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Caddell & Chapman represents plaintiffs nationwide in class action lawsuits and other complex litigation.

State Farm Polybutylene Pipe Insurance Class Action Lawsuit

Caddell & Chapman obtained certification of a class of Arizona State Farm insureds in a class action lawsuit over State Farm’s failure to reimburse them for repairs to leaking polybutylene (PB) pipe in their homes. Plaintiffs alleged that State Farm breached their insurance policies by failing to pay the costs incurred in tearing out and replacing the part of the structure necessary to replace the PB piping after the plumbing system developed leaks.

Caddell & Chapman prevailed …

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Privacy Rights Secured for 200 Million

On September 5, 2014, Judge James R. Spencer of the Eastern District of Virginia approved a nationwide settlement on behalf of a class of an estimated 200 million consumers. The case was brought against LexisNexis regarding its Accurint for Collections database. Plaintiffs alleged that LexisNexis violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) by selling certain Accurint brand reports—containing substantial detailed personal and credit information—to debt collectors without affording FCRA protections. Before this case, consumers had …

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Comerica Bank

Checking Overdraft Fee Class Action

Judge James Lawrence King of the Southern District of Florida entered final approval of an overdraft fee class action settlement in favor of Caddell & Chapman’s clients and a class of Comerica bank account holders in Simmons, et al. v. Comerica Bank, No. 10-cv-22958, part of the In re Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, MDL 2036, multidistrict class action proceeding. Plaintiffs alleged that Comerica had improperly re-sequenced customer debit transactions from highest to lowest …

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Ford Speed Control Deactivation Switch Litigation

Michael Caddell of Caddell & Chapman has been appointed one of two co‑lead counsel in In re Ford Motor Co. Speed Control Deactivation Switch Products Liability Litigation, an MDL proceeding (Case No. MDL-1718) pending before Judge Bernard Friedman, the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. This consolidated multidistrict litigation proceeding has been brought against Ford Motor Co., arising out of one of the largest vehicle safety recalls …

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