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Berger Montague Announces Hiring Of Five New Attorneys For Its Philadelphia Office

Following its successful opening of a new office in Minneapolis, Minnesota earlier this year, the national class action law firm of Berger Montague today announces the hiring of five extraordinary new attorneys in its Philadelphia office. The new hires include Christina Black, Jonathan DeSantis, James Goodley, Mark Suter, and Michaela Wallin. Berger Montague strives to hire talented, passionate, and intelligent lawyers and prides itself on its team approach to serving clients and litigating complex cases. All five new attorneys embody these qualities, come from diverse backgrounds, and have a demonstrated record of achievement.

Benchmark Litigation 10th Anniversary Edition Recognizes Robin Switzenbaum Of Berger Montague As Local Litigation Star In Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA, September 8, 2016 – Attorney Robin Switzenbaum of Berger Montague has been recognized as a “Local Litigation Star” in the area of securities litigation for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the 10th Anniversary Edition of Benchmark Litigation. A publication of Euromoney Institutional Investor/Legal Media Group, this definitive guide to U.S. leading law firms and attorneys is the only publication on the market to focus exclusively on litigation. It recommends law firms and lawyers only after extensive face-to-face and telephone interviews with the nation’s leading private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. Firms cannot pay to be recommended. For more information about Benchmark Litigation, visit www.benchmarklitigation.com.

  • September 8, 2016
  • Securities & Investor Protection
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Berger Montague Announces That Hyundai Has Lost Its Bid To Dismiss A Class Action Lawsuit Alleging That Its Panoramic Sunroofs Spontaneously Shatter

PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2016 — The law firm of Berger Montague is pleased to announce that on June 24, 2016, a federal court in California denied in large part Hyundai Motor America’s Motion to Dismiss and/or Strike Plaintiffs’ Complaint in a class action lawsuit alleging that Hyundai knowingly concealed from consumers a defect that causes the vehicles’ panoramic sunroofs to spontaneously shatter. The lawsuit is captioned Glenn v. Hyundai Motor America, No. 8:15-cv-02052-DOC-KES, and it is currently pending in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Technology Solutions, Inc. To Pay Cable Installation Technician Forty Thousand Dollars For Improperly Withheld Wages And Payroll Deductions

Berger Montague, Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C., and Wexler Wallace LLP announce that Technology Solutions, Inc. (“TSI”) has paid $40,000.00 to a former Cable Installation Technician as compensation for unpaid overtime wages and other improperly withheld compensation, in connection with a lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, McKnight v. Technology Solutions, Inc., 5:16-cv-00170 (C.D. Cal.).

Berger Montague Opens Minneapolis Office and Hires Attorney E. Michelle Drake

Berger Montague, a nationally renowned plaintiffs’ class action law firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, is proud to announce today that E. Michelle Drake has joined the Firm as a new Shareholder. Ms. Drake, one of the top consumer and employment class action attorneys in the United States, will open a new office for Berger Montague in Minneapolis, Minnesota where Ms. Drake resides.

9th Annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference

Berger Montague is proud to sponsor the American Antitrust Institute’s 9th Annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference on November 18, 2015, at the National Press Club in Washington DC. Managing shareholder Eric Cramer will moderate a panel titled “Developments in Antitrust Cases Against Sports Leagues”. The panel will discuss several major antitrust class actions that have been […]

Robin Switzenbaum featured as a “Litigation Star” in Benchmark Litigation 2016.

Berger Montague would like to congratulate shareholder Robin Switzenbaum on being featured as a “Litigation Star” in the upcoming edition of Benchmark Litigation 2016.

  • October 5, 2015
  • Securities & Investor Protection
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Sanofi Vaccine Customers Obtain Class Certification

On September 30, 2015, U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo granted class certification to over 26,000 pediatricians, medical practices, vaccine distributors, and health systems that purchased meningitis vaccines from defendant Sanofi Pasteur Inc. The court simultaneously denied Sanofi’s motion to exclude plaintiffs’ class experts following a three-day Daubert hearing that was held earlier in September.

Third False Claims Act Settlement for Medically Unnecessary Stent and Cardiac Procedures at Tennessee Hospitals

In a False Claims Act case in which the United States declined to intervene, Berger Montague announces that Regional Hospital of Jackson, Tennessee, has agreed to pay $510,000 to resolve claims arising from medically unnecessary stent and other cardiac procedures performed by one of its interventional cardiologists.

  • July 10, 2015
  • False Claims Act/Qui Tam/Whistleblower
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AstraZeneca, Cephalon, and Biogen Idec to Pay $55.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Made By Whistleblower Ronald Streck

Berger Montague, a full-spectrum class action and complex civil litigation law firm with one of the largest and most successful whistleblower practices in the U.S, joined co-counsel Faruqi and Faruqi, LLP in settling three separate but related whistleblower lawsuits against pharmaceutical manufacturers AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Cephalon, Inc., and Biogen, Inc., for a total of $55.5 million, plus statutory fees.

  • July 7, 2015
  • False Claims Act/Qui Tam/Whistleblower
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