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Straight Talk Net10 Simple Mobile Telcel America Settlement

If you had a Straight Talk, Net10, Simple Mobile, or Telcel America "Unlimited" Mobile Service Plan, you may be entitled to a cash refund from a class action settlement.

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Si tuvo un plan de servicios móviles "ilimitado" de Straight Talk, Net10, Simple Mobile o Telcel America, podría acceder a un reintegro en efectivo de un acuerdo en una acción de clase

La siguiente declaración es emitida por Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP con relación al acuerdo de la acción de clase TracFone Wireless.

Si tuvo un plan de servicios móviles "ilimitado" de Straight Talk, Net10, Simple Mobile o Telcel America, podría acceder a un reintegro en efectivo de un acuerdo en una acción de clase.

Attorney General DeWine Announces Settlement in BNY Mellon Foreign Currency Exchange Lawsuit

Attorney General DeWine Announces Settlement in BNY Mellon Foreign Currency Exchange Lawsuit

Editor's Note: Lieff Cabraser is Outside Counsel for the Ohio Attorney General in the litigation. We are also Interim Co-Lead Counsel for the proposed class of BNY Mellon custodial customers.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the $335 million settlement, subject to court approval, of a class-action lawsuit against The Bank of New York Mellon ("BNYM") over claims that it unlawfully overcharged pension funds and other banking customers for foreign currency exchange ("FX") trades. Combined with settlements with other regulatory and government agencies, the total gross compensation to BNYM's customers will be $504 million. BNYM has agreed to pay an additional $210 million in penalties to the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") and other government agencies.

Lexi Hazam Speaks at HarrisMartin's MDL Conference on Benicar Prescription Drug

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Lieff Cabraser attorney Lexi J. Hazam will be speaking at HarrisMartin's MDL Conference: Xarelto, Morcellators and Emerging Torts on March 25, 2015 at The Westin San Diego. Hazam will be featured on a panel discussing the prescription drug Benicar. Hazam will also be addressing the science behind the plaintiffs' claims.

Dean Harvey Moderates ABA Panel on The Law and Economics of Employee Solicitation and Hiring

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The American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law and the Section of Labor and Employment Law presents a panel discussion titled "From High-Tech Labor to Sandwich Artists: The Law and Economics of Employee Solicitation and Hiring" on March 25, 2015. Lieff Cabraser attorney Dean M. Harvey will serve as moderator for this event.

Michael Sobol and Roger Heller Speak at PLI's 20th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute Seminar

Michael Sobol and Roger Heller Speak at PLI's 20th Annual Consumer Financial Services Seminar

The Practising Law Institute (PLI) presents its 20th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute Seminar in various locations, which will focus on the different consumer financial services and products that influence the legal industry. Lieff Cabraser attorney Michael W. Sobol will be speaking in New York on April 6, while Lieff Cabraser attorney Roger N. Heller will be speaking in Chicago on April 27. Both attorneys will serve on distinguished panels, discussing class action developments and settlements. Panelists will touch upon the topics of Dart Cherokee, the Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices Law (UDAP), and class settlement jurisprudence.

Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Lumber Liquidators For Selling Laminate Flooring With High Levels Of Formaldehyde

Lumber Liquidators Formaldehyde Dangers Lawsuit

Attorney Kristen Law Sagafi of the national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announced that a California consumer has filed a nationwide class action lawsuit against Lumber Liquidators, Inc. The suit, filed yesterday in federal court in San Francisco, charges that Lumber Liquidators sells laminate wood flooring products manufactured in China to consumers in California and nationwide that emit formaldehyde gas at unsafe levels. Exposure to formaldehyde is linked to increased risk of multiple types of cancer, including lung cancer and leukemia, as well as causing nausea, burning eyes, and nose and throat irritation.

Kelly Dermody Addresses U.S. Naval Group on Equal Rights for Women in the Workplace

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On March 10, 2015, Kelly M. Dermody, the managing partner of Lieff Cabraser's San Francisco office and chair of the firm's employment practice group, served as the keynote speaker at a celebration of Women's History Month by the Command Headquarters of the Naval Supply Systems (NAVSUP) in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Employing a diverse, worldwide workforce of more than 22,500 military and civilian personnel, NAVSUP provides U.S. naval forces with quality supplies and services.

Annika K. Martin Speaks at the Ninth Annual Sedona Conference Institute Program on eDiscovery

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Lieff Cabraser attorney Annika K. Martin will be speaking at the Ninth Annual Sedona Conference Institute Program on eDiscovery on March 20 in Nashville, TN at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. Martin will be featured on a distinguished panel of practitioners and judges, discussing the topic of "Ethical Challenges in eDiscovery: Representing Clients Responsibly."

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