Cases & Investigations
Berger Montague is investigating the possibility that some homeowners are being charged for bank-required inspections after submitting claims for property damage. Homeowners might not know they’re being charged inspection fees, as we believe the money is being taken out of their insurance loss draft checks or escrow accounts.
Berger Montague is investigating potential claims on behalf of California residents who have been automatically charged for an ongoing product or service.
Berger Montague is investigating potential claims on behalf of individuals in certain states who had their telephone calls recorded without their consent. In California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Washington, it is illegal to monitor or record confidential communications, including telephone conversations.
Berger Montague is investigating potential class action lawsuits on behalf of anyone with a loved one in a nursing home who has been mistreated or not given a high enough level of care. Over 2 million elder abuse cases are reported each year.
Berger Montague is investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of anyone who has paid off a tax lien within the last two years. A tax lien is the government’s legal claim against your property when you neglect or fail to pay a tax debt.
Berger Montague is investigating potential nationwide class action claims against mophie for falsely advertising their juice packs, powerstations, and other portable chargers. We are investigating whether mophie misstated their battery packs’ charging capacity, thereby overstating the amount of charge the battery can provide.
Berger Montague is investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of anyone who paid “resort fees” to a major Puerto Rico hotel within the last five years. Certain charges associated with Puerto Rico “resort fees” may be illegal and hurt guests by overcharging them.
If you have received unsolicited/unwanted calls or text messages on your cell phone from either telemarketers or debt collectors, you have specific rights under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). Successful litigation of a TCPA violation may not only compensate the person contacted, but also stop the harassing texts and calls.
Berger Montague is currently investigating a potential nationwide class action lawsuit against Tremco, Inc. for the company’s part in falsely advertising its products and selling defective roofing systems. Tremco and its parent company, RPM International, Inc. recently paid a $60.9 million fine to the federal government.
Landowners who leased their land in exchange for gas royalty payments may be entitled to compensation for deductions in payments and other damages. Several energy companies are currently facing allegations that they deliberately and fraudulently underpaid gas royalties to leaseholders.