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 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


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


Parkway Corp., et al. v. Visa, U.S.A., In., et al., No. 05-CV-6349 (S.D.N.Y.) KSG has filed an antitrust class action complaint on behalf of merchants that accept for payment the major credit card networks, Visa and MasterCard. The complaint alleges antitrust violations stemming from the networks’ application of an anticompetitive “interchange fee.” Plaintiffs allege that… Read More

Natural Gas

In Re Western States Wholesale Natural Gas Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1566, (D. Nev.) KSG is Co-Lead Counsel for plaintiffs in an antitrust class action against sellers and marketers of natural gas, stemming from defendants’ alleged anticompetitive behavior during the California Energy Crisis of 2000-2001. In this case, plaintiffs allege that the defendant gas providers reported… Read More