Class Action

Corporations have ended abusive practices and paid compensation to thousands of consumers because of Dick Harpootlian's work.

Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A. has earned statewide and national recognition for its success in earning multimillion-dollar recoveries in class action and complex litigation against banks, insurance companies, corporations, and pension funds. Our firm’s work has resulted in financial compensation for thousands of business, consumers, insureds, and pension beneficiaries as a result of our aggressive brand of litigation.

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$7.9 million

Ward v. Dixie National Life Ins. Co. et al.

Practice Area: Class Action, Insurance Bad Faith

A federal court upheld the award of $7.9 million in damages to a class of plaintiff cancer patients for breach of contract by two insurance companies.

The appellate court’s decision is the second in favor of the plaintiffs as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit previously granted summary judgment in the cancer patients favor in Ward v.

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$31.8 million

Layman v. State

Practice Area: Class Action

The South Carolina Supreme Court ordered the State to refund retirement contributions, plus interest, made by state workers participating in the Teacher and Employee Retention Incentive program, totaling $31.8 million. The May ruling, captioned Layman v. State, 368 S.C….

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