Largest Out of State Settlements
This Kansas City firm has a long reach. In cases across the country, with clients ranging from farmers to data-breach victims to bank tellers, Stueve Siegel Hanson routinely achieves settlements in the 8, 9 and 10-digit range.
Patrick Stueve was co-lead counsel in the $1.51 billion settlement in 2018 in Kansas federal court over Syngenta’s use of genetically modified corn. Two years prior, he helped achieve a $2.25 billion settlement in Indiana involving policy overcharges by The Lincoln National Life Insurance Co.
Norm Siegel brought about a $1.5 billion settlement in Georgia federal court in 2019 with Equifax following a data breach that affected more than 147 million consumers. In 2015, he led a securities class-action suit in Kansas involving shareholders of Sprint Nextel Corp., which settled for $131 million.
George Hanson has recovered more than $300 million in settlements and judgments in wage-and-hour suits in courts across the country. Examples include a $73 million settlement in 2014 that resolved 27 underlying lawsuits on behalf of Bank of America employees who alleged they were owed for unpaid overtime and off-the-clock work.