Pamela Gilbert is the 2019 recipient of the Public Interest Network’s Alumni Achievement Award, which is designed to recognize outstanding contributions to the public interest.   January 7, 2020:  Pamela Gilbert is quoted in Consumer Reports magazine about the settlement of a lawsuit involving the death of a two-year-old killed by the tip-over of an [...]

2020-01-07T19:25:45+00:00January 7th, 2020|News|

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|

CGL on path to prove industry-wide conspiracy rigged prices of generic drugs August 15, 2019:  CGL sustained claims of an overarching conspiracy in the generic drug market against a motion to dismiss filed by 29 generic drugmakers. CGL defeated the drugmakers’ motion by showing that their price-fixing scheme was an overlapping, interdependent conspiracy (an illegal [...]

2019-08-20T15:39:10+00:00August 20th, 2019|News|

On April 29, 2019, CGL, working with other law firms around the country, filed a lawsuit on behalf of thirty-seven hospitals in West Virginia and Kentucky against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and their co-conspirators.  The case was filed in Marshall County, West Virginia.  The Complaint charges that the Defendants committed a variety of illegal acts in [...]

2019-09-18T17:39:46+00:00May 3rd, 2019|News|

Pamela Gilbert is quoted in a New York Times article about lobbying efforts by Juul regarding e-cigarette regulations. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/28/health/juul-lobbying-states-ecigarettes.html https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/28/health/juul-lobbying-states-ecigarettes.html

2019-04-29T13:40:30+00:00April 29th, 2019|News|

Pamela Gilbert is quoted in the New York Times about the need to recall an infant product that has led to multiple deaths. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/10/business/fisher-price-rock-n-play-recall-infant-deaths.html?action=click&module=RelatedCoverage&pgtype=Article&region=Footer https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/10/business/fisher-price-rock-n-play-recall-infant-deaths.html?action=click&module=RelatedCoverage&pgtype=Article&region=Footer

2019-04-15T20:58:49+00:00April 15th, 2019|News|

March 14th, 2019

Breaking News: On March 13, 2019, United States District Judge Vince Chhabria, certified a Nationwide Class of hotels in Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca’s (“CGL”) case against Expedia under the Lanham Act. CGL represents a group of hotels challenging Expedia’s misleading advertising tactics, which direct consumers away from hotels that cannot be booked through Expedia or [...]

2019-03-14T19:35:50+00:00March 14th, 2019|News|

Pamela Gilbert comments on the impact of the federal shutdown on product safety. https://whowhatwhy.org/2019/01/16/trump-shutdown-compounds-threat-to-public-safety-and-protection/

2019-01-16T17:08:40+00:00January 16th, 2019|News|

CGL’S JONATHAN CUNEO & PETER GIL-MONTLLOR REPRESENT CUBAN DOCTORS IN HUMAN RIGHTS CASE AGAINST PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION (PAHO)

Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP and Dubbin & Kravetz, LLP this morning filed a federal suit against the Pan American Health Organization on behalf of the Cuban Doctors sent to Brazil under the ‘Mais Medicos’ program.   PAHO paid the Cuban doctors only a small fraction of the wages paid by the Brazilian government for [...]

2018-12-05T14:37:45+00:00November 30th, 2018|News|

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|