Lockheed Martin Settles Excessive Fee Lawsuit for $62 million

(Long time readers will note that the blog looks a little different. Last week, the blog was updated to reflect that Editor in Chief Thomas E. Clark, Jr, joined The Wagner Law Group as Of Counsel. Click here for more information.) The last of the first wave of excessive fee lawsuits filed on September 11, 2006 … Continue reading Lockheed Martin Settles Excessive Fee Lawsuit for $62 million

Excessive Fee Case Against Lockheed Martin Goes to Trial – UPDATED

[UPDATE – On Sunday, the court entered an order entertaining a joint motion by the parties to delay the start of the trial until Tuesday. The parties filed such a motion stating “Plaintiffs and Defendants hereby jointly request a one-day continuance so that the parties can determine whether the case can be resolved short of a full … Continue reading Excessive Fee Case Against Lockheed Martin Goes to Trial – UPDATED

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Lockheed Martin Class Cert Appeal

Today, December 16, 2013, the Supreme Court denied the defendants’ cert petition in Abbott v. Lockheed Martin seeking to overturn the 7th Circuit’s plaintiff friendly decision on class certification. We previously discussed the petition back in October and the 7th Circuit’s decision in August. What this means is that the case fully returns back to the district … Continue reading Supreme Court Declines to Hear Lockheed Martin Class Cert Appeal

Lockheed Martin Asks US Supreme Court to Review Class Cert Decision

On October 9, 2013, the defendants in Abbott v. Lockheed Martin Corporation filed a petition for writ of certiorari in the United States Supreme Court seeking to have the 7th Circuit’s recent class certification decision reversed. For our non-lawyer readers, one major difference between Circuit Courts, such as the 7th, and the Supreme Court, is that in … Continue reading Lockheed Martin Asks US Supreme Court to Review Class Cert Decision