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Adam J. Levitt

Adam Levitt’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • In re Genetically Modified Rice Litigation, MDL 1811 (E.D. Mo.)

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Date:
    Jul 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    $750,000,000 settlement
    Description:
    Multidistrict product liability litigation brought on behalf of United States long-grain rice producers seeking to recover damages they sustained resulting from the contamination of the U.S. rice supply with unapproved, genetically-modified rice seed traits developed and tested by Bayer CropScience LP and related entities. Settled on July 1, 2011 for $750,000,000.
  • In re Imprelis Herbicide, Sales Practice and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2284 (E.D. Pa.)

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Date:
    Sep 27, 2013
    Outcome:
    $425,000,000 settlement
    Description:
    Multidistrict class action litigation brought by landowners and landscapers against E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company seeking to recover damages for tree and other foliage death and other harm caused by DuPont’s Imprelis herbicide.
  • In re StarLink Corn Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1403 (N.D. Ill.)

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Date:
    Apr 10, 2003
    Outcome:
    $110,000,000 settlement
    Description:
    Class action that recovered $110 million for U.S. corn farmers who sustained market losses arising from defendants’ contamination of the U.S. food corn supply with an improperly bioengineered corn seed product.
  • In re ConAgra Foods, Inc., MDL No. 2291 (C.D. Cal.)

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Multidistrict class action lawsuit against ConAgra arising out of its marketing of its Wesson Oil products as being “100% Natural,” when they are actually made from genetically-modified plants or genetically-modified organisms.
  • Schoenbaum v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, et al., Case No. 4:05-cv-01108 ERW (E.D. Mo.)

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Date:
    Oct 11, 2010
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement
    Description:
    Consolidated antitrust cases concerning genetically modified corn and soybean seeds.
  • In re Reebok Easytone Litigation, No. 4:10-cv-11977-FDS (D. Mass.)

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Date:
    Jan 17, 2012
    Outcome:
    $25,000,000 settlement
    Description:
    false advertising consumer class action pertaining to Reebok's false claims concerning its "EasyTone" shoes and apparel.
  • In re Porsche Cars North America, Inc., Plastic Coolant Tubes Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2233 (S.D. Ohio)

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Consumer class action concerning defective parts in certain models of the Porsche Cayenne sport utility vehicle.
  • In re Sony Gaming Networks and Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, MDL No. 2258 (S.D. Cal.)

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Data breach class action arising out of the Sony defendants' alleged negligence leading to a system shutdown and theft of class members' personal information.
  • In Re Porsche Cars North America, Inc. Plastic Coolant Tubes Products Liability Litigation, Case. No. 2:11-MD-2233 (S.D. Ohio)

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Date:
    Mar 10, 2014
    Outcome:
    $40,000,000 settlement
    Description:
    (not available)