Top 20 Class Action Settlements in the United States in 2017

Top 20 Class Action Settlements in the United States in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Class Action settlements obtained in the United States in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Class Action Settlements in the United States in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 Class Action Settlements in the United States in 2017.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$670,700,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy M. O'Brien, Neil E. McWilliams, Jr., Mike Papantonio, Wesley Bowden, Jeff Gaddy, Christopher G. Paulos, Archie Lamb of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.; Gary J. Douglas, Michael A. London, Rebecca G. Newman of Douglas & London, P.C.; Robert A. Bilott, David J. Butler of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP; R. Edison Hill, James C. Peterson, Harry G. Deitzler of Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, PLLC
Case:In re: du Pont de Nemours & Co.
Type:Class Action, Personal Injury, Pollution, Toxic Exposure
State:Ohio
2
Amount:$605,000,000.00
Attorneys:Peter Prieto, Aaron S. Podhurst, Stephen F. Rosenthal, John Gravante, Matthew P. Weinshall, Alissa Del Riego of Podhurst Orseck, LLP; David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Todd A. Smith of Power, Rogers & Smith P.C.; Elizabeth J. Cabraser of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
Case:In Re Takata Airbag Products Liability Litigation
Type:Class Action, Product Liability, Defective Product
State:Florida
3
Amount:$553,567,307.00
Attorneys:Peter Prieto, Aaron S. Podhurst, Stephen F. Rosenthal, John Gravante, Matthew P. Weinshall, Alissa Del Riego of Podhurst Orseck, LLP; David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Todd A. Smith of Power, Rogers & Smith P.C.; Curtis B. Miner of Colson Hicks Eidson
Case:Koehler, et al. v. Takata Corp., et al.
Type:Class Action, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product
State:Florida
4
Amount:$165,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joel P. Laitman, Christopher Lometti, Michael Eisenkraft of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC
Case:NJ Carpenters Health Fund, et al. v. Novastar Mortgage Inc.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:New York
5
Amount:$141,000,000.00
Attorneys:Vincent Briganti, Raymond P. Girnys, Geoffrey M Horn , Peter D. St. Phillip of Lowey Dannenberg, PC
Case:Laydon v. Mizuho Bank Ltd., et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:New York
6
Amount:$125,387,948.00
Attorneys:Myron M. Cherry, Jacie C. Zolna, Benjamin Swetland of Myron M. Cherry & Associates LLC; Antonio M. Romanucci, Rebecca E. Neubauer of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Case:Mckenzie-Lopez v. City of Chicago
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Due Process Violation
State:Illinois
7
Amount:$125,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kit A. Pierson, Brent W. Johnson, David A. Young of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; H. Laddie Montague Jr., Ruthanne Gordon, Michael C. Dell'Angelo, Candice J. Enders of Berger & Montague PC; Eugene A. Spector, Jeffrey J. Corrigan, Rachel E. Kopp, Jeffrey L. Spector of Spector Roseman & Kodroff
Case:In Re Domestic Drywall Antitrust Litigation
Type:Class Action, Conspiracy, Price Fixing
State:Pennsylvania
8
Amount:$97,679,141.00
Attorneys:Peter Prieto, Aaron S. Podhurst, Stephen F. Rosenthal, John Gravante, Matthew P. Weinshall, Alissa Del Riego of Podhurst Orseck, LLP
Case:In Re: Takata Airbag Product Liability Litigation
Type:Class Action, Product Liability, Defective Product, Consumer Protection
State:Florida
9
Amount:$97,500,000.00
Attorneys:X. Jay Alvarez, Danielle S. Myers, Austin P. Brane, James A. Caputo of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
Case:Marcus v. J.C. Penney Co. Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:Texas
10
Amount:$96,500,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Berger of Berger & Montague PC; Linda P. Nussbaum of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; Brian D. Brooks, Susan C. Segura, W. Ross Foote of Smith Segura & Raphael, LLP; Steve D. Shadowen of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller
Case:King Drug Co. of Florence Inc. v. Cephalon Inc.
Type:Class Action, Conspiracy, Fraud, Pharmacy Malpractice
State:Pennsylvania
11
Amount:$73,000,000.00
Attorneys:David R. Stickney of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP; Lester R. Hooker of Saxena White, P.A.
Case:In re Rayonier Inc. Securities Litigation
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:Florida
12
Amount:$62,000,000.00
Attorneys:Peter B. Haskel, Barbara E Rosenberg, E. Leon Carter, James Pinson, Thomas P. Perkins, , Robert Sayles, Richard A. Sayles, Thomas P. Perkins, Jr. of Texas Attorney General's Office
Case:Arredondo, et al. v. The City of Dallas Texas
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages
State:Texas
13
Amount:$56,500,000.00
Attorneys:Gerald M. Cohen, Joshua P. Fitch of Cohen & Fitch LLP; Stephen Neuwirth , Elinor C. Sutton of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP; Jon L. Norinsberg of Norinsberg Law
Case:Stinson v. City Of New York
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Conspiracy, Fraud, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure
State:New York
14
Amount:$56,000,000.00
Attorneys:Sharan Nirmul, Richard A. Russo Jr., Jennifer L. Joost, Darren J. Check of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP; Joshua A. Katz, James D. Sallah, Jeffrey Cox of Sallah Astarita & Cox; Joseph E. White, Lester R. Hooker of Saxena White, P.A.
Case:In Re: Ocwen Financial Corporation Securities Litigation
Type:Class Action, Economic Loss, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud
State:Florida
15
Amount:$43,350,000.00
Attorneys:Henry Gradstein , Maryann R. Marzano of Gradstein & Marzano, P.C.; Stephen E. Morrissey, Steven G. Sklaver, Krysta K. Pachman of Susman Godfrey LLP
Case:Ferrick, et al. v. Spotify USA Inc.
Type:Class Action, Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement
State:New York
16
Amount:$35,500,000.00
Attorneys:Linda D. Friedman, Suzanne E. Bish, George S. Robot, Patricia A. Bronte of Stowell & Friedman, Ltd.
Case:Slaughter, et al. v. Wells Fargo Advisors LLC
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Race Discrimination, Labor & Employment
State:Illinois
17
Amount:$32,000,000.00
Attorneys:Russell Deitch; Ian L. Barlow of Federal Trade Commission
Case:FTC v. Ramsey, et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:Florida
18
Amount:$31,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joel H. Bernstein, Ira A. Schochet, Eric D. Gottlieb of Labaton Sucharow LLP
Case:Weston v. RCS Capital Corp.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:New York
19
Amount:$30,900,000.00
Attorneys:Scott D. Owens of Scott D. Owens, P.A.; Bret L. Lusskin Jr. of Bret Lusskin, P.A.; Keith J. Keogh, Michael S. Hilicki of Keogh Law, Ltd.
Case:Flaum, et al. v. Subway
Type:Class Action, Consumer Protection
State:Florida
20
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:John Rizio-Hamilton of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Case:In Re DFC Global Corp. Sec. Litigation
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:Pennsylvania

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