Consumer Protection Litigation

Kahn Swick & Foti has vast experience achieving settlements of hundreds of millions of dollars against companies large and small. We litigate class as well as individual actions to recover damages for clients who are the victims of unfair, fraudulent and deceptive acts and practices.


In re: General Motors Corp. Speedometer Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1896, Co-Lead Counsel. Appointed co-lead counsel for national class of 4.2 million purchasers of certain GM trucks with defective speedometers. The case was resolved successfully by GM agreeing to fix defective speedometers for free and to reimburse class members for all past repair costs.

Rose Goudeau, et. al. v. The Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund, et. al., No. 2004-04758 Class Co-Counsel Nationwide class action certified on behalf of near relatives of individuals who donated their bodies to the Tulane Willed Body Program. The complaint alleged that the Tulane Willed Body Program sold the donated bodies and/or body parts to third parties. A settlement of $8,300,000 was obtained for the class members.

Barbara Thomas, et. al. v. ClearCredit, et. al., No. 03-2580 (E.D. La.). Co-Lead Counsel in national class action involving violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Settled for approximately $6 million in benefits to the consumer class along with injunctive relief.

Sterling Savings Bank v. Poleline Self-Storage LLC, No. CV-09-10872 (Idaho Dist. Ct.), Class Counsel. In this putative class action, a borrower alleged that the Bank improperly used the 365/360 method of interest calculation on several commercial loans. A settlement of $3.5 million was recovered for bank customers.