Skip to Content

Berger & Montague Cases

Employees Committed for Justice, et al. v. Eastman Kodak Company

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $21.38 million
Practice Area(s): Employment Law
Berger & Montague, P.C. successfully represented a class of over 3,000 current and former African-American employees of the Eastman Kodak Company in their Title VII race discrimination claims. Plaintiffs alleged that Kodak discriminated against African-American employees in their employment, including with respect to pay, promotions, performance appraisals, initial job assignments, and layoffs, the creation of a racially hostile work environment and retaliation when African-American employees complained about racial discrimination.

Endosurgical Products Antitrust Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $13 million
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
A proposed class of direct purchasers of endosurgical products - miniaturized surgical devices used to conduct surgery through small incisions on a patient's body - has alleged that Johnson & Johnson, Inc. forced purchasers of its sutures to pay price penalties on their purchases if they bought endosurgical products from any of J&J's rivals.

Erie Power Technologies, Inc. v. Aalborg Industries

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: Confidential
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation
Berger & Montague represented a trustee in bankruptcy against officers and directors and the former corporate parent and obtained a very favorable confidential settlement.

Fears v. Wilhelmina Model Agency, Inc.

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $21.8 million
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
Berger & Montague was Lead Trial Counsel in this antitrust class action prosecuted on behalf of a class of fashion models, after several major New York modeling agencies fixed their commissions. The case resulted in a precedent-setting decision...

Fitz, Inc. v. Ralph Wilson Plastics, Co.

Status:Settled
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation
The firm served as sole lead counsel and obtained, after 7 years of litigation, in 2000 a settlement whereby fabricator class members could obtain full recoveries for their losses resulting from defendants' defective contact adhesives

Fleming Companies Inc. Securities Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $94 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
The firm, as lead counsel, obtained a class settlement of $94 million for the benefit of the class.

Forbes v. GMH

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: Confidential
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation , Securities Litigation
The Berger firm represented a private real estate developer/investor who sold a valuable apartment complex to GMH for cash and publicly-held securities. The case settled for a confidential sum which represented a significant portion of the losses...

Force Protection, Inc. Derivative Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $2.25 million
Practice Area(s): Corporate Governance & Shareholder Rights
Berger & Montague represented one lead plaintiff in the action. A settlement has been reached which includes payment to the corporation of $2.25 million and the agreement to overhaul the company's corporate governance at the board and management levels. Additionally, the settlement provides for significant changes to the company's internal controls and cost accounting with a greatly revised insider trading policy.

Fox v. Riverview Realty Partners, f/k/a Prime Group Realty Trust, et al.

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $8,250,000
Practice Area(s): Corporate Governance & Shareholder Rights
Patricia Fox ("Plaintiff") brought this lawsuit on behalf of all holders of Prime Group Realty Trust's ("PGRT") Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock ("Series B Shares") during the period October 10, 2011 through December 26, 2012 (the "Class...

Garofalo v. Revlon, Inc.

Status:Settled
Practice Area(s): Corporate Governance & Shareholder Rights
Berger & Montague is sole lead counsel in a federal securities disclosure class case relating to exchange offer which omitted material information made by Revlon and controlling shareholders to its minority common shareholders, litigation ongoing.

George v. Uponor, Inc.

Status:Settled
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
Settlement of national class action regarding Uponor high-zinc yellow brass plumbing fittings used in potable water distribution systems throughout the United States was preliminarily approved on June 12, 2015 by Judge Ann D. Montgomery of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Ginsburg v. Philadelphia Stock Exchange

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $99 million
Practice Area(s): Corporate Governance & Shareholder Rights , Securities Litigation
Berger & Montague represented a former trader who brought a shareholder class action on behalf of minority shareholders of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange alleging breaches of fiduciary duty by directors of the exchange and the exchange itself. A...

Graphite Electrodes Antitrust Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $120 million
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
Graphite electrodes are ceramic-molded columns of graphite used primarily in the production of steel and electric-arc furnaces also known as mini-mills. The lawsuit alleged that a number of manufacturers of electrodes, plus one Japanese distributor and...

Gray v. Gessow

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $4.5 million
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation
The firm represented a litigation trust and brought two actions, one against the officers and directors of Sunterra Inc. an insolvent company, and the second against Sunterra's accountants, Arthur Andersen and obtained an aggregate settlement of $4.5...

Greenwood v. Antonio Perez, et al. (Kodak ERISA) Lawsuit

Status:Settled
Practice Area(s): ERISA & Employee Benefits
Berger & Montague has filed a class action complaint on behalf of the participants and beneficiaries of the Eastman Kodak Employees' Savings And Investment Plan (the "SIP") and Eastman Kodak Employee Stock Ownership Plan (the "ESOP", collectively...

Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. Data Security Breach Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $2.4 million
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
Berger & Montague served on the Steering Committee in this multi-district litigation. The case was settled in 2012. Heartland processes credit and debit card transactions for more than 150,000 merchants nationwide. The lawsuit challenged...

Hemispherx Biopharma Inc. Securities Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $3.6 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
Berger & Montague served as co-lead counsel in this consolidated class action stemming from the collapse of Hemispherx stock after it was revealed in December 2009 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had rejected Ampligen despite repeated...

High Fructose Corn Syrup Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $531 million
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
Berger & Montague, as one of three Co-Lead Counsel, recovered settlements totaling $531 million on behalf of a class of direct purchasers of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), the principal sweetener used in non-diet sodas as well as in many bakery...

Holmes v. Bank of America, N.A.

Status:Settled
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection , Insurance & Financial Products & Services , Lending Practices & Borrowers’ Rights
Berger & Montague filed a class action complaint in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina alleging that Bank of America requires certain borrowers to purchase wind insurance in excess of what their mortgage...

Holocaust Victim Asset Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $1.25 billion
Practice Area(s): Environmental & Mass Tort
Through membership on the executive committee in cases brought by Holocaust survivors against the three largest Switzerland-based banks, this litigation was settled for $1.25 billion. A significant opinion in the case can be found at: 105 F. Supp.2d...

IKON Office Solutions Inc. Securities Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $111 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
The firm, serving as both co-lead and liaison counsel, obtained a cash settlement of $111 million in an action on behalf of investors against IKON and certain of its officers.

In re High Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: 415000000
Practice Area(s): Antitrust , Employment Law
Berger & Montague represented a class of employees suing technology and media giants including Apple Inc., Google Inc., Intel Corp., Adobe Systems Inc., Intuit Inc., Pixar Animation Studios Inc. and LucasFilm Ltd. over alleged agreements not to...

In re Hypodermic Products Antitrust Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $45 million
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
Berger & Montague served on the Executive Committee for a class of direct purchasers of hypodermic products, including syringes and blood collection devices. Plaintiffs alleged that through product bundling and other means, Defendant Becton...

In re NetBank, Inc. Securities Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $12.5 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
Beginning in September 2007, two class actions were instituted on behalf of purchasers of NetBank common stock, alleging claims against NetBank and certain of its officers and directors for violations of the federal securities laws. By an Order of the...

In re Titanium Dioxide Antitrust Litigation

Status:Settled
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
Berger & Montague represented a proposed class of direct purchasers of titanium dioxide, a product used in paints, inks and other applications. Plaintiffs alleged that defendants, the primary suppliers of titanium dioxide in the U.S., conspired to raise, maintain or stabilize the prices for the product between 2002 and the present. Settlements totaling $163.5 million received final approval in December 2013.
Go to page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8