Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP and Dubbin & Kravetz, LLP are representing Cuban Doctors in their human rights litigation against the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).   Doctors from the “Mais Medicos” program in Brazil have filed a federal lawsuit against PAHO for its role in trafficking thousands of Cuban doctors and other health care professionals. [...]

2018-12-05T14:38:10+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, Government Regulation|

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, Government Regulation|

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 has been appointed Lead Counsel in this price-fixing case that state enforcers have described as a “massive conspiracy” that “could be the largest cartel case in the history of the United States.”  The Court appointed CGL [...]

2018-11-15T20:09:38+00:00November 15th, 2018|Antitrust, Cases|

Pork Antitrust Litigation

In re: Pork Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 18-1776 (U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota) CGL was recently appointed by the Court to represent commercial and institutional indirect purchasers of pork products in a class action lawsuit alleging a price-fixing conspiracy to artificially inflate prices for pork products sold in the United States. For [...]

2018-11-06T20:36:00+00:00November 6th, 2018|Antitrust, Cases|

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|

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 [...]

2018-02-21T17:50:26+00:00February 21st, 2018|Cases, Consumer Protection|

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 [...]

2018-05-02T19:13:52+00:00February 21st, 2018|Cases, Consumer Protection|