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Berger & Montague Cases

Airline Ticket Price Fixing Investigation: Manipulation & Collusion of Airfare

Status:Under Investigation
Berger & Montague has initiated an investigation regarding reports of possible collusion in the airline industry to keep airfare prices paid by consumers artificially high in violation of the antitrust laws.

Bosch Dishwashers

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection , Insurance & Financial Products & Services , Lending Practices & Borrowers’ Rights
Berger & Montague is investigating a potential class action lawsuit concerning problems with Bosch dishwashers. Consumers have reported widespread problems with rusting, particularly of the racks, as well as the failure of the spray arms to adequately wash dishes in the top rack. Other concerns consumers have reported include drainage issues, electrical problems, and a general failure to clean adequately, among others.

Call Option Fraudulent Manipulation

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Commodities & Options , Securities Litigation
We are investigating a widespread fraud that impacts upon the average investor who sells (writes) calls in stocks that pay dividends. If you have sold such calls within the past five (5) years you may call us to discuss.

Dacor Inc. Faulty Ovens and Ranges

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
Berger and Montague is investigating complaints by consumers concerning various models of ovens and ranges made by Dacor, Inc. Consumers have reported widespread problems with the electrical components, including the control panel, circuit boards,...

Defective Front-Load Washing Machines

Status:Under Investigation
Berger & Montague is investigating a potential nationwide class action against manufacturers of front-load washer machines as a result of a possible common design defect that is causing the spider assembly in many of these appliances to corrode and...

Defective Solar Panels - Legal Investigation

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation , Consumer Protection
Berger & Montague is investigating a potential nationwide class action lawsuit against manufacturers of solar panels as a result of a possible common defect that is causing the panels to prematurely disintegrate.

Duke Energy/Progress Energy Securities Litigation

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Corporate Governance & Shareholder Rights , Securities Litigation
Berger & Montague P.C. is investigating a case against Duke and its board ("Duke Board") for violations of the Securities Act of 1933, specifically, Sections 12(a)(2), Section 14(a) and Section 15 of the Securities Act related to the share exchange of Progress Energy, Inc. and Duke Energy Corporation. If you were a holder of Progress, you may have a claim.

Employee Misclassification for many NJ Independent Contractors (New Jersey)

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Employment Law
If you suspect that you have been misclassified as an independent contractor, we welcome you to contact us today for a free and confidential potential case evaluation.

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Data Breach

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
Berger & Montague, P.C. is investigating a data breach at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield involving highly sensitive personal information for 10 million individuals nationwide.

Ferring Pharmaceutical's Bravelle (urofollitropin) Drug Has Several Side Effects, Litigation Unfolds

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Environmental & Mass Tort
Berger & Montague’s attorneys are investigating claims on behalf of those who took prescription drug Bravelle between March 2014 and October 2015.

GFI Group, Inc. Securities Litigation

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Corporate Governance & Shareholder Rights , Securities Litigation
Berger & Montague, P.C., has initiated an investigation on behalf of investors of GFI Group Inc. (NYSE:GFIG) in connection with the proposed takeover by the CME Group.

Hertz Global Holdings

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
Berger & Montague, P.C. is presently investigating the filing of a suit against Hertz Global Holdings – HTZ – for its recently discovered accounting errors for fiscal years 2011, 2012 and 2013, which may require material adjustments according to its recent filing with the SEC, according to press reports. This revelation has caused its stock price to drop precipitously by as much as 9% at one point on Friday, June 6, 2014. If you own or have sold stock in Hertz Global Holdings, please contact the law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C., which are experts in class action laws suits, at 215-875-3000.

Hyundai Sonata Engine Failure Investigation for 2011 and 2012 Model Years

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
The law office of Berger & Montague, P.C. is investigating possible claims against Hyundai Motor Company for the premature wearing of connecting rod bearings in the engines of the 2011-2012 Sonata models with the Theta II engine.

JPMorgan Chase Bank - Force Place Flood Insurance

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection , Insurance & Financial Products & Services , Lending Practices & Borrowers’ Rights

Lawyers Representing Patients Who Took Benicar (Olmesartan Medoxomil) Prescription Drug

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Environmental & Mass Tort
The attorneys at Berger & Montague are reviewing claims on behalf of patients who took Benicar, a blood pressure medication that has been linked to serious gastrointestinal problems.

Mislabeled Herbal Supplements

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
Berger & Montague is investigating potential class action lawsuits involving the purchase of store-brand herbal supplements from major retailers.

Monumental Life Insurance Company Denied Claims Litigation

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Insurance & Financial Products & Services
Berger & Montague is investigating allegations that Monumental Life Insurance Company of Cedar Rapids, Iowa wrongfully denied claims of individuals for death benefits under its Accidental Death Insurance policies, also known as accidental life...

Nissan Pathfinder Transmission Litigation and Class Action Information

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
The law office of Berger & Montague, P.C. is investigating possible claims against Nissan North America for the malfunction of the Continuously Variable Transmission (“CVT”) in Nissan’s 2013 and 2014 Pathfinder vehicles. The malfunction involves a “shuddering” or extreme vibration when driving the vehicle, which poses a risk of damage or injury. However, the firm’s investigation does not cover Nissan’s recall to correct problems with a hose clamp as reported to the National Highway Transportation Safety Board (NHTSB).

Risperdal Lawsuit Information: A Notice from the Lawyers for the Victims of the Prescription Drug

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Environmental & Mass Tort
Berger & Montague’s attorneys are investigating claims on behalf of men and boys who have suffered from gynecomastia after taking Risperdal.

TCPA: Companies Who Violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Your Legal Rights

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
If you receive unsolicited calls or text messages on your cell phone from telemarketers or debt collectors, you have specific rights under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). A TCPA violation may result in compensation for the person contacted and also a stop to these harassing texts and calls.

U.S. Bancorp Force-Placed Hazard Insurance

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation , Consumer Protection , Lending Practices & Borrowers’ Rights
Current and former customers of U.S. Bancorp ("U.S. Bank") may be entitled to financial compensation. Berger & Montague is currently investigating allegations that U.S. Bank schemed to require its mortgage borrowers to buy force-placed (also known as lender-placed) insurance while taking kickbacks from the insurers.

Unpaid Gas Royalties in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Texas

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation , Consumer Protection
Berger & Montague is investigating allegations that several energy companies deliberately and fraudulently underpaid gas royalties to landowners who leased their land in exchange for gas royalty payments.

Victaulic 608 Butterfly Plumbing Valves Lawsuit

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
Berger & Montague attorneys are investigating Victaulic’s 608 butterfly valve, a recently discontinued product that was advertised to provide a “bubble-tight shut off” and “dead end service” to “full working pressure” when the valve is placed in the closed position.

Xarelto Lawsuit Seeking Compensation for Past and Future Medical Bills, Lost Wages, and Pain and Suffering

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Environmental & Mass Tort
Berger & Montague’s attorneys are investigating claims on behalf of those who have been injured by prescription drug Xarelto.