OPM

On August 7, 2015, Kohn Swift filed a proposed class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado against the Office of Personnel Management (“OPM”), KeyPoint Government Solutions, and the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), alleging that their negligence led to a data breach that compromised the personal information of… Read More

IndyMac

Kohn Swift brought a suit on behalf of the Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit (“PFRS”) and a class of all persons who acquired the IndyMac INDX Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-AR5 certificates (collectively, the “Certificates”) of defendant IndyMac MBS, Inc. (“IndyMac”) pursuant and/or traceable to false and misleading Registration Statements filed… Read More

Goldman Sachs Mortgage-Backed Securities Litigation

Kohn Swift brought a suit on behalf of the Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit (“PFRS”) and a proposed class of all persons who acquired the GSR Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-4F Mortgage-Backed Certificates (collectively, the “Certificates”) of defendant GS Mortgage Securities Corp. (“GS Mortgage”) pursuant and/or traceable to a false and… Read More

Tubbs v. North American Title, Civil No. (D.N.J.)

A Class Action Settlement has been reached concerning real estate closing costs charged to New Jersey homeowners. Kohn, Swift, together with co-counsel Stevens & Lee, has settled a consumer class action that involves fees charged in real estate closings in Southern New Jersey by title agents North American Title Agency and Independence Abstract and Title… Read More

Del Prado v. B.N. Development Company

$10 million settlement for the benefit of the plaintiff class in the Marcos Human Rights Litigation On August 13, 2010, a settlement was reached in Del Prado v. B.N. Development Company, et. al, Civil Action No. 4-05CV-234-Y, pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Under the settlement, the defendants… Read More

Kraft Foods Employment Discrimination Litigation

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN HOURLY EMPLOYEES OF THE KRAFT PHILADELPHIA BAKERY A court-approved Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement in the case of Davis, et al. v. Kraft Foods North America, Inc. has been mailed to each class member. For a copy of that notice, CLICK HERE. Please read the entire notice carefully. It includes… Read More

Hercules Incorporated Pension Plan

Judge Fullam approved the class action settlement at the hearing on May 7, 2007. For a copy of his Order, see below. He also approved the petition for counsel fees, cost reimbursements, and incentive payments. For a copy of that Order, see below. The timetable for receipt of the settlement proceeds is: (1) IF YOU… Read More

Holocaust Insurance Litigation

In re: Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. Holocaust Insurance Litigation In re: Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. Holocaust Insurance Litigation, No 1374 – Robert Swift has served as one of the lead attorneys for the plaintiffs in this case, filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, USA, between Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. and… Read More

Verizon

Donna Ambrogi, et al. v. Verizon Internet Services, Inc., et al., Case No. BC328283 (Cal. Sup. Ct.) KSG represents Verizon DSL and dial-up subscribers who allege that Verizon, in an overbroad attempt to block spam, prevented its subscribers from receiving legitimate email from whole regions of the world. The Court has granted preliminary approval to… Read More

Xerox

Creative Copier Services v. Xerox, 3:01cv155 (D. Conn.) KSG represented the plaintiff that competed with Xerox to repair high speed copy machines, and alleged that Xerox sought to put him out of business by withholding needed parts and supplies. Xerox mounted a patent-privilege defense. Achieved settlement after extensive litigation, part of In re Independent Service Organization… Read More