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Berger & Montague Cases

Maloney v. IndyMac Mortgage Services, OneWest Bank Lawsuit

Status:Pending
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection , Insurance & Financial Products & Services , Lending Practices & Borrowers’ Rights
Berger & Montague filed a class action complaint in the United States District Court for the Central District of California alleging that OneWest Financial/IndyMac Mortgage Services requires certain borrowers to purchase flood insurance in excess of what their mortgage contract and federal law requires.

Manipulative Options Trading Lawsuit

Status:Pending
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
Berger & Montague, P.C. has filed a class action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of all persons who held short call option positions on “in the money” call options contracts on dividend paying stocks and exchange traded funds (“ETFs”) and who were adversely affected by Defendants’ manipulation of the options markets prior to the ex-dividend date on such securities from February 6, 2010 through the present (the “Class Period”).

Marchbanks Truck Service Inc., et al. v. Comdata Network, Inc., et al.

Status:Settled
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
Berger & Montague managing shareholder Eric L. Cramer and shareholder Andrew C. Curley were co-lead counsel for a Settlement Class of approximately 6,500 independent truck stops and other retail fueling facilities in a long-running antitrust lawsuit...

Marrero v. Fifth Third Bank Lawsuit

Status:Pending
Practice Area(s): Employment Law
On November 2, 2011, Berger & Montague filed a Complaint in Illinois state court alleging the Fifth Third Bancorp failed to compensate its loan officers for their overtime.

Martinez v. Cargill Meat Solutions Corp.

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: Confidential
Practice Area(s): Employment Law
Berger & Montague represented a collective of employees at Cargill Meat Solutions Corp.'s Schuyler, Nebraska plant. The complaint alleged that Cargill, with the exception of the payment to some employees of a minute or two per day as a matter of...

Master Key Antitrust Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $21 million
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
Berger & Montague filed this antitrust suit on behalf of the City of Philadelphia and served as one of the co-lead counsel in this litigation. Plaintiffs alleged that four manufacturers of master key systems violated Section 1 of the Sherman...

McGee v. Fifth Third Bancorp Lawsuit

Status:Settled
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
Berger & Montague, P.C. Files Class Action Suit On Behalf Of Former First Charter Corp. Shareholders Who Acquired Fifth Third Bancorp. Stock In Merger PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 12, 2008, (PRNEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C....

Medical Informatics Data Breach Lawsuit

Status:Pending
Berger & Montague, P.C. is investigating a data breach at Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc. (“MIE”) involving highly sensitive personal information for 3.9 million patients nationwide.

Medi-Hut Co., Inc. Securities Litig. (Medi-Hut I and II)

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $4.9 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
This litigation involved two related class actions, both of which have been settled. The first was against Medi-Hut Co., Inc. and several of its officers, captioned In re: Medi-Hut Inc. Securities Litigation, U.S.D.C., D.N.J., No. 02-881 ("Medi-Hut...

Melridge Securities Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $58 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
The firm served as lead counsel and co‑trial counsel for a class of purchasers of Melridge common stock and convertible debentures. A four‑month jury trial yielded a verdict in plaintiffs' favor for $88.2 million, and judgment was entered on RICO claims...

Merrill Lynch Securities Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $475 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
Berger & Montague, as co-lead counsel, obtained a recovery of $475 million in 2009 for the benefit of the class in one of the largest recoveries among the recent financial crisis cases. (Civil Action No. 07-CV-09633 (S.D.N.Y.)).

Methyl Methacrylate ("MMA") Antitrust Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $15 million
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
Berger & Montague, as one of four court-appointed Co-Lead Counsel, recovered more than $15 million in settlements for the benefit of direct purchasers of methyl methacrylate ("MMA") and acrylic products. Defendants were the leading manufacturers of...

Metoprolol Succinate Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $20 million
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
Berger & Montague was one of two Co-Lead counsel in the case on behalf of a class of wholesalers and pharmacies, alleging that AztraZeneca used a fraudulently obtained patent to block the entry of lower priced generic competitors to their brand-name prescription medication, sold under the brand name Toprol XL. The suit alleged that the anticompetitive conduct forced all purchasers to overpay for this prescription medication.

MF Global

Status:Settled
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation , Commodities & Options , Securities Litigation
On May 21, 2012, Berger & Montague was named co-lead counsel in this litigation. A copy of the judge's order is available for download here. On January 10, 2012, Berger & Montague filed a class action complaint on behalf of tens of thousands...

Michael Milken and Associates Securities Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $1.3 billion
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
As court-appointed liaison counsel, the firm was one of four lead counsel who structured the $1.3 billion "global" settlement of all claims pending against Michael R. Milken, over 200 present and former officers and directors of Drexel Burnham Lambert,...

Michael v. Indiana Packers Corporation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $1.99 million
Practice Area(s): Employment Law
Berger & Montague represented a class of over five thousand non-exempt hourly production, maintenance and sanitation employees at Indiana Packer's Delphi, Indiana facility. The complaint alleged that Indiana Packers did not pay its employees for all required pre-production line and post-production line activities that were necessary and integral to their overall employment responsibilities. These tasks include donning and doffing required safety gear and protective equipment, cleaning and sanitizing their equipment, walking to their lockers or production line after performing compensable activities, and waiting in line to receive required tools and equipment.

Microcrystalline Cellulose Antitrust Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $50 million
Practice Area(s): Antitrust
Berger & Montague, as one of two court appointed Co-Lead Counsel, recovered $50 million in settlements for the benefit of direct purchasers of microcrystalline cellulose ("MCC"), which is used as a binder in the production of pharmaceuticals,...

Miller v. Hygrade Food Products, Inc.

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $3.5 million
Practice Area(s): Employment Law
The firm served as lead counsel and obtained a settlement of $3.5 million on behalf of a group of African American employees of Sara Lee Foods Corp. to resolve charges of racial discrimination and retaliation at its Ball Park Franks plant.

Moglia v. Harris

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $4 million
Practice Area(s): Commercial Litigation
Berger & Montague represented a liquidating trustee against the officers of U.S. Aggregates, Inc. and obtained a settlement of $4 million.

Morales v. Farmland Foods, Inc.

Status:Settled
Practice Area(s): Employment Law
Berger & Montague represents a collective of employees at Farmland Foods' meatpacking facility in Crete, Nebraska. The complaint alleges that the employees must don and doff a uniform, earplugs, hard hat, hairnet, boots, mesh gloves, apron, arm...

Mutual Funds Investment Litigation (Scudder)

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $14 million
Practice Area(s): Securities Litigation
The firm served as Lead Counsel for a class of investors in Scudder/Deutsche Bank/ mutual funds in the nationwide Mutual Funds Market Timing cases. These cases recovered over $300 million for mutual fund purchasers and holders against various...

Mutual of Omaha 401(k) Lawsuit: Investigation Regarding Investment Options and Fees

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): ERISA & Employee Benefits
Berger & Montague, P.C. is investigating whether Mutual of Omaha has violated federal law concerning retirement plans by causing Plan participants to pay excessive, unnecessary fees, or by including unwise and imprudent investment options among the plan options.

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company v. O’Dell

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $75 million
Practice Area(s): Insurance & Financial Products & Services
Berger & Montague, P.C., together with co-counsel, prosecuted this class action against Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company in West Virginia Circuit Court, Roane County (Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company v. O'Dell, Case No. 00-C-37), on behalf of...

Nazi Era Cases Against German Defendants Litigation

Status:Settled
Settlement Amount: $4.5 billion
Practice Area(s): Environmental & Mass Tort
Through the firm's co-lead counsel role, cases against German industry and banks for the use of slave and forced labor during the Nazi era were ultimately settled in the context of international negotiations which created a fund for victims of $4.5...

Nestle GMO Labeling Lawsuit: False Advertising of "No GMO" Products

Status:Under Investigation
Practice Area(s): Consumer Protection
Berger & Montague, P.C. is investigating potential class action lawsuits on behalf of consumers who purchased Nestle dairy products that were falsely labeled as “No GMO.”
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