Fusion Elite All Stars, et al. v. Varsity Brands LLC, et al.

DiCello Levitt Achieves $43.5M Recovery and Other Relief To Unwind Anticompetitive Conduct in All Star Cheer Events Market. In October 2023, DiCello Levitt and Co-Lead Counsel secured final approval of a settlement with Varsity Brands, other Varsity entities, and the United States All Star Federation (USASF) to resolve an antitrust class action over Varsity’s monopolization … Continued

Novartis and Par Antitrust Litigation

DiCello Levitt Secures $30M From Novartis To Settle Class Action Over Exforge Antitrust Claims. In October 2023, DiCello Levitt obtained final approval from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York for a $30 million settlement with drugmaker Novartis to resolve a complex antitrust class action involving the hypertension medication Exforge. In … Continued

Class Action Takes Aim at Honda for Defective Auto Idle-Stop Feature

DiCello Levitt represents consumers in a group of class action lawsuits against Honda for selling and leasing certain Honda and Acura models that suffer from a dangerous defect that can cause their engines to stall while idling, putting the vehicles’ drivers and other motorists at risk of serious injury and death. The affected vehicles—which include … Continued

Ford Faces Class Action Lawsuit for Dangerous Tailgate Defect

DiCello Levitt represents proposed classes of Ford vehicle owners alleging that Ford knowingly advertised and sold certain truck models with a dangerous tailgate defect. The defect, which affects model year 2017–2021 Ford F-250, F-350, and F-450 Super Duty trucks with an electronic tailgate latch release switch, causes the trucks to spontaneously open—even while driving—posing serious … Continued

Hair Relaxers and Cancer

Hair relaxers are widely used. Studies suggest up to 90% of Black and Brown women have used hair relaxers and straighteners. Hair relaxers contain a wide range of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that interfere with the normal activity of the endocrine system. Exposure to hair relaxers usually begins in a woman’s formative childhood years and continues … Continued

Camp LeJeune Poisoning Injuries

For decades, over a million of our nation’s dedicated service members and their families were poisoned by contaminated drinking water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Fortunately, recently enacted legislation empowers people to recover damages for their injuries. The Camp Lejeune Justice Act, a bipartisan bill signed into law in August 2022, … Continued

Paraquat Herbicide and Parkinson’s Disease

Since at least the mid‐1960s, experts have known that the herbicide paraquat — manufactured, marketed, and distributed by Chevron and Syngenta — is highly toxic to both plant and animal cells. Paraquat has been used since that time to kill broadleaf weeds and grasses before the planting or emergence of more than 100 field, fruit, … Continued

Tepezza and Hearing Loss

In January 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Tepezza, manufactured by Horizon Pharmaceuticals, to treat thyroid eye disease. TED inflames the eye muscles, eyelids, tear glands and fatty tissues behind the eye, which pushes the eyes forward causing bulging (known as proptosis) and may cause double vision. The signs and symptoms of TED … Continued

Fairlife Milk Products Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation

Animal Abuse and Deceptive Marketing Exposed, Resulting in $21M Recovery for Consumers. In 2022, DiCello Levitt and its co-counsel secured a $21 million settlement in a consumer case against Coca-Cola, Fairlife, and other defendants associated with the Fairlife milk brand for their deceptive labeling and marketing of certain dairy products produced using milk from cows … Continued

Siqueiros v. General Motors LLC

DiCello Levitt Wins $102.6M Verdict Against GM in Rare Auto Defect Class Action Trial. In a rare automotive defect class action trial in 2022, DiCello Levitt, along with co-counsel, won a $102.6 million jury verdict against General Motors, the nation’s largest automobile manufacturer, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on … Continued

Peloton Faces Class Action Lawsuit After Drastic Purge of Classes

Luxury fitness product users allege that they overpaid. DiCello Levitt represents consumers who purchased Peloton exercise equipment and subscription memberships, alleging the company falsely marketed its on-demand library of classes as “ever-growing” and “growing.” In April 2018, Peloton received a cease-and-desist letter for its alleged copyright infringement of many songs in its on-demand class library, … Continued

Facebook Agrees To Pay $90 Million To Settle Decade-Long Data Privacy Class Action Involving Secret Internet Tracking

DiCello Levitt Secures Historic Settlement in Twelve-Year Data Privacy Class Action Against Facebook In November 2022, DiCello Levitt and its co-lead counsel won final approval of a $90 million settlement with Meta Platforms, Facebook’s parent company, resolving a long-running class action accusing Facebook of tracking its users’ activities on third-party websites—even while they were logged … Continued

Hundreds of Victims Seek Justice for Sex Trafficking and Abuse by Fashion Mogul

DiCello Levitt represents dozens of sex trafficking victims against the disgraced Peter Nygard. On June 11, 2020, Jane Does No. 1-57 filed their Second Amended Complaint against Peter Nygard and his network of privately-owned companies, alleging a sprawling international sex trafficking venture with hundreds of survivors and dozens of enablers. Since that filing, more than … Continued

No Rest for Marriott: Hotelier Faces Lawsuit Over Data Breach Affecting 400 Million

DiCello Levitt persuades court that consumer data has inherent value. In September 2018, Marriott International discovered a data breach on its network affecting more than 300 million American consumers. From 2014 to late 2018, hackers exploited a weakness in Marriott’s computer network, enabling them to access Marriott’s guest reservation system to steal customer data. Marriott … Continued

Injured Citizen Wins Record Civil Rights Verdict Against Police Department

DiCello Levitt wins $50 million verdict on behalf of citizen injured by police misconduct. DiCello Levitt’s trial team was awarded Public Justice’s 2021 Trial Lawyer of the Year for leading the Arnold Black v. Detective Randy Hicks case to a groundbreaking verdict after multiple trials. The firm’s investigation into Arnold Black’s claims against the East … Continued

The State of New Mexico Obtains Settlement Four Times Larger Than Other States

DiCello Levitt wins New Mexico maximum damages for clean diesel scandal. In August 2019, New Mexico secured a $13.5 million settlement against Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche. The car makers marketed and sold “clean diesel” vehicles that were advertised to be an environmentally friendly alternative to hybrid and electric cars. In fact, the vehicles contained “defeat … Continued

Navistar Pays Class Members $135 Million For Defective MaxxForce Engines

DiCello Levitt leads class action benefiting thousands of auto owners. DiCello Levitt, along with co-counsel, achieved final approval of the $135 million Navistar class settlement on January 3, 2020. The multidistrict litigation, brought on behalf of 66,000 truck owners and lessees, alleged that Navistar, Inc. and Navistar International, Inc. sold and leased 2011-2014 model year … Continued

Norwegian Air Shuttle seeking relief against Boeing

Norwegian alleges Boeing engaged in a pattern of intentional misrepresentation and omission, gross negligence, and shoddy manufacturing. DiCello Levitt represents Norwegian Airlines (Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA and Arctic Aviation Assets DAC) in prosecuting economic loss and equitable claims against The Boeing Company and Boeing Commercial Aviation Services Europe Limited in an action arising out of … Continued