Roman Catholic Bishop of San Diego v. Readers Digest – $40M

Class Action & Mass Tort

Case Summary:

$40,000,000.00 settlement obtained for members of the class against Readers Digest for a magazine subscription/school fund raising sales scheme.

Facts and Background:

An antitrust action on behalf of twenty thousand schools and school districts in the U.S. against Readers Digest for unfair competition in school fund-raising programs. The Roman Catholic Bishop of San Diego served as one of several class representatives. The case was settled for $40,000,000.

Settlement Amounts: $40,000,000.00

Attorney for Client: Michael T. Thorsnes with former partner Fred Gordon

Attorney for defendant: Victor Friedman, Esq., New York, NY; David J. Noonan, Esq., San Diego, CA

Individual Defendants:
$40,000,000.00 settlement obtained for members of the class against Readers Digest for a magazine subscription/school fund raising sales scheme.

 

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