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Berger & Montague, P.C. Named Environmental Law Firm of the Year in Pennsylvania by Corporate Intl Magazine

January 25, 2017
Berger & Montague, P.C. has been named the “Environmental Law Firm of the Year in Pennsylvania” by Corporate Intl Magazine. Corporate Intl awards honor those who have shown excellence in both expertise and service over the past 12 months.

Ellen T. Noteware Volunteers at the Philadelphia Bar Association's Expungement Clinic

December 20, 2016
On November 12, 2016, Senior Counsel Ellen T. Noteware volunteered at an “Expungement Clinic” that benefited hundreds of Philadelphians.

Berger & Montague, P.C. Ranked as a 2017 Best Law Firm by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

November 9, 2016
Berger & Montague, P.C. has been ranked by U.S. News and Best Lawyers as a 2017 Best Law Firm.

Berger & Montague Shareholders Eric L. Cramer and Andrew C. Curley to Speak at Conference on Private Antitrust Enforcement

November 8, 2016
The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) is hosting its annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, November 9.

Foreign Currency (FX) Antitrust Indirect Purchaser Class Action Filed

October 11, 2016
Berger & Montague, P.C. filed a complaint on September 26, 2016, on behalf of proposed nationwide and statewide classes of indirect purchasers of foreign currencies and other investments that required the exchange of foreign currency.

Consolidated Class Action Lawsuits On Behalf Of Gold And Silver Investors To Proceed

October 6, 2016
Judge Valerie Caproni of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued two lengthy opinions on October 3 permitting consolidated class action lawsuits on behalf of proposed classes of investors in physical gold and gold derivatives and physical silver and silver derivatives to proceed to discovery.

Recent Favorable Rulings in 2 Separate Cases

October 5, 2016
Berger & Montague is happy to report that we received two favorable orders on Friday, September 30 in two separate cases, which will now enable us to pursue discovery in each matter in support of our claims.

Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Thousands of Patients Undergoing Fertility Treatments Allowed to Proceed in District Court Against Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Regarding Its Recalled Drug, Bravelle

September 28, 2016
Judge Amy St. Eve of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a 31 page ruling yesterday permitting a nationwide class action lawsuit to proceed against Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. related to the manufacture and sale of its fertility drug, Bravelle.

Berger & Montague, P.C. Announces Hiring Of Five New Attorneys For Its Philadelphia Office

September 22, 2016
Following its successful opening of a new office in Minneapolis, Minnesota earlier this year, the national class action law firm of Berger & Montague today announces the hiring of five extraordinary new attorneys in its Philadelphia office. The new hires include Christina Black, Jonathan DeSantis, James Goodley, Mark Suter, and Michaela Wallin. Berger & Montague strives to hire talented, passionate, and intelligent lawyers and prides itself on its team approach to serving clients and litigating complex cases. All five new attorneys embody these qualities, come from diverse backgrounds, and have a demonstrated record of achievement.

Berger & Montague, P.C. Announces That Hyundai Has Lost Its Bid To Dismiss A Class Action Lawsuit Alleging That Its Panoramic Sunroofs Spontaneously Shatter

June 28, 2016
PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2016 -- The law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C. is pleased to announce that on June 24, 2016, a federal court in California denied in large part Hyundai Motor America’s Motion to Dismiss and/or Strike Plaintiffs’ Complaint in a class action lawsuit alleging that Hyundai knowingly concealed from consumers a defect that causes the vehicles’ panoramic sunroofs to spontaneously shatter. The lawsuit is captioned Glenn v. Hyundai Motor America, No. 8:15-cv-02052-DOC-KES, and it is currently pending in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Technology Solutions, Inc. To Pay Cable Installation Technician Forty Thousand Dollars For Improperly Withheld Wages And Payroll Deductions

June 14, 2016
Berger & Montague, P.C., Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C., and Wexler Wallace LLP announce that Technology Solutions, Inc. (“TSI”) has paid $40,000.00 to a former Cable Installation Technician as compensation for unpaid overtime wages and other improperly withheld compensation, in connection with a lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, McKnight v. Technology Solutions, Inc., 5:16-cv-00170 (C.D. Cal.).

Once Again, Berger & Montague, P.C. Makes Chambers USA

May 27, 2016
The Chambers USA Guide is a highly sought-after legal ranking of lawyers and law firms The firm's Antitrust Attorneys Eric Cramer, H. Laddie Montague Jr., Merrill Davidoff, and David Sorensen - who all share the honor of making Chambers USA in years...

29 Berger & Montague Lawyers Make 2016 Pennsylvania SuperLawyers

May 24, 2016
Berger & Montague, P.C. congratulates its 29 lawyers who were selected as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, and its 12 lawyers who were selected as Pennsylvania Rising Stars.

$375 million Settlement reached in Cook v. Rockwell International Corporation

May 19, 2016
A settlement has been reached in Cook v. Rockwell International Corporation, No. 90-cv-00181 (D. Colo.), one of the longest running cases in the United States, involving plutonium releases from the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons site northwest of Denver, Colorado.

$512M settlement granted final approval in pay-for-delay litigation over Cephalon’s narcolepsy drug Provigil.

October 19, 2015
Berger & Montague represents a proposed class of direct purchasers in a challenge to a pay-for-delay deal for the drug Provigil. Plaintiffs allege that Cephalon entered into an agreement with generic competitors to delay generic competition for Provigil.

Berger & Montague Continues to Grow with Two Associate Hires

October 15, 2015
Full-spectrum class action and civil litigation firm Berger & Montague announced today that two new associates have joined the firm. Frank Mangiaracina has joined the Antitrust practice while Josh Ripley will be working with the Antitrust, Insurance Products & Financial Services, and Environmental & Mass Tort practices.

Eric Cramer and Candice Enders to Participate in the 9th Annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference

October 5, 2015
Berger & Montague is proud to sponsor the American Antitrust Institute's 9th Annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference on November 18, 2015, at the National Press Club in Washington DC.

1st Circ. Gives Whistleblower Redo In Covidien FCA Suit

October 1, 2015
The First Circuit told a Massachusetts federal court to rethink blocking a whistleblower from amending his suit alleging a Covidien Ltd. unit got Medicare to illegally fund off-label uses for its blood-blockage device on Wednesday.

Sanofi Vaccine Customers Obtain Class Certification

October 1, 2015
On September 30, 2015, U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo granted class certification to over 26,000 pediatricians, medical practices, vaccine distributors, and health systems that purchased meningitis vaccines from defendant Sanofi Pasteur Inc. The court simultaneously denied Sanofi’s motion to exclude plaintiffs’ class experts following a three-day Daubert hearing that was held earlier in September.

Berger & Montague - 2015 Elite Trial Lawyers Finalist

September 22, 2015
Berger & Montague's Employment Law group has been selected as a finalist in the Employment category for the 2015 Elite Trial Lawyers awards.

Digital giants owe workers over pay schemes

September 7, 2015
Managing Shareholder Eric Cramer was interviewed by about B&M's co-counsel role in the record $415 million class-action settlement against Apple, Google, Intel, Disney, and six other digital-economy giants accused of collaborating to suppress the pay of tech workers in the late 2000s.

Final Approval Granted in Northern Trust ERISA Suit

August 10, 2015
An Illinois federal judge signed off Friday on the allocation plan for a $36 million settlement involving allegations that Northern Trust Investments NA breached its duties to retirement plans and to a class of their participants and beneficiaries.

Berger & Montague are co-counsel to Certified Class in Airline Baggage Fee Antitrust MDL

August 5, 2015
A class of Delta Air Lines and AirTran Airways passengers were granted certification in a suit against Delta and AirTran. The suit accuses the airlines of colluding to impose a fee for a first checked bag.

Berger & Montague Appointed Interim Co-Lead Counsel in UFC Antitrust Class Action

July 29, 2015
Judge Leen granted an unopposed motion to appoint Berger & Montague as interim co-lead counsel for the five consolidated antitrust suits.

Third False Claims Act Settlement for Medically Unnecessary Stent and Cardiac Procedures at Tennessee Hospitals

July 10, 2015
In a False Claims Act case in which the United States declined to intervene, Berger & Montague announces that Regional Hospital of Jackson, Tennessee, has agreed to pay $510,000 to resolve claims arising from medically unnecessary stent and other cardiac procedures performed by one of its interventional cardiologists.
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