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. [...]

2020-05-22T14:55:45+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Cases, Civil Rights, Human Rights, and Workplace Disputes|

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 [...]

2020-05-22T15:00:32+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|

Generic Drugs Price-Fixing

In re: Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2724 (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania) CGL is court-appointed Lead Counsel in this case against what “might be the biggest price-fixing scheme in U.S. history,” according to 60 Minutes / CBS News.  On behalf of a class of independent pharmacies and hospitals, CGL [...]

2020-05-21T18:22:38+00:00November 15th, 2018|Antitrust, Cases|

Pork Antitrust Litigation

In re: Pork Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 18-01776 (U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota) CGL has been appointed by the Court to represent commercial and institutional indirect purchasers in a class action lawsuit alleging the existence of a price-fixing conspiracy to artificially inflate prices for pork sold in the United States. For additional [...]

2020-05-22T22:34:52+00:00November 6th, 2018|Cases, Protein Antitrust|

Contaminated Pet Food Litigation

In re Big Heart Pet Brands Litig., Case No. 4:18-cv-00861-JSW (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California). Zeiger v. WellPet LLC, Case No. 3:17-CV-04056-WHO (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California). Leppert, et al. v. Champion Petfoods USA, Inc., et al., Case No. 1:18-cv-04347 (U.S. District Court for the Northern District [...]

2018-11-06T20:20:31+00:00November 6th, 2018|Cases, Consumer Protection|

Michael J. Flannery, Katie Van Dyck, and Michael Smith obtain a $113m verdict for wages that the Missouri Department of Corrections failed to pay 13,000 Corrections Officers.

Michael J. Flannery, Katie Van Dyck, and Michael Smith of Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP and Gary Burger of the Burger Law Firm, a well-known St. Louis trial attorney, announce that they obtained a $113,714,632 verdict for wages that the Missouri Department of Corrections had failed to pay a class of 13,000 Corrections Officers.  [...]

2018-11-26T15:26:12+00:00August 15th, 2018|Cases, Civil Rights, Human Rights, and Workplace Disputes, News|

Kentucky Retirement System

On December 27, 2017, CGL and three other firms filed a massive derivative and taxpayer suit to protect the Kentucky Retirement System. The Plaintiffs in the case are participants in the plan; the Defendants include three large hedge fund sellers as well as advisors to the plan. For more press: • KKR, Blackstone Sued by [...]

2018-01-28T04:32:08+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Cases, Complex Litigation, Securities Fraud and Corporate Governance|

Titanium Dioxide Indirect Purchaser Litigation

Jan Harrison, et al. v. E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, et al., Case No. 5:13-cv-01180-BLF (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California). The $3.5 million settlement of this  lawsuit was finally approved by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on October 22, 2018.  It alleged that United States producers of titanium dioxide [...]

2018-11-06T20:16:16+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Antitrust, Cases, Complex Litigation|