Top 50 Class Action Settlements in California in 2016

Top 50 Class Action Settlements in California in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 class action settlements obtained in California in the year 2016. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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1
Amount: $36,000,000.00
Attorneys: Hart L. Robinovitch, Bradley C. Buhrow of Zimmerman, Reed, PLLP; Christopher P. Ridout of Ridout, Lyon & Ottoson, LLP
Case: Jeffrey Etter, et al. v. Thetford Corp., et al.
Type: Defective Design; Product Liability
2
Amount: $28,500,000.00
Attorneys: Mickel M. Arias, Alfredo Torrijos of Arias Sanguinetti Stahle & Torrijos, LLP; Nicholas A. Coulson, Steven D. Liddle of Liddle & Dubin, PC
Case: Philliben, et al. v. Uber Technologies Inc., et al.
Type: Fraud
3
Amount: $27,000,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph Antonelli, Janelle C. Carney of Law Office of Joseph Antonelli; Kevin Mahoney, Sean M. Blakely of Mahoney Law Group, APC; Farzad Rastegar of Rastegar Law Group, APC
Case: Mays v. Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Type: Unpaid Wages
4
Amount: $25,000,000.00
Attorneys: Aaron M. Olsen, Alreen Haeggquist, Amber L. Eck, Helen I. Zeldes of Zeldes & Haeggquist, LLP; Rachel L. Jensen of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
Case: Cohen v. Donald J. Trump
Type: Fraud
5
Amount: $19,500,000.00
Attorneys: David W. Sanford, Edward D. Chapin, Felicia M. Medina, Jill S. Sanford, Xinying Valerian of Sanford Heisler, LLP
Case: Dandan Pan, et al. v. Qualcomm Incorporated, et al.
Type: Gender Discrimination
6
Amount: $12,250,000.00
Attorneys: Shannon E. Liss-Riordan, John E. Duke, Matthew D. Carlson of Lichten & Liss-Riordan, PC
Case: Patrick Cotter vs. Lyft Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
7
Amount: $10,622,183.00
Attorneys: David M. Birka-White, Mindy M. Wong of Birka-White Law Offices; John D. Green, Amanda D. Hairston, Unnati Gandhi of Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Case: Kuffner v. Suntech America Inc.
Type: Property Damage; Breach of Warranty; Consumer Protection
8
Amount: $9,500,000.00
Attorneys: Shawn A. Williams, Jeffrey D. Light, James I. Jaconette of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP; Lionel Z. Glancy, Robert V. Prongay, Casey E. Sadler of Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP; Jonathan Gardner, Guillaume Buell of Labaton Sucharow LLP
Case: Firerock Global Opportunity Fund LP v. Castlight Health, Inc.
Type: Securities Fraud
9
Amount: $8,550,000.00
Attorneys: Christopher P. Seefer, David W. Hall, Shawn A. Williams, Samuel H. Rudman, Mary K. Blasy of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP; Joel H. Bernstein, David J. Goldsmith, Christopher J. Keller, Michael W. Stocker of Labaton Sucharow LLP
Case: Plymouth County Retirement System v. Model N, Inc.
Type: Securities Fraud
10
Amount: $7,800,000.00
Attorneys: Anne K. Richardson, Cornelia Dai, Dan L. Stormer, Joshua Piovia-Scott, Randall R. Renick of Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP
Case: Lynne Wang, et al. vs. Chinese Daily News Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
11
Amount: $6,050,000.00
Attorneys: John K. Grant, Ekaterini M. Polychronopoulos, Jeffrey D. Light of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP; Corey D. Holzer, Marshall P. Dees of Holzer & Holzer LLC; Brian J. Robbins, Stephen J. Oddo of Robbins Arroyo LLP
Case: Robinson v. Audience Inc.
Type: Securities Fraud
12
Amount: $4,500,000.00
Attorneys: Maxwell M. Blecher of Blecher Collins Pepperman & Joye, PC; Larry W. Lee, Nicholas Rosenthal of Diversity Law Group PC; Dennis S. Hyun of Hyun Legal, APC
Case: Bararsani v. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Company
Type: Unpaid Wages
13
Amount: $4,100,000.00
Attorneys: Jared Hague, S. Brett Sutton of Sutton Hague Law Corporation PC; Zachary M. Crosner of Crosner Legal PC; Eric B. Kingsley of Kingsley & Kingsley APC
Case: Aguirre v. Mariani Nut Company Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
14
Amount: $2,550,000.00
Attorneys: Janelle C. Carney, Jason T. Hatcher, Joseph Antonelli of Law Office of Joseph Antonelli; Gregg Lander, Kevin T. Barnes of Law Offices of Kevin T. Barnes; David H. Greenberg of Law Office of David H. Greenberg
Case: Hart v. Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center
Type: Unpaid Wages
15
Amount: $2,450,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin T. Barnes of Law Offices of Kevin T. Barnes; Sahag Majarian, II of The Law Offices of Sahag Majarian II
Case: Delao v. Oldcastle Building Products Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
16 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Arby Aiwazian, Edwin Aiwazian, Joanna Ghosh of Lawyers for Justice PC; Kevin I. Shenkman, Mary R. Hughes of Shenkman & Hughes
Case: Kelley v. The Related Companies of California L.L.C.
Type: Unpaid Wages
16 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Kiley L. Grombacher, Marcus J. Bradley of Bradley Grombacher; Christine M. Adams of Adams Law
Case: Pittacora v. Aurora Vista Del Mar LLC
Type: Unpaid Wages
17
Amount: $1,725,000.00
Attorneys: Eric A. Grover of Keller Grover LLP; Kenneth S. Gaines, Daniel F. Gaines, Alex P. Katofsky, Sepideh Ardestani of Gaines & Gaines APLC
Case: Adams v. Sam's West Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
18 (tie)
Amount: $1,400,000.00
Attorneys: Arif Virji, Michael D. McConathy, Gary M. Ittig of Lynch, Gilardi & Grummer
Case: Barnard v. Centex Real Estate Corporation
Type: Fraud; Real Property
18 (tie)
Amount: $1,400,000.00
Attorneys: Zev B. Zysman of Law Offices of Zev B. Zysman, APC
Case: Furman v. Station Casinos LLC
Type: Privacy
19
Amount: $1,350,000.00
Attorneys: Santos Gomez of Law Offices of Santos Gomez
Case: Tello v. Marz Farms Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
20
Amount: $1,300,000.00
Attorneys: Philip C. Monrad, Aaron D. Kaufmann of Leonard Carder LLP
Case: Adams v. City and County of San Francisco
Type: Unpaid Wages
21
Amount: $1,250,000.00
Attorneys: Charles A. Jones, Kelly J. McInerney of Jones Law Firm
Case: Barber v. Grundfos Pumps Corp.
Type: Unpaid Wages
22
Amount: $1,175,000.00
Attorneys: Michael Nourmand of The Nourmand Law Firm APC; Eric B. Kingsley of Kingsley & Kingsley APC; Thomas J. Milhaupt of Milhaupt and Cohen, APC
Case: Montiel v. Ecology Control Industries Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
23
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Graham Hollis of GrahamHollis APC
Case: Parmelee v. Driveline Retail Merchandising Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
24
Amount: $975,000.00
Attorneys: Douglas Han, Shunt Tatavos-Gharajeh, Daniel J. Park of Justice Law Corporation; Jong Yun Kim of Law Offices of Jong Yun Kim
Case: Ross v. Alsmadi
Type: Unpaid Wages
25 (tie)
Amount: $900,000.00
Attorneys: Norman B. Blumenthal, Kyle R. Nordrehaug, Aparajit Bhowmik of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik
Case: Abu-Arafeh v. Norco Delivery Service Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
25 (tie)
Amount: $900,000.00
Attorneys: Kashif Haque, Samuel A. Wong, Jessica L. Campbell of Aegis Law Firm, PC
Case: Perez v. West Coast Liquidators Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
26
Amount: $875,000.00
Attorneys: Marvin E. Krakow, Michael S. Morrison of Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP; Dimitrios V. Korovilas, Jason M. Wucetich of Wucetich & Korovilas LLP
Case: Bernardino v. NCS Pearson Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
27
Amount: $822,000.00
Attorneys: Carol A. Sobel, John P. Given of Law Office of Carol A. Sobel
Case: Lavan v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Civil Rights Violation; Personal Property; Search & Seizure
28
Amount: $815,000.00
Attorneys: Santos Gomez of Law Offices of Santos Gomez
Case: Fabian v. Mandalay Berry Farms
Type: Unpaid Wages
29
Amount: $800,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin Mahoney, Sean M. Blakely, Nicholas D. Poper of Mahoney Law Group, APC
Case: Lopez v. Pulmuone Foods USA, Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
30
Amount: $765,000.00
Attorneys: James R. Hawkins of James Hawkins APLC
Case: Murray v. Ralphs Grocery Company
Type: Unpaid Wages
31
Amount: $680,000.00
Attorneys: Farzad Rastegar, Joshua N. Lange of Rastegar Law Group, APC
Case: Meza v. Source Refrigeration & HVAC Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
32
Amount: $675,000.00
Attorneys: Travis E. Hodgkins of Civil Justice Law, PC; Joseph Cho of Latria Law PC
Case: Centeno v. Daniels Tire Service
Type: Unpaid Wages
33
Amount: $675,000.00
Attorneys: Kashif Haque, Samuel A. Wong, Jessica L. Campbell of Aegis Law Firm, PC
Case: Gray v. Mountain View Child Care Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
34
Amount: $650,000.00
Attorneys: Michael A. Strauss, Andrew C. Ellison of Strauss & Strauss, APC
Case: Tinker v. Helios Media LLC
Type: Unpaid Wages
35
Amount: $640,000.00
Attorneys: Paul K. Haines, Tuvia Korobkin, Fletcher W. Schmidt of Haines Law Group, APC
Case: Horta v. Searles Valley Minerals Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
36
Amount: $635,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph Cho of Latria Law PC; Ronald H. Bae of Aequitas Legal Group
Case: Ruiz v. BAH California Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
37
Amount: $610,000.00
Attorneys: Samuel A. Wong, Jessica L. Campbell, Kashif Haque of Aegis Law Firm, PC; Samantha A. Smith, Scott B. Cooper of The Cooper Law Firm, PC; Joseph Lavi, Jordan D. Bello of Lavi & Ebrahimian, LLP
Case: Gonzalez v. SFFI Company Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
38
Amount: $603,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas J. Scardigli of Mayall & Hurley, PC
Case: Taylor v. Meadowbrook Meat Company Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
39
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: Marisa L. Kautz of Law Offices of Marisa L. Kautz; Brian J. Mankin of Fernandez & Lauby LLP
Case: Collado v. Intelligrated Systems Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
40
Amount: $550,000.00
Attorneys: Alex P. Katofsky, Daniel F. Gaines, Kenneth S. Gaines, Sepideh Ardestani of Gaines & Gaines APLC
Case: Keebaugh v. Mike Thompson Recreational Vehicles
Type: Unpaid Wages
41
Amount: $525,000.00
Attorneys: Edwin Aiwazian, Arby Aiwazian, Joanna Ghosh of Lawyers for Justice PC
Case: Lederer v. Urban Home
Type: Unpaid Wages
42 (tie)
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: S. Brett Sutton, Jared Hague of Sutton Hague Law Corporation PC
Case: Nickeson v. Pacific Distributing Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
42 (tie)
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Ronald H. Bae, Olivia D. Scharrer, Joseph Cho, Travis E. Hodgkins, Autumn E. Love, Christopher J. Canlas of Aequitas Legal Group
Case: Delgado v. C.A. Hofmann Construction Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
42 (tie)
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Kenneth S. Gaines, Daniel F. Gaines, Alex P. Katofsky, Sepideh Ardestani, Evan S. Gaines of Gaines & Gaines APLC
Case: Contreras v. Osmose Utilities Services Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
42 (tie)
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Donald C. Potter of Law Offices of Donald Potter
Case: Mendoza v. United Furniture Industries CA Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
43
Amount: $499,999.00
Attorneys: Carolyn H. Cottrell, Nicole N. Coon of Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP
Case: Jeter-Polk v. Casual Male Store LLC
Type: Unpaid Wages
44
Amount: $499,000.00
Attorneys: Steve K. Wasserman, Karin R. Leavitt, of Wasserman Law Group; Craig J. Ackermann of Ackermann & Tilajef, PC
Case: Gonzalez v. Saia Motor Freight Line LLC
Type: Unpaid Wages
45
Amount: $450,000.00
Attorneys: Norman B. Blumenthal, Kyle R. Nordrehaug, Aparajit Bhowmik of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik
Case: Waldhart v. Mastec North America Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
46
Amount: $445,000.00
Attorneys: Eric B. Kingsley, Liane Katzenstein Ly of Kingsley & Kingsley APC
Case: Oliva v. Frozsun Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
47
Amount: $375,000.00
Attorneys: Norman B. Blumenthal, Kyle R. Nordrehaug, Aparajit Bhowmik of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik
Case: Renazco v. Unisys Technical Services LLC
Type: Unpaid Wages
48
Amount: $354,000.00
Attorneys: Allen B. Felahy, Oscar Ramirez, Jennifer Yanni of Felahy Trial Lawyers APC; George Chakmakis of Chakmakis & Associates
Case: Robles v. Phase II Transportation Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
49
Amount: $351,871.00
Attorneys: William M. Krieg, Eric M. Kapigian of Kemnitzer, Barron & Krieg, LLP
Case: Torres v. Cain Business Enterprises Inc.
Type: Consumer Protection; Banking/Finance
50 (tie)
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Brian S. Kabateck, Hrag H. Kouyoumjian, Joshua H. Haffner of Kabateck Brown Kellner LLP
Case: Chapin v. Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center
Type: Privacy
50 (tie)
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Eric B. Kingsley, Kelsey M. Szamet, Liane Katzenstein Ly, Ari J. Stiller, David S. Winston of Kingsley & Kingsley APC
Case: Valdivia v. Minsley Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages
50 (tie)
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Tina B. Odjaghian of Odjaghian Law Group; Dennis F. Moss of Dennis F. Moss
Case: Miller v. Reebok International Ltd.
Type: Unpaid Wages
50 (tie)
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Ari E. Moss of Moss Bollinger LLP; Sahag Majarian, II of The Law Offices of Sahag Majarian II
Case: Loya v. Real Time Staffing Services Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages

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