Top 10 Class Action Settlements in the United States in 2018

Top 10 Class Action Settlements in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 class action settlements obtained in the United States in the year 2018. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court. It does, however, exclude cases settled for an undisclosed amount.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Class Action Settlements in the United States in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 20 Class Action Settlements in the United States in 2018.

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1
Amount: $6,240,000,000.00
Attorneys: Merrill G. Davidoff, Bart D. Cohen, Michael J. Kane of Berger & Montague PC; K. Craig Wildfang, Thomas J. Undlin, Ryan W. Marth of Robins Kaplan LLP; Bonny E. Sweeney, David W. Mitchell, Patrick J. Coughlin, Alexandra S. Bernay, Carmen A. Medici of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
Case: In Re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation
Type: Antitrust Violation, Class Action, Conspiracy, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Price Fixing
State: New York
2
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
State: California
3
Amount: $295,000,000.00
Attorneys: Steve W. Berman, Garth D. Wojtanowicz, Elizabeth A. Fegan of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP; Joseph G. Sauder, Matthew D. Schelkopf of Sauder Schelkopf, LLC
Case: In Re: Stericycle, Steri-Safe Contract Litigation
Type: Breach of Contract, Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Unfair Business Practices
State: Illinois
4
Amount: $215,000,000.00
Attorneys: Steve W. Berman, Christopher R. Pitoun of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
Case: Jane Doe v. USC, et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Class Action, Negligent Supervision, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
State: California
5
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
State: California
6
Amount: $85,000,000.00
Attorneys: Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., Rachel S. Brass, Joshua A. Jessen, Michael Li-Ming Wong of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Case: In Re Yahoo! Customer Security Data Breach Litigation
Type: Breach of Contract, Class Action, Fraud, Invasion of Privacy, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Failure to Protect, Data Breach, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose
State: California
7
Amount: $54,000,000.00
Attorneys: Renae D. Steiner of Heins Mills & Olson, P.L.C.; Marvin A. Miller of Miller Law LLC; Steve Shadowen of Hilliard & Shadowen LLP
Case: In Re Aggrenox Antitrust Litigation
Type: Antitrust Violation, Class Action, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort
State: Connecticut
8 (tie)
Amount: $50,000,000.00
Attorneys: Andrew D. Manitsky of Lynn, Lynn, Blackman & Manitsky, P.C.; Kit A. Pierson, Brent W. Johnson, Benjamin D. Brown, Emmy L. Levens of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; David A. Balto of Law Offices of David A. Balto PLLC; Robert G. Abrams, Robert J. Brookhiser, Danyll W. Foix, Gregory J. Commins Jr. of Baker & Hostetler LLP
Case: Allen, et al. v. Dairy Farmers of America, et al.
Type: Antitrust Violation, Class Action, Conspiracy, Unfair Business Practices, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort
State: Vermont
8 (tie)
Amount: $50,000,000.00
Attorneys: Phillip Kim , Kevin Chan of The Rosen Law Firm P.A.
Case: Impiombato vs. BHP Billiton Limited
Type: Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, Securities Fraud, Intentional Tort
State: New York
9 (tie)
Amount: $45,000,000.00
Attorneys: Mark Griffin of Keller Rohrback LLP
Case: In Re Domestic Airline Travel Antitrust Litigation (American Airlines)
Type: Antitrust Violation, Class Action, Conspiracy, Consumer Fraud, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Price Fixing
State: District of Columbia
9 (tie)
Amount: $45,000,000.00
Attorneys: Gregory L. Jones of Greg Jones Law, P.A.; Robert L. Wiggins, Gregory O. Wiggins, Rocco Calamusa, Jr. of Wiggins Childs Pantazis Fisher Goldfarb, LLC
Case: Scott, et al. v. Family Dollar Stores, Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Gender Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: North Carolina
10
Amount: $43,500,000.00
Attorneys: Lawrence Deutsch (PA), Shanon J. Carson, Jacob M. Polakoff of Berger & Montague PC; Joseph G. Sauder, Matthew D. Schelkopf, Joseph B. Kenney of Sauder Schelkopf, LLC
Case: Cole, et al. v. NIBCO Inc.
Type: Class Action, Product Liability, Property Damage, Defective Product, Negligent Tort
State: New Jersey

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