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Class Action & Complex Litigation Case Archives

  • As lead counsel in what is believed to be the largest class action in Connecticut history …Read more >
  • A corporate whistleblower was represented in his claim under the Federal False Claims Act against United Technologies, resulting in the largest award at the time recovered by the United States government under the Act. Settlement of $150 million. …Read more >
  • As lead private counsel for the state of Connecticut in its historic action against the tobacco industry, Silver Golub & Teitell played a leading role in the nationwide litigation that secured a recovery for Connecticut totaling almost $4 billion. …Read more >
  • As lead counsel for 70 Connecticut municipalities, Silver Golub & Teitell secured a judgment of $35.8 million against the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority to recover past overcharges imposed as a result of an illegal unsecured loan to Enron Corporation. CRRA was also enjoined from imposing more than $6.9 million in additional overcharges. …Read more >
  • Barbara Izzarelli, a longtime smoker of Salem cigarettes who developed cancer, received a total of $27.5 million dollars in her successful product liability lawsuit against the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. A federal judge awarded nearly $16 million in interest after she had already been awarded $4 million in punitive damages and an $8 million jury award. The jury’s verdict was believed to be the first successful product liability lawsuit in Connecticut by an individual plaintiff against a tobacco company. …Read more >