Babies Born and Raised Near Toxic Coal Plants Show Higher Health Risks

A recent study indicate that babies born near active coal plants display shorter telomeres — sections of DNA that act as caps at the end of chromosomes — resulting in measurably higher health risks. As reported by Environmental Health News, “the study is the first to show toxics from coal burning may spur shorter telomeres

2018-01-25T14:50:46+00:00January 25th, 2018|Environmental Law, Infant & Child Injuries|

Fabrice Vincent Examines Standing Issues in Data Theft Cases

Lieff Cabraser partner Fabrice N. Vincent spoke recently with the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation about digital privacy and the seemingly unending series of hacker attacks plaguing large companies and data stores across the world. “Your Data Was Stolen But Not Your Identity (Yet),” highlights Vincent’s thoughts on cyberattacks and the challenges inherent

2018-01-25T14:36:13+00:00January 25th, 2018|Digital Privacy & Data Security|

Lieff Cabraser and Co-Counsel File Class Action Against Southern California Edison Accountable for Damages and Losses Arising from the Thomas Fire and Mudslides

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP, Cappello & Noël LLP, and Keller Rohrback LLP announce that Victoria Frost d/b/a Frost Fit and seven other plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against Southern California Edison Company and Edison International for personal and business losses from the 2017-2018 Thomas Fire and

2018-01-24T23:06:58+00:00January 24th, 2018|Fires & Burn Injuries|

Lieff Cabraser and Co-Counsel to Represent Broward County & the City of Fort Lauderdale in Opioid Litigation

Broward County and the city of Fort Lauderdale have announced that they will be represented by a team of five law firms, including Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, in litigation against pharmaceutical companies and drug distributors for their alleged roles in the devastating and ongoing opioid crisis. The other firms on the team are Haliczer

2018-01-24T13:43:21+00:00January 24th, 2018|Personal Injury, Prescription Drug Injuries|

Lieff Cabraser Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Human Rights Campaign and Others in Support of Union Fees

“The little-known story of how unions help secure equal treatment for LGBT workers” On January 18, 2018, Lieff Cabraser filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Human Rights Campaign, the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, the National LGBTQ Task Force, and PFLAG in Janus v. American Federation

2018-01-19T15:15:04+00:00January 19th, 2018|Public Good|

Takata Airbag Recall Adds Even More Vehicle Models

1.2 Million New Vehicles Added to Ongoing Recall in Face of Airbag Explosion Threat The threat of dangerous Takata airbags have led to yet another round of vehicle recalls, as U.S. safety regulators have named more than 1.2 million additional vehicle models across 14 different automakers to the Takata airbag recall list. The newest round

Ford to 2006-Year Ranger Drivers: Stop Driving Your Vehicles Immediately

Second Takata Airbag Death Confirmed in 2006 Ford Ranger Pickup Ford Motor Co has alerted owners and lessees of 2006 Ford Ranger pickup trucks to immediately stop driving their vehicles in the wake of a second confirmed 2006 Ranger death seen as having been caused by an exploding defective Takata airbag inflator. Ford is warning