Filings

  • Burns Charest has filed a proposed federal class action against a group of Canadian manufacturers, alleging that the companies have conspired to artificially inflate the price of cedar shakes and shingles sold to contractors, construction companies and roofers in the U.S. The litigation, filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, includes ...

  • Burns Charest attorneys were part of a legal team that reached a $32.5 million settlement in proposed class action litigation brought by dentists who claimed 3M knowingly sold faulty dental crown products that popped out of patients’ mouths, then failed to follow through with its warranty. The firm’s Warren Burns told Law360 that 3M’s willingness ...

  • Case moves forward on all counts against private, for-profit prison corporation NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California this week allowed all five of the plaintiff’s original claims to move forward in Novoa v. The GEO Group, Inc., a class action lawsuit brought by Burns Charest LLP on behalf of ...

  • Burns Charest is serving as co-counsel in a class-action lawsuit filed against CoreCivic, Inc., a private prison company. The lawsuit alleges that the company is forcing detained immigrants at the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia to work for as little as $1 a day to clean, cook, and maintain the center in a scheme to maximize profits. CoreCivic is operating under contract with Stewart County (Ga.) to house individuals detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....

  • Firm attorneys Daniel Charest and Will Thompson have filed a lawsuit on behalf of energy exploration and production company Antero Resources Corp., alleging that a former operations superintendent ran an “egregious bribery kickback scheme” that cost the company hundreds of millions in damages....

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