Philadelphia Employment Lawyers
Verdicts & Settlements
$50 M Settlement in Nationwide Class Action Discrimination Suit against Abercrombie & Fitch
Philadelphia employment lawyer, Sidney L. Gold, served as one of the lead attorneys in a nationwide class action lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch that accused the company of maintaining a “virtually all-white” and predominantly male sales force in it’s 600+ stores. The company agreed to pay nearly $50 Million and instituted sweeping changes in its hiring practices as a result of the efforts of Sidney L. Gold & Associates.
$38 M Settlement in Purolite Case -December, 2010
Philadelphia employment lawyer, Sidney L. Gold, represented the plaintiff in a complex intellectual property lawsuit that involved former employees and the alleged theft of trade secrets. The case was hard-fought for 5 years before Judge Cynthia Rufe in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The litigation included several novel legal questions and resulted in several published opinions on key issues. It settled for $38 million and an agreement between the parties to jointly own the technology and information at the center of the dispute.
$9.5 M Class-Action Settlement for Retirement Benefits – October, 2014
Philadelphia employment lawyer, Sidney L. Gold, recently obtained a $9.5 million settlement in a ten-year old class action lawsuit. One-hundred former employees of Owens-Illinois brought the claim against their former employer. The former workers were long-term employees with the company when the company sold, preventing them from collecting their entitled retirement benefits.
Mr. Gold, of Philadelphia’s employment law firm Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C., was co-counsel for the group of employees, along with the Console Law Offices LLC. The settlement approved by a U.S. district court judge allows each former employee to receive the original retirement benefit they were eligible for, in addition to a lump sum settlement amount.
The substantial settlement is a significant accomplishment for Mr. Gold who tenaciously pursued the claim for the workers over a decade long period.
$662,000 Settlement for Qui Tam Case – December, 2014
Philadelphia employment lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates obtained a $650,000 settlement in a Qui Tam Whistleblower case against Easton Hospital. The allegations set forth by former employees in the claim were that Easton Hospital committed health care fraud arising under the False Claims Act.
Philadelphia employment lawyers of Sidney L. Gold & Associates have achieved substantial verdicts and settlements for all types of workers’ claims. For more information on any other matters related to employment law, contact Philadelphia employment lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates. We are experienced litigators who skillfully handle a wide variety of employment related issues. Contact us online or call our Philadelphia labor law firm at 215-569-1999.