Caddell & Chapman participated as co‑counsel with associate general counsel for SEIU (Service Employees International Union) in representing numerous janitors in Texas and Illinois in class action litigation against their employer. Plaintiffs’ claims arose out of the defendant’s wrongful classification of the janitors as independent contractors and underpayment of wages, including failure to pay overtime and wrongful deductions for insurance. A settlement with defendants was reached and preliminarily approved by the court on May 16, 2007. Final approval was granted September 17, 2007.
Class action lawyers representing plaintiffs nationwide in consumer protection, product defect, FCRA, and other complex cases. Both Michael Caddell and Cynthia Chapman have been named by LawDragon as two of the “500 Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America.” All Caddell & Chapman lawyers have been recognized by SuperLawers as outstanding in their field.