WEN HAIRCARE PRODUCTS

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 [...]

By | 2018-02-21T17:50:26+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Cases, Consumer Protection|Comments Off on WEN HAIRCARE PRODUCTS

SAMSUNG GEAR S BATTERIES

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-02T19:13:52+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Cases, Consumer Protection|Comments Off on SAMSUNG GEAR S BATTERIES

MONAT HAIRCARE PRODUCTS

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-02T19:29:36+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Cases, Consumer Protection|Comments Off on MONAT HAIRCARE PRODUCTS

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 [...]

By | 2018-01-28T04:32:08+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Cases, Complex Litigation, Securities Fraud and Corporate Governance|Comments Off on Kentucky Retirement System

Aluminum Sulfate Litigation

In re: Liquid Aluminum Sulfate Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2687, (Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation). This multi-district litigation concerns an alleged price-fixing and bid-rigging scheme for a water-treatment chemical used by municipalities and paper companies. CGL is representing indirect purchasers of the chemical who are seeking to recover damages incurred by the conspiracy. The nineteen [...]

By | 2018-01-14T19:51:15+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Antitrust, Cases, Complex Litigation|Comments Off on Aluminum Sulfate Litigation

Vehicle Carrier Services Antitrust Litigation

In re: Vehicle Carrier Services Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2471 (U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey). CGL is Interim Co-Lead Counsel representing automobile dealers against international vehicle carrier service companies in a multi-district litigation case, and an action before the Federal Maritime Commission, concerning an alleged price-fixing and market allocation conspiracy among [...]

By | 2018-01-14T19:51:15+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Antitrust, Cases, Complex Litigation|Comments Off on Vehicle Carrier Services Antitrust Litigation

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). This putative class action lawsuit, pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges that United States producers of titanium dioxide conspired to [...]

By | 2018-01-14T19:51:15+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Antitrust, Cases, Complex Litigation|Comments Off on Titanium Dioxide Indirect Purchaser Litigation

Strip Search Cases

We served as co-lead counsel in numerous class actions on behalf of individuals who were strip searched in county jails after being arrested for minor crimes. These cases included invasions of privacy that the courts then regarded as illegal. Significantly, the Supreme Court interpreted the Constitution's Fourth Amendment more narrowly than nearly all federal appellate [...]

By | 2018-01-14T19:52:02+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Accomplishments, Civil Rights, Human Rights, and Workplace Disputes, Complex Litigation|Comments Off on Strip Search Cases

Congoleum Corporation – Defective Flooring Tiles

CGL brought a class action lawsuit against Congoleum Corporation in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. The suit alleged that the Defendant’s floor tiles (“DuraCeramic”), which are used in residential and commercial floor applications, prematurely fail and that the Defendant did not honor its warranties. On September 18, 2015, the [...]

By | 2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Defective Building Products|Comments Off on Congoleum Corporation – Defective Flooring Tiles