Cases & Investigations
On June 6, 2006, investors in Ernst & Young’s PICO tax shelter represented by Berger Montague brought suit against Ernst & Young, among other defendants in a case captioned Abessinio v. Ernst & Young LLP, et al., 106 Civ. 02777 (LTS) (S.D.N.Y.). Berger Montague and Ernst & Young used a creative structure of a group settlement […]
Berger Montague has filed a claim on behalf of patients throughout the country who take or have taken Abilify, an antipsychotic drug.
Berger Montague serves as lead counsel in a federal securities class action brought against Adams Golf and its top officers and directors in connection with Adams Golf’s initial public offering (the “IPO”) in 1998. The case also names as defendants the underwriters for the IPO.
Berger Montague was appointed co-lead class counsel to represent a class of physicians and other direct purchasers of vaccines from defendant Sanofi Pasteur Inc. (“Sanofi”). Plaintiffs charge that Sanofi has used a network of physician buying groups to implement a web of anticompetitive product bundling agreements.
This lawsuit involved a massive privacy breach, in which insurance company Aetna violated the privacy rights of thousands of its customers by exposing their highly private and confidential information regarding prescriptions for HIV medication.
Berger Montague is investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of anyone who applied to work at the United States Postal Service (USPS) in Alaska between December 2014 and October 2015.
In 2001, the firm, as co-lead counsel, obtained a class settlement for investors of $75 million cash.
Class action and collective action filed against The Brickman Group, Ltd., LLC on behalf of all supervisors, alleging The Brickman Group violated federal and state wage laws by paying overtime at only half-time, rather than at a rate of time and one-half the required regular rate.
Berger Montague defended against a claim for approximately $16 million and imposition of a constructive trust, arising out of the purchase of the Latham Hotel in Philadelphia.
On February 16, 2015, Berger Montague filed a class action complaint against health insurer Anthem, Inc. arising from Anthem’s massive data breach. Computer hackers accessed Anthem’s computer servers and stole the personal and financial information of approximately 80 million Anthem customers and other individuals.