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$22 Million Background Check Settlement Approved

Caddell & Chapman acted as Co‑Lead Counsel for two nationwide classes totaling more than 250,000 consumers whose Fair Credit Reporting Act rights were allegedly violated by the background reporting practices of Lexis Nexis Risk Management, Inc. On June 25, 2008, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted final approval to a more than $22 million total settlement that Caddell & Chapman and its Co‑Counsel negotiated less than two months before trial …

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Caddell & Chapman represents plaintiffs nationwide in class action lawsuits and other complex litigation.

Nissan 350Z National Class Action

On May 29, 2008, Caddell & Chapman received approval from an Orange County California Superior Court of a national class action settlement involving approximately 74,000 Nissan 350Z sports cars which experienced tire roar and abnormal tire wear. The settlement provides valuable benefits for owners or lessees of the 2003 and 2004 model year 350Zs. These benefits are designed to address the issues that were the subject of consumers’ claims, including a complimentary service visit and …

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$1.027 Million Settlement in Multi-Vehicle Accident

Caddell & Chapman represented, as lead counsel, the family of a teenage girl who died in an auto accident just east of Amarillo, Texas. The accident involved nine vehicles (5 of them eighteen-wheelers) traveling on the highway in the midst of a grass fire. The teenager was a passenger in the rear of a Chevy Trailblazer occupied by her best friend, and the friend’s father and mother. The Trailblazer was smashed between two eighteen-wheelers when …

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Ford Rollover Lawsuit

Michael Caddell, Cynthia Chapman, and John Scofield successfully prosecuted claims in Los Angeles, California against Ford Motor Company and Budget Rent A Car Systems, Inc. arising from the rollover of a 2004 Ford E350 van. The case arose after 21 family members rented three vans and drove from California to Texas. While in West Texas, the driver of the middle van drove off of the highway, while family members in the other vans watched. Due …

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