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Berger & Montague Cases

Unpaid Wages Lawsuit: Wells Fargo Employees

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Employment Law
Berger & Montague, P.C. 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.

US Postal Service Worker Lawsuit: Illegal Background Check Issues at USPS

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Employment Law
Berger & Montague, P.C. is investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of anyone who applied to work at the United States Postal Service (USPS) between December 2014 and October 2015.

Vadino v. American Home Products Corp.

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $1 billion
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
In 1997, Berger & Montague filed a class action complaint that was different from the complaints filed by any other of the filing law firms in the New Jersey State Court "Fen Phen" class action. The class sought in the firm's complaint was...

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.

Vizio TV Lawsuit Investigation: Vizio Internet Apps Plus Streaming Issues

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
Berger & Montague, P.C. is investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers who purchased a high definition or ultra-high definition Vizio TV with Internet Apps Plus. People who have these TV models have reported issues with streaming video through Vizio’s Internet Apps Plus.

Volkswagen and Audi Warranty Extension Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $222 million
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
Berger & Montague, P.C., 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. The action was...

Walco Investments, Inc. v. Thenen

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $141 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
The firm, as a member of the plaintiffs' steering committee, obtained settlements of $141 million for investors Walco; 947 F. Supp. 491 (S.D. Fla. 1996)). Plaintiffs invested in funding entities that were formed "exclusively" for the purpose of...

Waste Management, Inc. Securities Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $220 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
In 1999, the firm, as co-lead counsel, obtained a class settlement for investors of $220 million cash which included a settlement against Waste Management's outside accountants.

Weyerhaeuser Lawsuit: TJI Joists with Flak Jacket

Status:Pending
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
Berger & Montague, P.C. 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.

What to do About Spam Phone Calls: Companies Who Violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) 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.

Whitney v. Turner/Time Warner

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: Confidential
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation
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...

Willard Miller, et al. v. Waste Management, Inc.

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: Confidential
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Lawsuit Against Applied Underwriters

Status:Pending
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection , Insurance & Financial Products & Services
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.

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.

Xcel Energy Inc. Securities, Derivative & "ERISA" Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $80 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
The firm, 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.
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