Thread Count Litigation

CGL brought a series of class actions against sellers of bedding sheets who allegedly inflated thread counts to charge more money . These cases include: Morrison, et al. v. Ross Stores, Inc. 18-cv-2671 (N.D. Cal.). Adam, et al. v. The TJX Companies, Inc.,17-cv-11260 (D. Mass.). Hill, et al. v. AQ Textiles LLC, Creative Textile Mills, [...]

2020-05-22T17:53:06+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Cases, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|

Usury Litigation

Petersen v. Chase Card Funding, LLC et al., Case No. 19-cv-00741 (U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York) Cohen et al. v. CapitalOne Funding LLC et al., Case No. 19-cv-03479 (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York) CGL attorneys have filed cases on behalf of certain New York individuals [...]

2019-09-18T17:41:43+00:00September 17th, 2019|Consumer Protection, News|

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|

Honda Hybrid False Advertising

In John True v. American Honda Motor Co., Plaintiffs challenged claims of fuel efficiency in the Honda Civic Hybrid, as well as a software update that further degraded the advertised fuel efficiency performance of the vehicles.  After several years of contentious litigation, the case settled for a package of settlement benefits that the reviewing Judge [...]

2018-05-03T16:01:16+00:00July 28th, 2016|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|

Debit Card Overdraft Fees

In Re: HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Debit Card Overdraft Fee Litigation, Case No. 2:13-md-02451-ADS-AKT (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York); In re HSBC Bank U.S.A., N.S., Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, Case No. 650562/2011 (New York Supreme Court). Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, and three other firms, were appointed as Co-Interim Lead [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:15+00:00March 16th, 2015|Cases, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|

Buchwald v. Citibank, N.A.

Jonathan Cuneo and Monica Miller recently represented the trustee of the estate of famed humorist Arthur Buchwald in a dispute with Citibank, N.A., Buchwald v. Citibank, N.A. (D.D.C. 2014),  in which the estate alleged that Citibank’s negligence permitted rogue financial advisor Kenneth Starr to embezzle funds from the estate through the establishment of an unauthorized line [...]

2018-05-02T16:37:53+00:00March 11th, 2015|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|

APPLE STORAGE LITIGATION

Orshan v. Apple Inc., Civil Action No. 5:14-cv-05659 (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California). This case concerns allegations that the iOS 8 operating system on certain Apple devices consumes a substantial portion of the total available storage on the devices.  The complaint asserts that Apple provides consumers materially less storage than they are [...]

2018-05-02T19:22:58+00:00January 5th, 2015|Cases, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|

Deceptive Energy Contracts

Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP has filed lawsuits against third party energy suppliers Ambit Energy, LLC, Viridian Energy, LLC, Smart One Energy, LLC, HIKO Energy, LLC, and XOOM Energy, LLC in New Jersey, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. The complaints allege that the Defendants engage in deceptive bait-and-switch sales models with variable rate [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:16+00:00October 30th, 2014|Cases, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|

Prudential Insurance

Our firm acted in the role of claimants' representative as part of the massive settlement involving sales practices of life insurance policies sold by Prudential Insurance Company. Under the terms of the over $4 billion settlement, individual policyholders were accorded the right to have an individual determination of their remedies. Our firm and one other [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:27+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|

Texas Prisons Privacy Case

We served as co-lead counsel in the trail-blazing consumer privacy case Dennis v. Metromail Corp. The complaint charged that Metromail contracted to have maximum security Texas prisoners "key" personal information obtained from shopping questionnaires. As a result, the lead plaintiff received an extremely offensive, sexually explicit letter from a convicted sexual offender. The firm's investigation [...]

2018-05-03T16:05:22+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Consumer Protection|