Some Cases Over The Years.
Obtained confidential settlements in the eight figures on behalf of clients in price-fixing litigation involving polyurethane foam products. In re Polyurethane Foam Antitrust Litigation (Kansas federal court 2017)
Obtained complete dismissal of class action claims against oil and gas producer in case alleging market allocation. Catron v. Colt Energy, et al. (Kansas state court 2016)
Defended seller of diagnostic testing lab in business tort suit where plaintiffs claimed more than $36 million in damages. (Missouri state court 2013)
Obtained complete dismissal of client after taking key depositions of plaintiff Pizza Hut and franchisees in case alleging years-long manipulation of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Pizza Hut, Inc. et al. v. Dairy Farmers of America, et al. (Missouri state court 2013)
Obtained summary judgment for tractor-trailer equipment manufacturer in wrongful death action. (California state court 2012)
Defended corporate executive in MDL class action alleging antitrust conspiracy to reduce prices paid to dairy farmers for raw milk. Obtained summary judgment in favor of client. Other defendants settled collectively for more than $300 million. In re Southeastern Milk Antitrust Litigation (Tennessee federal court 2012)
Defended suspension system manufacturer in products liability case; case involved several plaintiffs, including one fatality and severe head injuries. On eve of trial, plaintiffs demanded seven figures. After third day of trial and cross-examination of plaintiffs’ key witnesses, case settled for nominal amount. (Utah state court 2011)
Prosecuted breach of contract case involving stock options. At end of trial, obtained $1.9 million arbitration award (full damages sought). (AAA Arbitration 2007)
Defended hospital in case alleging antitrust conspiracy among insurers and hospitals to keep plaintiff out of the market. Obtained court ruling striking plaintiff’s antitrust damage claim against our client. Plaintiff purportedly recovered $45 million from other defendants. Heartland Surgical Specialty Hospital v. Board of Trustees of North Kansas City Hospital, et al.(D. Kan. 2006)
Please Note: Past results are not a guarantee of future results. Every case is different and must be judged on its own merits.