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In re Certainteed Corp. Roofing Shingles Products Liability Litigation MDL No. 1817, pending in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Audet & Partners, LLP partner Michael McShane serves as Court appointed co-lead counsel on behalf of plaintiffs in a nationwide class action involving claims of a defective roofing product.
In re Zurn Pex Plumbing Litigation MDL 08-MDL-1958,United States District Court, District of Minnesota. Audet & Partners, LLP partner Michael McShane serves as class counsel on behalf of plaintiffs in a nationwide class action involving claims of a defective plumbing product installed in thousands of residences throughout the United States.
In re Menu/Pet Food Recall Litigation MDL No. 1850. Audet & Partners, LLP partner William M. Audet was appointed on of the co-lead counsel in a case involving recalled pet food. The ground braking case resulted in a significant monetary settlement, along with court supervised remedial action to prevent similar recalls of potentially poisoned pet products in the future. Over 100 class action cases were filed and consolidated in New Jersey federal court.
In re Toy Parts Recall – the firm was appointed lead counsel in a case involving recall of a well known toy product. The firm’s partner William M. Audet was directly involved in the negotiations and class wide resolution that provided for full refunds for class members, as well as other relief.
In re Planet Toys Recall Case no. (SDNY). The firm was appointed lead counsel in a case involving recall of certain of defendants’ toy products. Despite the fact that the company declared bankruptcy, lead counsel William m. Audet and his co counsel were able to obtain relief and compensation for class members..
In re Kitec Plumbing Litigationpending in numerous District Courts throughout the United States. Audet & Partners, LLP partner Michael McShane serves as Court-appointed lead counsel in a nationwide class action prosecuting claims relating to defective plumbing products.
In re Uponor Plumbing Litigation pending in numerous District Courts. Audet & Partners, LLP partner Michael McShane acts as class counsel in a nationwide class action alleging claims relating to a defective plumbing product.
In re Chinese Drywall Litigation MDL 2047. Nationwide class action pending in the Easter District of Louisiana involving claims relating to allegedly defective drywall manufactured in China. Audet & Partners, LLP partner Michael McShane represents putative class of plaintiffs seeking to recover damages as a result of the installation of the drywall in their homes.
Ross, et al., v. Trex Company, Inc. Case No. 09-670, United States District Court, Northern District of California. Audet & Partners, LLP partner Michael McShane serves as class counsel in a nationwide class action involving claims of defective composite decking sold by the defendant.
Williams v. Weyerhaeuser San Francisco County Superior Court, California, No. 995787, and Chambers, et al., v. Weyerhaeuser, King County Superior Court, Washington, No. 98‑2‑21084‑2 KNT. Audet & Partners, LLP’s attorneys served as one of three counsel in a class action involving allegations of defective siding manufactured by Weyerhaeuser.
Roy v. Cemwood Corporation Contra Costa County Superior Court, California, No.: MSC99‑00499. Audet & Partners, LLP firm attorneys serve as one of four co-lead counsel in a national class action involving allegations of defective roofing products.
In re Stucco Litigation (Ruff v. Parex) County of New Hanover, North Carolina, No. 96-CVS-0059. The firm's principal partner, William M. Audet, serves on the Court-appointed Plaintiffs Steering Committee. The case was filed on behalf of homeowners who had defective synthetic stucco installed in their homes.
Stuart Hanlon, et al., v. Chrysler Corporation United States District Court, Northern District of California, No. C-95-2010 CAL. The Firm's attorneys worked on a case seeking correction of defective rear hatch door lock failures in nominal impacts for 3,300,000 owners of Chrysler minivans.
In Zyprexa Litigation MDL 1596, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York. The firm represents over 300 clients who developed diabetes after ingesting Zyprexa. Audet & Partners, LLP partner William M. Audet has been appointed a member of the Plaintiffs Executive Committee.
In Baycol Litigation MDL 1431, United States District Court, Minnesota. William M. Audet serves as Court appointed member of the Plaintiffs Executive Committee relating to the defective drug Baycol.
In re Metabolife Litigation JCCP 4360 (San Diego County, California). William M. Audet served as a member of the California State Steering Committee in personal injury cases arising out of injuries suffered due to Metabolife products.
In re Vioxx Litigation New Jersey State Court and California State Court. The firm filed in excess of 100 cases against Defendants Merck & Company arising out of injuries associated with the defective drug Vioxx. The firm’s cases were scheduled for trial. Susanne Scovern of the Firm played a crucial role in the litigation of the Vioxx cases in New Jersey State Court. The cases have been settled for in excess of $4 billion.
In re Bextra Litigation MDL No. 1699, United States District Court, Northern District of California. Audet & Partners, LLP partner William M. Audet serves as a Court appointed member of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee.
In re Intergel Litigation Florida State Court. The firm filed dozen of cases on behalf of women injured using a Johnson & Johnson product called Intergel. The firm has recovered millions of dollars for their clients in confidential settlements with the company. Firm attorney Susanne Scovern served as the principal attorney involved in the cases.
In re Defective Ancure Products Liability Litigation United States District Court, Northern District of California and Santa Clara County Superior Court. The firm represents dozens of individuals who were implanted with a defective device. Joseph Russell serves as the lead attorney in the cases.
Table Bluff Reservation (Wiyot Tribe) et al., v. Philip Morris, et al., United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division, No. C 99‑02621 MHP. The firm represented Native American Tribes challenging the $200 billion plus state tobacco agreement on the grounds that it violated their civil rights. The case was argued in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Fen-Phen Product Liability Litigation MDL 1203, California State Court. The firm filed a medical monitoring and punitive damage claim on behalf of California residents.
In re Baxter Heparin LitigationWisconsin and Illinois State Courts (consolidated with MDL 1953). The firm represents a number of injured victims and their families arising out of contaminated heparin blood transfusion products imported from other countries. The firm has filed cases in Illinois and Wisconsin State Court. Audet & Partners, LLP partner/founder William M. Audet serves as court appointed liaison counsel in the Wisconsin cases. The firm continues to evaluate and file cases for seriously injured clients.
In re Pfizer Chantix Litigation The firm represents dozens of families who were not properly and fully warned about the safety issues associated with use of Chantix. The firm has filed, with co-counsel, cases in state and federal court and continues to meet with potential clients who have claims against the defendants for failure to warn.
In re Glaxo Avandia Litigation. The firm represents dozens of families whose loved ones suffered heart attacks and other injuries relating to use of Avandia. The firm was one of the first plaintiffs’ law firms in the United States to uncover the case and file cases against the manufacturer of Avandia. The firm continues to meet with potential clients about their claims. Along with William Audet, attorney Susanne Scovern heads up the firm team in reviewing potential cases and assisting in the prosecution of cases against the defendants.