Class Action (Real Estate Price Fixing)

Sep 9, 2012

Conducted both a ThemeTesting® focus group study and a mock trial study on behalf of a defendant in a class action, antitrust matter in the Western District of Kentucky. The plaintiffs alleged that the defendants engaged in a price-fixing conspiracy to inflate the price of commissions charged by real estate brokers for the sale of residential real estate in Kentucky. The jury research provided the trial team with key information regarding theme development, risk assessment, case presentation strategies, and jury selection. Summary judgment was granted in favor of our client after the jury research had been conducted and just weeks before the scheduled federal jury trial.