Lieff Cabraser’s Band The R-23s Raise Nearly $14,000 for the Family Violence Appellate Project

Lieff Cabraser’s house band The R-23s came in 2nd place at the Family Violence Appellate Project’s (FVAP) 2018 “Banding Together to End Domestic Violence” annual battle-of-the-bands fundraiser on June 20th at The Chapel in San Francisco. The R-23s raised $13,950 for the FVAP, a nonprofit organization that represents domestic violence survivors and their families before

2018-06-28T12:19:43+00:00June 28th, 2018|Firm News|

2018 ABA Survey of Federal Class Action Law Published

The American Bar Association (ABA) has published its 2018 “Survey of Federal Class Action Law,” whose contributors include Lieff Cabraser attorneys Elizabeth Cabraser, Kenneth Byrd, and Fabrice Vincent, as well as senior Lieff Cabraser paralegal Todd Carnam. The book provides a comprehensive, circuit-by-circuit analysis of federal class action law as it relates to emerging issues

2018-06-22T12:22:59+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Firm News|

Mark Chalos & Kenneth Byrd Elected to Leadership Roles in the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association

We are proud to announce that Lieff Cabraser partners Mark P. Chalos and Kenneth S. Byrd will serve in leadership roles in the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) for the 2018-2019 year. Mark was elected Secretary of the TTLA and Treasurer of the TTLA’s Political Action Committee, “Lawyers Involved for Tennessee” (LIFT). At the same

2018-06-18T07:34:40+00:00June 18th, 2018|Firm News|

“Shock, Dismay, and a Resolve to Hold USC and Dr. George Tyndall Accountable for Sexual Misconduct and Cover-Up” – A Post by Lawyer and USC Alum Annika K. Martin

On a beautiful spring morning in 2004, on an outdoor stage in view of Tommy Trojan, I accepted my diploma from the University of Southern California’s law school. I was so proud to be a USC graduate that day, and for many days and years after that, as I used my law degree to fight

2018-06-12T13:07:08+00:00June 12th, 2018|Commentary, Personal Injury, Women's Health|

Lieff Cabraser Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against George Tyndall, M.D., and the University of Southern California for Sexual Assault, Harassment, and Other Serious Offenses

June 6th, 2018–BUSINESSWIRE–Lieff Cabraser and Sauder Schelkopf LLC have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of individuals who were sexually abused, harassed, and molested by gynecologist George Tyndall, M.D. while they were students at University of Southern California (“USC”).

2018-06-06T07:15:05+00:00June 6th, 2018|Personal Injury, Women's Health|

Consumers Reach Deal in Exploding Samsung Top-Loading Washers Case

Consumers have reached a settlement in the multidistrict litigation against Samsung and retailers over exploding top-loading washing machines, which consumers report can vibrate and blow themselves apart. Some owners of affected machines may receive a new Samsung or other brand washing machine, rebates, or a “free in-home repair to reinforce their washers’ top.”

2018-06-05T10:03:45+00:00June 5th, 2018|Defective Products|

Lieff Cabraser and ERA Announce Joy Kruse Gender Justice Memorial Fund

Lieff Cabraser and Equal Rights Advocates (“ERA”) announce the creation of the Joy Kruse Gender Justice Memorial Fund. Joy was an active supporter of ERA, a San Francisco-based non-profit devoted to expanding economic and educational opportunities for women and girls. The fund, created in Joy’s memory, reflects Joy’s passion for social justice. Joy Kruse passed

2018-06-04T15:02:02+00:00June 4th, 2018|Firm News|