Cases & Investigations
Berger Montague and its co-counsel initiated an action in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey against defendants Volkswagen of America, Inc. and Volkswagen of America, Inc. d/b/a Audi of America, Inc.
Berger Montague, as a member of the plaintiffs’ steering committee, obtained settlements of $141 million for investors Walco. Plaintiffs invested in funding entities that were formed “exclusively” for the purpose of investing in an organization perpetrating the Ponzi scheme.
In 1999, Berger Montague, as co-lead counsel, obtained a class settlement for investors of $220 million cash which included a settlement against Waste Management’s outside accountants.
Berger Montague is investigating Wells Fargo for a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of current and former employees who claim they were not paid overtime compensation or not paid for all hours worked. Since September 2016, Wells Fargo has been the target of government investigations into an alleged fraudulent scheme to open millions of unauthorized checking and credit accounts on behalf of existing customers in order to enhance its sales figures.
Berger Montague has filed class action complaints in Colorado, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania on behalf of consumers who purchased Weyerhaeuser’s TJI Joists with Flak Jacket. People who have this joist in their homes have reported that it produces an odor and may suffer from other defects in its formulation.
Berger Montague settled this individual claim for a confidential amount, seeking interpretation of the distribution agreement for the movie Gone with the Wind and undistributed profits for the years 1993-1997, with forward changes in accounting and distribution.
Berger Montague is representing proposed classes of California and New York employers who participated in Applied Underwriters Inc.’s EquityComp or SolutionOne workers compensation insurance at any time between January 1, 2006 and the present.
The attorneys at Berger Montague are reviewing claims on behalf of patients who took Xarelto, a blood-thinning drug that has been linked to hundreds of serious injuries and deaths. If you or a loved one suffered a serious bleeding event after taking Xarelto, call Berger Montague to speak to an attorney today, free of charge.
Berger Montague, as co-lead counsel in the securities actions, obtained a cash settlement of $80 million on behalf of investors against Xcel Energy and certain of its officers and directors.
Berger Montague represents a proposed class of direct purchasers of the drug Zetia (ezetimibe). Plaintiffs allege that Merck & Co. Inc., Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Schering-Plough Corp., Schering Corp., MSP Singapore Co. LLC (collectively, “Merck”), Glenmark Pharmaceuticals LTD, and Glenmark Generics Inc. (together, “Glenmark”) entered into a reverse payment agreement that delayed generic competition to Merck’s brand cholesterol drug Zetia.