Verdicts and Settlements

  • Judge John Z. Lee of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has granted preliminary approval of a $92 million proposed class action settlement on behalf of TikTok app users. The settlement will resolve allegations that defendants collected users’ biometric information and other data in violation of Illinois’ Biometric Information and Privacy ...

  • Warren Burns of Burns Charest served as lead class counsel in successful efforts resulting in a $3.5 million settlement on behalf of purchasers of promotional items, including silicone wristbands and pin buttons, from four national suppliers. Gennex Media LLC, Custom Wristbands Inc., Zaappaaz Inc. and Netbrands Media Corp. each agreed to contribute to the settlement. ...

  • Burns Charest followed its summary judgment win on liability in a complex oil & gas case with another successful strategy to establish damages for the counterparty’s breach of contract. On June 14, the Midland County (Texas) court awarded $864,000 in damages in favor of the firm’s client, Dodge Resource Partners, LLC. All other claims were ...

  • 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 ...

  • Burns Charest client, Dodge Resource Partners, LLC has obtained a summary judgment ruling on liability in a case involving a purchase and sale agreement in which Dodge was to sell mineral interests located in Howard County, Texas, to the defendant. When the defendant failed to close the deal, Dodge retained Burns Charest to protect the ...

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