Class Actions & Consumer Finance

Mey v. Frontier Communications

Obtained $11 million class action settlement against Frontier Communications for telephone calls that violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Final settlement approval pending.

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Krakauer v. Dish Network. L.L.C.

Obtained a $20.5 million verdict in a class action trial against Dish Network. The class, led by class representative Dr. Thomas Krakauer of Bahama, North Carolina, alleged Dish was liable for more than 51,000 telemarketing calls placed by a defunct DISH dealer to persons whose telephone numbers were on the National Do Not Call Registry. […]

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In Re: Atrium Medical Corp. C-Qur Mesh Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2753)

David Selby, II, serves on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the multidistrict case, In Re: Atrium Medical Corp. C-Qur Mesh Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2753).  The MDL consolidates federal lawsuits from all across the country against Atrium Medical Corporation.  The lawsuits allege that the C-Qur Mesh manufactured by Atrium is made of polypropylene with […]

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False Claims Act Complaint Leads to $256 Million Settlement for U.S. Government

A Bailey & Glasser client alerted the government to fraud scheme that resulted in doctors ordering medically unnecessary and expensive lab tests. As a compliance officer at Calloway Laboratories, Robert Cunningham learned of a scheme by Calloway competitor Millennium Health to encourage physicians to perform and order medically unnecessary urine drug screen tests. Millennium encouraged […]

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Carter v. Taurus Int’l Mfg., et al., Taurus Pistol Unintended Discharge Case

The firm serves as co-lead counsel in a nationwide product liability class action against firearm manufacturer Taurus alleging design defects in nine pistol models that can result in unintended discharge if the pistol is dropped. Granted final approval from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on July 22, 2016, the settlement’s […]

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Second Circuit Issues Robocall Debt Collection Decision in TCPA case

On October 16, 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided a TCPA case involving automated “robocall” debt collection calls. The plaintiff, Albert Nigro, alleged that a debt collector placed dozens of automated calls to his cellular phone in violation of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or TCPA, to collect an […]

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