The State of M.O.D.E., Inc. v. Wilsonart International, Inc. and Meyer Laminates, Inc.
Case No. 97-VSO-127521
The Plaintiff, the bankruptcy trustee of a cabinet installer named M.O.D.E., Inc., brought a $9 million dollar breach of contract, Fair Business Practice Act and Civil RICO case against the Defendant manufacturers, Wilsonart and Meyer Laminates. Mr. Brown, representing Wilsonart and Meyer Laminates, won summary judgment on the Fair Business Practice Act and Civil RICO claims. The Defendants then settled the case for a fraction of the Plaintiff's claim (70% less than Plaintiff's claim).