Comprehensive Client-Centered Litigation for Individuals
Consumer litigation for individual consumers and classes
Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, P.C. provides comprehensive legal representation of whistleblowers, employees, and consumers who have suffered a variety of injuries as a result of unfair business practices. Using the same dedication to research, meticulous analysis and knowledgeable representation that is the hallmark of our institutional practice, we have accrued a formidable record of victories since the 1960's.
Institutional knowledge applied to individual cases
With our experience litigating healthcare and financial cases at the highest levels, for the highest stakes, we provide an unmatched standard of understanding and proficiency to consumer litigation that few firms can match. Our team includes seasoned litigators who handle a wide scope of medical litigation areas, from ERISA matters to pharmacy benefits, and financial matters, from employment termination to wage law. Our experience includes:
- Lowey Dannenberg represented a class of renters of mold-infested apartments in a $6.3 million settlement of a complex landlord-tenant class action in In Re Archstone Westbury Tenant Litigation, Index No. 21135/07 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Nassau County).
- The firm currently represents a putative class that could include up to 40 million customers who bought Sears Roebuck & Co.'s Craftsman tools under the mistaken belief that they were made in the United States. Santamarina, et al. v. Sears Roebuck & Co., case no. BC326946 (Cal. Sup. Ct. County of Los Angeles).
- After more than seven years of active litigation, Lowey Dannenberg secured a $13,000,000 recovery for residential home borrowers from the bankruptcy estate of Washington Mutual, Inc. The hard-fought case generated eight reported and unreported decisions, many of which were issues of first impression. See, e.g., Cassese v. Washington Mut., Inc., 255 F.R.D. 89 (E.D.N.Y. 2008); Cassese v. Washington Mut., Inc., 262 F.R.D. 179 (E.D.N.Y. 2009); Cassese v. Washington Mut., Inc., 711 F. Supp. 2d 261 (E.D.N.Y. 2010); Cassese v. Washington Mut., Inc., 743 F. Supp. 2d 148 (E.D.N.Y. 2010).
- We represented a putative class action of residential tenants in seven buildings located in Manhattan seeking rent abatements as a result of damages and lack of services in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The case was settled in 2013 for $300,000.00. Menkin v. 120 East 34th St., et al.Index No. 650390/13 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. County).
If you or your institution has been harmed, nationally-recognized Lowey Dannenberg has the experience needed to handle your complex litigation needs. Speak with an attorney at our offices in New York or Pennsylvania online or at 914-997-0500.