Results

Our exceptional track-record of obtaining over $75M in verdicts and settlements in dozens of individual and class actions is the result of our skill, dedication and relentless pursuit of full justice for our clients. Some of our recent successes include:

  • $13 Million class settlement on behalf of employees of a nationwide convenience store chain who were deprived of overtime wages
  • $12 Million judgment on behalf of auditors, buyers and mangers misclassified as employees for a nationwide buying and collecting company
  • $9 Million jury verdict against a financial institution which deliberately failed to pay hundreds of loan officers minimum or overtime wages as required by federal law
  • $9 Million settlement on the eve of trial for a nationwide class of employees of a retailer who were "misclassified" as exempt and deprived of overtime wages. This action not only benefited class members, but established legal rights for alleged "managerial" employees who do not supervise the equivalent of at least 80 hours of subordinate time.
  • $6 Million wrongful death settlement on behalf of the estate of a Chicago worker who was the victim of a tragic elevator crash
  • $6 Million settlement on behalf of call center employees who were required to perform pre-shift work off-the-clock
  • $4 Million settlement on behalf of Customer Engineers of a Fortune 500 company who were deprived of wages earned working before and after scheduled shifts and during unpaid lunch breaks
  • $3 Million class settlement on behalf of employees of a financial institution which failed to pay Florida mortgage loan officers minimum or overtime wages as required by federal law
  • $3.27 Million jury verdict against Johnson and Johnson for defective design, failure to warn and negligence related to transvaginal mesh device
  • $3.25 Million settlement on behalf of serveral hundred Bank of America Treasury Service Advisors "misclassified" as exempt and deprived of overtime wages
  • A multi-million dollar settlement in a breach of contract class action against a high-tech communications company for failing to pay all wages earned
  • A multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of a class of home health care clinicians who worked for the largest health system in Illinois
  • Numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts on behalf of thousands of loan officers employed by several financial institutions who were deprived of minimum and overtime wages across the United States
  • Obtaining millions of dollars for cable technicians and installers who were misclassified as independent contractors and/or deprived of overtime wages
  • Obtaining several six-figure settlements against several prominent restaurants and bars for failing to pay employees overtime and/or minimum wages, requiring them to work off-the-clock and engaging in improper "tip pooling"
  • Obtaining multiple six-figure settlements on behalf of tenants of several large apartment buildings who failed to pay interest or return security deposits in violation of the state and local law
  • Recovering millions of dollars for victims of negligence in vehicle crashes, wrongful death, premises liability, product liability and other serious personal injury
  • Securing a judgment against an insurance company for 18 times the limits of its liability policy for its bad faith refusal to settle a case before trial
  • Securing substantial jury verdict in federal court against medical institution on behalf of employees who were deprived of minimum and overtime wages as required by federal and state law