Current Cases

  • DiCello Levitt Represents City of Baltimore in Catastrophic Key Bridge Collapse

    In one of the largest maritime disasters in U.S. history, on March 26, 2024, the historic Francis Scott Key Bridge in the City of Baltimore collapsed after being struck by a cargo ship, the M/V Dali, after it lost power while beginning to transit the bridge. This tragedy not only resulted in a devastating loss … 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

  • DiCello Levitt Represents Credit Suisse AT1 Bondholders in Class Action

    DiCello Levitt recently filed a class action in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, seeking damages on behalf of holders of Additional Tier 1 (AT1) bonds issued by Credit Suisse Group AG. Our complaint can be reviewed at the following link. The case arises from the spectacular collapse of Credit … 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

  • 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

  • ADM Profits From Not Selling Its Product While Other Ethanol Producers Pay the Cost

    DiCello Levitt seeks damages from ADM for ethanol market manipulation. On October 26, 2021, Green Plains, Inc., and its subsidiaries, filed a lawsuit against Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) for illegally manipulating the ethanol market to the detriment of other businesses in the industry, including Green Plains. As both a seller and trader of ethanol, … 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

  • ComEd’s Bribery Confession to U.S. Attorney Fails to Account for Consumer Losses

    DiCello Levitt seeks to recoup consumer losses for illegally inflated utility bills. In July 2020, DiCello Levitt and Romanucci & Blandin filed the largest public utilities class action in Illinois history against Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) and its parent company, Exelon Corporation (Exelon). ComEd resorted to a criminal bribery spree when it could not get … Continued

  • Fortune 100 Company Faces Accountability for Manufacturing Disease to Drive Sales

    DiCello Levitt takes AbbVie to trial for unwarned drug dangers and deceptive marketing. The State of New Mexico engaged DiCello Levitt to pursue claims against AbbVie and its affiliates, alleging that the drug manufacturers, putting profits over safety, recklessly endangered the lives of New Mexico citizens with their marketing and sale of the testosterone replacement … 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

  • 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