Results

In federal and state courts across the country, Girard Sharp lawyers have established a record of successful outcomes in class actions and other complex litigation.

  • $104.75 million settlement reached on the eve of trial on behalf of purchasers of the prescription drug Lidoderm.

  • Jay Peak EB-5 Fraud

    $150 million partial settlement recovered for investors in various Jay Peak EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program project offerings, whose funds were diverted for unauthorized uses.

  • John Hancock

    $59 million recovered for insureds subject to unlawful cost of insurance overcharges.

  • Capacitors

    More than $100 million in settlements to date in ongoing litigation on behalf of purchasers of electronic capacitors.

  • Sears

    Secured $40 million for Sears Holdings Corporation as co-lead counsel in a derivative action in Delaware Chancery Court.

  • Oppenheimer Fund

    $50.75 million settlement for investors in the Oppenheimer California Municipal Bond Fund.

  • Target

    $17 million class settlement to resolve consumer claims over a 2013 data breach, upheld by the Eighth Circuit, where Daniel Girard served on Steering Committee.  

  • Aggrenox

    $54 million settlement in pay-for-delay case in which the firm serves on the Executive Committee

  • Settlement of more than $40 million to resolve this pay-for-delay antitrust litigation in which the firm served on the Executive Committee.

  • The firm successfully challenged the government of Guam’s longstanding practice of playing favorites with tax refunds, indefinitely withholding refunds for most Guam taxpayers, while paying select others on a priority basis. The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s orders, leading to a complete victory for the taxpayers in the published decision, which was later rejected for Supreme Court review.

  • On May 26, 2015, the Honorable Lucy H. Koh of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California certified a national class and a California subclass in the case of In re Yahoo Email Litigation.

  • Settlements worth over $75 million with JPMorgan Chase and U.S. Bank on behalf of investors.

  • Sallie Mae

    $35 million fund established to compensate investors.

  • Boehringer Ingelheim

    $650 million in settlements in case involving Pradaxa blood thinner.

  • The court granted approval to a $19.4 million settlement providing for the repayment of program fees charged under the H&R Block Express IRA program.

  • Home Depot

    40 million Home Depot customers were negatively affected by a massive data breach. Home Depot agreed to pay $13 million to end the class action.

  • Sony

    Settlement required Sony to reform its practices and provided class members with cash and other benefits.

  • $100 million settlement after unexpected loan modifications.

  • TFT-LCD

    Liaison counsel in litigation that delivered settlements of over $400 million.

  • Led settlement negotiations resulting in a $150 million settlement for the federal class action and individual investors in arbitration proceedings.

  • Lehman Brothers

    $120 million settlement awarded to purchasers of principal protection notes and other Lehman-issued investment products.

  • Takeda Pharmaceutical

    $2.37 billion settlement in case involving Actos drug.

  • $1.6 billion in settlements awarded to individual claimants injured by Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella birth control pills.

  • Nationwide class certified, followed by settlement with average cash payment of approximately $1,100 to participating class members.

  • Groundbreaking automotive settlements provided cash reimbursements of up to $800 each for drivers nationwide.

  • Kia & Hyundai

    Up to $125 million settlement for drivers who alleged their vehicles did not provide the promised horsepower.

  • Settlements delivered nearly $160 million.

  • $90 million settlement, one of largest ever in telecom class actions.

  • Achieved a settlement on the eve of trial that provided a recovery rate more than 30 times higher than what class members received in a related class action. The recovery (after attorneys' fees) returned a remarkable 78.5 percent of the losses plaintiffs may have recovered at trial.

  • Over $120 million in cash and stock to Prison Realty investors.

  • $100 million cash settlement to clients of American Express Financial Advisors.

  • $88 million cash settlement obtained from defendant company, its officers, and its former auditor.

  • The litigation settled for $25 million and changes in AOL’s billing and account practices.

  • $45 million settlement awarded to California schoolteachers.

  • Settlement worth over $40 million in suit involving alleged illegal credit repair scheme.

  • Providian

    Obtained a $105 million settlement for allegedly fraudulent business practices.

  • Settlement included $450 million in non-cash benefits and a fund comprising $180 million in stocks and cash.

  • Obtained consent decree terminating racial and ethnic quotas in public schools.

  • Reached a $3.65 million settlement.

  • Negotiated a class action settlement that provided cash reimbursements to affected telephone customers across the nation.

  • In the settlement, customers were eligible to get back any charges on their account that weren’t already refunded, up to $75.

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