Grocers Seek Approval of $8.75 Million Settlement with SuperValu for Market Allocation Claims

Minneapolis, MN, July 26, 2017 – Wholesale grocery supplier SuperValu, Inc. and a plaintiff class of certain retail grocers moved today for preliminary approval of an $8.75 million settlement related to plaintiffs’ claims that SuperValu and C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. conspired to allocate customers and territories. In 2002, SuperValu was C&S’s largest and closest competitor…


Airline Passengers To Appeal Summary Judgment on First Bag Fee Antitrust Claim

Atlanta, GA, March 28, 2017 – Defendants Delta Air Lines and AirTran Airways’s summary judgment motions were granted today in In re Delta / AirTran Baggage Fee Antitrust Litigation, MDL 2089 (N.D. Ga.).  The court previously certified a plaintiff class of over 30 million customers of Delta and AirTran alleging that the defendants conspired to…


K&L Moves to Certify Classes of Non-Indian Applicants and Employees in Discrimination Suit Against Tata Consultancy Services

Oakland, CA, February 21, 2017 – Plaintiffs Brian Buchanan, Christopher Slaight, Steven Webber, Seyed Amir Masoudi, and Nobel Mandili (“Plaintiffs”), represented by Kotchen & Low LLP, moved to certify two classes of applicants and employees who Plaintiffs allege were discriminated against on the basis of their race and national origin by Tata Consultancy Services, Ltd. (“Tata”). …


ResMed and BMC / 3B Medical Settle Global Litigation

San Diego, CA – Jan. 21, 2017 – ResMed, BMC, and 3B Medical today announced they have agreed on a global settlement of all litigation between the parties. BMC and 3B will be permitted to sell their existing products in exchange for royalty payments to ResMed, and ResMed will make a one-time settlement payment to 3B…


Kotchen & Low Issues Notice of Collective Action in Age Discrimination Suit Against Google

Washington, DC, Jan. 4, 2017 –– Kotchen & Low LLP issued notice today to potential members of their collective action age discrimination lawsuit against Google.  K&L encourages individuals who meet the specified criteria to join the lawsuit. Individuals can learn more about the case, and file a consent to join form, at the following link: www.GoogleAgeDiscriminationLawsuit.com. …


K&L Files Opposition to Infosys’ Motion for Summary Judgment in Discrimination Class Action

Milwaukee, WI, December 5, 2016 – Plaintiffs Brenda Koehler, Kelly Parker, Layla Bolten, and Gregory Handloser, represented by Kotchen & Low LLP and co-counsel, filed an Opposition to Infosys’ Motion for Summary Judgment in their class action lawsuit advancing pattern and practice claims of discrimination against Infosys. As Plaintiffs allege, Infosys, an Indian outsourcing firm that…


Eleventh Circuit to Hear Appeal of Order Certifying First Bag Fee Class

Atlanta, GA, Oct. 7, 2016 – The Eleventh Circuit issued an order today granting Delta Air Lines and AirTran Airways’ Rule 23(f) petition for interlocutory review of the district court’s decision to grant class certification to a class of airline passengers who paid a first checked bag fee to Delta or AirTran.


Court Conditionally Certifies Age Discrimination Collective Action Case Against Google

San Jose, CA, Oct. 5, 2016 – Judge Beth Labson Freeman issued an Order today granting Plaintiff Cheryl Fillekes’ Motion for Conditional Certification in Heath & Fillekes v. Google, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-01824 (N.D. Cal.). The order conditionally certified the following class of applicants:  All individuals who interviewed in-person for any Site Reliability Engineer (“SRE”), Software…


K&L Moves to Certify Class of non-Indians in Discrimination Suit Against Infosys

Milwaukee, WI, September 24, 2016 – Plaintiffs Brenda Koehler, Kelly Parker, and Gregory Handloser (“Plaintiffs”), represented by Kotchen & Low LLP, filed a motion for class certification, seeking to certify three classes of applicants and employees who Plaintiffs allege were discriminated against on the basis of their race and national origin by Infosys Technologies Limited (“Infosys”).  Plaintiffs…


K&L Files Motion for Partial Summary Judgment Against Infosys for Discrimination

Milwaukee, WI – On September 23, 2016, Plaintiffs Brenda Koehler, Kelly Parker, and Gregory Handloser (“Plaintiffs”), represented by Kotchen & Low LLP, filed a motion for partial summary judgment against Infosys Technologies Limited (“Infosys”) on Counts I and II of their Second Amended Complaint, alleging national origin and racial discrimination in violation of Title VII…


Midwest Retail Grocers Win Class Certification of Market Allocation Claim Against SuperValue and C&S

Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 7, 2016 – Judge Ann Montgomery issued an Order today granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification in In re Wholesale Grocery Products Antitrust Litigation, MDL 2090 (D. Minn.). The court certified classes of retail grocery stores that directly purchased from wholesale grocery supplier SuperValu, Inc. between December 31, 2004 and September 13, 2008, and paid prices that were…