Paulina do Amaral Co-Chairs HarrisMartin Opioid Litigation Conference in San Francisco

Lieff Cabraser Partner Mark Chalos Also Presenting at SF Opioids Litigation Conference On Friday, March 2nd, Lieff Cabraser partner Paulina do Amaral will co-chair HarrisMartin’s Opioid Litigation Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco. The all-day conference will cover a wide variety of topics and issues relating to the national opioid litigation, including an

2018-02-28T09:17:43+00:00February 28th, 2018|Prescription Drug Injuries|

Elizabeth Cabraser and Lexi Hazam Discuss North Bay Fire Lawsuits at HarrisMartin California Wildfire Litigation Conference

Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth Cabraser and Lexi Hazam participated in HarrisMartin’s “California Wildfire Litigation Conference: Strategic Overview of The North Bay Fires Agenda” at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco on February 26th. Lexi participated in a panel examining “Key Legal Issues,” then Elizabeth and Lexi together addressed “The Role of the Class Case” in

2018-02-27T07:05:13+00:00February 27th, 2018|Fires & Burn Injuries|

Lieff Cabraser Announces Filing of Lawsuit on Behalf of Rutherford County, Tennessee Against Prescription Opioid Manufacturers

Lawsuit Seeks to Recover Taxpayer Monies Spent Combating the Opioid Epidemic Ravaging the Rutherford County Community; Rutherford Joins Other Tennessee Counties and Cities Seeking Justice in Rising Tide of Opiate Plague Mark Chalos, Managing Partner of the Nashville office of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announces that Rutherford County

2018-02-26T13:08:35+00:00February 26th, 2018|Prescription Drug Injuries, Public Good|

Kelly Dermody Moderates Panel at 2018 Impact Fund Class Action Conference in San Francisco

Kelly Dermody will be moderating a panel today at the 2018 Impact Fund Class Action Conference at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco. The panel, entitled “Wedding Cakes, Military Service, & Bathrooms, Oh My!” will focus on defending against threats to the LGBT community: “From court decisions holding that Title VII prohibits discrimination based on

2018-02-16T10:35:28+00:00February 16th, 2018|Firm News|

56 Cities and Counties Ask 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to Affirm District Court’s Nationwide Injunction Against Trump Administration’s Executive Order Threatening Withdrawal of Funds from “Sanctuary” Jurisdictions

Fifty-six cities and counties across the country have filed an amicus brief asking a federal appeals court to uphold the U.S. District Court’s late 2017 nationwide injunction against the Trump Administration’s Executive Order that threatened local governments with “defunding” if they failed to cooperate with Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) to the administration’s satisfaction.

2018-02-13T15:06:59+00:00February 13th, 2018|Public Good|

Takata Reaches Agreement to Pay Compensation for Injured Drivers and Passengers from Airbag Defect

Automakers and Key Safety Systems (the company acquiring Takata’s viable business assets) have agreed upon a deal that will end the bankruptcy for Takata Corp’s U.S. unit, TK Holdings Inc. The agreement includes a trust that will be established to pay compensation for those injured or killed by defective Takata airbags. Compensation will vary based

2018-02-13T09:21:41+00:00February 13th, 2018|Car Accidents & Recalls, Personal Injury|

Bruce Leppla Discusses Role of Investment Funds in Corporate Misconduct at CII Spring 2018 Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Bruce W. Leppla will be speaking at the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) Spring 2018 Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC from March 12-14, 2018. On Tuesday, March 13th at 4:30 p.m., Mr. Leppla will be presenting “Where Are The Gatekeepers? The Need for Investment Firm Oversight of the

2018-02-13T09:00:48+00:00February 13th, 2018|Firm News|

State Farm Will Have to Face Campaign Funding Racketeering Claims

In a victory for 4.7 million policyholders, a federal judge in Illinois has ruled that State Farm must face a class action lawsuit alleging the company entered into a secret scheme to seat a sympathetic judge to overturn a $1.05 billion judgment against the company for approving the use of lower-quality non-original equipment manufacturer (non-OEM)

2018-02-09T15:41:09+00:00February 9th, 2018|Consumer Fraud|