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|

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|

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 [...]

Concussions – Professional Wrestling Case

Evan Singleton et al. v. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., Case No. 3:15-cv-1074-VLB (U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut). Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca LLP, along with several other firms, filed cases on behalf of current and former wrestlers who have routinely suffered head trauma through their participation in professional wrestling. The cases, which were [...]

Mid-western Retail Convenience Store Managers Recover $13.1 million in Overtime

For tens of thousands of employees of a retail convenience store chain operating in the mid-western states, we won a significant amount of overtime compensation due them for their "off-the-clock" work. This $13.1 million settlement is one of the largest ever achieved in a case of this kind in the Midwest.

Hungarian Gold Train

CGL represented Hungarian Holocaust survivors whose property found on the "Gold Train" in the final days of World War II was appropriated by the U.S. government. We served as co-lead counsel in this landmark class-action Rosner v. United States which alleged that the plaintiffs' personal property was loaded on a train by the Hungarian Nazi [...]

Supreme Court Upholds Miranda Rights

The House Democratic Leadership retained CGL to represent it in the Supreme Court case Dickerson v. United States, on the constitutionality of Miranda rights. The issue was whether a provision of a bill passed by Congress had overturned the Supreme Court's ruling in Miranda v. Arizona, which established the constitutionality of "Mirandizing" suspects. In an [...]