Y. Michael Twersky
Y. Michael Twersky concentrates his practice on complex litigation, including primarily on insurance, antitrust, and environmental litigation.
In the past, Mr. Twersky has worked on a wide variety of insurance matters including an insurance case in which a Federal District Court found (on Summary Judgement) that a large insurance company had breached its policy when it denied benefits under an accidental death insurance plan. Mr. Twersky has also worked on a number of antitrust class actions alleging that pharmaceutical manufacturers wrongfully kept less expensive generic drugs off the market, in violation of the antitrust laws, including In re Skelaxin (Metaxalone) Antitrust Litigation, 1:12-md-02343 (E.D. Tenn.) ($73 million settlement).
Currently Mr. Twersky is involved in a number of complex class cases, including In Re Global Tel*Link Corporation ICS Litigation, 14-cv-5275 (W.D. Ark.), and Mojica v. Securus Technologies, Inc. 14-cv-5258 (W.D. Ark.) alleging that pursuant to the Federal Communication Act providers of inmate phone services have overcharged inmates for inmate calling services; South Peninsula Hospital et al v. Xerox State Healthcare, LLC, 3:15-cv-00177 (D. Ak.) brought on behalf of Alaska-enrolled Medicaid Healthcare Providers against the developers of the Alaska Medicaid Management Information System Company alleging that providers were harmed as a result of the negligent and faulty design and implementation of the MMIS system; In re Solodyn Antitrust Litig., 14 MD 2503 (D. Mass.) alleging that a pharmaceutical manufacturer has wrongfully impeded generic drug competition, in violation of the federal antitrust laws. Mr. Twersky is also involved in environmental litigation on behalf of various states to recover the costs of remediation for contamination to the groundwater resources.
Mr. Twersky graduated from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2011, where he was a member of the Rubin Public Interest Law Honors Society and a Class Senator. In addition Mr. Twersky advised various clients in business matters as part of Temple University’s Business Law Clinic.