December 31, 2019 | Wawa Data Breach Litigation – Firm files class action Complaint against Wawa for damages resulting from its failure to safeguard and protect its customers’ debit card and credit card information, which was wrongfully disclosed by Wawa’s payment card processing servers to data fraudsters between March 4, 2019 and December 12, 2019.
December 20, 2019 | Zappos.com Data Breach Litigation – Court gives final approval to the class action settlement providing a one-time 10% discount on an unlimited purchase amount to the over 24 million victims of the 2012 Zappos.com data breach. Over $6.5 million of benefits have been provided to class members to date (and counting).
December 9, 2019 ǀ Syngenta MIR 162 GMO Corn Litigation – A tentative settlement is reached with the objector corn producers to dismiss their appeals of the $1.51 billion settlement between U.S. corn producers and Syngenta. The district court will consider the tentative objector settlement on January 3, 2020. If approved and the appeals are dismissed, the Syngenta settlement will be cleared for distribution to U.S. corn producers by mid-2020.
November 29, 2019 ǀ TPC Group, Inc. Explosion Litigation – Firm files Complaint on behalf of Jefferson County business owners and homeowners for property damages, lost profits, loss of use damages, punitive damages, and medical monitoring resulting from the November 27, 2019 explosions at the TPC Group, Inc. Port Neches, Texas chemical plant.
November 22, 2019 ǀ Syngenta MIR 162 GMO Corn Litigation – The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals sets the settlement objector corn producers’ appeals for oral argument on January 22, 2020, in Courtroom III at the Byron White United States Courthouse in Denver, Colorado.
October 22, 2019 ǀ Chickens Antitrust Litigation – Firm files fifth Complaint on behalf of two direct purchaser foodservice distributors and a retail grocery chain against the seventeen major chicken producers, their affiliates, and Agri Stats, Inc. for manipulating the prices of fresh/frozen whole chickens and parts and value-added chicken products sold in the United States, from 2008-2016.
September 19, 2019 | Zappos.com Data Breach Litigation- Court preliminarily approves class action settlement providing a one-time 10% discount on an unlimited purchase amount to the over 24 million victims of the 2012 Zappos.com data breach. The deadline to opt out of or object to the settlement is November 29, 2019. The final approval hearing will be December 20, 2019, at the federal courthouse in Reno, Nevada, commencing at 10:00 a.m.
September 13, 2019 | Zappos.com Data Breach Litigation- Firm files motion for preliminary approval of a class action settlement providing a one-time 10% discount on an unlimited purchase amount to the over 24 million victims of the 2012 Zappos.com data breach.
September 9, 2019 | Firm Lawyers Designated 2019 Texas Super Lawyers- Richard L. Coffman designated a 2019 Texas Super Lawyer in Class Actions/Mass Torts and Sonya B. Coffman designated a 2019 Texas Super Lawyer in Family Law. No more than five percent of Texas lawyers are selected by Super Lawyers. Texas Super Lawyers are exceptional lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The list of Texas Super Lawyers is published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazine and in the October 2019 issue of Texas Monthly magazine.