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

Data Security Breach Class Action

On August 24, 2009, Judge Lee Rosenthal in the Southern District of Texas appointed Michael Caddell as Co‑Lead Counsel for a class of banks, credit unions and other financial institutions in a multi-district litigation case against Heartland Payment Systems. Heartland processes payment card transactions for about 250,000 merchants and handles an average of more than 100 million transactions per month and more than $80 billion in transactions a year. Heartland provides merchants with the ability …

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Caddell & Chapman represents plaintiffs in credit reporting and privacy class action lawsuits.

Trans Union – Privacy Class Action

Caddell & Chapman served as Co‑Settlement Class Counsel in multi-district litigation against Trans Union in the Northern District of Illinois. The privacy class action litigation focused on Trans Union’s use of its vast database of financial information, which includes the confidential financial information of most adults in the United States, to create and sell “target marketing” lists to advertisers. Caddell & Chapman, representing what is believed to be the largest class ever certified in the …

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