The law firm of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP announces that class action litigation has been brought on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Trinity Industries, Inc. ("Trinity" or the "Company") (NYSE: TRN) between February 16, 2012 and April 29, 2015, inclusive (the "Class Period").
The same week five mega banks agreed to pay more than $5 billion to settle criminal charges that they manipulated interest or currency exchange rates, the Washington Post reports that a study has been released highlighting that "despite all the talk about cultural reform, plenty of Wall Street workers say they still witness wrongdoing at their firms."
Lieff Cabraser attorney Todd A. Walburg will be serving as a moderator and speaker for the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA) MCLE program "Life Care Planning for Serious Injury Cases" on June 9, 2015. The seminar will discuss the importance and process of life care planning for seriously injured clients. The program speakers will explain the logistics of preparing and valuing life care plans, as well as the process for utilizing life care plans for mediation, settlement and trial.
--Husband Suffered "Excruciating Pain and Horrific Injuries" and Ultimately Died from Superbug Bacterial Infection Spread by Contaminated Medical Scope
Washington, D.C. - May 15, 2015 - Carla Warner of Statesville, North Carolina, yesterday provided emotionally powerful testimony to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration Advisory Panel on the devastating impact of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) on her husband, Willie "Bill" Warner. The Panel was convened to examine the safety of certain medical scopes, called duodenoscopes, which have been linked to the outbreak of superbug infections at hospitals nationwide.
Lieff Cabraser attorney Rachel Geman will be speaking on a distinguished panel at the New York City Conference on Representing Employees, hosted by the National Employment Lawyers Association/New York, on May 15, 2015. Geman will be discussing the topic of "Gender Pay Disparities: Enforcement, Litigation and Remedies."
Over the last few months, news outlets have reported on outbreaks of antiobitic-resistant "superbug" infections at hospitals across the United States, infections alleged to have been caused by insufficiently cleaned and/or defectively designed medical scopes (duodenoscopes). The list of states with hospitals reporting superbug infection outbreaks includes California, Connecticut, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Washington.
In response to reports that the fund created by GM to provide compensation to the families of people who died and persons seriously injured in accidents linked to GM ignition switch defect has approved its 100th settlement offer for a death claim, Elizabeth J. Cabraser of the national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, and Co-Lead Plaintiffs' Counsel in the GM ignition switch litigation in federal court issued the following statement today:
Lieff Cabraser partners Joy A. Kruse and Dean M. Harvey will be discussing the latest trends in class actions at the Eleventh Annual Comprehensive Conference on Class Actions on June 4th & 5th in Seattle, Washington. Hosted by Law Seminars International, the conference will bring together distinguished practitioners in state and federal class actions. Ms. Kruse will address developments in securities law on a panel entitled "Raising Capital: Class Actions and Market Manipulation." Mr. Harvey will speak on the "Cases at the Intersection of Class Actions and Employee Protection Regulations" panel.
The California Supreme Court today resoundingly endorsed consumers' right to challenge pharmaceutical pay-for-delay settlements under California competition law.