi Motors North America

Automotive

110,000

$2.0 Million

Plaintiffs claimed that the black paint on certain Mitsubishi vehicles experienced delamination earlier than it should. The settlement provides for various cash and reimbursement benefits over a 10+ year period of time. To receive benefits, some class members must have their vehicle repainted, which requires a second reimbursement process.

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Vizzi v. Mitsubishi Motors North America

Counsel:
Katriel Law Firm - Washington DC
Braun Law Group - Los Angeles CA
Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP - Kansas City MO

Settlement: $2,000,000

Class Size: 110,000 Vehicle owners

Plaintiffs claimed that the black paint on certain Mitsubishi vehicles experienced delamination earlier than it should. The settlement provides for various cash and reimbursement benefits over a 10+ year period of time. To receive benefits, some class members must have their vehicle repainted, which requires a second reimbursement process.

Vodak v. City of Chicago

Civil Rights

685

$6.2 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendant violated their constitutional rights when members of the Chicago Police Department arrested and/or detained people present at the March 20, 2003 demonstration against the Iraq war.

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Vodak v. City of Chicago

Counsel:
People's Law Office - Chicago IL
Shefsky & Froelich LTD - Chicago IL

Settlement: $6,200,000

Class Size: 685 Protesters

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Defendant violated their constitutional rights when members of the Chicago Police Department arrested and/or detained people present at the March 20, 2003 demonstration against the Iraq war.

Voyles v. Supervalue Inc.

Payday Loans / Predatory Lending

$0.1 Million

Plaintiffs allege that Defendants violated the Illinois Check Cashing Act by charging a check cashing fee in excess of what was allowed.

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Voyles v. Supervalue Inc.

Counsel:
Wendler Law PC - Edwardsville IL
Brent Coon & Associates PC - St. Louis MO
HeplerBroom LLC - Edwardsville IL

Settlement: $75,000

Class Size: Unknown number of consumers

Plaintiffs allege that Defendants violated the Illinois Check Cashing Act by charging a check cashing fee in excess of what was allowed.

Wagner v. Travelers

Insurance

21,679

$2.6 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Travelers Property Casualty Company of America, f/k/a Travelers Indemnity Company of Illinois, and Charter Oak Fire Insurance Company engaged in a course of conduct of selling UI/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles in the same household to its insureds for the same time period without disclosing that the persons insured under the policy obtained little or no additional UM/UIM benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

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Wagner v. Travelers

Counsel:
Hill & Robbins PC - Denver CO
McFarland Law Offices - Golden CO
Montgomery Kolodny Amatuzio & Dusbabek LLC - Denver CO

Settlement: $2,613,000

Class Size: 21,679 Auto insurance policyholders

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Travelers Property Casualty Company of America, f/k/a Travelers Indemnity Company of Illinois, and Charter Oak Fire Insurance Company engaged in a course of conduct of selling UI/UIM coverage on multiple vehicles in the same household to its insureds for the same time period without disclosing that the persons insured under the policy obtained little or no additional UM/UIM benefits by purchasing UM/UIM coverage for more than one vehicle.

Wasburn v. Franklin Equity Leasing Co.

Automotive

4,500

$0.4 Million

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit over whether Franklin Equity Leasing Co., appropriately collected estimated amounts of personal property or ad valorem taxes at termination of a lease.

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Wasburn v. Franklin Equity Leasing Co.

Counsel:
Gibbs & Bruns - Houston TX
Bracewell & Giuliani - Dallas TX

Settlement: $425,000

Class Size: 4,500 Vehicle leasees

Plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit over whether Franklin Equity Leasing Co., appropriately collected estimated amounts of personal property or ad valorem taxes at termination of a lease.

Wellbutrin Antitrust Litigation

Antitrust

200

$49.0 Million

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that GSK violated federal antitrust laws by illegally delaying the entry of generic versions of Wellbutrin SR, specifically by initiating sham litigation against certain generic drug manufacturers to prevent them from introducing generic versions of Wellbutrin SR. The lawsuit claims that these actions denied direct purchasers of Wellbutrin SR the benefits of competition and caused them to pay higher prices for Wellbutrin SR.

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Wellbutrin Antitrust Litigation

Counsel:
Roda Nast PC - Lancaster PA
Arnold & Porter LLP - Washington DC

Settlement: $49,000,000

Class Size: 200 Direct purchasers of pharmaceuticals

Plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that GSK violated federal antitrust laws by illegally delaying the entry of generic versions of Wellbutrin SR, specifically by initiating sham litigation against certain generic drug manufacturers to prevent them from introducing generic versions of Wellbutrin SR. The lawsuit claims that these actions denied direct purchasers of Wellbutrin SR the benefits of competition and caused them to pay higher prices for Wellbutrin SR.

Whitaker v. West Village LP

Americans with Disabilities Act

$0.0 Million

An Americans with Disabilities Act class action lawsuit involving PPC/IMA Intown Village LP and West Village Limited Partnership. Plaintiffs sued alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act (FHA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS) and the Texas Human Resources Code (THRC). West Village is a multi-use development containing a mixture of stores, restaurants, loft apartments, and a movie theatre bounded by the streets of Lemmon, McKinney Blackburn and Cole Avenues in Dallas, Texas. The Settlement included payment to class members and a remediation plan to bring West Village into compliance with FHA and ADA accessibility guidelines and with Texas accessibility standards.

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Whitaker v. West Village LP

Counsel:
Carden Law Office PC - Los Colinas TX
Law Offices of Palmer Bailey PC - Addison TX
Edward Cloutman Law Offices - Dallas TX

Settlement: $0

Class Size: An unknown number of mobility impaired individuals

An Americans with Disabilities Act class action lawsuit involving PPC/IMA Intown Village LP and West Village Limited Partnership. Plaintiffs sued alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act (FHA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS) and the Texas Human Resources Code (THRC). West Village is a multi-use development containing a mixture of stores, restaurants, loft apartments, and a movie theatre bounded by the streets of Lemmon, McKinney Blackburn and Cole Avenues in Dallas, Texas. The Settlement included payment to class members and a remediation plan to bring West Village into compliance with FHA and ADA accessibility guidelines and with Texas accessibility standards.

Williams v. Conoco

Environmental

36,000

$3.6 Million

Plaintiffs asserted a claim for medical monitoring allegedly arising from exposure to hazardous and toxic substances. The Defendants in this case are former owners and operators of two separate industrial facilities in Pensacola. CAA was appointed Special Master and Class Administrator to oversee the settlement. As Special Master, CAA worked with medical experts to develop the medical monitoring program.

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Williams v. Conoco

Counsel:
Levin Papantonio PA - Pensacola FL
Beggs & Lane LLP - Pensacola FL
Arnold & Porter LLP - Denver CO

Settlement: $3,600,000

Class Size: 36,000 Residents of Pensacola, FL (estimated)

Plaintiffs asserted a claim for medical monitoring allegedly arising from exposure to hazardous and toxic substances. The Defendants in this case are former owners and operators of two separate industrial facilities in Pensacola. CAA was appointed Special Master and Class Administrator to oversee the settlement. As Special Master, CAA worked with medical experts to develop the medical monitoring program.

Wood v. Coach Inc.

Credit Card Privacy

675,000

$0.0 Million

Plaintiffs allege that Coach, Inc. violated California law by, requesting and recording the address of its credit and debit card customers on a credit card transaction form or otherwise; an invasion of privacy. Settlement beenfit was

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Wood v. Coach Inc.

Counsel:
Lindsay & Stonebarger - Folsom CA
Luce Forward - San Diego CA

Settlement: $0

Class Size: 675,000 California consumers who made a credit card purchase

Plaintiffs allege that Coach, Inc. violated California law by, requesting and recording the address of its credit and debit card customers on a credit card transaction form or otherwise; an invasion of privacy. Settlement beenfit was