Settlement with LoanCare in Class Action Suit Earns Final Approval in Pennsylvania Court of Common PleasOn October 27, 2020, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas issued a final approval of a settlement in a class action against Loancare, LLC, for overcharged late fees. The complaint alleged that the defendant overcharged class members when assessing late fees on...
Big Pharma firm Gilead Sciences sent envelopes violating privacy of users of HIV medicationPHILADELPHIA (May 22, 2020) – An Alabama man was mortified when an envelope for him with the return address HIV Prevention Team in bold red lettering turned up in his workplace mail room. An Indiana man, who is so protective of his confidentiality that he fills his...
Langer, Grogan & Diver partner Peter Leckman elected to the American Law Institute
Langer, Grogan & Diver partner Peter Leckman has been elected as one of 45 new members to The American Law Institute (ALI). Peter joins other Langer, Grogan & Diver lawyers who are members of the ALI including Howard Langer, John J. Grogan, and Ned Diver. Peter’s work at Langer, Grogan & Diver focuses on antitrust and consumer class actions, and appellate work.
Zions First National Bank Agrees to Pay $37.5 Million to Settle RICO Claims
Langer Grogan & Diver, P.C. announced today that Magistrate Judge Timothy Rice of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted preliminary approval to a $37.5 million class action settlement with Zions First National Bank and two subsidiaries of claims brought under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (“RICO”) Act.
Law 360: MLB Fans Get Initial OK For TV Antitrust Settlement
Law360’s Jeff Zelesin reports that MLB Fans Get Initial OK for TV Antitrust Settlement. Major League Baseball fans who were taking the league to trial over its business model for out-of-market game broadcasts won a New York federal judge’s initial approval Friday to settle the antitrust class action in exchange for some new viewing options and discounts.