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Berger & Montague, P.C., And Nichols Kaster, PLLP, Announce Final Approval of Nationwide Class Action Settlement with Citibank

August 25, 2014
Judge David Hurd of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York has granted final approval of a nationwide class action settlement in a pair of consolidated federal cases, Casey v. Citigroup, Inc., No. 12-cv-820 (N.D.N.Y.) and Coonan v. Citibank, N.A., No. 13-cv-353 (N.D.N.Y.), involving force-placed insurance. The law firms appointed to represent the plaintiffs and the classes, Berger & Montague, P.C. and Nichols Kaster, PLLP, are pleased that the court approved all aspects of the settlement, which makes settlement funds available to over 400,000 borrowers. Specifically, Citibank and the other defendants have made more than $115 million in settlement funds and escrow credits available to class members who submit a valid claim form by the January 21, 2015 deadline.

Berger & Montague, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Filed Alleging That JPMorgan Chase Used Robosigned Affidavits To Obtain Default Judgments Against Thousands Of Credit Card Borrowers

March 13, 2014
A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of credit card customers of JPMorgan Chase against whom Chase obtained default judgments using allegedly robosigned and fraudulent affidavits. The lawsuit, Moya v. JPMorgan Chase & Co., et al., No....

Settlement in Marchbanks Truck Service, Inc. d/b/a Bear Mountain Travel Stop, et. al. v. Comdata Corp., et al., E.D. Pa. No. 07-cv-1078 (JKG)

January 21, 2014
Co-Lead Counsel for a proposed class of over 4,000 independent truck stops and other retail fueling merchants announce settlements of an antitrust lawsuit against Comdata Inc., the leading trucker fleet payment card issuer, and three national truck stop chains for a combined amount of $130 million plus valuable prospective relief.

Berger & Montague, P.C. Announces Class Action And Collective Action Lawsuit Filed Against The Brickman Group, Ltd., LLC Alleging Overtime Violations On Behalf Of Landscaping/Crew Supervisors

December 9, 2013
A class action and collective action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all Supervisors (Landscaping Supervisors, Work Order Supervisors, Crew Supervisors, Irrigation Supervisors, etc.) employed by The Brickman Group, Ltd., LLC.

Customer Class Representatives, CME Group, And MF Global Trustee Announce Agreements To Expedite Payments To MF Global Customers

November 6, 2013
CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, Inc. (CME), the Customer Class Representatives in the ongoing MF Global multi-district litigation (Customer Representatives), and James W. Giddens, Trustee for the Securities Investor Protection Act...

Berger & Montague Files Case on Behalf of Disenfranchised Commonwealth REIT Shareholders

June 11, 2013
The law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C. with co-counsel have filed a Class Action and Derivative Complaint on behalf of the shareholders of Commonwealth REIT (CWH) [Central Laborers’ Pension Fund v. Portnoy, No. 24-c-13-1966 (Md. Cir. Ct.). ]

BERGER & MONTAGUE, P.C. FILES CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST H&R BLOCK, INC. ON BEHALF OF CONSUMERS AFFECTED BY ERROR ON EDUCATION TAX CREDIT FORM

April 11, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 11, 2013 (PRNEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C. has filed a class action complaint in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on behalf of all H&R Block, Inc. customers in...

Entwistle & Cappucci LLP, Berger & Montague, P.C. and the Trustee for the MF Global Liquidation Announce Proposed Settlement of Claims Against JPMorgan

March 19, 2013
NEW YORK, NY, March 19, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Co-Lead Counsel for the Class of MF Global Inc. ("MFGI") customers and James W. Giddens, the trustee ("Trustee") for the liquidation of MFGI, have announced a settlement ("Settlement") of all potential...

Plaintiffs' Counsel for Former MF Global Inc. Customers File Consolidated Amended Class Action Complaint

November 5, 2012
Plaintiffs' Counsel for Former MF Global Inc. Customers File Consolidated Amended Class Action Complaint Against MF Global Directors and Officers, PwC and CME Group Published Monday, Nov. 05, 2012 PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Law...

Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Tens of Thousands of Homeowners Against Bank of America Alleging Abuses in Its Force-Placed Flood Insurance Program Allowed to Proceed in U.S. District Court

July 12, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, July 12, 2012. On Wednesday, July 11, 2012, Judge Michael Simon of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon issued a ruling that permitted the Plaintiffs' breach of contract claims to proceed in a nationwide class...

WellPoint, Inc. Agrees to Pay $90 Million to Settle Class Action Suit

June 15, 2012
WellPoint has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of more than 700,000 former members of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. ("Anthem"). The parties had been scheduled to begin a jury trial on June 18, 2012 in federal court in Indianapolis on legal claims arising from Anthem's 2001 conversion from a mutual company, owned by its insured policyholders, to a stock company. . .

Berger & Montague, P.C. Sues Facebook

May 24, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, PA - On May 23, 2012, Berger & Montague, P.C. filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, on behalf of all persons who purchased the common stock of Facebook, Inc. ("Facebook" or...

BERGER & MONTAGUE, P.C. BRINGS NEW JERSEY STATE COURT ACTION REGARDING HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF NEWARK REDEVELOPMENT BONDS

February 6, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, February 6, 2012 - The law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C., with the law firm of Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf LLP serving as local counsel, has brought a class action in state court in New Jersey against the Housing...

Berger & Montague filed a class action complaint on behalf of tens of thousands of commodities account holders who fell victim to the alleged massive theft and misappropriation of client funds at MF Global Inc.

January 10, 2012
On January 10, 2012, Berger & Montague filed a class action complaint on behalf of tens of thousands of commodities account holders who fell victim to the alleged massive theft and misappropriation of client funds at MF Global Inc. The complaint,...

INTEGRITY STAFFING SOLUTIONS LEADS THE WAY IN JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR EX-OFFENDERS

January 5, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - INTEGRITY STAFFING SOLUTIONS LEADS THE WAY IN JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR EX-OFFENDERS ALLENTOWN, PA - Integrity Staffing Solutions, the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia and Berger & Montague, P.C. jointly announce the...

Class Action Lawsuit against Saxon Mortgage Services, Inc. and Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC

September 14, 2011
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C. has filed a class action complaint in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on behalf of all Michigan homeowners whose mortgage loans have been...

Issuance of Summary Notice of Proposed Settlement, Motion For Attorneys' Fees and Expenses, and Hearing Thereon in NetBank, Inc. Securities Class Action Litigation

August 19, 2011
Pursuant to an Order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, that a hearing will be held on November 9, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., in Courtroom 2106, before the Honorable Timothy C. Batten, Sr., at the United States Courthouse, 75 Spring Street, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303-3309, for the purpose of determining: (1) whether the proposed settlement of the claims in the above-referenced litigation (the "Litigation") for the principal amount of $12,500,000, plus accrued interest, should be approved by the Court as fair, reasonable and adequate; (2) whether a Final Judgment and Order of Dismissal should be entered by the Court dismissing the Litigation with prejudice; (3) whether the Plan of Allocation is fair, reasonable and adequate and therefore should be approved; and (4) whether the application of Plaintiff's Lead Counsel for the payment of attorneys' fees and reimbursement of expenses and the Lead Plaintiff's expenses incurred in connection with this Litigation should be approved.

Pennsylvania Homeowners File Class Action Against Saxon Mortgage Services, Inc. and Ocwen Mortgage Servicing, LLC for Wrongfully Denying Mortgage Modifications

July 21, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The law firms of Berger & Montague, P.C. and Ann Miller, LLC have filed a Class Action complaint in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of all...

Lawsuit Claims That 401(k) and Pension Plans That Invested With Northern Trust Suffered Large Financial Losses as a Result of Northern Trust's Securities Lending Practices

October 10, 2010
Class Action Filed Against Northern Trust Investments, N.A. and the Nothern Trust Company Alleging Violations of Fiduciary Duty on Behalf of 401(k) Plans, Pension Plans and Participants

Berger & Montague, P.C. filed a class action suit against Goldman, Sachs & Co., The Goldman Sachs

October 4, 2010
Client of Berger & Montague, P.C. Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Concerning Two CDO's Sponsored by Goldman Sachs & Co.

Proposed Settlement in Class Action Suit Against Audi, Volkswagen Wins Judge's Approval

September 27, 2010
Volkswagen and Audi have agreed to pay sludgerelated maintenance costs for nearly 480,000 vehicles as part of a proposed settlement conditionally approved in federal court. The order filed Thursday, September 23, 2010 by Judge Joseph L. Tauro in Boston,...

Class Action by Disabled Employees Against the Social Security Administration Will Go Forward

August 31, 2010
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of disabled employees of the Social Security Administration has secured another victory in a class action before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. On August 25, 2010, the EEOC...

U.S. District Court Extends Deadline for Filing Proofs of Claim in Brown v. Kinross Gold U.S.A. Class Action Litigation

June 30, 2010
Berger & Montague, P.C., Co-Lead Plaintiffs' counsel in the Brown v. Kinross Gold U.S.A., Inc. class action litigation, announced the following: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COUR T DISTRICT OF NEVADA Brown v. Kinross Gold U.S.A., Inc....

Berger & Montague, P.C. Files a Shareholder Derivative Suit Against Isramco, Inc. and its Officers and Directors

April 28, 2010
Berger & Montague, P.C. Files a Shareholder Derivative Suit Against Isramco, Inc. and its Officers and Directors

Berger & Montague Partner, and Brilliant Legal Thinker, Peter Nordberg Dies at 54

April 18, 2010
We are deeply saddened and shocked by the sudden death of our colleague Peter Nordberg, who passed away on April 17, 2010. Peter was only 54 years old. He leaves behind his wife, Mykaila, and four children.
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