Stoll Berne represented former debtors of U.S. Bank in a consumer class action brought against a debt collection firm alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Steve Larson appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court in two cases brought by consumers alleging that their insurers had not provided them with notice that the insurers were charging them higher premiums because of their credit scores, notice that is required under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Gary Berne has represented victims of financial fraud in individual cases and class actions, ranging from claims against brokerage firms to matters involving derivative securities, real estate, TICs, annuities, tax shelters, and offshore scams.
A team of Stoll Berne attorneys represented the named plaintiff in a multidistrict litigation class action against BP p.l.c., seeking to collect on behalf of U.S. investors the dividends that BP declared, but never paid, following the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
In a national class action against Coventry Health Care, Steve Larson and Josh Ross, along with counsel from Oregon and Louisiana, represented health care providers (such as doctors and physical therapists) who provide medical services in the workers’ compensation system.
Over a span of five years, Steve Larson represented consumers who had purchased automobile insurance from Nationwide and alleged that the insurer had failed to adequately inform policy holders that they had been charged higher premiums because of their credit scores, as required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Stoll Berne attorney Steve Larson represented consumers that had purchased automobile insurance policies from Hartford in a class action alleging that Hartford failed to inform policyholders that they had been charged higher premiums because of their credit scores, as required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.