Top 20 Class Action Settlements in California in 2018

Top 20 Class Action Settlements in California in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Class Action settlements obtained in California in the year 2018. 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 California in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Class Action Settlements in California in 2018.

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1
Amount:$480,000,000.00
Attorneys:Blair A. Nicholas of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Case:Hefler, et al. v. Wells Fargo & Co.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud, Intentional Tort
2
Amount:$195,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew S. Friedman, Francis J. Balint, Jr. of Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint P.C.; Adam M. Moskowitz of The Moskowitz Law Firm
Case:Feller, et al. v. Transamerica Life Insurance Company
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, Insurance Bad Faith, Intentional Tort
3
Amount:$40,000,000.00
Attorneys:Marc M. Seltzer of Susman Godfrey LLP; Andrew J. Entwistle of Entwistle & Cappucci LLP
Case:Timber Hill LLC v. Pershing Square Capital Management L.P., et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud, Intentional Tort
4
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Lionel Z. Glancy, Robert V. Prongay, Robert V. Prongay, Lesley F. Portnoy, Charles H. Linehan of Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP; Daniel S. Sommers, S. Douglas Bunch of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC
Case:Schwartz v. Opus Bank
Type:Class Action, Deceptive Trade Practices, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud, Intentional Tort, Constructive Fraud
5
Amount:$12,600,000.00
Attorneys:Clifford H. Pearson, Daniel L. Warshaw, Bobby Pouya of Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP; Douglas L Johnson, Neville L Johnson, James T. Ryan of Johnson & Johnson LLP; Paul R. Kiesel, Jeffrey A. Koncius , Nicole A. Ramirez of Kiesel Law LLP; Raymond P. Boucher, Shehnaz M. Bhujwala of Boucher LLP
Case:Donen Films Inc. v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Conversion
6 (tie)
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Clifford H. Pearson, Daniel L. Warshaw, Bobby Pouya of Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP; Douglas L Johnson, Neville L Johnson, James T. Ryan of Johnson & Johnson LLP; Paul R. Kiesel, Jeffrey A. Koncius , Nicole A. Ramirez of Kiesel Law LLP; Raymond P. Boucher, Shehnaz M. Bhujwala of Boucher LLP
Case:Martindale v. Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Conversion
6 (tie)
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Adam T. Klein, Rachel Bien, Jahan C. Sagafi, Rachel W. Dempsey of Outten & Golden, LLP
Case:Ingrid Avendano, et al. v. Uber Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Gender Discrimination, Unfair Business Practices, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Racial Harassment
7
Amount:$9,850,000.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Curtis of Foley Bezek Behle & Curtis, LLP
Case:Hickox-Huffman v. U.S. Airways
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Intentional Tort
8
Amount:$9,600,000.00
Attorneys:Roger R. Carter of The Carter Law Firm; Marc H. Phelps of The Phelps Law Group; Michael D. Singer of Cohelan Khoury & Singer
Case:Jones v. Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co., et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
9
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Adam J. Gutride, Seth A. Safier, Kristen G. Simplicio of Gutride Safier LLP; Hassan A. Zavareei of Tycko & Zavareei LLP
Case:Koller v. Deoleo USA Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Unfair Business Practices
10
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Matern, Daniel J. Bass of Matern Law Group P.C.; Nicholas A. Carlin, R. Scott "Randy" Erlewine of Phillips, Erlewine, Given & Carlin LLP
Case:Capote v. DCH Auto Group (USA), Inc.
Type:Class Action, Fraud, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
11
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin T. Barnes, Gregg Lander of Law Offices of Kevin T. Barnes; James M. Trush of Trush Law Office
Case:Williams v. Allstate Insurance Co.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
12
Amount:$5,300,000.00
Attorneys:Arby Aiwazian, Edwin Aiwazian, Joanna Ghosh, Stephanie S. Ponek of Lawyers for Justice PC; Kitty K. Szeto, Alexander R. Wheeler, R. Rex Parris of PARRIS; Mary R. Hughes, Kevin I. Shenkman of Shenkman & Hughes; Douglas Han of Justice Law Corporation
Case:Kroll v. Regus Management Group L.L.C.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
13 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kitty K. Szeto, John M. Bickford, Ryan A. Crist of PARRIS
Case:DeJesus, et al. v. Frozsun, Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
13 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kitty K. Szeto, Alexander R. Wheeler, R. Rex Parris, John M. Bickford, Ryan A. Crist of PARRIS
Case:Vagle v. Archstone Communities
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Fraud, Unfair Competition, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort
14
Amount:$4,700,000.00
Attorneys:Raul Perez, Brandon Brouillette, Ruhandy Glezakos, Arnab Banerjee of Capstone Law APC; Joshua H. Haffner, Brian S. Kabateck, Cheryl A. Kenner, Anastasia K. Mazzella , Kevin S. Conlogue of Kabateck LLP
Case:Vargas v. Andrews International Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
15
Amount:$4,575,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Matern, Matthew W. Gordon of Matern Law Group P.C.; Dennis P. Wilson of Wilson Trial Group; Brandon J. Sweeney of The Sweeney Law Firm, APC; Grant J. Savoy, Shoham J. Solouki of Solouki | Savoy, LLP
Case:Hernandez v. DSJ West Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
16
Amount:$4,150,000.00
Attorneys:Cornelia Dai, Randy Renick, Springsong Cooper of Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP; Richard G. McCracken of McCracken, Stemerman & Holsberry, LLP; David H. Yeremian, Hugo E. Gamez of David Yeremian & Associates, Inc.
Case:Martinez v. Flying Food Group Pacific Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
17 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert L. Esensten , Jordan S. Esensten of Esensten Law; Michael A. Gould, Aarin P. Zeif of Gould & Associates
Case:Garrido v. American Air Liquide Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
17 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Sandeep J. Shah, Samir I. Sheth of Shah Sheth LLP; Gregory P. Wong of Adept Employment Law APC; Arby Aiwazian, Edwin Aiwazian, Joanna Ghosh of Lawyers for Justice PC
Case:Guerra, et al. v. Graphic Packaging Intl., Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment
18
Amount:$3,900,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin T. Barnes, Gregg Lander of Law Offices of Kevin T. Barnes; Isam C. Khoury, Michael D. Singer, Jeff J. Geraci of Cohelan Khoury & Singer; Raphael A. Katri of Law Offices of Raphael A. Katri
Case:Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture, L.L.C.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
19
Amount:$3,775,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Matern, Joshua D. Boxer, Roy K. Suh of Matern Law Group P.C.; Jessica L. Campbell, Kashif Haque, Samantha A. Smith, Samuel A. Wong of Aegis Law Firm, PC; C. Joe Sayas, Jr., Karl P. Evangelista of Law Offices of C. Joe Sayas, Jr.
Case:Pichardo v. Silverado Senior Living Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
20 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Lorena Garcia-Bautista, Nakkisa Akhavan, Sue J. Noh of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Alorica Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment
20 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Don Barrett of Barrett Law Group, PA; Jonathan W. Cuneo of Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP
Case:Harrison, et al. vs. E.I. Dupont De Nemours And Company, et al.
Type:Antitrust Violation, Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Unfair Competition, Unjust Enrichment

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