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Forced Labor of Cuban Doctors – Trafficking Victims Protection Act

Matos Rodriguez, et al., v. Pan American Health Organization, et al., Case No. 20-cv-928 (U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia) In 2013, Cuban doctors and medical professionals were involuntarily shipped abroad and forced to work under threats against themselves and their families. In Brazil, the doctors were kept in compounds under strict surveillance. [...]

2022-08-06T14:16:48+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Cases, Civil Rights, Human Rights, and Workplace Disputes|


Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP and Dubbin & Kravetz, LLP this morning filed a federal suit against the Pan American Health Organization on behalf of the Cuban Doctors sent to Brazil under the ‘Mais Medicos’ program.   PAHO paid the Cuban doctors only a small fraction of the wages paid by the Brazilian government for [...]

2018-12-05T14:37:45+00:00November 30th, 2018|News|

California Teletax Cases

Together with other law firms, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, prosecuted three cases against the City and County of Los Angeles, as well as the City of Long Beach concerning wrongfully imposed excise taxes on telephone service.  After ten years of hard fought litigation, those cases resulted in more than $100 million being available to [...]

2018-11-26T22:25:02+00:00November 26th, 2018|Cases, Cases For and Against Governments|

Representing Hospitals Against Marketers & Distributers Of Opioids

CGL is a leading member of a consortium of law firms representing acute care hospitals across the country in cases in federal and state courts against opioid marketers, distributors and national chain pharmacies. CGL has filed complaints in In Re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation (N.D. Ohio MDL 2804) on behalf of a Florida hospital. CGL [...]

2022-08-05T04:54:39+00:00November 26th, 2018|Cases, Complex Litigation, Healthcare & Pension Plans|

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

In American Small Business League vs. Department of Defense (N.D. Cal. 2018), Mr. Cuneo and Ms. Miller, representing a small business advocacy group, recently prevailed in an action brought under the Freedom of Information Act seeking public disclosure of information concerning Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation’s small business subcontracting practices.  The Court, in determining that CGL’s client was entitled [...]

2018-11-26T15:45:27+00:00November 26th, 2018|Cases, Cases For and Against Governments|

Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP Named Second Busiest Antitrust Firm in U.S.

Lex Machina’s “2018 Top Law Firm Report” identified Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP as the second busiest plaintiff-side antitrust firm in the nation from January 2013 through December 2017.  The study used data from U.S. district court cases, which were categorized into practice areas such as patent, trademark, copyright, securities, employment, product liability, and antitrust, [...]

2018-03-16T02:37:39+00:00March 16th, 2018|News|


This case concerns allegations of severe hair loss and scalp irritation resulting from use of Wen haircare products. The products are manufactured and sold by one of the largest direct marketing firms in the world, Guthy-Renker, as well as WEN by Chaz Dean, Inc. Defendants’ advertising indicates that the product is safe and that consumers [...]

2020-05-22T18:16:13+00:00February 21st, 2018|Accomplishments|


This case concerns allegations that the Samsung Gear S Smartwatch does not live up to Samsung’s assertions concerning battery life.  Samsung claimed that the Smartwatch would last 1-2 days on a single charge.  In reality, Plaintiff Noble, and many other consumers, experienced battery life of just four hours or less.  Because the Gear S was [...]

2020-05-22T18:17:34+00:00February 21st, 2018|News|


This case concerns allegations of false advertising, hair loss, and scalp irritation for those that use MONAT Haircare Products.  The Products are sold through a multi-level marketing scheme that touts them as both safe and natural.  In point of fact, the Products are neither safe or natural.  Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, along with our co-counsel [...]

2020-05-22T18:24:51+00:00February 21st, 2018|News|

Samsung Gear S Watch Batteries: Motion to Dismiss Denied

On Friday, February 5, 2018, Judge Madeline Cox Arleo issued an order upholding four of six counts in Noble v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (Samsung Gear S Watch Batteries). This first-of-its-kind litigation challenges Samsung's battery life assertions for the Gear S smartwatch.  Judge Arleo’s decision follows a long and unsuccessful appeal by Samsung which sought to [...]

2018-05-02T19:30:42+00:00February 5th, 2018|News|
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