G&E’s consumer litigation group represents plaintiffs who have been significantly injured by corporate misconduct in matters ranging from claims of deceptive advertising to defective manufacturing to contamination of the country’s food supply. Firm attorneys investigate and prosecute claims on behalf of individuals and entities injured by the wrongful acts of manufacturers and retailers. The firm has significant expertise leading class action litigation against agricultural and biotech companies, as well as cases involving defective or misleadingly-marketed products by automakers and technology companies. G&E attorneys have extensive trial experience and have successfully litigated numerous class and complex litigation matters in state, federal and appellate courts.
G&E attorneys have represented plaintiffs who have been harmed through the purchase and/or use of products and services in some of the largest and most notable consumer litigations in recent years, achieving multi-million dollar settlements in a number of cases, including:
$1.1 billion from Bayer CropScience (Genetically Modified Rice)
$500 million from EI DuPont de Nemours (Imprelis Herbicide)
$425 million from Honda Motor Corporation (Bribery and Corruption)
$110 million from Aventis CropScience (StarLink Bioengineered Corn Seed)
$45 million from Porsche Cars North America (Coolant Tubes)
$41.5 million from Merck (Vytorin/Zetia)
Current actions include litigation against:
ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Ford Motor Company