Infotech Consulting Upholds Statistical Standards in Construction Defects Sampling

Infotech Consulting was retained on behalf of Beazer Homes in a class action suit filed by Heritage Commons Townhome Association alleging breach of implied warranty, violation of Florida building codes, and negligence in construction of an 89-unit townhome project in Seminole County, Florida. Plaintiffs maintained that defects observed in their homes’ exteriors, windows, and architectural…

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    Slack Chat Team Question – COVID-19

    Anomalies are not usually a golden opportunity for data – they’re usually classified as outliers. But COVID-19 is not a normal anomaly, in any way, shape or form, and the surge of statistics circulating the internet about any given aspect of the virus and its impact (or potential impact) gave our team of data junkies…

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  2. Dentists Get $80M From Supply Cos. To End Collusion Case

    The country’s biggest dental supply distributors reached an $80 million settlement agreement with dentists and dental laboratories in a proposed class action case.  Distributors Henry Schein, Inc., Patterson Cos. Inc. and Benco Dental Supply Co. Inc. were accused of artificially inflating prices on dental supplies and equipment.  Products at issue included supplies such as adhesives,…

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  3. Analysis of Historical Billboard Placement Leads to Summary Judgement in Beach of Contract – Titze vs Simon (2010)

    The Michael Titze Company purchased an outparcel in front of a shopping mall in Pensacola, Florida.  Unbeknownst to Titze, this property was subject to restrictive covenants that required Titze to obtain permission from Simon (owner of the shopping mall) for any construction or improvement to the property and restricted Titze from improving the property in…

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  4. Infotech Consulting’s Analyses Instrumental in Steel Class Case with $193.9 Million in Settlements

    The Infotech Consulting team, led by Dr. Jim McClave, provided econometric damages analysis to a large, national class of steel purchasers, alleging violations of the U.S. antitrust laws by several of the world’s largest steel manufacturers. Based on millions of sales transactions from thousands of customers, Infotech Consulting conducted damage analyses in support of the…

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  5. Salt Bid-Rigging Case Settles on Eve of Trial

    The sizeable bid-rigging case against two of the leading road salt producers in the U.S. settled for a reported $11.5 million on the eve of trial. The settlement resolves the case brought by the State of Ohio in 2012 on behalf of Ohio purchasers of rock salt, used to maintain roadways. Dr. McClave, with the…

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  6. Infotech Consulting Helps Turn Off the Facet in $4 Million Iron Pipe Fittings Antitrust Case

    Infotech Consulting had the opportunity to work with indirect purchaser plaintiffs in an industry that most people never even think about when turning on their faucets.  Ductile iron pipe fittings (DIPF) are used to join ductile iron pipe, valves and hydrants within a water system as well as change or direct the flow of water….

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  7. Infotech’s work for DOJ assists in Florida Physician’s settlement of $26.1 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act

    A Florida physician was accused of entering into an illegal kickback arrangement with a pathology laboratory and of performing thousands of unnecessary procedures. Based partly on Infotech Consulting’s statistical work, the Florida physician settled with the Department of Justice in 2013 for $26.1 million. According to the Department of Justice, the settlement at the time…

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  8. Wrongful Termination Claim Settles After Statistical Analysis by Info Tech Consulting

    After a mass termination by Guidant Corporation in August of 2004, whereby 721 Guidant employees were given notice of employment termination, a wrongful termination suit was filed.  450 of the employees terminated were age 40 or older. Their last day of work was the day on which they received their termination notice. Defendant announced at…

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  9. South Florida Water Management District – Phosphorus Load Found in Compliance

    On behalf of South Florida Water Management District, Info Tech Consulting performed an analysis of monthly total phosphorus data for water quality regulatory compliance purposes. Water quality regulations require that phosphorus loads in the water supply do not exceed a calculated upper bound more than two times during a consecutive 12-month period. Using water flow…

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