These class action lawsuits have included claims related to:
- Pension plans
- Medical devices
- Construction materials
- Truth in Lending/Consumer Sales Practices Act
- Food ingredients/flavorings
- Chemical and toxic exposures
- Manufactured housing
- Prescription pharmaceuticals
- Medical monitoring
With this experience, we have developed and implemented critical strategies necessary for the successful defense of our clients. Our attorneys’ experience and dedication in handling class actions is unparalleled in the marketplace. We recognize the significance of such claims and work diligently with our clients to achieve a positive result.
Omnitron International, Inc.
Joyner v. Indiana Cancer Center, et al.
Class action claiming strict liability, negligence and breach of warranty with respect to allegedly improper disposal of radioactive pellets used in cancer treatment
Lucent Technologies Inc. and AT&T
Ponder v. AT&T Corporation and Lucent Technologies Inc.
National 50,000 person class action asserting violation of Section 301 and ERISA for cancellation of retiree benefits provided by collective bargaining agreement
Southern States Cooperative, Inc.
Jeff Mason v. Southern States Cooperative, Inc.
Defense of suit alleging usury and breach of contract
In re: New Steel Pails Antitrust Litigation
Price-fixing claim in excess of $10 million
Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation
In re: Tobacco Litigation: Medical Monitoring
Class action litigation against a major cigarette manufacturer involving issues of strict liability, negligence and a Prayer for Equitable Relief in the form of a multi-million dollar medical monitoring program for lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Ohio Secretary of State
Defense of past Ohio Secretary of State in class action suit alleging violation of rights to privacy, personal security and due process
Document Service Provider
Class Action Plaintiffs v. Document Services Provider
Class action suit alleging conspiracy to restrain employee compensation
Medical Device Manufacturer
Class Action Plaintiffs v. Medical Device Manufacturer
Class action by recipients of allegedly faulty medical device
The Procter & Gamble Company
Tampon Product Liability Litigation
Defense of The Procter & Gamble Company against claims of Toxic Shock Syndrome and other illnesses alleged to have resulted from the use of tampons. Litigation involved complex documentary, medical and scientific issues as well as claims of strict liability, negligence and failure to warn.
American Motors; Chrysler Corporation; Sturm Ruger & Co., Inc.; Johns Manville Corp.; Black & Decker Corporation; The Procter & Gamble Company
Representation of Corporate Defendants
Defense of major cases involving primarily corporate defendants
Dow Corning Corporation
Silicone Breast Implant Litigation
Representation of leading silicone medical products manufacturer in multimillion dollar, multiple state and federal litigation, including MDL, involving issues of strict liability, negligence and failure to warn
National Seller of Manufactured Housing
Class Action Defense - Manufactured Housing
Class action allegations of product liability, fraud and RICCO violations related to the risk of fire and injury alleged in manufactured housing
Regional Franchisee for a National Seller of Used Automobiles
Class Action Defense - Truth in Lending Act
Class action allegations of fraud, consumer protection violations and the federal Truth in Lending Act violations
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Bugg v. American Standard, Inc.
Suit seeking class action certification with respect to multi-million dollar asbestos-related claims in Ohio, including allegations of conspiracy and failure to warn
Anonymous Plaintiffs v. Debt Purchaser
National coordinating counsel for debt purchaser
Class Action Plaintiffs v. Credit Company and Law Firm
Defense of class action suit involving alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Act
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Defense of Tobacco Related Claims
Representation as West Virginia counsel in the defense of tobacco related claims
Hanifen, et al. v. Ball Corporation, et al.
Litigation involving issues related to ERISA denial of benefits, LMRA
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
In re Asbestos Insurance Bad Faith Cases
Suit seeking class action certification in multi-million dollar asbestos-related personal injury claims in West Viriginia
Allstate Insurance Company
Geneva Hager v. Allstate Insurance Company
Defense of suit involving alleged violation of the Kentucky Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act
Check Into Cash of Kentucky
Francine Jackman, et al. v. Check Into Cash of Kentucky
Defense of class action suit alleging violations of Kentucky deferred deposit statutes and usury laws