Notable Cases

Erisa Investment Class Action

Farm Industrial and Supply Co. v. First Mercantile Trust et al, Case No. 02-cv-2649- M/A (W.D. Tenn. Dec. 3. 2003) This class action involved allegations that over 2,500 ERISA 401(k) plans had been charged significant, undisclosed management fees by First Mercantile Trust (“FMT”), a fund Learn More »

Excessive Attorney Fee Class Action

Howard v. Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. et al., Case No. 2:06-cv-2833-JMP-tmp (W.D. Tenn. 2006) This action involved allegations that a well known plaintiff law firm, Wilkes & McHugh, P.A., had charged its clients an excessive legal fee in violation of Tennessee’s Medical Malpractice Act (“TMMA”).  Learn More »

Option Holder Class Action

In this matter, our firm represented current and former employees who had been granted stock options in a publicly-traded company under an employee option plan. That option plan provided that if there were ever a “change in control” of the company (such as a merger or other acquisition), the Learn More »

Truck Driver Class Action

Ham et al. v. Swift Transportation Co., Inc.Case No. 2:09-cv-02145-JTF (W.D. Tenn. 2012) This class action was brought by truck drivers who alleged that they had lost money as the result of attending a student trucking driving academy conducted by Swift Transportation Co., Inc., the largest trucking Learn More »

Excessive Tax Collection Fee Class Action

Youngblood v. Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson, LLP, Case No. 10-cv-2304 SHM-tmp (W.D. Tenn. 2010) Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson, LLP is a national law firm that specializes in the collection of delinquent property taxes and other debts owed to governmental entities.  In 2004, Learn More »

Federal Express Overcharge Class Action

Manjunath A. Gokare, P.C. et al v. Federal Express Corp., Case No. 2:11-cv-02131-JTF-cgc (W.D. Tenn. 2011) Every day Federal Express makes deliveries to both commercial and residential addresses throughout the nation. When the address is a business, Fed Ex has one charge; when the address Learn More »

Legal Malpractice- Lawyers Overcharging Clients

Susan Stephenson  et al. v. Equity Title & Escrow Company, Fearnley & Califf, PLLC, Case No. 06-67 (Dyer Co. Cir, Tennessee 2006)  This class action involved allegations that Defendants unlawfully charged and collected inflated title insurance premiums from approximately 30,000 Learn More »

Defective Countertop Class Action

Babb v. Wilsonart International, Inc., Case No. CT-02-01818- Div. 4 (Circuit Court of Tennessee, 30th Judicial District for Shelby County Tennessee at Memphis 2004) This case involved a kitchen countertop known as “solid surface veneer” (SSV) which was designed, manufactured and distributed Learn More »