Case Number: MDL. No. 1087, Master File No. 95-1477
Practice Area: Antitrust
Case Status: Settled
Settlement Amount: $531 million
Court: United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Berger Montague served as co-lead counsel and obtained settlements totaling $531 million on behalf of a class of direct purchasers of high fructose corn syrup, the principal sweetener used in non-diet sodas as well as in many bakery and dairy products. The settlements followed nine years of hard-fought litigation. Led by H. Laddie Montague, Jr. and Peter R. Kahana of Berger Montague, the parties agreed to settle the case only weeks before the scheduled start of the trial. The case was litigated in the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, and captioned In re High Fructose Corn Syrup Litigation, MDL. No. 1087, Master File No. 95-1477 (C.D. Ill.).
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Berger Montague is a national law firm focusing on complex civil litigation in federal and state courts throughout the United States. For over half a century, Berger Montague has played lead roles in consequential, precedent-setting cases and has recovered over $50 billion for its clients and the classes they have represented. Berger Montague is headquartered in Philadelphia and has offices in Chicago, Minneapolis, San Diego, San Francisco, Toronto, and Washington, D.C.