Consumer Class Action Cases
Tompkins, et al. v. BASF Corporation, et al.
North Dakota farmers brought a statewide class action against a chemical company for two-tiered pricing scheme. (Traill County, North Dakota, Civil No. 96-59). Settlement.
Disselhorst v. BASF Corporation, et al.
National class action against manufacturer of the drug Synthroid. (Mountrail County, North Dakota, Civil No. 8143). Settlement.
Hanson, et al. v. Acceleration Life Insurance Company, et al.
Elderly North Dakota citizens brought a statewide class action fraud claim against insurance companies who sold them nursing home insurance policies and then increased premiums by as much as 600 percent. (U.S. District Court, Southeastern Division of North Dakota, Civil No. A3-97-152). Settlement included expanding the suit into a nationwide class action settlement.
Rose v. United Equitable Insurance Company
State class action against nursing home insurance companies. (2001 ND 154, 632 N.W.2d 429 and 2002 ND 148, 651 N.W.2d 683). Settlement.