On April 30, 2018, Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos spoke to National Public Radio (NPR) about the lawsuit filed by the City of Nashville, TN against the pharmaceutical industry in the wake of the opioid drug epidemic plaguing the Nashville area as well as the rest of Tennessee and the wider United States.
VIDEO: Lieff Cabraser’s The R-23s Compete in Law Rocks San Francisco’s “Battle of the Bands” 2018 Benefit Concert
Last Thursday at The Chapel in San Francisco, seven legal professional bands, including Lieff Cabraser’s powerhouse R-23s, came together to perform at the Sixth Annual Law Rocks San Francisco “Battle of the Bands” fundraising event for local nonprofits. First-timers to Law Rocks, the R-23s strutted their stuff in support of Ms. JD, a nonprofit whose
On April 9, 2018, a coalition of over 20 public interest child advocacy groups including the Center for Digital Democracy and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission asking that the FTC begin a formal investigation of YouTube for significant violations of U.S. child privacy laws.
Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin will be speaking at HB Litigation’s Class Action Mastery conference in New York City on May 9, 2018. The conference, which runs through May 11, is intended to provide “a practical deep dive for plaintiff attorneys” on class action work.
Judge Certifies Class of Property Owners in Case Against Plains All American Over 2015 Santa Barbara Oil Spill
In litigation arising out of a massive 2015 oil spill off the California coast, U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez has certified a class of property owners and real property lessees who are suing Plains All American for harm from additive-filled toxic oil that oozed into coastal beaches after an underground rupture spewed crude oil
California Women and Families File Injury Lawsuit in Federal Court Against Pacific Fertility Clinic Over Mishandling of Thousands of Preserved Eggs and Embryos
SAN FRANCISCO—(BUSINESSWIRE)—On April 17, 2018, Lieff Cabraser filed a Class Action Complaint in federal court in San Francisco on behalf of women who stored their frozen eggs and embryos against Pacific Fertility Center and Prelude Fertility, Inc., alleging, among other things, negligence, negligent infliction of emotional distress, breach of contract, conversion, violation of unfair competition
New California Federal Court Decision Denies Mercedes’ and Daimler’s Attempts to Dismiss Moldy Vehicle Air Conditioning Lawsuit
On April 16, 2018, Judge Terry J. Hatter, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Central District of California issued an Order rejecting defendants Mercedes-Benz USA and Daimler AG’s motions to strike and dismiss plaintiffs’ First Amended Complaint in the litigation over allegations of defective, mold-harboring climate control systems in numerous Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
Lieff Cabraser Attorneys to Speak at HarrisMartin’s Upcoming Southern California Wildfires & Mudslide Litigation Conference
Multiple Lieff Cabraser attorneys will be participating in HarrisMartin’s Southern California Wildfires and Mudslide Litigation Conference on May 8, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Ray, California.
On April 11, 2018, Judge Matthew F. Leitman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan issued an order appointing Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin as Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs in the consumer fraud class action lawsuit against General Motors Company in federal court on behalf of all persons who purchased
Lieff Cabraser partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Class Action Money and Ethics Conference at the Harmonie Club in New York City on May 7. This year’s conference will be focusing on the topic of aligning interests and optimizing outcomes in class action litigation.