On December 10, 2020, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, selected Miller Schirger partner John Schirger as Co-Lead and Interim Class Counsel for all Plaintiffs in the multidistrict litigation styled – In Re: United Specialty Insurance Company Ski Pass Insurance Litigation.
Consumers who purchased ski pass insurance filed lawsuits nationwide against United Specialty Insurance Company for refusing to reimburse policyholders who were unable to use their ski passes during the entire 2019-2020 ski season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cases were consolidated and transferred to Judge Gonzalez Rogers by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. Several law firms competed for lead counsel status.
The full order by the Hon. Judge Rogers can be found here.