Lieff Cabraser Files Lawsuit Against Southern California Edison for Losses and Damages Arising from the 2018 Woolsey Fire

Los Angeles—(BUSINESSWIRE)—On December 20, 2018, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court on behalf of Los Angeles residents Lisa Brown, Mirjam Kostichek, Malibu resident Anthony Stearns d/b/a Radfish Malibu against Southern California Edison Company and Edison International (“Edison”) for negligence, trespass, inverse condemnation and the violation of the California

2018-12-21T08:26:10+00:00December 21st, 2018|Fires & Burn Injuries|

Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of San Francisco City and County Against Prescription Opioid Manufacturers

The City Attorney of San Francisco, Dennis Herrera, in conjunction with Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel, has filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco against the major pharmaceutical companies and distributors responsible for the manufacturing, transmission, and sale of dangerous, highly addictive and often lethal prescription opioids

2018-12-20T16:04:42+00:00December 20th, 2018|Prescription Drug Injuries|

State Judge in Mississippi Denies Johnson & Johnson Attempt to Throw Out Talc Class Action Lawsuit

As reported by Law360 a Mississippi state judge has denied an attempt by Johnson & Johnson J&J to throw out a first-of-its-kind class action injury lawsuit filed by the state’s attorney general. The suit alleges the pharmaceutical giant is putting tens of thousands of women at risk by failing to disclose that the use of its

2018-12-20T13:31:37+00:00December 20th, 2018|Personal Injury, Women's Health|

Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Georgia Mercedes-Benz Mold Case

On December 18, 2018, Judge Amy Totenberg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia issued an order denying defendant Mercedes-Benz USA’s motion to dismiss the vehicle air conditioning mold defects case, finding that the plaintiffs had sufficiently plead their claims against the luxury vehicle manufacturer, which claims include fraud by concealment

2018-12-18T14:24:15+00:00December 18th, 2018|Defective Products|

New Reuters Report Reveals Johnson & Johnson Knew for Decades About Dangerous Asbestos in Talc

A recent in-depth investigation published by Reuters reveals Johnson and Johnson knew for decades that its talc products like baby powder include asbestos fibers, and that exposure to those fibers can lead to ovarian cancer. The revelation caused J&J shares to drop 10% resulting in a $45 billion reduction in value for the company. This

2018-12-14T13:19:11+00:00December 14th, 2018|Personal Injury, Women's Health|

Lieff Cabraser Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against PG&E on Behalf of 2018 Camp Wildfire Victim Ernest “Ernie” Foss

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Pacific Gas & Electric (“PG&E”) on behalf of the family of Ernest Francis “Ernie” Foss, beloved father and musician, who was killed in the November 2018 Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in modern California history. The lawsuit alleges that

2018-12-13T15:32:44+00:00December 13th, 2018|Fires & Burn Injuries|

Lieff Cabraser and Co-Counsel File Nationwide Federal Fraud Lawsuit Over Mercedes-Benz A/C Mold Defects

Lieff Cabraser and Corpus Law Patel have filed a consumer fraud class action lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz USA and Daimler AG in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of all persons in the U.S. who purchased or leased certain Mercedes-Benz vehicles equipped with an allegedly defective air conditioning system.

2018-12-13T07:47:27+00:00December 13th, 2018|Defective Products|

American Association for Justice “Worst Corporate Conduct of 2018” Features Numerous Lieff Cabraser Cases

The American Association for Justice has published its annual analysis of the “worst corporate conduct” of 2018. The AAJ’s report “examines how civil justice is the most powerful tool to hold corporations and institutions accountable when they cause harm. From the energy companies who spent decades denying their role in climate change, to a university

2018-12-11T10:11:01+00:00December 11th, 2018|Consumer Fraud, Defective Products, Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel Announce Elite Swimmers, Pro Swimming League, Sue FINA Over Antitrust Violations

Lawsuit alleges FINA leverages its market dominance to extract—and largely keep for itself—enormous revenues from the labor of the world’s best swimmers SAN FRANCISCO—(BUSINESSWIRE)—A pair of top U.S. swimmers and a top Hungarian swimmer filed a class-action lawsuit today against Fédération Internationale de Natation (“FINA”), the international organization that controls access to the Olympic Games

2018-12-08T08:43:11+00:00December 8th, 2018|Antitrust|