Cases & Investigations
Berger Montague has filed a class action lawsuit against General Motors Company on behalf of consumers who purchased or lease a 2014 – 2015 Chevy Suburban because of a defective design in the vehicle’s air conditioning system.
Berger Montague has filed a class action lawsuit against General Motors Company on behalf of consumers who purchased or lease a 2014 – 2015 Chevy Tahoe because of a defective design in the vehicle’s air conditioning system.
On November 5, 2019, Berger Montague filed a class action lawsuit against Chicago Title Company and Gina Champion-Cain on behalf of investors who were defrauded in a $400 million Ponzi scheme. The case is Allred, et al. v. Chicago Title Company, et al.
The firm, as co-lead counsel, obtained a settlement of $93 million for the benefit of bond and stock purchaser classes.
Berger Montague was Co-Lead Class Counsel in a nationwide class action settlement in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. The action alleged that Citibank, N.A. and CitiMortgage, Inc. schemed to require certain borrowers to (1) purchase hazard and/or flood insurance at inflated cost due to the bank’s conduct, and (2) purchase flood insurance coverage in excess of the amount required by their mortgage contract or federal law.
Berger Montague, as class counsel, reached a nationwide class action settlement in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. The action alleged that Citizens Bank required certain borrowers to purchase flood insurance in excess of what their mortgage contract and federal law requires.
On February 24, 2009, Berger Montague filed a collective action and class action complaint in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law (“NJWHL”), on behalf of Plaintiff Michael Coluccio against Defendant U.S. Remodelers, Inc.
Berger Montague served as lead counsel in a securities class action filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida against defendant Concord Camera Corp. (“Concord”) and several of its officers seeking damages on behalf of the class for violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder, and against the officers of the Company for violations of Section 20(a) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.
Berger Montague serves as one of the counsel on behalf of direct purchasers of containerboard products (which includes both linerboard, corrugated sheets and corrugated products such as boxes and other containers) in an antitrust class action against the largest domestic manufacturers of containerboard.
Berger Montague’s team, led by Michael Dell’Angelo, served as lead class counsel in the multistate indirect purchaser antitrust class action Contant, et al. v. Bank of America Corp., et al., against 16 of the world’s largest dealer banks.