Sonosky Chambers, Lieff Cabraser, and Zwerling Schachter File RICO Lawsuit on Behalf of Alaska Native Tribal Health Care Providers Against Drug Manufacturers and Distributors for False and Deceptive Marketing of Dangerous Prescription Opioid Drugs

Federal RICO action that is largest tribal complaint in history seeks justice from opiate drug manufacturers and distributors for unprecedented community and medical costs and American Indian and Alaska Native opioid deaths in Alaska On behalf of the Tanana Chiefs Conference, Chugachmiut, the Copper River Native Association, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, and Southcentral Foundation, today

2018-10-30T21:59:32+00:00October 30th, 2018|Prescription Drug Injuries|

Mark Chalos Named Co-Lead Interim Counsel for Plaintiffs in Ford F-150 Brake Failures Class Action

Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos has been named Co-Lead Interim Class Counsel for plaintiffs in litigation filed on behalf of hundreds of 2013-2016 Ford F-150 pickup truck owners who are experiencing sudden brake failures in their vehicles. The suit was filed after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration received more than 200 complaints from

2018-10-25T15:37:21+00:00October 25th, 2018|Defective Products|

Tiseme Zegeye to Speak on Careers in Litigation at BASF “Careers in Law” Conference

Lieff Cabraser attorney Tiseme Zegeye will participate in a panel discussion entitled “Careers in Law: Everything You Always Wanted to Know” at the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) on November 1, 2018. The event will feature expert practitioners in the areas of Labor and Employment Law, Appellate Law, Tax Law, and Litigation. Tiseme will be speaking

2018-10-19T13:10:57+00:00October 19th, 2018|Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser and Co-Counsel Announce $215 Million Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit Against George Tyndall, M.D., and the University of Southern California for Sexual Assault, Harassment, and Other Serious Offenses

Lieff Cabraser, Sauder Schelkopf LLC, Girard Sharp LLP, and Hagens Berman LLP announce that a $215 million settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit filed on behalf of women who were sexually abused, harassed, and molested by gynecologist George Tyndall, M.D. while they were students at the University of Southern California (“USC”). The

2018-10-19T12:39:44+00:00October 19th, 2018|Sexual Abuse|

Cascade of Child Sexual Abuse Accusations Arises Against Dr. Reginald Archibald of The Rockefeller University Hospital in New York

The New York Times has published an article revealing what appears to be a widespread pattern of sexual exploitation and abuse by now-deceased Dr. Reginald Archibald at The Rockefeller University Hospital, a staggering range of incidents that may date back as far as the 1950s and extend to a thousand patients or more.

2018-10-18T21:39:48+00:00October 18th, 2018|Sexual Abuse|

Judge Rejects Viacom’s Arbitration Bid Effort in Child Privacy Violations Lawsuit

As reported by Law360, U.S. District Judge James Donato has denied an attempt by  Viacom to force a proposed class action alleging widespread violations of child privacy laws into arbitration. The suit accuses Viacom of violating child privacy protection laws by collecting and selling personal identifying information of children who used Viacom’s child-focused mobile aps.

2018-10-17T13:11:38+00:00October 17th, 2018|Digital Privacy & Data Security|

Lieff Cabraser Files New Lawsuit Against the Hotchkiss School in Connecticut Over Allegations of Drugging and Sexual Abuse of a Student

On October 12, 2018, Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel filed the latest in a series of lawsuits against the exclusive Hotchkiss college preparatory school in Connecticut, over allegations that a teacher at the Hotchkiss School drugged and sexually assaulted a student at the school in the 1990s. In addition to seeking justice for the former student

2018-10-15T09:54:39+00:00October 15th, 2018|Sexual Abuse|

Lieff Cabraser Announces Class Action Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Patrick Sutton, M.D., and Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, CA

Lieff Cabraser and Sauder Schelkopf LLC have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of women who were sexually assaulted and harassed during treatment by longtime Huntington Hospital ob/gyn Patrick Sutton. The complaint was filed by three women who allege assault and harassment by Sutton, and notes that the hospital had received numerous complaints about

2018-10-10T15:42:38+00:00October 10th, 2018|Sexual Abuse|