C L A S S A C T I O N R E P O R T E R
Friday, March 29, 2013
The CAR is not published today in observance of Good Friday.
Publication will resume Monday, April 1, 2013.
Here are some of the notable settlements in 2012 as reported by
Defendant Settlement Amount
Wells Fargo $6.6 billion to settle interchange fee lawsuit
and other Status: Final approval pending
EI Du Pont $750 million set aside to settle litigation
over Imprelis herbicide product liability.
Status: Has tentative approval
Merck & Co. $688 million to settle two federal securities
class action lawsuits related to the ENHANCE
trial ($215 million to resolve the action
against all of the Merck defendants, and
$473 million to resolve the action against all
of the Schering-Plough defendants). Status:
Travelers Cos. $450 million to settle suit over under-
Reporting of workers' compensation premium.
of America $158+ million to pay suit by farmers. Status:
Final approval pending
AT&T Mobility $153 million to settle the suit alleging
the company overcharged millions of customers.
QEP Resources $115 million to settle suit by royalty owners
asserting various claims for damages related
to royalty valuation on all Oklahoma wells
operated by QEP or from which QEP separately
marketed its share of gas. Status: pending
Apple Inc $100+ million to settle suit over minors'
purchase of apps downloaded from online iTunes
store without parental permission
Pella Corp. $90+ million to settle suit over defective
windows. Status: pending
Macquarie Bank AU$82.5 million to settle class suit by Storm
Financial clients. Status: pending
Aetna Inc. $60 million to settle UCR litigation. Status:
Realty Trust $55 million to settle suit over consolidation
of several real estate entities. Status: Has
preliminary court approval
Fifth Third $46 million to settle suit over allegedly
unreasonable interchange fees. Status: Final
et al. $45 million to suit alleging willful and
negligent violations of the Fair Credit
Reporting Act. Status: pending
Revlon Inc. $9.2 million paid to settling stockholders
$22.5 million paid to Fidelity Management &
Shareholders sued Revlon over a 2009
exchange offer. Status: Settlement pending
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