The Walner Law Firm has:

– Brought successful class actions against some of the largest banks, insurance companies, drug companies, telephone companies, healthcare companies, union pension funds and manufacturers in the United States.

– Presented cases before the United States Supreme Court, the Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Ninth Circuit and District of Columbia Courts of Appeal, two Illinois Supreme Court cases and has also participated in cases filed in at least seventeen states.

The Walner Law Firm, Ltd., major appellate and trial court results (small partial list):

Gordon v. Boden
Fluid Recovery allowed in class action (Gordon v Boden) where individual claimants could not prove damages. Disgorge defendant profits, allow claims. Unclaimed money to charities.

Illinois courts authority to certify multi-state and national class actions

Foltz v. State Farm
Obtain Court Papers and Discovery sealed by federal protective order allowed to be unsealed for use in other class litigation (Grove Fresh v Everfresh the seventh circuit; Foltz v. State Farm, seventh Circuit Court)
Sullivan v. Fitzsimmons
Pension benefits increased by modification of break in service rules from Teamsters Central States Pension Fund for value of $154 million (Sullivan v. Fitzsimmons) and Teamsters Local 705 for $11 million (Daniel vs. 705) for members charging funds not included that require they could benefit by an even greater amount
Krusinsky v. State Farm
Originated the successful claim attacking the use of substandard imitation foreign parts instead of manufacturers crash metal parts in Illinois state class action (Krusinsky v State Farm Insurance – $11 million settlement).
Price fixing in various industries:
Antibiotics, Ampicillin, Fine Paper, Folding Cartons, Corrugated Containers, Soap Pads, Plumbing Fixtures, Commercial Insurance, Women’s Clothing, Air Cargo, DRAM memory chips, Flash Memory chips, Air Cargo and others.

 

Additionally Counsel has presented cases before the United States Supreme Court, the Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Ninth Circuit and District of Columbia Courts of Appeal two Illinois Supreme Court cases and participated in cases filed in at least seventeen states.

Also, testimony by invitation before Congress on proposed amendments to ERISA, and by invitation before hearings of the New York Attorney General on pension abuse.