Berger & Montague PC News

Trial lawyers find unusual allies in fight against arbitration: Conservative state treasurers

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Class action lawyers who see arbitration as a mortal threat to their business have found unlikely allies among some of the nation’s most conservative state officials.

Pennsylvania opioid litigation in chaos as plaintiff lawyers fight over control

By Daniel Fisher | Nov 26, 2018

MEDIA – Opioid litigation in Pennsylvania appears to be in chaos as a prominent law firm has withdrawn from a leadership position on the plaintiff side and unions and the county surrounding the city of Allentown fight efforts to consolidate all lawsuits in a single court.

BERGER & MONTAGUE PC: $43.5 Million Class Action Settlement Announced Regarding Certain NIBCO PEX 1006 Tubing, F1807 Fittings, and Stainless Steel Clamps

By Press release submission | Nov 6, 2018

The following is being jointly released by the NIBCO PEX Settlement Administrator on behalf of NIBCO Inc. (“NIBCO”) and Plaintiffs’ law firms, Berger Montague PC and Sauder Schelkopf LLC, to announce a class action settlement in the lawsuits captioned Cole, et al. v. NIBCO Inc., No. 13-cv-7871 (D.N.J.), and Meadow, et al. v. NIBCO Inc., No. 15-cv-1124 (M.D. Tenn.).

Pittsburgh lawsuit against Catholic Church doesn't seek money for victims, wants admission of sexual abuse cover-up

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH – As the aftermath of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office’s grand jury report into child sexual abuse committed statewide by members of the Roman Catholic Church continues, alleged victims have taken to suing the Church.

BERGER & MONTAGUE PC: H. Laddie Montague Jr. Inducted to American Antitrust Institute’s Inaugural Private Antitrust Enforcement Hall of Fame; Caitlin G. Coslett Honored for Outstanding Litigation Achievement by a Young Lawyer

By Press release submission | Oct 21, 2018

Berger Montague is thrilled to announce that Chairman Emeritus H. Laddie Montague Jr. has been inducted to the American Antitrust Institute’s inaugural Private Antitrust Enforcement Hall of Fame.

BERGER & MONTAGUE PC: Firm Chair Sherrie R. Savett and Managing Shareholder Shanon J. Carson Named Best of the Bar by Philadelphia Business Journal

By Press release submission | Oct 7, 2018

Berger Montague is proud to announce that Firm Chair Sherrie R. Savett and Managing Shareholder Shanon J. Carson have been named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2018 Best of the Bar: Philadelphia’s Top Lawyers.

Pittsburgh's hired guns move in on Philadelphia's turf as opioid lawyers jostle for power

By John O'Brien | Aug 29, 2018

The fighting in Pennsylvania among plaintiffs lawyers working on contingency fees has escalated this summer

Bern firm, shut out of opioid litigation spot, says lead lawyers don't represent enough of Pennsylvania

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

MEDIA – After not being picked to a coveted leadership role in Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation, a Conshohocken plaintiffs firm is pleading with a Delaware County judge to reconsider.

A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.

Isolator Fitness accused of violating telephone harassment statutes

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 1, 2018

An individual has filed a class action lawsuit against Isolator Fitness Inc. for allegedly violating telephone harassment statutes.

Homeowner sues Electrolux alleging that a defective dishwasher caught fire

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 22, 2015

SCRANTON – A Cresco man is suing an appliance company, alleging that a defect in a washing machine caused a fire in his home.

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