Recent Cases

Sonia Filby, et al., vs. Windsor Mold USA, Inc.
On or about July 22, 2013, two former employees of Windsor Mold brought this Action, in which they claimed Windsor violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the Ohio Wage Fairness Act, the Ohio Prompt Pay Act, and Ohio common law by failing to pay certain employees for wages and overtime owed. Plaintiffs sought recovery of statutory damages, interest, attorneys’ fees and costs, and other relief.
is Murray Sr. Argues at the Ohio Supreme Court - Case No. 2012-0169 Stammco, LLC, d.b.a. The Pop Shop, et al. v. United Telephone Company of Ohio, d.b.a. United Telephone Co., et al.

Did Trial Court Err by Considering Merit Issues in Ruling That ‘Phone Cramming’ Lawsuit Cannot Be Pursued as Class Action?

The suit alleges the phone company Sprint is negligent in verifying charges...
Murray & Murray Wins in the Cincinnati Federal Court of Appeals for a 12 State Class Action against Fifth Third Bank for “Service” Fees Slapped on Small Business Checking Accounts
Murray & Murray Co., L.P.A. has won the reversal of an earlier Columbus, Ohio federal district court decision, which had denied class certification for small businesses against a major regional bank,...
In July 2010, a twenty-six year old man was shot to death in his home in Ballville Township by two Sandusky County Sheriff's Deputies. The victim's parents brought a lawsuit, on the victim's behalf, against the deputies, the Sheriff, and Sandusky County. Recently, the federal district court judge concluded that the case should be heard by a jury. The jury will need to determine if the deputies and...
This case involves a hospital and their collection agency who is fraudulently seeking to collect the full retail rate for the medical treatment a patient received at the hospital even when a contract required the hospital to bill the patient's medical insurance company at a lower, negotiated rate. The federal district court for the Northern District of Ohio agreed with Murray & Murray that this...
A two-year old boy suffered a severe brain injury when a rural hospital emergency room was unable to adequately provide him the medical care he needed. This lack of care left the boy in a chronic vegetative state. This tragic situation highlights the inadequacies in medical care that many rural Americans are faced with.
The construction company responsible for setting up a work zone on a highway entrance ramp agreed to settle a negligence lawsuit with a motorcyclist who was severely injured when attempting to merge onto the highway. The improperly set up work zone result in a four-inch lip on the surface of the roadway that caused the motorcyclist's injuries. The settlement funds will provide the motorcyclist the...
Murray & Murray represents a proposed class of individuals who have been charged bogus fees by HomEq Servicing and had their payments applied to fees when they should have first been applied to interest, principal, and escrow items. The Ohio Supreme Court will answer the question: are mortgage servicers subject to the law in Ohio that protects consumers from deceptive acts and allows businesses...
Our firm recently recovered for a single mother who was wrongfully denied insurance proceeds after her home was completely destroyed in a fire. The insurance company accused the homeowner of arson. Murray and Murray made claims for breach of contract and insurance bad faith. The firm was able to demonstrate that the insurance company did not have a reasonable basis for denying the claim and recovered...
The Appellate Court upheld a Decision in the Ottawa County trial court allowing Mr. Pevets to pursue his claims against Crain Communications as a class action. Crain Communications publishes the magazine AutoWeek and distributes the magazine to its subscribers. Crain unilaterally changed the terms of the subscription and now only gives subscribers half of the number of magazines they paid for. The...
The Sixth District Court of Appeals has ruled-for a second time-that a class of individuals may proceed with litigation against Sprint for allowing "cramming" on its customer's local telephone bills. "Cramming" is the practice of placing unauthorized charges on a customer's local telephone account. "Crammers" take advantage of the fact that providers of local telephone service, such as Sprint, have...
Murray and Murray recently obtained a substantial recovery for several families whose loved ones were sexually abused while residents of a nursing home. The nursing home claimed it was not aware of any past issues with the employee who committed the assaults. Murray and Murray uncovered evidence that the perpetrator had engaged in similar conduct in the past and demonstrated that the nursing home should...
We recently participated in a national class action settlement for cellular telephone subscribers who had fixed-rate contracts which the company sought to avoid.

We have been successful in litigation for cramming by a telephone company as to unauthorized third party charges. The cellular phone company was adding unauthorzed cell phone charges to customers' bills. These bogus charges resulted...
We recently received an appellate court affirmation of class action status for the recovery of damages for automobile repairs on the undercarriage due to a design flaw resulting in front end clip damages because of a defect in the bumper due to contact with curbs and curb stops.
We recently recovered jury verdicts against the railroad companies in the amount of $25,000,000; $10,000,000; $3,000,000; $4,900,000; $2,800,000; $1,875,000 and $2,000,000. A jury returned a punitive damage award in one of our railroad cases for $15,000,000.
We recovered over $6,900,000 in a wrongful death case for a laborer.
At the date scheduled for a jury trial in Federal District Court, we settled...
In Kentucky, a jury returned a verdict of $218,000,000 for the intentional pollution of the property of class plaintiffs adjacent to a river.
We just completed an environmental litigation case on behalf of a class which started in 1983. After the commencement of two trials, one on liability and damages, and the other on insurance company liability, this matter was finally resolved with a total recovery...
We completed litigation as lead counsel for a national class action and recovered tens of millions of dollars for insurance policy purchasers of life insurance who were victims of life insurance sales scams. The life insurance company made false representations to the consumer in order to sell them ever increasing premium policy charges.
We have successfully recovered in many security class action cases on behalf of a class of plaintiffs, including going private transactions of approximately $6,000,000 and of $3,350,000; for penny security violations in the amount of $1,400,000; for proxy fraud in the amount of $5,700,000.
We participated in a recovery of more than $600,000,000 on behalf of shareholders in a security buyout case.
In a contract action, we recovered in excess of $20,000,000 for a shareholder.
We successfully maintained ERISA litigation against a medical insurer on behalf of the class of individuals and recovered in 1999, more than $13,000,000 as a result of wrongful discounting practices.
We participated in the recovery of over $20,000,000 on behalf of borrowers using automobiles for collateral from a major...
We recovered in Oklahoma City on a jury verdict in the Federal District Court on behalf of an injured party in the sum of $17,750,000.
We recovered $7,850,000 in a personal injury, traffic accident case based upon a jury award.
We recently recovered $3,750,000 on behalf of an employee who was injured by the intentional misconduct of his employer.
We recovered on a jury verdict against the manufacturer...
We successfully worked with nationally recognized counsel in a botulism case on behalf of a Ohio client who was sickened by canned food. The manufacturer recalled the product several weeks after our client fell ill, so it was too late to administer an anti-toxin otherwise available from the Center for Disease Control (CDC). As a result of the delay in the recall, this individual continues to suffer...
After twenty years of arduous litigation, we just completed an interesting action. We had offered to settle a case for $2,000,000 at the time of a successful Ohio jury trial on the issue of liability and damages. A jury returned a $10,000,000 verdict. After an assignment of the causes of action, the subsequent bad faith insurance litigation resulted in a jury verdict of more than $15,000,000. With...
Our client underwent surgery for what was considered a routine and elective procedure. But an error by the pharmacy at the hospital led to the wrong product being used. As a result of the malpractice by the pharmacy technician, the patient suffered permanent injury. We were able to prove that a software system and a programming error caused the technician to incorrectly believe the product she chose...
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