Case Number: No. 93 MC 276 (SSB)
Practice Area: Employee Benefits & ERISA
Case Status: Settled
Settlement Amount: $114.5 million
Court: United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Berger Montague served as class counsel and obtained a $114.5 million settlement for retired Campbell Soup employees in this class action to preserve and restore retiree medical benefits. The plaintiffs alleged that the defendant engaged in breaches of fiduciary duty established by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”), as well as other ERISA violations. Led by Todd S. Collins of Berger Montague, the case was litigated in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and captioned U.F.C.W. Local 56 v. Campbell Soup, No. 93 MC 276 (SSB) (D.N.J.).
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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.