Alco

Alco Industries, Inc. v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., et al. Alco Industries, Inc. v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., et al., Civil No. 04-6090 (E.D.Pa.) – In this ERISA case, KSG represents Plaintiff Alco Industries, Inc. as plan administrator of its pension plans in which Defendant Wachovia Bank and its subsidiary Evergreen Investments serve as investment managers. Plaintiff… Read More

G-Fees Antitrust

In re G-Fees Antitrust Litigation, D.D.C. Civ. A. No. 05-114 KSG represents plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against the Federal National Mortgage Association (“Fannie Mae”) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac”). Plaintiffs allege that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac colluded to set artificially inflated guarantee fees (or “G-Fees”) paid by mortgage… Read More

Terrorist Victims Litigation I

Linde, et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC and Coulter, et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC Linde, et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC, 04-2799 (NG) (VVP) and Coulter, et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC, 05-365 (NG) (VVP) (E.D.N.Y.) – Steven Steingard serves as Litigation Counsel for the plaintiffs, United States citizens, their estates, survivors and heirs who… Read More

Fur Antitrust

In re Fur Antitrust (Jordan Fur Farm v. Alaska Brokerage et al.), CO6-0110 (W.D.Wash.) In this recent antitrust class action, KSG is one of the lead counsel in charging the rigging of the auction market at which furs are sold, to the disadvantage of the sellers. Request more information from Robert LaRocca. Notes, Links & Related… Read More

Cotton Yarn

In re Cotton Yarn Antitrust Litigation, Civil Action No. 1:04MDL1622 (M.D. N.C.) KSG serves as interim co-lead counsel for the class in an antitrust action on behalf of direct purchasers of cotton yarn (including open-end and air jet cotton and polycotton yarn) from defendants during the period from January 1, 1999 to February 11, 2004…. Read More

Sulfuric Acid

In Re Sulfuric Acid Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1536 (N.D. Ill.) This antitrust class action charges that the major producers of sulfuric acid agreed to restrict output and allocate territories, with the effect of raising prices. The Kohn Swift firm is one of four co-lead counsel. The case is in expert discovery phase. Request more… Read More

Malpractice Insurance

Refowich v. TIG KSG has filed a national class action in the American Arbitration Association, on behalf of attorneys who claim that a major insurance company improperly curtailed their legal malpractice insurance policies. Request more information from Robert LaRocca. Notes, Links & Related Documents: Originally Posted: 02/17/2006

Mike’s Train House

Mike’s Train House, Inc. v. Lionel LLC et al. Mike’s Train House, Inc. v. Lionel LLC et al., 00-Civil-71729 (E.D. Mich) – KSG tried this theft of trade secrets case on behalf of the plaintiff, Mike’s Train House, a manufacturer of high quality O gauge scale replica trains. In June, 2004, following an 18 day… Read More

Pilchesky

Pilchesky v. Commissioner Pennsylvania State Police Pilchesky v. Commissioner Pennsylvania State Police, Civil Action No. 3:05-cv-2074 (M.D. Pa.) – This important free-speech case, in which KSG is co-counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union, challenges the procedure by which the Pennsylvania State Police, in violation of the First Amendment, shut down a website that hosted… Read More

Google

The Author’s Guild, et al. v. Google Inc. The Author’s Guild, et al. v. Google Inc., No. 05-CV-8136 (S.D.N.Y.) – KSG was retained by The Author’s Guild and several prominent authors to bring a copyright infringement class action against Google, Inc. The suit came on the heels of Google’s recently announced Google Print Library Program,… Read More