• State of Delaware v. Purdue Pharma L.P.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-20
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals | Retail
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Johnston
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ryan P. Newell, Shaun Michael Kelly and Kyle Evans Gay of Connolly Gallagher, LLP; Richard W. Fields of Fields PLLC; Scott W. Gilbert, Richard Shore, Mark A. Packman, Jenna A. Hudson, Michael B. Rush, Monique T. Abrishami and Richard J. Leveridge, Gilbert LLP, Washington, DC; Kathleen Jen-nings, attorney general, and Michael Vild and Michelle Whalen, Delaware Dep't of Justice for the state.
    for defendant: Brian D. Tome and Kelly E. Rowe, Reilly, McDevitt & Henrich, PC, Wilmington, DE; Mark S. Cheffo, Hay-den A. Coleman, Debra D. O'Gorman and Judy L. Leone, Dechert LLP, Philadelphia, PA for defendant Purdue Pharma. Michael P. Kelly, Steven P. Wood, Daniel J. Brown and Hayley J. Reese, McCarter & English, Wilmington, DE; John A. Freedman and Sean O. Morris, Arnold & Porter Kay Scholer LLP, Los Angeles, CA for defendant Endo Pharmaceuticals. Kevin B. Collins, Katherine B. Shaffer and Neil K. Roman, Covington & Burling, New York, NY; A. Thompson Bayliss, Michael A. Barlow, Sarah E. Delia, David A. Seal and Daniel J. McBride, Abrams & Bayliss, Wilmington, DE for defendant McKesson Corp. David A. Felice, Bailey & Glasser LLP, Wilmington, DE, Steven Pyser, Ashley W. Hardin and Joshua D. Tully, Williams & Connolly, Washington, DC for defendant Cardinal Health. Jennifer C. Wasson, Jesse L. Noa and Carla M. Jones, Potter, Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Louis W. Schack, Shan-non E. McClure and Neil A. Hlawatsch of Reed Smith LLP for defendant AmerisourceBergen. Jami B. Nimeroff, Brown, Garry, Nimeroff, Wilmington, DE; James W. Matthews, Katy E. Koski, Jaclyn V. Piltch and Redi Kasollja, Foley & Lardner, Boston, MA for defendant Anda Pharmaceuticals. Thomas E. Han-son and Oni N. Harton, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Wilmington, DE and Indianapolis, IN for defendant H.D. Smith LLC. Daniel B. Rath, Rebecca L. Butcher and Jennifer L. Cree, Landis, Rath & Cobb LLP, Wilmington, DE; Eric R. Delinsky, Alexandra W. Miller and R. Miles Clark, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Washington, DC for defendant CVS Health Corp. Beth Moskow-Schnoll, William Burton and Elizabeth A. Sloan, Ballard Spahr LLP, Wilmington, DE; Kaspar J. Stoffelmayr, Katherine M. Swift and Alex J. Har-ris, Bartlit, Beck, Herman, Palenchar & Scott LLP, Chicago, IL and Denver, CO for defendant Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

    Case Number: D68469

    The state adequately alleged claims against manufacturers and distributors of opioids, but the court dismissed public nuisance, civil conspiracy and unjust enrichment claims.

  • Delaware Law Weekly

    Delaware Due $2M of Wells Fargo's $575M Settlement to Resolve Unfair Trade Practices Claims

    December 28, 2018

    On Friday, the 50 states and the District of Columbia announced they had reached a $575 million settlement with Wells Fargo over state consumer protection claims.

  • Labreck v. Bank of America

    Publication Date: 2018-12-19
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Steven T. Margolin, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendants Bank of America and Brian Moynihan.
    for defendant: Blake A. Bennett and Erik J. Jones, Cooch and Taylor, Wilmington, DE for defendant Trans Union, LLC.

    Case Number: D68393

    Plaintiff did not state a claim against a bank under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, because the bank was a fur-nisher of information and not a consumer reporting agency.

  • New Jersey Law Journal

    The California Consumer Privacy Act: What You Need to Know

    December 01, 2018

    Before you assume that the CCPA will not affect you because your business is not located in California, know that companies both inside and outside of California will be affected by its requirements.

  • Consumer Fin. Prot. Bureau v. The Nat'l Collegiate Master Student Trust

    Publication Date: 2018-10-31
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection | Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Education
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Noreika
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Carolyn I. Hahn, Colin T. Reardon and Gabriel S.H. Hopkins, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Kurt M. Heyman and Melissa N. Brochwicz, Donimirski, Heymay Enerio Gattuso & Hirzel LLP, Wilmington, DE; Erik H. Haas and Peter W. Tomlinson, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York, NY attorneys for Ambac Assurance Corp.; Jamie L. Edmonson, Allyson B. Baker, Meredith L. Boylan, Sameer P. Sheikh and Katherine M. Wright, Venable LLP, Washington, DC, attorneys for Transworld Systems Inc.; Andrew D. Cordo, Ashby & Geddes, PA, Wilmington, DE; Michael Hanin and Uri Itkin, Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, New York, NY, attorneys for objecting noteholders; Rebecca L. Butcher, Landis Rath & Cobb LLP, Wilmington, DE, John P. Doherty and William Hao, Alston & Bird LLP, New York, NY for GSS Data Serv., Inc.; Stacey A. Scrivani, Stevens & Lee, P.C., Wilmington, DE for the Pennsylvania Higher Educ. Assistance Agency; Stephen B. Brauerman and Sara E. Bussiere, Bayard P.A., Wilmington, DE for Wilmington Trust Co.; John W. Shaw and David M. Fry, Shaw Keller LLP, Wilmington, DE, Stephen H. Meyer, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP, Washington, DC for U.S. Bank National As-sociation; John W. Shaw and David M. Fry, Shaw Keller LLP, Wilmington, DE, Matthew A. Martel and Keith M. Kollmeyer, Jones Day, Boston, MA for U.S. Bank.

    Case Number: D68338

    Proposed intervenors timely filed their motions, and they have interests in the litigation which were not adequately repre-sented by existing parties.

  • Delaware Law Weekly

    DLW's Most Popular Stories of August

    September 05, 2018

    Delaware's federal bench gets some much-needed relief, Wilmington is hit with two separate lawsuits and more.

  • Delaware Business Court Insider

    Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Hit With Delaware Class Action

    April 10, 2018

    The latest federal class action to hit Facebook Inc. on Tuesday accused the social media giant of violating privacy laws in allowing Cambridge Analytica to access personal information of 87 million users.

  • Delaware Business Court Insider

    Lord & Taylor Hit With Lawsuit After Data Breach Affected More Than 5 Million Customers

    April 06, 2018

    The plaintiff in a proposed class action on Thursday accused high-end retailer Lord & Taylor of negligence in failing to protect its customers' private information, just days after the Hudson's Bay Co. subsidiary announced that it had been the target of a massive data breach in its North American stores.

  • The Recorder

    Appeals Court Upholds ESPN Win in Video Privacy Suit

    November 29, 2017

    Plaintiff Chad Eichenberger claimed ESPN violated the Video Privacy Protection Act by handing over his Roku device serial number and the identity of the videos he watched to Adobe Analytics.

  • Delaware Law Weekly

    Delaware Class Action Targets Equifax Over Massive Breach

    September 20, 2017

    Equifax Inc. is facing another proposed class action lawsuit stemming from the massive data breach that put approximately 143 million consumers' data at risk, after a Delaware man on Monday sued on behalf of consumers whose personal information had been compromised.