Top 50 Class Action Settlements in the United States in 2017

Top 50 Class Action Settlements in the United States in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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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
21
Amount:$28,000,000.00
Attorneys:Lester R. Hooker of Saxena White, P.A.
Case:Benefit Funds v. Brixmor Property Group Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:New York
22
Amount:$25,000,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence A. Kellogg, Jason Kellogg of Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider + Grossman LLP; Paulino A. Nunez Jr., Frank R. Rodriguez of Rodriguez Tramont & Nunez, P.A.
Case:Fernandez, et al. v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Class Action, ERISA Violation
State:Florida
23
Amount:$21,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alejandro P. Gutierrez of Hathaway Perrett Webster Powers Chrisman & Gutierrez; Michael A. Strauss, Daniel J. Palay, Brian D. Hefelfinger of Strauss & Strauss, APC
Case:Martino v. Ecolab Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State:California
24
Amount:$20,629,000.00
Attorneys:Dimitrios V. Korovilas, Jason M. Wucetich of Wucetich & Korovilas LLP
Case:Habelito v. Guthy-Renker L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Unfair Competition, Consumer Protection
State:California
25
Amount:$19,100,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph Fitapelli, Brian S. Schaffer , Frank J. Mazzaferro of Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP; Justin M. Swartz , Sally J. Abrahamson of Outten & Golden, LLP
Case:Flood v. Carlson Restaurants Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State:New York
26
Amount:$18,500,000.00
Attorneys:James I. Jaconette, Shawn A. Williams of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP; John T. Jasnoch of Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP
Case:In re King Digital Entertainment PLC
Type:Class Action, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud, Omission of Material Facts
State:California
27
Amount:$17,500,000.00
Attorneys:James C. Shah, Natalie Finkelman Bennett of Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP; Michael D. Donovan of Donovan Litigation Group, LLC; Robert W. Murphy of Murphy Law Firm; Marc A. Goldich of Axler Goldich LLC
Case:Q+Food LLC, et al. v. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Class Action, Economic Loss, Product Liability, Property Damage, Defective Product, Consumer Protection
State:New Jersey
28
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Richard A. Friedman of Zazzali, Fagella, Nowak, Kleinbaum & Friedman, P.C.; Robert M. Schwartz of Schwartz Law Group, LLC
Case:Gray, et al. v. Hamilton Township Board of ED.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Labor & Employment
State:New Jersey
29
Amount:$15,500,000.00
Attorneys:Li Yu; Jean-David Barnea of U.S. Attorney's Office; Robert C. Glass of McCabe Rabin, P.A.
Case:Mahoney v. Endo Health Solutions Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Class Action, False Advertising, Negligent Misrepresentation, Product Liability, Unjust Enrichment
State:New York
30
Amount:$14,500,000.00
Attorneys:Adrienne D. McEntee, Beth E. Terrell , Mary B. Reiten of Terrell Marshall Law Group; Keith J. Keogh, Michael S. Hilicki, Michael Karnuth of Keogh Law, Ltd.; Joseph Fitapelli, Brian S. Schaffer , Frank J. Mazzaferro of Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP; Joseph J. Siprut of Siprut PC
Case:Melito, et al. v. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
Type:Class Action, TCPA
State:New York
31
Amount:$14,050,000.00
Attorneys:Joel H. Bernstein, Ira A. Schochet, Nicole M. Zeiss , Eric D. Gottlieb of Labaton Sucharow LLP
Case:In Re Fifth Street Finance Corp. Securities Litigation
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:New York
32
Amount:$13,500,000.00
Attorneys:Theodore J. Leopold, Leslie M. Kroeger, Diana L. Martin, Douglas J. McNamara, Eric A. Kafka of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC
Case:Hankinson, et al. v. Rooms to Go, et al.
Type:Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Fraud
State:Florida
33
Amount:$12,732,500.00
Attorneys:John J. Glugoski, Michael C. Righetti of Righetti Glugoski, PC; Charles A. Jones, Kelly J. McInerney of Jones Law Firm
Case:In re Wells Fargo
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State:California
34 (tie)
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:Bradley S. Keller, John A. Tondini of Byrnes Keller Cromwell LLP; Benjamin Galdston, Timothy A. DeLange, Hannah Ross, Niki Mendoza of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP; Gregory M. Nespole of Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP
Case:Bakers Local No. 433 Pension Fund v. Barrett Business Services, Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:Massachusetts
34 (tie)
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:Markus L. Penzel, Sara E. Smolik, Katie N. Linehan, Amos B. Blackman, Liane T. Rice, Raechel L. Adams, Robert D. Rose of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Texas Roadhouse Inc., et al.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Labor & Employment
State:Washington
35
Amount:$10,500,000.00
Attorneys:Louis Gottlieb, Thomas A. Dubbs, Ross Kamhi , Wendy Tsang of Labaton Sucharow LLP; John Rizio-Hamilton of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Case:in Re: KBR Inc. Securities Litigation
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:Texas
36
Amount:$10,250,000.00
Attorneys:Lionel Z. Glancy, Robert V. Prongay, Ex Kano S. Sams, II of Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP; Jonathan Gardner, Angelina Nguyen of Labaton Sucharow LLP; John T. Jasnoch of Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP; Marisa C. Livesay, Rachele R. Byrd of Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP
Case:In re FireEye, Inc., Securities Litigation
Type:Class Action, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud
State:California
37
Amount:$9,837,500.00
Attorneys:James I. Jaconette, Samuel H. Rudman, Shawn A. Williams, Ellen G. Gusikoff of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP; Joel H. Bernstein, David J. Goldsmith of Labaton Sucharow LLP; John T. Jasnoch, Joseph V. Halloran of Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP
Case:In re A10 Networks Inc. Securities Litigation
Type:Class Action, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud
State:California
38
Amount:$9,800,000.00
Attorneys:Michael M. Baskind; James P. Driscoll-MacEachron, of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. American Airlines Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
State:Arizona
39 (tie)
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Peter R. Dion-Kindem of The Dion-Kindem Law Firm; Lonnie C. Blanchard of Blanchard Law Group, APC; Jeffrey D. Holmes of Holmes Law Group
Case:Lagos v. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
Type:Class Action, Retaliation, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State:California
39 (tie)
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Matern, Launa N. Adolph, Debra J. Tauger, Tagore O. Subramaniam of Matern Law Group P.C.
Case:Wilson v. Rock-Tenn Co.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State:California
40
Amount:$8,185,000.00
Attorneys:Duncan C. Turner of Badgley Mullins Turner, PLLC; Daniel R. Whitmore of Law Offices of Daniel R. Whitmore
Case:Ali, et al. v. Menzies Aviation Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Unjust Enrichment, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Fair Labor Standards Act
State:Washington
41
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeff Ostrow, Scott Edelsberg of Kopelowitz Ostrow Ferguson Weiselberg Gilbert; Andrew Shamis of Shamis & Gentile P.A.
Case:Gottlieb v. Citgo Petroleum Corp.
Type:Class Action, TCPA
State:Florida
42
Amount:$7,600,000.00
Attorneys:Jay Edelson, Rafey S. Balabanian, Benjamin S. Thomassen, Eve-Lynn Rapp, Ari J. Scharg of Edelson PC; Henry M. Scharg of Law Office of Henry M. Scharg; Scott A. Bursor, Joseph I. Marchese, Philip L. Fraietta of Bursor & Fisher, P.A.
Case:Moeller v. American Media, et al.
Type:Class Action, Invasion of Privacy, Unjust Enrichment
State:Michigan
43
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce L. Elstein, Henry Elstein of Goldman Gruder & Woods, LLC; Patrick V. Dahlstrom of Pomerantz LLP
Case:Perez,et al. v. Higher One Holdings Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:Connecticut
44 (tie)
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ira Spiro of Spiro Law Corp.; Michael D. Singer, J. Jason Hill of Cohelan Khoury & Singer; Jeffrey D. Holmes of Holmes Law Group
Case:Syed v. M-I, LLC, et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State:California
44 (tie)
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew S. Dente of Dente Law, P.C.; Diane E. Richard of Richard Law, P.C.; London D. Meservy of Meservy Law, P.C.; Brian J. Robbins, George C. Aguilar of Robbins Arroyo LLP
Case:Wert v. U.S. Bankcorp
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State:California
45
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin M. Kinne, Benjamin K. Steffans of Cohen Kinne Valicenti Cook; Rachel Bien, Michael N. Litrownik, Justin M. Swartz of Outten & Golden, LLP; Douglas J. Hoffman, Vincent E. Polsinelli, Peter M. Torncello of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Case:Shelly Davine, et al. v. The Golub Corp., et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Fair Labor Standards Act
State:Massachusetts
46
Amount:$5,782,848.00
Attorneys:Allen R. Vaught, Melinda Arbuckle of Baron & Budd, P.C.; D. Scott Carlile, Casey Q. Carlile of Carlile Law Firm LLP
Case:Williams v. Go Frac L.L.C.
Type:Class Action, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
State:Texas
47
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Xinying Valerian, Michael D. Palmer of Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP; Dayna L. Chmelka of Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy LLP
Case:Tymuoi Ha, et al. v. Google Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State:California
48
Amount:$5,080,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew R. Wolf, Bharati S. Patel of The Wolf Law Firm, LLC
Case:Steven Gomes v. Extra Space Storage Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Conversion, Consumer Protection
State:New Jersey
49 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:G. Joseph Antonelli, Janelle C. Carney of Law Office of Joseph Antonelli; Larry W. Lee, Nicholas Rosenthal, Howard L. Magee of Diversity Law Group PC; Stephen M. Harris of The Law Office of Stephen M. Harris, P.C.; Robert L. Starr of The Law Office of Robert L. Starr
Case:Ababa v. Promise Hospital of East Los Angeles L.P.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State:California
49 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Sheldon A. Ostroff of Law Offices of Sheldon A. Ostroff; James C. Kostas, David M. Huffman of Huffman & Kosta; Douglas M. Werman, Maureen A. Salas of Werman Salas P.C.
Case:Garcia, et al. v. J.C. Penney Corp.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment
State:Illinois
50
Amount:$4,835,500.00
Attorneys:Robin G. Workman , Daniel H. Qualls of Workman Law Firm, PC; Walter L. Haines of United Employees Law Group, PC
Case:McCormack v. WinCo Holdings Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State:California

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