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Cases / Briefs

Sheen v. Wells Fargo Bank

This California Supreme Court appeal involves home owners who were victimized by a mortgage lender’s mishandling of a mortgage modification application that resulted the sudden loss of their home to an unexpected bank foreclosure. The decision on appeal held that a mortgage lender and servicer…

Papasan v. Dometic Corp.

Public Justice is co-counsel in an 11th Circuit appeal of a decision denying certification of a consumer class action on “ascertainability” grounds. The proposed class action concerns hundreds of thousands of consumers who own small refrigerators used in recreational vehicles. According to the plaintiffs, the…

Hardeman v. Monsanto

Public Justice is defending the headline-generating $80 million verdict in this case against a Ninth Circuit appeal by Monsanto. The unanimous jury verdict found that 70-year-old plaintiff Ed Hardeman had developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after decades of using Monsanto’s weedkiller, Roundup, and that the company failed…

Korolshteyn v. Costco Wholesale Corp.

Public Justice has joined as co-counsel in the Ninth Circuit appeal of a decision dismissing, on federal preemption grounds, a putative consumer class action involving allegedly falsely labeled dietary supplements.  The supplement in question, “TruNature Ginkgo Biloba,” is labeled and advertised as “support[ing] alertness &…