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, are proud to announce that we obtained a $113,714,632 verdict for wages that the Missouri Department of Corrections had failed to pay a class of 13,000 [...]

2018-09-19T03:38:39+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|

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 [...]

2018-05-02T19:29:36+00:00February 21st, 2018|Cases, Consumer Protection|

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|

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 [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:15+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Antitrust, Cases, Complex 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 [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:15+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Antitrust, Cases, Complex 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 [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:15+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Antitrust, Cases, Complex 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 [...]