PREVIOUS CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENTS



Ortiz v. Copart
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 16 Assistant General Managers and Yard Managers. The issues in this case included failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks and failure to pay overtime. On September 26, 2013, the court approved a total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $335,000.

Swain v. Ryder Integrated Logistics, Inc.
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 1,340 truck driver employees. The issues in this case involved failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks and failure to permit rest breaks. On November 19, 2012, the court approved a total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $1.2 million dollars.

Williams v. The Sherwin-Williams Company
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 2,690 hourly retail employees. The issues in this case involved failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks and failure to permit rest breaks. On March 8, 2012, the court approved a total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $2.95 million dollars.

Krueger v. Cal Tech
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 2,040 hourly employees. The issues in this case involved failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks and failure to permit rest breaks. On October 3, 2011, the court approved total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $1.7 million dollars.

Mills v. Sur La Table, Inc.
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 2,758 hourly retail employees. The issues in this case involved failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks and failure to permit rest breaks. On January 26, 2011, the court approved total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $800,000.

Bonilla v. Regis Corporation
In this case, the Graves Firm was one of multiple counsel who represented a class of 5,063 hourly hair salon employees. The issues in this case included failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks and failure to permit rest breaks. On November 23, 2010, the court approved a total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $4.1 million dollars.

Madison v. Cedar Fair
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 48,156 hourly theme park employees. The issues in this case involved failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks and failure to permit rest breaks. On April 16, 2010, the court approved a total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $9 million dollars.

Mills v. Bed Bath and Beyond Inc.
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 27,071 hourly employees. The issues in this case involved failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks and failure to permit rest breaks. On August 20, 2009, the court approved a total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $4.6 million dollars.

Butler v. Southwest Airlines
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 736 hourly airline employees. The issues in this case included failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks, failure to permit rest breaks, and failure to pay overtime. On March 27, 2009, the court approved total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $950,000.

Ressler v. Federated, Inc. (Macy's)
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 193,869 hourly retail employees. The issues in this case involved failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks and failure to permit rest breaks. On January 27, 2009, the court approved total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $25 million dollars.

Juang v. Vivendi Universal Games
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 120 computer programmers. The issues in this case involved misclassification and failure to pay overtime. On May 18, 2007, the court approved a total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $2 million dollars.

Waters v. Vivendi Universal Entertainment
In this case, the Graves Firm represented a class of 549 hourly theme park employees. The issues in this case involved failure to pay wages for employees who were not relieved of duty for meal breaks and failure to permit rest breaks. On November 13, 2006, the court approved a total settlement amount, including all fees and expenses, of $400,000 dollars.